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Notice of AGM 2013

14th Annual General Meeting (53rd AGM since MS Ireland’s foundation) Dear Member, Notice is hereby given that the fourteenth Annual General Meeting of the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Ireland will take place in Galway on Saturday, 28th September 2013 at 3.00 p.m. (venue to be confirmed) ...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday April 03 2013 12:02 PM

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Oral Drug Approved by the FDA


TECFIDERA (BG-12) is approved in the US The Food and Drugs Administration in the US has approved the licensing of Biogen Idec’s new oral therapy, Tefidera. Previously known as BG-12 the new therapy will be prescribed as a first line therapy for those with relapsing–remitting MS in th...

Published by MS Ireland on Friday March 29 2013 10:43 AM

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Cognitive Impairment: RRMS v PPMS


Cognitive impairment differs between primary progressive and relapsing-remitting MS This study from France looked at the cognitive abilities of patients with primary progressive MS (PPMS) and relapsing-remitting MS (RRMS) compared with healthy controls and compared the cognitive patterns of thes...

Published by Ruet A, Deloire M, Charré-Morin J, on Tuesday March 26 2013 06:04 PM

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Medical Advisor Appointed


Professor Michael Hutchinson Becomes MS Ireland’s Medical Advisor MS Ireland is delighted to formally announce that Professor Michael Hutchinson has been appointed as the Society’s Medical Advisor. Professor Hutchinson is a Consultant Neurologist at St Vincent’s University Hosp...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday March 20 2013 06:31 PM

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Cannabis-based Medicine


Update on use of Cannabis-based Medicine for people with Multiple Sclerosis People with multiple sclerosis use different forms of treatment and strategies to mange their life with multiple sclerosis. Cannabis has anecdotally been used to treat chronic symptoms such as muscle stiffness, spasms, p...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday March 14 2013 10:49 AM

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Join Voices4Care


Making a difference for palliative care Voices4Care is a brand new initiative that is looking to bring to an array of voices together to help improve the palliative care experience for all. Voices4Care will be a volunteer group made up of patients, carers and people in the wider community. ...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday March 12 2013 08:39 AM

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