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No To Assisted Suicide

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The Supreme Court rejects appeal Person with MS Marie Fleming was denied her appeal to allow her to die in her own home with the help of her partner, Tom Curran. The High Court ruled in January that the legislation would not be changed to allow for assisted suicide. In their judgement in Januar...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday April 30 2013 09:51 AM

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World MS Day 29th May

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Raise awareness, issues and funds this World MS Day! World MS Day takes place on Wednesday 29th of May and this year it’s shaping up to be the best ever. Young People with MS is the focus this year with the tag line ‘What’s Your Motto?’ being the theme. We will be joining...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday April 09 2013 05:57 PM

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European Brain Month

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Celebrate the brain this May Across Europe in May people and organisation will focus on the power and mystery of the brain. The initiative is being led by the European Commission and aims to focus attention on neuroscience and the importance of greater collaboration, advocacy and research. &ldq...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday April 08 2013 09:33 AM

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Oral Drug Approved by the FDA

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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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5,580 Neuro On Waiting List

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Neuro Groups Demand Action MS Ireland joined The Neurological Alliance of Ireland (NAI) for their Lobby Day in Leinster House to present a grim picture of neurological services to gathered TDs and Senators. Person with MS, Emma Rogan spoke of her personal experience of living with a neurological...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday February 28 2013 10:01 AM

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Cut: Two Disability Payments

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Mobility Allowance and Motorised Transport Grant Scratched The Department of Health announced today that the Mobility Allowance and the Motorised Transport Grant will no longer be available to people with disabilities. The Department states that under the Equal Status Act the payments were ...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday February 27 2013 04:51 PM

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