Blog Articles, tagged with: Research

Happy 2016 from the MS & Me Blog Team

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*The dawn of 2016 brings a break between literal and figurative storms. We look forward to a new year, a better year and another year of the MS & Me Blog * As 2015 wound itself up the MS & Me Blog team was able – for the first time in its entirety – to gather in Dublin to cel...

Published by Trevis Gleason on Thursday January 07 2016 10:15 AM

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Siblings With MS

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Keep it in the Family... I’ve been avoiding writing this blog for quite some time now, mostly out of fear that you, dear reader, were expecting answers. I was (am) concerned that you might be reading this looking for new scientific research on why it is that ‘first-degree relatives&r...

Published by Lucina Russell on Thursday October 08 2015 10:14 AM

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A Patient’s Overview

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The 4th International Patients Summit  The conference was addressed by six speakers; Sir Nick Partridge, Antonella Moretti, Dr Vittorio Martenelli, Aliki Vrienniou, Mary Baker MBE, Jean Hardiman Smith. The conference was concerned with patient rights in research and treatment, influencing t...

Published by Declan Groeger on Thursday June 25 2015 11:15 AM

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'Brain Research in Ireland' Conference

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Happy Brain Awareness Week! Take a minute to celebrate how hard your 100 billion neurons work to keep your cranium ticking over. To put it in context, you have more neurons in your brain than there are stars in the Milky Way! To mark this annual event, MS Ireland asked me to attend a conference ...

Published by Joan Jordan on Thursday March 12 2015 11:07 AM

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Neurology and Europe

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Counting the cost The week that’s in it, Emma Rogan takes a brief look at brain research and the importance of researchers and people with MS working together.  “Knowing how our brain works is the only way for us to understand ourselves, the world we live in, how we perceive ex...

Published by Emma Rogan on Tuesday March 10 2015 02:39 PM

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Before MS I...

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Before MS I really took my health for granted. I rarely went to the doctor. I was afraid of needles. I didn't think about what I ate or what time I ate it. I took little things for granted like ticking 'no' when asked if I had any known medical conditions. I guess I never really had to consider ...

Published by Aoife Kirwan on Wednesday October 29 2014 01:04 PM

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Our Responsibility to Research

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I was just reading a blog post by Dr Eric Downer on the patient-researcher divide on 'Living Like You' and it brought to mind the need for patients to take part in research. Gandhi once said “the future depends on what we do in the present”. I know that he wasn’t talking about r...

Published by Declan Groeger on Thursday September 11 2014 11:00 AM

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