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Multiple Sclerosis: The Facts

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More than 9,000 people are living with Multiple Sclerosis in Ireland. Multiple Sclerosis (MS), meaning ‘many scars’, is the most common disabling neurological disease affecting young adults in Ireland. MS impacts the motor, sensory and cognitive functioning of the body and is usually ...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday January 03 2018 11:55 AM

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All-Island Multiple Sclerosis Research Study Launched

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Irish life sciences company, Genomics Medicine Ireland (GMI) have announced an important scientific research study aimed at unlocking the mystery of the genetic and lifestyle factors that contribute to MS. Volunteers with MS currently being treated at St. Vincent’s University Hospital, Tall...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday January 03 2018 10:45 AM

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HSE Service Plan 2018

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Yesterday the HSE published their Service Plan for 2018. The plan is available here.  MS Ireland welcomes some elements of the service plan, including:  Commitment to progress national clinical and integrated care   programmes (page 7) Recognition of the importanc...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday January 03 2018 10:44 AM

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Christmas Appeal

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Support vital services Ten years ago, Chloe Roche was rushed to hospital when she suddenly collapsed with a seizure. She had completely lost her sight and was temporarily paralysed. After a barrage of tests she was eventually diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. Chloe was just six years old. Chl...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday December 14 2017 11:04 AM

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Ocrelizumab

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Letter to Minister Simon Harris regarding ocrelizumab Today, (Monday, 11th December) MS Ireland have written to Minister for Health Simon Harris regarding new medication ocrelizumab, which is the first ever medication to be indicated for primary progressive MS. MS Ireland are asking the Minister...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday December 11 2017 02:03 PM

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Dail Discussion

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Neurorehabilitation services The Dail will discuss a motion on neurorehabilitation services on Wednesday, 6th December. The motion is being put forward as part of the 'We Need Our Heads Examined Campaign' for action on neurorehabilitation, a campaign which our organisation supports.  You c...

Published by NAI/MS Ireland on Monday December 04 2017 04:03 PM

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