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New Research Hope

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Small trial suppressing anti-myelin immune responses shows promise  An initial safety study in nine people with MS indicates that this novel approach could be developed further. MS is thought to be an autoimmune condition where the body's immune system attacks the myelin coating around ne...

Published by MS Trust on Friday June 07 2013 03:18 PM

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7 Things to Do...

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...For World MS Day Whether you’re strapped for time and money or not, there are plenty of things you can do to raise awareness, raise the issues and raise funds this World MS Day.  What’s Your Motto? Mottos can lift our spirits and motivate us to make the most of every day. Y...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday May 14 2013 01:45 AM

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MS in the Media

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Raising awareness or scaremongering In the last six months MS has been in the media quite a bit. We have read about Marie Fleming and her assisted suicide case and Evelyn Joel and her untimely death due to her daughters neglect. Both high profile court cases have perked the interest of the media...

Published by MS Ireland on Friday May 03 2013 09:40 AM

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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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