A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
When her only child hits his teens in a few years, Aoife Kirwan, 29, knows she’s going to be the “uncoolest thing in the world”.
Tue, 30 May, 2017
Thu, 09 Mar, 2017
A drug described as a landmark in treating multiple sclerosis is being reviewed for use in Europe. Trials suggest that Ocrelizumab can slow damage to the brain in two forms of MS, which offers a lot of hope for the future.
Fri, 23 Dec, 2016
Sat, 17 Dec, 2016
Tue, 13 Sep, 2016
Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald is exploring funding options which could bring forward the construction of a new facility for the State’s forensic science service.
Tue, 21 Jun, 2016
Microsoft has been rumoured to be working on a new range of smartphones with the 'Surface' brand and they could be coming soon
Wed, 06 Apr, 2016
As drownings in the Mediterranean continue and winter grips the perilous routes refugees are beating towards Europe, EU leaders remain divided over how to deal with the largest movement of people since the Second World War.
Mon, 01 Feb, 2016
Fri, 29 Jan, 2016
Microsoft's Windows 10 launched in summer 2015 and while users seemed to be initially skeptical, global uptake has been spiking hugely in the months since as positive reports of the operating system filtered out.
Fri, 29 Jan, 2016
Moone Boy star David Rawle has a new favourite book. It has a girly cover and it’s not what he’d usually buy.
Sat, 10 Oct, 2015
Microsoft's Windows 10 has been downloaded more than 50 million times in two weeks according to reports online
Mon, 17 Aug, 2015
€1m military vessel released in Cork; Jamie Carragher has a go at Raheem Sterling; and up to 21,000 big data jobs could be created in next 4 years.
Mon, 20 Apr, 2015
Irish scientists have identified a potent molecule that may be able to halt the progress of deadly diseases such as Alzheimers and multiple sclerosis.
Tue, 17 Feb, 2015
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Ireland says it is disappointed that an expert group failed to recommend a life-changing drug be made available through the HSE because it costs too much.
Wed, 21 Jan, 2015
Scientists say they have discovered how to “switch off” autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis.
Wed, 03 Sep, 2014
Drugs used to treat HIV could potentially be used to treat multiple sclerosis (MS) in the future, experts have said after research showed that people with the virus have a lower MS risk.
Tue, 05 Aug, 2014
IRELAND’S 2005 Eurovision entrant, Joe McCaul, made an emotional announcement last week — he has been diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). The baby- faced McCaul (25) did not fit people’s idea of a person with MS. His anguish reminded me of my own diagnosis, two years ago.
Tue, 28 Jan, 2014
It’s readers to the ready this month, as MS Ireland prepares to kick-start its annual Readathon.
Tue, 08 Oct, 2013
Multiple sclerosis sufferers could soon be treated with medicinal cannabis, the Health Department has signalled.
Fri, 16 Aug, 2013
IFA national dairy committee chairman Kevin Kiersey has welcomed Kerry Group’s decision to pay farmers 38 cent per litre for all milk supplied in May.
Thu, 06 Jun, 2013
A seriously incapacitated man has missed three hospital appointments due to the lack of a dedicated patient transfer vehicle service in Clare.
Mon, 27 May, 2013
A diet containing too much salt may play a role in auto-immune diseases such as multiple sclerosis (MS), research suggests.
Thu, 07 Mar, 2013
A terminally-ill woman has today pleaded with judges to spare her a horrible death and let her be helped to die lawfully with dignity, surrounded by her family.
Tue, 04 Dec, 2012
A MAJOR global clinical trial will test whether stem cells can be safely used to treat multiple sclerosis (MS).
Sat, 30 Jul, 2011
Thu, 26 May, 2011
The US Justice Department said 41 street gang members were arrested in five cities in a co-ordinated law enforcement effort aimed at crushing a wide range of violent criminal activity.
Thu, 10 Feb, 2011
BIOGEN Idec Inc reported second-quarter earnings that topped expectations yesterday but sales of its key multiple sclerosis drug Tysabri were lower than expected, pushing the company’s shares down as much as 2.7%.
Wed, 21 Jul, 2010
KENNY McDOWELL was still floating on air five hours after his son tapped in from 12 inches to give him the best Father’s Day present a man could wish for.
Tue, 22 Jun, 2010
Patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) are more than twice as likely to have abnormal blood flow from the brain as healthy people, according to initial results from a trial.
Wed, 10 Feb, 2010
British law on assisted suicide should be made “appropriate for the 21st century”, right-to-die campaigner Debbie Purdy said today as prosecutors began work on new guidelines following her landmark legal win.
Fri, 31 Jul, 2009
A drug used to treat leukaemia can also combat the debilitating effects of multiple sclerosis, new research has found.
Thu, 23 Oct, 2008
HEALTH chiefs need to double the number of neurologists to give patients with illnesses of the brain and nervous system a fair shot at a good quality of life.
Fri, 19 Sep, 2008
THE famous quad in University College Cork (UCC) will host an outdoor concert for two charities tomorrow.
Thu, 17 Jul, 2008
PATIENTS with multiple sclerosis are unable to get a miracle drug that slows the progression of the disease because of health service cutbacks, MS Ireland has claimed.
Wed, 24 Oct, 2007
THE controversial multiple sclerosis drug Tysabri is a step closer to becoming available for medical card patients.
Sat, 28 Apr, 2007
An abundance of vitamin D seems to help prevent multiple sclerosis, according to a study in more than seven million people that offers some of the strongest evidence yet of the power of the “sunshine vitamin” against MS.
Wed, 20 Dec, 2006
A woman who was severely incapacitated with multiple sclerosis asphyxiated during a brief stay in a respite care centre, an inquest heard today.
Fri, 21 Jul, 2006
A MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS drug pulled from the US market last year is to return and has also been given preliminary approval for use in Europe, a move that will be welcomed by the 6,000 Irish people affected by the condition.
Wed, 07 Jun, 2006
MULTIPLE sclerosis statistics presented in the Dáil by junior Health Minister Tim O’Malley could be three times below the number of people affected, a neurologist has claimed.
Sat, 27 May, 2006
THE IRISH Medicines Board has confirmed it will investigate claims stem cell treatment was being offered on ferries between Cork and Wales in an attempt to avoid EU law which regulates stem cell usage.
Wed, 03 May, 2006