“Volunteers needed for local research study” Physical activity for people with multiple sclerosis living in rural settings

In this research, we wish to investigate if interventions to increase physical activity are acceptable and beneficial to people with multiple sclerosis living in a rural area. The interventions will be delivered by a physiotherapist at the person’s home  (face-to-face AND on-line). The intervention lasts for 24 weeks. Following the intervention, we will measure physical …

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Official Launch of the New Zealand Multiple Sclerosis Research Trust

The New Zealand Multiple Sclerosis Research Trust (“NZMSRT”) today announces it has received a combined $900,000 investment portfolio as founding capital for the Trust. A $600,000 portfolio has been transferred from the Multiple Sclerosis Society of New Zealand and a $300,000 portfolio from the Multiple Sclerosis Auckland Region Trust. The Research Trust has been established …

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UNIVERSITY OF OTAGO – PHYSIOTHERAPY DEPARTMENT NEEDS YOUR HELP

Our friends at the University of Otago – Physiotherapy Department need your help. They are looking to recruit four participants but they do need to have a registered rural delivery address and to live within a 50km radius of Dunedin City. Bahram Sangelaji is a PhD student working with the team at the University of …

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INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH STUDY – WILL YOU PARTICIPATE?

News from www.overcomingmultiplesclerosis.org At Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis (OMS), we are committed to determining what lifestyle factors contribute to the progression of MS. We have commenced a major international research project to examine this, and need your help. The study is approved by St Vincent’s Human Research Ethics Committee in Australia. We hope to enrol many …

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