This is a new feature that we will be doing at the end of every week as a result of your feedback. We will post a list of abstracts from research studies published on ME/CFS and will include simple summaries of those studies we feel are worth additional comment.
Category Archives: News
Jo Hunt from the University of Derby is investigating the stigma and marginalisation of people with ME by the healthcare profession.
‘It’s been a grieving process’ – Northumberland woman determined not to let condition ruin her life | 16 January 2020
Kate Stanforth’s childhood dream of becoming a professional dancer was crushed due to a chronic condition.
The ME Association to Fund Six Student Bursaries for the March 2020 CMRC Research Conference in Bristol | 13 January 2020
Each award will be up to £400 to help cover the cost of travel, accommodation and the registration fee.
“I saw things in her that I couldn’t see in myself,” Lucy says. “She is an incredibly supportive person even though she struggles every day.”
Former weightlifter from Pendle tells how illness left her unable to get out of bed | 13 January 2020
“My life has completely changed. I try to explain how it feels, it’s like a past life really.”
Conor Hope has been bedbound for the past 18 months with ME/CFS and is desperate for specialist support from the NHS.
The All-Party Parliamentary Group on ME to Re-Convene – Please Invite Your MP to Attend! | 09 January 2020
The APPG is reconvening. This could be an important opportunity for the M.E. community. Invite your MP to attend!
Doctors at the NIH are using volunteers for a unique study that pushes their limits in search of what’s stealing all their energy.
We’ve updated the free Research Index and feature 18 research studies from December 2019.
Join the Kiltwalks this year in Scotland – All fundraising gets a massive 40% boost! | 07 January 2020
Join in the fun of this year’s Kiltwalk in Scotland. Events are held between June and September in cities around the country.
The number of people in Nottinghamshire suffering from fibromyalgia has soared in recent years, according to new NHS figures.
It took me eight years to convince docs something was wrong – after ME left me ‘unrecognisable’ | 06 January 2020
A MODEL has revealed how her life was left “unrecognisable” after being blighted by a cruel energy-sapping disease that took eight years to diagnose.
A woman left bedbound with an incurable illness revealed her fight simply to be believed.
In this month’s survey we are hoping you will support the proposed major study on genetics.
High praise for Royal Navy care as Tom becomes his daughter’s ‘Supercharged Superhero’|19 December 2019
CPO Tom Everson has M.E. and is receiving care from the Royal Navy. His wife, Gemma, is about to publish a children’s book about her ‘Supercharged Superhero’.
Please support the ME Association at Christmas. Together we can make the UK a better place for people with ME!
The team is locked down and ready to rumble! Please support their efforts if you are able.
The picture that hides illness that can make young woman feel like she has run a marathon after two bottles of wine | 18 December 2019
Catherine Allen, 22, was initially told she was just tired like most teenagers until she was diagnosed
Be involved with the Go Blue 4 ME campaign next year. It’s time to start thinking about what you might do for ME Awareness in 2020!