Category Archives: News

Highland News, Sept 1 (Mickel Therapy)

A TINGLING down her side was Pam Clay’s first sign that years of painful muscles and crippling tiredness was over.

Daily Mail – 28 August

If your teen won’t get out of bed, it could be more than growing pains by Barbara Rowlands 

Join our Greener Phones Club

If you have an old mobile phone you no longer use, help The ME Association by placing it in a pre-paid envelope, fill in your details and pop it in…

NICE guidance – published August 22

The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) launched its long-awaited guidance on the diagnosis and management of ME/CFS today.

Occupational Health discussions – MEA statement

STATEMENT ON 20TH AUGUST 2007 BY THE CHAIRMAN OF THE ME ASSOCIATION IN REGARD TO A MEETING WITH DR MADAN AS TO THE NHS PLUS PAMPHLETS ON OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH.

Children out-reach worker plan for Dorset

Dorset ME Support Group, one of  the UK’s largest local groups, has been awarded a BCC Children in Need grant. The money will be spent on an outreach worker to…

The Times – August 10

By Tim Reid in Washington President Bush was treated for Lyme disease after he developed the characteristic “bull’s-eye” rash that marks the beginning of the tick-borne infection.

The Press, York – August 9

Sufferer issues test case threat By Haydn Lewis       A WOMAN suffering from ME is taking legal action which could see City of York Council’s entire care charging policy…

Cats, dogs and ME research

It has long been believed that “pets are good for us”, and indeed research now confirms that dogs, cats, and other animals can improve both our physical and mental health,…

Newcastle Evening Chronicle, August 4

Novel way to cope with ME Aug 4 2007 Evening Chronicle    

Minutes, APPG on ME, 12 July 2007

Minutes of the meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Group on M.E. held at 1.30pm, Thursday 12th July 2007 Committee Room 17, House of Commons

Maddy Stuckey’s ‘9 Lives’ album

In ME Essential magazine, we introduced you to 20-year-old songbird, Maddy Stuckey, and her debut album 9 Lives. Our reviewer compared her voice favourably with Eva Cassidy and Katie Melua.

Research meeting, September 17

SHOULD PATIENTS TELL RESEARCHERS WHAT TO DO?  IF SO, HOW? 

BBC Radio 4 and The Lightning Process

MAY BE REPOSTED   BBC Radio 4 is planning an item on the treatment of ME/CFS using the controversial Lightning Process.  This is for inclusion in an edition of ‘You…

ME Essential, our quarterly mag, out today

The latest issue of The ME Association’s quarterly ME Essential magazine is being posted out to members today.

BBC Radio 4, Friday July 27

Leo, Rusty and ME – Leo Thomson’s audio diary 11.00-11.30am, BBC Radio 4 FM.

The Wichita Eagle, Kansas – July 16

Chronic fatigue no longer seen as ‘yuppie flu’ by David Tuller

APPG report – July 12 (MEA report)

Summary of key points to emerge from APPG meeting held in Committee Room 17 at the House of Commons on Thursday 12 July 2007 from 1.30pm to 3.00pm

New Health Minister for ME

We have just heard that Ann Keen MP, the new Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Department of Health, has been given the job of overseeing the Department’s work on…

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