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The Independent, April 3 (Lyme Disease)

From Dr Fred Kavalier’s "Casebook" health@independent.co.uk NEW FOREST CONCERNS  

Ticked off – The Scotsman. April 7

Ticked off By Alastair Robertson MY WIFE’S BEST FRIEND from Somerset writes to say her dogs have had ticks ALL winter. Can you beleeeeve it!!!! Like a great many women…

Cross Party legacy for 27,000 Scots with ME

Before Members of the Scottish Parliament stood down earlier this week, 2 April 2007, prior to elections on 3 May, a number of Parliamentary groups and committees prepared legacy papers…

David Sanborn and Post-Polio Syndrome

In an interview in the March edition of US jazz monthly Downbeat, famed jazz saxophonist David Sanborn (61) revealed that he has been increasingly suffering from Post-Polio Syndrome. He was…

Tick Prevention Week

Did you know that it’s Tick Prevention Week?  http://www.tickpreventionweek.org/  

Ampligen update

Source: Philadelphia Business Journal Date:   March 30, 2007 Author: John George <jgeorge@bizjournals.com>  Read article on Philadelphia Business Journal website Hemispherx finalizing fatigue drug filing

New website in India

From Vincent Costa <vincentdcosta@rediffmail.com>: I would like to announce a new Web site – ME India. It’s the first one in India for people with ME It hopes to bring…

Reading Evening Post, 27/3/07 (Nisai online learning)

Virtual school gives Lorna reason in life A YEAR ago teenage ME sufferer Lorna Woodman was stuck in her bedroom wondering if she would ever get a chance to study…

Carlisle group goes public

Carlisle’s new support group for people with ME/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome got off to a flying start on Monday (March 26) – when dozens of visitors turned up for its first…

Malvern Gazette, March 19

Sports-mad boy’s battle with ME By Tarik Al Rasheed JUST over a year ago Jordan Vautrinot was a healthy sports-mad 11-year-old boy. But now he needs a wheelchair, can no…

Galloway News, 15 March (future of D+G ME Network)

ME group faces uncertain future A SUPPORT group for ME sufferers is facing an uncertain future. The Dumfries and Galloway ME network has over 250 members across the region. But…

House of Lords, 13 March (NHS Plus) (2)

Health: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome The Countess of Mar asked Her Majesty’s Government When plans to produce the series of National Health Service documents, Occupational Aspects of the Management o

Northern Echo, March 12 (Prof Puri and essential fatty acids)

‘Startling’ results in fish oil tests POWERFUL new evidence shows that children using a dietary supplement pioneered in the North-East are making huge advances, it was revealed last night.

Scottish Cross-Party Group on ME

Yesterday at Holyrood, in its final meeting before the Scottish election, the Cross Party Group on ME (CPG) agreed the final wording of a policy document for its work when…

House of Lords, March 13 (NHS Plus) (1)

 WRITTEN ANSWER The Countess of Mar asked a question about the status of the series of NHS Plus documents Occupational Aspects of the Management of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A National…

Catalonia keads the way in Spain

The Catalan Parliament, the legislative assembly for the region which includes Spain’s second largest city of Barcelona, this week accepted a proposition from its citizens with ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia (FM)…

BBC Online, March 12 (VegEPA and Prof Puri)

Supplement ‘boosts’ brain power   Oily fish contains omega-3 fatty acids A supplement containing fatty acids may help children do better at school. Tests of VegEPA, in four overweight youngsters,…

The Scientist, March 8 (future of health research funding)

MRC head to step down Colin Blakemore decides not to apply for a second term at the agency, currently in the midst of major reforms By Stephen Pincock

NICE does U-turn on osteoporosis

MAY BE REPOSTED ‘Pulse’ magazine for doctors today reports (news on p2) that NICE has drastically revised its proposals for patients with osteoporosis. The U-turn involves removing the most severe…

Carlisle News and Star, March 5

Making up for lost time Great-grandmother Elsa celebrates getting life back on track with ME support group Story by Pamela McGowan

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