The current listing for M.E. and CFS in the NHS classification system to be replaced by ‘disorder of the nervous system’.
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Funds raised during ME Awareness Week for the ME Association broke all previous records!
Alison Woodland decided to celebrate the strength it has taken to endure 10 years with M.E. by hosting a virtual tea part for the ME Association.
NICE ME/CFS Clinical Guideline Review: ME Association Submission re: Scoping Report | 02 August 2018
In our submission, we highlight the issues we believe NICE should either include or omit from the new clinical guideline on ME/CFS.
This monthly summary lists all ME/CFS research published in the previous month and also provides a free download of all research ever published on the disease.
ME Association Website Survey: Why are we asking about premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and ME/CFS? | 01 August 2018
Information from this month’s website survey will be used in a new MEA leaflet on PMS and ME/CFS.
Dr Shepherd provides an update on antibiotic use in M.E. and highlights concerns about quinolones and fluroquinolones | 26 July 2018
An update on antibiotic use and warnings about a particular group of antibiotic drugs.
“Beauty does not come from what you look like, what your clothes look like, or what your hair looks like. Beauty comes from the heart.”
The world-leading Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has upped the stakes in the fight to get better care for people with ME/CFS.
The ME Association has produced several leaflets to assist with travel plans, insurance and vaccinations.
The latest M.E. research abstracts for June 2018, and a newly updated and free-to-download M.E. Research Index.
Foggy’s exploits are coming to an end. He’s helped raised over £10,000 for M.E. research and will be pawly-missed.
Karen and Hannah Radenkova will be throwing a 1920s ‘Gatsby-themed’ tea party on 11th August.
In a guest review, Dr Geraghty summarises his most recent study examining the BPS model in ME/CFS
This authoritative publication represents the most comprehensive, evidence-based summary currently available.
M.E. is incorrectly treated, lacks sufficient funding and is poorly understood by many in the medical profession.
The deadline for the NICE Scope Consultation and for Committee Recruitment is 26 July 2018.
Daily Mirror: Tory minister demands comedian Ricky Gervais apologises for branding M.E. sufferers ‘lazy’ | 23 June 2018
Comedian Ricky Gervais was called out for an old joke that epitomised and lent credence to the stigma surrounding M.E..
“ME is such a misunderstood illness, as the sad case of Merryn Crofts from Norden demonstrates.”
This MEA press release summarises some of the main points from the Parliamentary debate on M.E.