Category Archives: News

The Latest Leaflet from the ME Association: Blood Tests Explained | 13 July 2019

Dr Shepherd talks about the kind of tests employed by researchers, what clinical tests should be taken to rule out misdiagnosis and what those tests can reveal.

MEA Summary Review: The Role of Mitochondria in ME/CFS | 13 July 2019

This latest review looks at energy production, and the ongoing search for clues as to what might be causing problems in ME/CFS.

MEA Personal: Facing up to Mental Health Challenges | 11 July 2019

We’ve been talking about mental health on social media. Russell explains how he’s faced up to these challenges over the years.

The New Guide from the ME Association: Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) | 11 July 2019

This new 35-page guide is intended for those making both new claims for ESA or for Universal Credit based on health grounds.

Raising Awareness of Severe ME – A Call for Case Studies | 10 July 2019

Severe M.E. Day is approaching in August, and we are asking you to share your stories and experiences.

Turning a Passion for Wildlife into Prints for M.E. | 08 July 2019

Jen Taylor is very kindly raising money for the ME Associaion by selling her fabulous limited edition animal prints.

Advances in Understanding the Pathophysiology of ME/CFS | 08 July 2019

When does an illness become a disease? Dr Komaroff explores what we know about the biological abnormalities in ME/CFS.

The Times – Baroness Blackwood: Why I fainted in the House of Lords | 08 July 2019

Baroness Blackwood had been misdiagnosed with ME/CFS before it was determined she had Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes (EDS).

ME Association June Summary of ME/CFS Published Research | 05 July 2019

We’ve updated our central Research Index and feature 17 ME/CFS research studies from June 2019.

MEA Website Survey: Physiotherapy and ME | 02 July 2019

A new group of health professionals – Physios For ME – are seeking your feedback in this month’s MEA website survey.

CMRC researchers propose deep trawl of DNA to uncover causes of ME/CFS | 28 June 2019

Simon McGrath has written an authoritative blog about potentially the largest study of ME/CFS in the world!

Meeting with Minister raised important concerns about welfare benefits for people with ME | 26 June 2019

This is a report following the recent meeting with Justin Tomlinson. Thank you to everyone who responded to our request for information.

Fatigue in primary Sjögren’s syndrome: A proteomic pilot study of cerebrospinal fluid | 24 June 2019

Sjogren’s has important pathological overlaps with M.E. These results provide further evidence of a potential mechanism for chronic fatigue.

Loneliness, ME and the benefit of local support groups by Bill Clayton | 21 June 2019

Bill Clayton shares his experience of loneliness and how this aspect of M.E. affects him and others in the community.

ME Association May Summary of ME/CFS Published Research | 19 June 2019

We’ve updated our central Research Index and feature 23 ME/CFS research studies from May 2019.

S4C Documentary: Are ME patients being wronged by the government and NHS in Wales? | 14 June 2019

“Something needs to change. Help is needed from the top for that to happen,” Jonathan Vaughan.

Scotland: Holyrood celebrates 20 years – ME patients don’t | 13 June 2019

There has been little progress in enacting Needs Assessment Recommendations, and little adoption of Good Practice by doctors.

Ministerial Meeting at DWP to discuss problems with benefits: Share your experiences | 11 June 2019

This meeting will discuss experiences of the current benefits process by people with M.E.

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