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Stigma and Marginalisation: Research opportunity for people with ME living in the UK | 17 February 2020
Jo Hunt from the University of Derby is looking to recruit people with M.E. for her research study.
The weekly research bulletin includes 9 new ME/CFS studies from around the world.
MEA Summary Review: Assessing diagnostic value of microRNAs from PMBC’s and EV’s in ME/CFS | 11 February 2020
People with severe M.E. demonstrate low levels of Creatine Phosphokinase in study using samples from ME Biobank.
Dr Shepherd provides some key information on both the virus and the prevention of infection.
The weekly research bulletin includes a critical review of IAPT by Dr Keith Geraghty.
Pippa Stacey has released her non-fiction book titled ‘University and Chronic Illness: A Survival Guide’.
What is your relationship like with your GP? Dr Shepherd will use the feedback we receive when talking with NICE and will also help answer questions on MEA Facebook this week.
Welcome to your magazine. News, research, medical information, tips on management, stories and plans for ME Awareness Week!
Woman in wheelchair stripped of disability benefits because she can walk four steps in assessment | 03 February 2020
Severely disabled woman told moving from mobility chair to sofa suggested she could walk 200 metres unaided.
The weekly research bulletin includes an update to our central research index – available as a free download!
The ME Association to Fund Six Student Bursaries for the March 2020 CMRC Research Conference in Bristol | 31 January 2020
Tickets are now available for the research conference and the MEA is offering student bursaries to encourage student attendance.
Jenny McGibbon has given a compassionate disability twist to the latest Papergang box of stationery treats.
A regular weekly summary of all the latest ME/CFS research. This week: quality of life, prevalence in young people, and cortisol.
“We’re trying to help people who have this illness have information that could be used to argue for more resources for diagnosis and treatment,” Prof Leonard Jason.
This is a new feature that we will be doing at the end of every week as a result of your feedback.
‘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.
“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.