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“We clearly see a difference in the way healthy and chronic fatigue syndrome immune cells process stress.” Dr Ron Davis.
Four independent groups have now found that a factor in the blood can affect cell metabolism/mitochondria in ME/CFS.
“There is little scientific credibility in the claim that the psycho-behavioural therapies should be primary treatments for this illness.”
“If fundraising has been sitting in the back of your mind lately, now’s the time to give it a go.”
Teen housebound by ME fined by school for being ‘truant’ – now benefits assessor says she’s not in enough pain | 26 April 2019
“Having to battle all the time to be believed takes its toll.”
We are proud to announce our first team of people walking to raise funds in Scotland’s Kiltwalk!
A new ME-themed clothing and bag-range available to purchase online.
We are thrilled to announce The Karmann Ghia Owners Club (GB) as our first ever Charity Partner.
It doesn’t matter what you do, just so long as you do something. Anything. Let’s make this the biggest and best ME Awareness Week yet!
We discuss what the new research means and how the Biobank contribution continues to evolve.
ME Biobank Research: Evidence of Clinical Pathology Abnormalities in People with ME/CFS | 12 April 2019
“This is the first report that serum CK concentrations are markedly reduced in severe ME/CFS.”
New evidence from people with ME/CFS yields clues to the etiology of their exercise intolerance and points to potential treatments.
“From my experience of ME/CFS there was no psychological component whatsoever, besides which exercise, if anything, was making me worse not better.”
How are your plans for ME Awareness Week coming along? It’s not far off now – Monday 6th to Sunday 12th May.
New Leaflet from the ME Association: Cognitive Dysfunction also known as ‘Brain Fog’ | 04 April 2019
We have just published a new leaflet examining this all too common and often debilitating symptom of ME/CFS.
Dr Luis Nacul has been appointed as Medical Director of the Complex Chronic Diseases Program in British Columbia.
We’ve updated our central Research Index and feature 25 research abstracts and published responses from March 2019.
Forward ME and Oxford Brookes University Announce Results of Patient Survey on CBT and GET in ME/CFS | 03 April 2019
“The results show clearly that cognitive behavioural therapy and graded exercise therapy are unsuitable treatments or management approaches for ME/CFS.”
“The lack of clinical effect of B-cell depletion in this trial weakens the case for an important role of B lymphocytes in ME/CFS but does not exclude an immunologic basis.”