Category Archives: News

Fundraising: Art Auction: Invisible – A New Look At M.E. by Anne Nicholls | 01 May 2019

“My M.E. pictures reflect the experience of so many of us. I want us to be visible. Don’t you?”

Stanford: Biomarker for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Identified? | 30 April 2019

“We clearly see a difference in the way healthy and chronic fatigue syndrome immune cells process stress.” Dr Ron Davis.

ME Research Summary: Something In The Blood by Simon McGrath | 27 April 2019

Four independent groups have now found that a factor in the blood can affect cell metabolism/mitochondria in ME/CFS.

MEA Summary Review: A Critique of the CBT Model in ME/CFS by Dr Keith Geraghty | 27 April 2019

“There is little scientific credibility in the claim that the psycho-behavioural therapies should be primary treatments for this illness.”

Why ME Awareness Week Is An Ideal Time To Fundraise | 26 April 2019

“If fundraising has been sitting in the back of your mind lately, now’s the time to give it a go.”

Fundraising Feature: Karen and Alex’s Angels Kiltwalk for M.E. | 25 April 2019

We are proud to announce our first team of people walking to raise funds in Scotland’s Kiltwalk! 

Fundraising Feature: Look who’s wearing Jonathan’s ReMEmber T-shirt! | 23 April 2019

A new ME-themed clothing and bag-range available to purchase online.

Fundraising Feature: The Karmann Ghia Owners Club New Charity Partner | 23 April 2019

We are thrilled to announce The Karmann Ghia Owners Club (GB) as our first ever Charity Partner. 

ME is REAL! Why ME Awareness Week matters more than ever… | 18 April 2019

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!

MEA Summary Review: UK ME Biobank – MAIT Cells are Increased in Severe ME/CFS | 16 April 2019

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.”

Medscape: New Findings Elucidate Potentially Treatable Aspects of ME/CFS | 11 April 2019

New evidence from people with ME/CFS yields clues to the etiology of their exercise intolerance and points to potential treatments.

Royal College of Physicians: Do you really believe in ME? Dr Nina Muirhead | 10 April 2019

“From my experience of ME/CFS there was no psychological component whatsoever, besides which exercise, if anything, was making me worse not better.”

ME Awareness Week 2019 – How will you Go Blue 4 M.E? | 09 April 2019

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.

UK ME Biobank: Dr Luis Nacul appointed to new position in Canada | 05 April 2019

Dr Luis Nacul has been appointed as Medical Director of the Complex Chronic Diseases Program in British Columbia.

ME Association March Summary of ME/CFS Published Research | 04 April 2019

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.”

Medscape: Rituximab Fails to Improve Symptoms in ME/CFS | 03 April 2019

“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.”

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