A co-morbid condition is a condition that is present in addition to having a primary diagnosis of ME/CFS.
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A new guide to a complicated benefit. It has been written by Anne Innes the ME Association’s new welfare right’s adviser.
“I hope to raise a small amount of money to help this charity and the research they do and help the awareness of this illness be spread.”
Update: MHRA issues new restrictions and precautions for Fluoroquinolone antibiotics | 28 March 2019
Dr Shepherd provides an update on warnings about a particular group of antibiotics and talks about antibiotic use in general.
Latest research analysis is hoped will lead to a definitive definition and will ultimately provide a validated clinical assessment tool.
Introducing our new Go BLUE for ME T-Shirts. Help raise awareness and raise funds during ME Awareness Week.
Dr Francis Ryan, writing for The Guardian, on how recent media reporting has contributed to the vilification of disabled people.
Gabapentin and Pregabalin considered controlled substances and prescriptions will be restricted.
Diagnosing ME without testing for haemochromatos is like saying ‘go away and rot’, Lisa King says | 18 March 2019
Referral to a haematologist finally confirmed his chronic fatigue was a symptom of haemochromatosis.
ME/CFS researcher Dr Cara Tomas explains the results from a new study on energy production and mitochondria | 14 March 2019
Abnormalities in energy production would seem to occur ‘upstream’ of the mitochondria.
“It’s going to be an amazing day of music, but a hugely emotional one too – given Andy’s strong connection to our charity.”
We’ve updated our central Research Index and feature 18 research abstracts from February 2019.
This month we are asking for your feedback to help Dr Shepherd prepare a new leaflet.
Our focus this year will be the Real M.E. but we’ll also be helping you Go BLUE and raise awareness.
“I began the month worried about what I would post but it evolved nicely and the support came rolling in.”
The 2019 Edition of the ME Association Clinical and Research Guide for ME/CFS/PVFS | 27 February 2019
The most comprehensive, evidence-based summary currently available in the UK.
Tribute paid to M.E. advocate and Royal Free veteran Pauline Ovenden who died recently | 27 February 2019
Pauline Ovenden was a patient advocate and veteran of the Royal Free outbreak. She will be sadly missed.
“ME/CFS is a biological illness, not a psychological disorder.” Dr Elizabeth Unger, CDC, America.
Are surgeons missing the major differential diagnosis that is more common than MS and HIV combined? | 22 February 2019
“ME/CFS is a serious neurological condition which can be fatal.” Dr Nina Muirhead.
Dr Shepherd helps to answer a concern about being vaccinated whilst pregnant and about vaccines in general.