January 24, 2020 A regular weekly summary of all the latest ME/CFS research. This week: quality of life, prevalence in young people, and cortisol.

America: Study finds many youth living with undiagnosed chronic fatigue syndrome | 24 January 2020

January 24, 2020 “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.

The ME Association End of Week Research Round-up | 17 January 2020

January 18, 2020 This is a new feature that we will be doing at the end of every week as a result of your feedback.

Research opportunity for people with ME living in Gloucestershire | 16 January 2020

January 16, 2020 Jo Hunt from the University of Derby is investigating the stigma and marginalisation of people with ME by the healthcare profession.

‘It’s been a grieving process’ – Northumberland woman determined not to let condition ruin her life | 16 January 2020

January 16, 2020 Kate Stanforth's childhood dream of becoming a professional dancer was crushed due to a chronic condition.

The ME Association to Fund Six Student Bursaries for the March 2020 CMRC Research Conference in Bristol | 13 January 2020

January 13, 2020 Each award will be up to £400 to help cover the cost of travel, accommodation and the registration fee.

Making a splash at the Roman baths | 13 January 2020

January 13, 2020 “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

January 13, 2020 “My life has completely changed. I try to explain how it feels, it’s like a past life really.”

Battle for specialist care by Ramsgate 24-year-old bedbound for 18 months | 10 January 2020

January 10, 2020 Conor Hope has been bedbound for the past 18 months with ME/CFS and is desperate for specialist support from the NHS.

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on ME to Re-Convene – Please Invite Your MP to Attend! | 09 January 2020

January 9, 2020 The APPG is reconvening. This could be an important opportunity for the M.E. community. Invite your MP to attend!

America: Patients push limits for clues to ME/CFS | 09 January 2019

January 9, 2020 Doctors at the NIH are using volunteers for a unique study that pushes their limits in search of what’s stealing all their energy.

ME Association December Summary of ME/CFS Published Research | 08 January 2020

January 8, 2020 We've updated the free Research Index and feature 18 research studies from December 2019.

Join the Kiltwalks this year in Scotland – All fundraising gets a massive 40% boost! | 07 January 2020

January 7, 2020 Join in the fun of this year's Kiltwalk in Scotland. Events are held between June and September in cities around the country.

More people in Notts are living with painful ‘invisible’ condition fibromyalgia | 07 January 2020

January 7, 2020 The number of people in Nottinghamshire suffering from fibromyalgia has soared in recent years, according to new NHS figures.

It took me eight years to convince docs something was wrong – after ME left me ‘unrecognisable’ | 06 January 2020

January 6, 2020 A MODEL has revealed how her life was left “unrecognisable” after being blighted by a cruel energy-sapping disease that took eight years to diagnose.

ME sufferer was told by doctors condition was ‘in her head’ | 06 January 2020

January 6, 2020 A woman left bedbound with an incurable illness revealed her fight simply to be believed.

MEA Website Survey: Why are we asking about genetics research into ME/CFS? | 06 January 2020

January 6, 2020 In this month's survey we are hoping you will support the proposed major study on genetics.

High praise for Royal Navy care as Tom becomes his daughter’s ‘Supercharged Superhero’|19 December 2019

December 19, 2019 CPO Tom Everson has M.E. and is receiving care from the Royal Navy. His wife, Gemma, is about to publish a children's book about her 'Supercharged Superhero'.

Support Your Charity This Christmas and Help Us to Help more People with ME! | 19 December 2019

December 19, 2019 Please support the ME Association at Christmas. Together we can make the UK a better place for people with ME!

MEA Fundraising: 20 Runners in The London Landmarks Half Marathon | 19 December 2019

December 19, 2019 The team is locked down and ready to rumble! Please support their efforts if you are able.

The picture that hides illness that can make young woman feel like she has run a marathon after two bottles of wine | 18 December 2019

December 18, 2019 Catherine Allen, 22, was initially told she was just tired like most teenagers until she was diagnosed

MEA Fundraising: ME Awareness Week 2020 – Go Blue 4 ME! | 17 December 2019

December 17, 2019 Be involved with the Go Blue 4 ME campaign next year. It's time to start thinking about what you might do for ME Awareness in 2020!

America – Study finds differences in energy use by immune cells in ME/CFS | 13 December 2019

December 13, 2019 Results suggest that glycolysis, a less efficient method of energy production, may be disrupted in ME/CFS.

The Christmas Issue of ME Essential Magazine! | 10 December 2019

December 10, 2019 An ME Essential supplement for Christmas. We share stories, plans for the festive week, recipes, gift ideas and much, much more!

ME Association November Summary of ME/CFS Published Research | 10 December 2019

December 10, 2019 We've updated the free Research Index and feature 17 research studies from November 2019.

New NICE Guideline on ME/CFS delayed until end 2020| 06 December 2019

December 6, 2019 Publication of the new clinical guideline on ME/CFS is delayed until 9th December 2020.

Degrees of distance – Guest Blog by Marion Michell | 05 December 2019

December 5, 2019 When you are sick with M.E. maintaining relationships can be very hard. Marion writes about the challenges we can all face.

MEA Website Survey: What has happened to your health as a result of ME over last 12 months? | 03 December 2019

December 3, 2019 In this month's website survey we're asking how your M.E. has affected your health over the last year.

Last Chance to Buy Christmas Cards and Christmas Availability| 03 December 2019

December 3, 2019 Last chance to purchase our delightful Christmas Cards and a note of our Christmas Opening Times.

ME/CFS Biomedical Partnership PPI Steering Group Update | 02 December 2019

December 2, 2019 We explain what happened at the recent MRC/NIHR workshop and invite you to complete a survey on research criteria.

MEA Summary Review: Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN) in ME/CFS | 02 December 2019

December 2, 2019 We have updated this research review to include a new study from Finland.

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