NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) are looking for a chair for the diagnosis and management of myalgic encephalomyelitis (or encephalopathy)/ chronic fatigue syndrome guideline committee. You can find out more about the role and how to apply on the NICE website…
The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is currently advertising PhD studentships funded by the MRC London Intercollegiate Doctoral Training Partnership. Please see below for a project on CFS/ME research which comes under the theme of Quantitative skills for Large Datasets. Please circulate to any colleagues who may be interested. For more information about […]
Well done Nicky! Nicky Handcock has completed the ‘London Loop’, walking over 150 miles to help people with ME. Our heartfelt thanks to Nicky, everyone who walked with her, and to all who generously sponsored her. The sponsorship page is still open for donations. Thank you for enabling us to bring hope and transformation care […]
Thanks to the generous support of a donor, Unrest are offering complimentary tickets to medical professionals, scientists, and healthcare professionals at select screenings of the film at the BFI London Southbank. To find out more, see the Unrest website…
Jennifer Brea, the director of UNREST, will be interviewed on BBC Radio 4’s The Film Programme today (Thursday 28th September 2017) at 4.00pm. You can listen to the show live, or later via the BBC website.
NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) have announced that they are to update their guidelines for the treatment of ME/CFS (CG53). More information about their decision is is on the NICE website.
Videos from the 2017 CFS/M.E. Research Collaborative (CMRC) Conference, which took place on Wednesday 13th and Thursday 14th September are being uploaded on the Action for M.E. Youtube Channel.
Following discussion between elected officers, the joint Secretariat, and M.E. charity partners, the All Party Parliamentary Group on M.E. (APPG) will not be re-registered at this time. The reasons for this are set out below, along with how we plan to continue moving M.E. up the political agenda. One of hundreds of informal cross-party groups […]
Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have linked chronic fatigue syndrome to variations in 17 immune-system signalling proteins, or cytokines, whose concentrations in the blood correlate with the disease’s severity. The findings provide evidence that inflammation is a powerful driver of this mysterious condition, whose underpinnings have eluded researchers for 35 years. Read […]
Today the Journal of Health Psychology has published a special edition entitled “The Pace Trial – The Making of a Medical Scandal”. In the introduction of the special edition, David Marks, Editor of the JHP states: We are proud that this issue marks a special contribution by the Journal of Health Psychology to the literature concerning […]