Researchers find ‘significant improvements in fatigue symptoms' in Burrswood study.

Results from Research into Treatment for CFS/ME at Burrswood

Researchers find ‘significant improvements in fatigue symptoms as well as perceived improvements in quality of life’ in this ground-breaking study at Burrswood Hospital. A scale study by Dr David Oliver and Dr Rachel Forrester of Kent University into treatment of ME/CFS at Burrswood Hospital has been published. The majority of research participants were able to […]

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Bupa London 10,000

Run 4 ME!

Lee Bayne will be running in The BUPA London 10,000 Race on 25th May to raise funds for people with CFS/ME. This wonderful event take place across the Capitals beautiful and historic heartland. If you would like to support Lee, visit her donation page. If your running shoes are raring to go, we would love to have […]

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Distinct plasma immune signatures in ME/CFS are present early in the course of illness (Science Advances)

Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is an unexplained incapacitating illness that may affect up to 4 million people in the United States alone. There are no validated laboratory tests for diagnosis or management despite global efforts to find biomarkers of disease. We considered the possibility that inability to identify such biomarkers reflected variations in diagnostic […]

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A New Name, and Wider Recognition, for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (New Yorker)

Ever since it was first given its name, in 1988, the condition known as chronic fatigue syndrome has been trivialized by doctors and laypeople alike, dismissed as mere malingering. So it felt momentous, earlier this month, when the Institute of Medicine released an exhaustively documented report announcing that CFS—also called, in some circles, myalgic encephalomyelitis, […]

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Countess of Mar

Our Patron the Countess of Mar states people with ME/CFS are treated “abominably” by caring professions – in House of Lords debate

The Countess of Mar, who also chairs the Forward ME Group of ME charities, made the following statement during a short debate on ‘NHS: Medical Competence and Skill’ in the House of Lords (7 January 2014). My Lords, I, too, am grateful to the noble Lord, Lord Parekh, for introducing this Question for Short Debate […]

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