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Group for parents of children with any health condition meets Caldicot, 3 May 2016

Group for Parents of Children with any Health Condition Having a child with additional health needs can be challenging at times. Being able to share difficulties in a supportive and accepting group can help parents feel more confident. Meetings to … Continue reading

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Older people & independent advocacy survey – your participation invited

The Older People’s Commissioner for Wales want to know about Access to Advocacy Independent advocacy can make a real difference to older people’s lives, helping to ensure that their voices are heard and that they have support, something that is … Continue reading

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ACTivate your life – wellbeing sessions in Gwent start 2 May 2017

Activate Your Life  is a four session course that aims to teach people about stress and suffering caused by emotional issues and offers a slightly different approach to more conventional methods of dealing with emotional and physical problems. Ebbw Vale … Continue reading

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ME/CFS linked to imbalanced microbiome

Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health Press release, 26 April 2017: Chronic fatigue syndrome linked to imbalanced microbiome Scientists identify abnormal levels of specific gut bacteria in individuals with chronic fatigue syndrome, including those with and without co-morbid IBS … Continue reading

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Take part in the Welsh Government survey on Independent Living

Welsh Government Press release, 11 April 2017: Survey – Framework for action on independent living  This survey will help the Welsh Government to check that our future plans will address the barriers to independent living that are the most important to … Continue reading

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The Stanford Paradox: elevated energy production found in ME/CFS

Health rising blog post, by Cort Johnson, 18 April 2017: The Stanford Paradox: Elevated Energy Production Found in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)   Producing energy is a big problem in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS). In fact it’s probably the problem in … Continue reading

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BBC Woman’s hour interview with woman with ME

BBC iplayer, 24 April 2017: BBC Radio 4 Woman’s hour programme: Interview with a female actor from Glasgow who has had ME since she was 9. She discusses how she became ill and gives a very good overview of how … Continue reading

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ACTivate your life classes, Bronllys Powys 2 May 2017

ACTivate Your Life classes – Tuesdays (4 weeks) Event Date: 2 May 2017 Where:  Concert Hall, Bronllys Hospital, Brecon LD3 0LU Time:  2.00 pm – 4.00 pm Tuesdays – 2nd, 9th, 16th & 23rd May organised by Centre for long term condition management, … Continue reading

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Disability Rights UK Brexit manifesto consultation

Disability Rights UK blog post, 21 April 2017: Disability Rights UK Research and Manifesto on Brexit Disability Rights UK has been researching the possible impact of Brexit on disabled people’s rights. This has included looking at UK laws that have … Continue reading

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A content analysis of CFS & ME in the US news from 1987 to 2013

Research abstract: A content analysis of chronic fatigue syndrome and myalgic encephalomyelitis in the news from 1987 to 2013, by Zachary A Siegel, Abigail Brown, Andrew Devendorf,  Johanna Collier, Leonard Jason in Chronic Illness [Preprint April 2017] Objectives: The aim of this … Continue reading

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