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Flintshire draft well-being assessment – your views invited

Flintshire Public Services Board has published its draft well-being assessment. The first step required of public sector partners is to make a deep analysis of the conditions of ‘well-being’ in the communities they serve by using all available data.  The … Continue reading

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Dr Light’s video interview about his PEM research

Dr Podell’s blog, 9 January 2017: Powerful Proof that Symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia are REAL and MAINLY PHYSICAL Dr Rich Podell interviewed Dr. ALan Light, Ph. D by Skype in a three part video series. His research … Continue reading

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Australian researchers discover abnormalities in immune cell receptors in ME/CFS

Huffington Post Australia, by Luke Cooper, 22 Feb 2017: Queensland Scientists Make Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Research Breakthrough The condition has been linked to abnormal immune system cells. Queensland scientists have linked Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), also known as Myalgic Encephalomyelitis … Continue reading

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Stress & Anxiety Management Course Llandrindod Wells 1 Mar 2017

Stress & Anxiety Management Course  3 week course (every Wednesday – 1st, 8th & 15th March) – booking essential Time:  1.00 pm – 4.00 pm Where:  Mid Powys Mind, Crescent Chambers, South Crescent, Llandrindod Wells Cost:  FREE For more information or to book your place please … Continue reading

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Neural consequences of PEM in ME/CFS

Research abstract: Highlights: Acute exercise affects symptoms, cognitive performance and brain function in ME/CFS. Symptom provocation by exercise is a useful model to study post-exertion malaise. Objective neurophysiological evidence of the phenomenon of post-exertion malaise. Post exertion malaise is one … Continue reading

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Snail venom compound ‘offers chronic pain therapy’

BBC news, 21 February 2017: Snail venom compound ‘offers chronic pain therapy’ Venom from a small snail could be used to develop a treatment for chronic pain, scientists from the US suggest. Normally used to paralyse or kill its prey, … Continue reading

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Bridgend draft Well-being assessment – your views invited

Bridgend Public Services Board Assessment of Local Well-being Consultation Draft The Public Services Board for Bridgend has put of all its evidence together into a draft assessment of well-being. The assessment was created to gain a better understanding of positive … Continue reading

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No such thing as retirement for older carers

Carers Trust article, 7 Feb 2017: No such thing as retirement for older carers, says new Carers Trust report Older carers say they are now doing the hardest job they have ever done, with no option to ring in sick … Continue reading

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Overview of vision problems in ME/CFS

ME Research UK article, 13 Feb 2017: Shifting focus Problems with vision are relatively common among people with ME/CFS, the majority of whom report symptoms such as hypersensitivity to light, difficulties focusing, and dry eyes. But despite their significant impact … Continue reading

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Inflammation test could be tailor-made for CFS

Simmaron research blog post, by Cort Johnson, 12 February 2017: Inflammation Test Could be Tailor-Made for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Are the Mitochondria To Blame? “More than 90 percent of all noncommunicable diseases of aging are associated with chronic inflammation”  David … Continue reading

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