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Are current CFS criteria diagnosing different disease phenotypes?

Research abstract: Are current chronic fatigue syndrome criteria diagnosing different disease phenotypes? by Laura Maclachlan, Stuart Watson, Peter Gallagher, Andreas Finkelmeyer, Leonard A. Jason, Madison Sunnquist, Julia L. Newton, in PLoS ONE 12(10) [Published: October 20, 2017] Importance: Chronic fatigue syndrome … Continue reading

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Jennifer Brea speaks about her film Unrest in UK media

Jennifer Brea and her film Unrest Jennifer Brea is visiting the UK ahead of the screening of her film Unrest in Parliament in London on 25 October ITV news interview with Jennifer Brea and Omar Wasow, 18 October 2017 Times, … Continue reading

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Mid Wales Neuro Info day, Llandrindod Wells, 25 Oct 2017

Mid Powys Neuro Information and Advice Day   Neuro Voice Powys (NVP) in conjunction with the Powys Association of Voluntary Organisations (PAVO) will be hosting an event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for anyone with neurological symptoms.   Do … Continue reading

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NHS retrospective healthcare funding claims – register your intent to claim

NHS Retrospective Healthcare Funding Claims People who believe their care should have been funded by the NHS are being encouraged by the Welsh Government to register their intent to make a claim.   People who think they, or someone they … Continue reading

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Cwtch support group meets 20 Oct 2017, Haverfordwest

Evening Meeting of Cwtch: Fri 20 October 2017, 7-9 pm at Cashfield Community Centre, Haverfordwest, SA61 2GA Topic: Christmas crafts –  making Christmas crafts to sell at a local craft fair Cwtch is a support group for adults aged 18-45 years old who have long … Continue reading

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Theresa May to scrap Universal Credit helpline charges

BBC news, 19 October 2017: Theresa May to scrap universal credit helpline charges   People will be able to call the government’s universal credit helpline without being charged, within weeks. Prime Minister Theresa May said she had listened to criticism … Continue reading

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Show others what living with ME is like through the WAMES’ photo project

ME and my world – a WAMES photo project ME is a complex and often misunderstood illness. Throughout 2018 WAMES will be exploring a number of ways to raise awareness of our condition. To begin with, through a series of … Continue reading

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Rethinking childhood adversity in CFS

Research abstract: Rethinking childhood adversity in chronic fatigue syndrome, by James E Clark, Sean L Davidson, Laura Maclachlan, Julia L Newton, Stuart Watson in Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health & Behavior [Published online: 10 Oct 2017] Background: Previous studies have consistently shown increased … Continue reading

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WAMES is looking for a new treasurer

Are you good with figures? Liz Chandler has been our treasurer for over 10 years, but now needs to step down. The role of the treasurer is to: Maintain an overview of WAMES’ financial affairs and advise the committee on … Continue reading

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Report Hate Crime!

This week is National Hate Crime Awareness week 14th to 21st October 2017 A hate crime is where an individual is targeted because of their identity or perceived difference. It could be an act of violence or hostility or discrimination. … Continue reading

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