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Hywel Dda ‘Our big NHS change’ Facebook virtual consultation event, 23 May 2018

Hywel Dda University Health Board blog post: Hywel Dda – Our Big NHS Change Our doctors, nurses and therapists want to talk to you about “Our big NHS Change” proposals for Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire and listen to your views. … Continue reading

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Inquest Ruling: Young drama student Merryn Crofts killed by ME

ME Association blog post by John Siddle, 18 May 2018: Inquest Ruling: Young drama student Merryn Crofts killed by M.E.  A devastating disease that some experts insist is all in the mind led to the death of a young drama … Continue reading

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NICE Guideline ME/CFS Scoping Workshop, 25 May 2018

NICE Guideline ME/CFS Scoping Workshop On Friday 25 May WAMES will be representing people with ME and their families and carers at the NICE guideline scoping workshop in London. The meeting will last 2 ½ hours and we will be … Continue reading

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Hywel Dda ‘Our big NHS change’ consultation event, Llanelli 22 May 2018

Hywel Dda University Health Board blog post: Hywel Dda – Our Big NHS Change Our doctors, nurses and therapists want to talk to you about “Our big NHS Change” proposals for Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire and listen to your views. … Continue reading

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Ystradgynlais neuro café has moved venue

Ystradgynlais neuro café has moved The Headway South Powys Neuro Café now meets at MIND, 66 Penybryn, Penrhos, Ystradgynlais, SA9 1JB Meetings take place 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month between 2pm—4pm at Mind, 66 Penybryn, Penrhos, Ystradgynlais, SA91JB: 1st … Continue reading

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The high costs of low-grade inflammation

Review abstract: The High Costs of Low-Grade Inflammation: Persistent Fatigue as a Consequence of Reduced Cellular-Energy Availability and Non-adaptive Energy Expenditure. by Tamara E. Lacourt, Elisabeth G. Vichaya, Gabriel S. Chiu, Robert Dantzer and Cobi J. Heijnen in Front Behav Neurosci. … Continue reading

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Kidz to adultz Wales & West disability exhibition, Bristol 5 July 2018

Kidz to Adultz Exhibition Bristol The ‘Kidz to Adultz’ free exhibition is aimed at children and young adults up to 25 years with disabilities and additional needs, their parents, carers and all the professionals who support and work with them. … Continue reading

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Brain function characteristics of CFS

Research abstract: Brain function characteristics of chronic fatigue syndrome: A task fMRI study, by Zack Y Shan, Kevin Finegan, Sandeep Bhutab, Timothy Ireland, Donald R Staines, Sonya M.Marshall-Gradisnik, Leighton R.Barnden in NeuroImage: Clinical Vol 19, 2018, Pages 279-286 Highlights CFS … Continue reading

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Cwtch support group meets Haverfordwest 18 May 2018

Evening Meeting of Cwtch: Friday 18 May 2018, 6-8 pm at Cashfield Community Centre, Haverfordwest, SA61 2GA Topic: Talk on managing symptoms & CBT by Lindsay Ford, Occupational Therapist (OT) Cwtch is a support group for adults aged 18-45 years old who have long term or … Continue reading

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Association of T & NK cell phenotype with the diagnosis of ME/CFS

Research abstract: Association of T and NK cell phenotype with the diagnosis of myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), by Jose Luis Rivas, Teresa Palencia, Guerau Fernández, Milagros Garcia in Front. Immunol., 09 May 2018 Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is … Continue reading

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