Tag Archives: Margaret Williams

Video: Prof Komaroff on Hot topics in ME/CFS research

Solve ME/CFS Initiative video: “Hot Areas in ME/CFS Research: 2018” presented by Anthony L. Komaroff, MD, Simcox-Clifford-Higby Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Senior Physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital Published on 29 May 2018 Summary of contents: … Continue reading

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Mast Cell Activation Disorder & ME/CFS

Notes on Mast Cell Activation Disorder and ME/CFS, by Margaret Williams, 14 April 2017 Few would dispute that the immunology of ME/CFS is complex and that the findings presented in the literature sometimes appear to be inconsistent. Whilst much has been … Continue reading

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ME classified as a medically unexplained mental health issue by GPs & psychiatrists

The Joint Commissioning Panel for Mental Health has published: Guidance for commissioners of services for people with medically unexplained symptoms The term Medically Unexplained Symptoms (MUS) refers to persistent bodily complaints for which adequate examination does not reveal sufficient explanatory … Continue reading

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Robust evidence of an underlying biological process in ME/CFS

Miriam Tucker reports on the overwhelming evidence for the biological basis for ME/CFS which was presented at the IACFS/ME conference in the USA in October 2016: Biomarker Research Advances in ‘Chronic Fatigue Syndrome’, by Miriam E. Tucker in Medscape Medical … Continue reading

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FITNET & PACE in the media continue to incite controversy

BBC Radio Scotland: The Kaye Adams show on  7 November 2016 included an hour long discussion of ME and the PACE trial.  Available to listen to until 6 December. Speakers were an American writer Julie Rehmeyer, and the ME Association’s medical adviser Dr … Continue reading

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Dr James le Fanu on the PACE trial and ‘experts’

The Telegraph – Doctor’s diary column , by Dr James le Fanu, 17 October:  Gove was right, we have had enough of experts Michael Gove’s remark amid the referendum campaign that ‘people have had enough of experts’ resonated widely – reflecting … Continue reading

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Catalogue of writings by Prof Hooper & Margaret Williams

A website containing a catalogue of all the articles on ME written by Margaret Williams and Professor Malcolm Hooper can be found at: www.margaretwilliams.me/ The articles in this catalogue have been available on the internet or elsewhere for many years … Continue reading

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PACE Trial key dates & chronology of complaint before 14 Nov 2015

PACE Trial Key Dates and Chronology of Complaint, by Prof Malcolm Hooper, in MEAction UK,14 November 2015 BACKGROUND: 24th October 2002:  Professor Peter White’s initial application to the West Midland Multi-centre Research Ethics Committee (MREC), which was approved subject to clarifications … Continue reading

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