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MEA offers free leaflets on ME, employment & education

ME Association blog post: ME Awareness Week Focus on Employment and Education – Free leaflets for you to download! Topics covered: Employment Issues and M.E. University and M.E. M.E. Children and Young People Examinations and M.E. Factsheet – What you … Continue reading

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PACE Trial reanalysis in the news – Findings of £5m ME chronic fatigue study ‘worthless’

Times article, by Tom Whipple, Science Editor, 22 March 2018: Findings of £5m ME chronic fatigue study ‘worthless’ [register for free to read 2 articles a week] Scientists have questioned the robustness of a study that recommended exercise and cognitive behavioural therapy … Continue reading

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Pernicious Anaemia: symptoms, diagnosis, Vitamin B12, ME/CFS & the NICE guideline review

ME Association blog post, 16 February 2018: Pernicious Anaemia: symptoms, diagnosis, Vitamin B12, ME/CFS and the NICE guideline review Article extract: What is pernicious anaemia? Pernicious anaemia (PA) is the most common cause of B12 deficiency in the UK. It … Continue reading

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NICE stakeholder workshop reports

NICE CG53 Stakeholder engagement meeting This week NICE held an introductory stakeholder meeting in London. There were limited places at the meeting and WAMES’ request to join the meeting by video conference was not successful. Future meetings will require a trip to London. NICE … Continue reading

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UK CFS/ME Research Collaborative conference in Bristol: 13, 14 Sep 2017

UK CFS/ME Research Collaborative conference Experts in neurovirology and orthostatic intolerance will take the lead for the fourth annual UK CFS/ME Research Collaborative (CMRC) conference, which will this year be held in Bristol on Wednesday 13 and Thursday 14 September. This … Continue reading

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ME charity responses to NICE consultation

Here are links to charities’ responses to the 4 questions on NICE’s proposal not to review the Guidelines for CFS/ME   25% ME Group Action for ME Forward ME Hope 4 ME & Fibro Northern Ireland Invest in ME Local … Continue reading

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MEA research grant to Dr Keith Geraghty to examine two controversial ME/CFS treatments recommended by NICE

ME Association blog post, 13 July 2017: ME Association provide new research grant to Dr Keith Geraghty to examine two controversial ME/CFS treatments recommended by NICE ME Association trustees have approved a new research grant that will critically examine the … Continue reading

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NICE proposes no change to CFS/ME guideline! WAMES will object!

As a stakeholder in the NICE CFS/ME guideline working group WAMES has received the following letter from NICE: 10/07/2017 Level 1A, City Tower Piccadilly Plaza Manchester M1 4BT Tel: 0300 323 0140     Fax: 0845 003 7784     www.nice.org.uk Dear Colleague RE: NICE … Continue reading

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ME awareness – the MEA revisits the toxic legacy of McEvedy & Beard

ME Association blog post, 10 May 2017: During ME Awareness Week, we revisit the toxic legacy of McEvedy and Beard   A paper written by two psychiatrists in 1970 has influenced medical, public and media perceptions of ME as an illness for … Continue reading

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Free leaflets from the ME Association – for ME Awareness Week only

ME Association blog post, 8 may 2017: Free leaflets from the ME Association – for ME Awareness Week only  In addition to our ME Awareness BLUE poster  The ME Association is releasing FREE downloads of TWO invaluable leaflets. Explaining M.E. … Continue reading

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