Category Archives: News

Viruses belonging to anelloviridae or circoviridae as a possible cause of chronic fatigue

Viruses belonging to Anelloviridae or Circoviridae as a possible cause of chronic fatigue, by Bjørn Grinde in Journal of Translational Medicine vol 18, no. 485 (2020)   Article abstract: Chronic fatigue often starts with an acute viral infection—as witnessed in … Continue reading

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Webinar 3 Feb 2021: 5 steps to mental wellbeing

Webinar: 5 steps to mental wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic   The Wales Neurological Alliance, in partnership with Digital Communities Wales, invite you to an online training session to help people living with a neurological condition to use digital technology. … Continue reading

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Demystifying ME/CFS: talk by Dr Shepherd, Dr Muirhead & Caroline Kingdon RN

UK Cambridge University GP Society: Demystifying ME/CFS   On 14 January an online event about ME/CFS was held by the CUGPS for healthcare professionals, students and patients. Speakers: Dr Charles Shepherd (starts 3 mins) – Dispelling common misconceptions about ME/CFS … Continue reading

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WAMES needs a volunteer Virtual Office Manager

WAMES volunteer Virtual Office Manager vacancy   This role offers the opportunity to support the work of WAMES and make a difference for people with ME in Wales. We provide support and information to people with ME, carers and families … Continue reading

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Advances in clinical research on traditional Chinese medicine treatment of CFS

Advances in clinical research on traditional Chinese medicine treatment of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, by in Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine Vol 2020, #4715679 [doi.org/10.1155/2020/4715679]   Review abstract: Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is one of the most common chronic diseases in … Continue reading

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Will COVID-19 lead to ME/CFS?

Will COVID-19 Lead to ME/CFS? by Anthony L Komaroff and  Lucinda Bateman, in Front. Med.  [doi: 10.3389/fmed.2020.606824]   we assume that only 10% of Long haulers will be left with ME/CFS COVID -19 could generate 10 million new cases of … Continue reading

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A qualitative analysis of teachers’ experiences of CFS/ME

‘It’s a medical condition … you need to support as much as possible’: A qualitative analysis of teachers’ experiences of chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME), by Amberly Brigden, Alison Shaw, Esther Crawley in BMC Pediatrics Vol 21, #1, p 6, January 4, 2021 … Continue reading

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A literature review of GP knowledge & understanding of ME/CFS

A literature review of GP knowledge and understanding of ME/CFS: a report from the Socioeconomics Working Group of the European Network on ME/CFS (EUROMENE), by Derek FH Pheby, Diana Araja, Uldis Berkis, Elenka Brenna, John Cullinan, Jean Dominique de Korwin, … Continue reading

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Ampligen – AIM doses first ‘long hauler’ patient in trial of post-Covid-19 infection

Clinical Trial Arena: AIM doses first ‘long hauler’ patient in trial of post-Covid-19 infection, 7 January 2021   AIM ImmunoTech has dosed its first Covid-19 ‘long hauler’ patient in the active AMP-511 Expanded Access Program (EAP) with the Ampligen (rintatolimod) … Continue reading

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UK ME charity statement on the Covid vaccine

Forward-ME: ME charity statement on the Covid vaccine, 12 January 2021   We are receiving a very high number of enquiries from people with M.E. asking if they should have the Covid-19 vaccine, and when they should expect to be … Continue reading

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