Category Archives: News

Introducing WAMES volunteers: Jan Russell

Introducing WAMES volunteers: Jan Russell   The first in a series introducing WAMES volunteers: the Chair   Back in 2000 I was one of a small band of support group reps who got together to discuss what we could do to … Continue reading

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Specifics of CFS coping strategies identified in a French flash survey during the COVID-19 containment

Specifics of chronic fatigue syndrome coping strategies identified in a French flash survey during the COVID-19 containment, by Florence Moncorps, Emmanuelle Jouet, Sabine Bayen, Isabelle Fornasieri, Sophie Renet, Olivier Las-Vergnas, Nassir Messaadi in Health  and Social Care in the Community, 6 … Continue reading

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Insights into metabolite diagnostic biomarkers for ME/CFS

Insights into metabolite diagnostic biomarkers for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/ Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, by Emi Yamano, Yasuyoshi Watanabe and Yosky Kataoka in Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2021, 22(7), 3423; [doi.org/10.3390/ijms22073423] 26 March 2021 (This article belongs to the Special Issue Environmental Sensitivity Illnesses: … Continue reading

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WAMES is growing to meet the challenges of 2021

WAMES is growing to meet the challenges of 2021 – AGM News   Our AGM was held virtually on 27th March 2021.   It was a time to take stock of the disruptions of 2020 and discuss how to tackle the … Continue reading

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New study shows reduced ability to regulation of the cardiovascular system in patients with ME/CFS

Kavli Trust blog post on research into ME / CFS at Haukeland University: New study shows reduced ability to regulate the cardiovascular system in patients with ME / CFS, March 26, 2021     [Google translation of a Norwegian article]   … Continue reading

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Dissecting the nature of Post-Exertional Malaise

Dissecting the nature of post-exertional malaise, by Megan Hartle, Lucinda Bateman  & Suzanne D Vernon in Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health & Behavior March 2021 [DOI: 10.1080/21641846.2021.1905415]   Research Abstract:  Background: Post-exertional malaise (PEM) is a defining characteristic of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/ Chronic … Continue reading

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APPG on ME meets 19 April 2021: impact of COVID-19 on people with ME/CFS

ME Association blog post: APPG on ME: Annual General Meeting and the impact of COVID-19 on people with ME/CFS, April 6 2021   The Annual General Meeting of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) will take place on … Continue reading

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Video: Living with ME/CFS: a paper stop-motion animation

An Existence Project: paper stop-motion animation about ME/CFS, 2 April 2021   An Existence Project is a short stop-motion animation about what it is like to live with mild or moderate Myalgic encephalomyelitis or chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). It was … Continue reading

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UK House of Commons Q&A – CFS/ME not in the clinically extremely vulnerable to COVID-19 category

UK House of Commons Written Questions and Answers: Coronavirus: Vaccination   Asked by Andrew Gwynne MP (Denton and Reddish in Greater Manchester) 19 March 2021 To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, for what reason people … Continue reading

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Food implications in central sensitization syndromes

Food implications in central sensitization syndromes, by Elena Aguilar-Aguilar, Helena Marcos-Pasero, Maria P Ikonomopoulou  and Viviana Loria-Kohen in J. Clin. Med. 2020, 9(12), 4106 [doi.org/10.3390/jcm9124106] (This article belongs to the Special Issue New Frontiers in the Diagnosis, Prediction, Prevention, and Management … Continue reading

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