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The full independent re-analysis of the PACE Trial now available on open access

ME Association blog post, 22 March 2017: Thanks to the MEA, you can now read the whole independent re-analysis of the PACE Trial recovery paper, 22 March 2017 The independent re-analysis of the PACE Trial recovery paper emerged from behind the … Continue reading

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People with ME in South Africa share their stories

Carte Blanche blog post, 19 February 2017: Living With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome The effects of ME/CFS are very real and can change a patient’s life in a dramatic way. Three South African women share their stories on living with this … Continue reading

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MEA to pay for open access to independent reanalysis of PACE trial

ME Association blog post, by Tony Britton, 12 Feb 2017: MEA to pay for open access to independent reanalysis paper  The ME Association believe that a recent independent re-analysis of the PACE Trial data is such an important document that … Continue reading

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MEA to fund new research into biomarkers and markers of disease activity in people with severe ME/CFS

ME Association announcement, 20 December 2016: MEA to fund new research into biomarkers and markers of disease activity in people with severe ME/CFS We are pleased to announce that – following the normal rigorous peer review procedures – the MEA Ramsay … Continue reading

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Dr Phil Hammond writes about the ‘ME cluster bomb’

Private eye Medicine Balls column, 25 November 2016: ‘ME cluster bomb’  [Written by ‘M.D.’, the nom de plume of Dr Phil Hammond and reproduced by the ME Association]: MD’s greatest regret as a junior doctor was not to take the time to … Continue reading

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ME Association’s Metabolomics study appeals for funds

ME Association: Make ME Better! appeal Our Make ME Better campaign aims to raise £50,000 to fund scientific research which we hope could lead to a breakthrough in diagnosis and treatment of ME/CFS. Led by Dr Karl Morten, scientists from the University … Continue reading

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FITNET trial reporting is misleading

Major charities and individuals have joined WAMES in expressing concern about the nature of the FITNET trial being run by Prof Esther Crawley, the lack of objective analysis in the media coverage and the questionable results from the original Dutch trial. WAMES does … Continue reading

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Dr Shepherd weighs up evidence for flu jabs for people with ME/CFS

ME Association blog post, by Dr Charles Shepherd, 6 October 2016: Should people with ME/CFS have a flu jab this year? Dr Charles Shepherd weighs up the evidence The ME Association has a leaflet that covers flu vaccination and ME/CFS … Continue reading

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ME Association challenges Pulse Learning’s classification of ME/CFS as a mental health disorder

ME Association blog post, by Dr Charles Shepherd, 21 August 2016: ME Association challenges Pulse Learning’s classification of ME/CFS as a mental health disorder  The ME Association has today asked the medical education website Pulse Learning to remove Chronic Fatigue … Continue reading

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Vitamin D supplement advice for people with ME

Following advice from Public Health England that everyone should consider taking vitamin D supplements in autumn and winter, Dr Charles Shepherd of the ME Association comments: “We often flag up the fact that people with ME/CFS, especially those who are … Continue reading

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