XMRV testing at Imperial College, London

Imperial College, the research centre in the UK that has found no evidence of XMRV infection in any of the blood samples from people with ME/CFS that they have looked at, has announced that their Molecular Diagnostics Unit is now offering their method for XMRV testing to the public: Imperial College announcement

Prime Minister confirms the status quo on Disabilty Living Allowance

In a response to the 23,707-signature petition on the Number 10 website calling for the continuation of two key benefits – Attendance Allowance and Disability Living Allowance – Prime Minister Gordon Brown today confirmed that his Government have ruled out putting the future administration of Disability Living Allowance (DLA) into the hands of the UK’s […]

Jeremy Vine: my admiration for Kay Gilderdale

From the Sunday Telegraph, 31 January 2010 (Words by Jeremy Vine) Panorama presenter Jeremy Vine recalls his emotional meetings with Kay Gilderdale before and after she was cleared of attempting to murder her ill daughter, Lynn.

They told dying daughter she was lying, says ME mother Criona Wilson

From The Times, 30 January 2010 (story by Steve Bird) As Criona Wilson knelt beside her dying daughter’s bedside, she promised her that her death would not be in vain. Before the frail body of 32-year-old Sophia finally succumbed to the medical complications and ravages of ME, she replied in a whisper: “Then it’s all […]

Lynn’s lasting legacy to the victims of ME

From the Daily Mail, 28 January 2010 (by Daily Mail columnist Martin Samuel) The day she was diagnosed with ME, Lynn Gilderdale would not have felt doomed. She would not have believed it to be a death sentence. She would not even have imagined the dreadful excuse for a young life that lay ahead. She […]

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