John Martin has written 3 children’s books and Just for ME is his first novel. His daughter has suffered from M.E. for 26 years and was his inspiration.
We’ve updated our central Research Index and feature 15 ME/CFS research studies from April 2019.
What does this special week mean to you? What issues do you believe should be the focus of ME Awareness Week?
“My M.E. pictures reflect the experience of so many of us. I want us to be visible. Don’t you?”
“We clearly see a difference in the way healthy and chronic fatigue syndrome immune cells process stress.” Dr Ron Davis.
Four independent groups have now found that a factor in the blood can affect cell metabolism/mitochondria in ME/CFS.
“There is little scientific credibility in the claim that the psycho-behavioural therapies should be primary treatments for this illness.”
“If fundraising has been sitting in the back of your mind lately, now’s the time to give it a go.”
“Having to battle all the time to be believed takes its toll.”
We are proud to announce our first team of people walking to raise funds in Scotland’s Kiltwalk!
A new ME-themed clothing and bag-range available to purchase online.
We are thrilled to announce The Karmann Ghia Owners Club (GB) as our first ever Charity Partner.
It doesn’t matter what you do, just so long as you do something. Anything. Let’s make this the biggest and best ME Awareness Week yet!
We discuss what the new research means and how the Biobank contribution continues to evolve.
“This is the first report that serum CK concentrations are markedly reduced in severe ME/CFS.”
New evidence from people with ME/CFS yields clues to the etiology of their exercise intolerance and points to potential treatments.
“From my experience of ME/CFS there was no psychological component whatsoever, besides which exercise, if anything, was making me worse not better.”
How are your plans for ME Awareness Week coming along? It’s not far off now – Monday 6th to Sunday 12th May.
We have just published a new leaflet examining this all too common and often debilitating symptom of ME/CFS.
Dr Luis Nacul has been appointed as Medical Director of the Complex Chronic Diseases Program in British Columbia.