‘Norwich ME sufferer wins court ruling’ + radio link

At the foot of this story is a link to an mp3 download of items broadcast this week on BBC Radio Norfolk. From the Eastern Daily Press, 19 June 2008. An ME sufferer from Norfolk has won a significant legal victory after a leading judge declared it “in the public interest” for the High Court […]

Vince Cable, Lib Dem deputy leader, asks about ME biomedical research

Vince Cable MP, deputy leader of the Liberal Democrat Party, tabled a question about biomedical research into ME and funding of clinical co-ordinating centres in the House of Commons. A written answer was provided yesterday by Ian Pearson MP, minister of state for science and innovation at the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills. The […]

Tragic death of Mr Kevin Tripp

It is with great sadness that we report the death of Mr Kevin Tripp, who died last night after an incident the night before in the check-out queue at Sainsbury’s store in Merton, south west London.

A million and a half pages read here

Over a million and a half pages on the website had been read by early morning today – helping to maintain this site’s Google ranking as the most visited  site on the web for information about ME

Melatonin (as Circadin) becomes available on an NHS prescription | 5 June 2008

Although the role of melatonin in the management of sleep disturbance in ME/CFS remains uncertain, some people do use this product and claim that it is of benefit.  But, with the Department of Health expressing concerns over safety, most doctors have been unwilling to prescribe melatonin and instead leave patients to search out their own source of supply.

In the House of Lords yesterday…

Representatives from BRAME (Christine and Tanya Harrison) and The ME Association were present ‘Below the Bar’ in the House of Lords on Monday 2 June to listen to a series of questions to Health Minister, Lord Darzi, on the subject of ME/CFS.   There was a very good attendance, including some well known parliamentarians, from all sides […]

‘Messages of hope to ill kids’

From ‘The Sun’, 3 June 2008; story by Dulcie Pearce BRAVE Vikki George has been bed-bound with ME for the past six years. But instead of wallowing in self-pity, the pretty 23-year-old has devoted her life to writing to other sick youngsters to offer them hope and support.

Triumph Tiger Cub motorcycle tour of Scotland

Jacqui Watson, who has just restored a 1962 Triumph Tiger Cub motorcycle which has been off-road for 30 years, is spending the summer riding it round the 33 counties of Scotland to raise funds for The ME Association and the National Association for Bikers with Disabilities.

Help with purchase of powered wheelchairs and scooters

In the search for a powered wheelchair that he couldn’t afford to buy himself, a 43-year-old man with ME and his social worker turned to The Mobility Trust, a national charity providing powered wheelchairs and scooters for severely disabled chldren and adults who cannot obtain them any other way.


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