News | The ME Association - Part 190

Home testing kits – can you help network TV news show?

We’ve had a request from a national network TV news show who want to talk/film people who have had experiences – good and bad – with home testing kits, particularly for diabetes, cholesterol and liver function tests. If you know of anyone prepared to contribute to the item, please give full contact details, using this […]

‘The Chilllow’, special offer in Eczema Week

Chillow, the personal cooling pad that can help soothe the intense itching of eczema, is offering a special ‘buy one, get one half price’ offer on all Chillow personal cooling pads bought during National Eczema Week (13-21 September 2008). [MEA note: This product can also help people with ME/CFS who suffer regular night sweats.]

Jacqui and Carl Alban discover another amazing little secret!

Jacqui and Carl Alban bought an old cotton mill in Brittany, north west France, and then spent a small fortune converting it into six luxury apartments for disabled holidaymakers. The couple, who created British-owned business "I Need a Holiday Too!",  then discovered another amazing little secret – the advertising pages on this website!

‘I let my husband die’

 From The Guardian, 18 August 2008 After granting her partner Paul’s last wish to die in peace, Jill Anderson was shocked to find herself in court being blamed for his death. Full story

‘Claire’s Story’ – a blast from the not-so-distant past

A Canadian website has rediscovered "Claire’s Story" –  a film lasting almost eight minutes which was first broadcast as part of the "Inside Out" series by BBC East of England some years ago. The film was made by the BBC after The ME Association’s publicity manager put them in touch with Jane Colby of the […]

‘Roy’s rovers do their bit for ME’

From the Aberdeen Press and Journal, 11 August 2008 MORE than 20 hardy souls completed the 32km trek through the Lairig Ghru to increase awareness of ME, the chronic fatigue syndrome or myalgic encephalopathy.

Downtown Radio, Northern Ireland, August 6

One of Northern Ireland’s most prominent ME fundraisers, Antoinette Christie, and Horace Reid, from the Northern Ireland ME Association, appeared on a late night show on Downtown Radio on August 6 – with MEA medical adviser Dr Charles Shepherd and Dr Derek Enlander, from New York, joining the discussion.


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