Firstly, let me just say that The York ME Community is not a charity. I will not be asking you to put your hands in your pockets for cash. What I believe we need so much more at the moment is awareness of the illness and for that we need people who are learning about ME and therefore able to tell others. There are ME charities, and if in the future you or your business wish to do a charity run or whatever in aid of ME, I will happily help and support that aim.
By Sophie Medlin in The Conversation. “Clean eating” is associated with the healthy lifestyle and body beautiful that is promoted by many online bloggers. While the term is heavily used in social media, there has never been any agreement on what it really means or any comprehensive studies examining the potential benefits […]
By Lindsay Richards and Marii Paskov in The Conversation. For the last few decades, research into social determinants of health and well-being seemed to tell a simple story: the poorer you are, or the lower your class, the worse your health and well-being is likely to be. The gradient can be replicated with level […]
By Emily Beardall in A Prescription for M.E. It’s the start of the 2016/17 flu season and people with M.E. and carers may be eligible for the free vaccination at pharmacies and GP surgeries, so I have updated my original blog post with this year’s information. Here are the facts about flu, along with information about […]
From BBC News. An East Yorkshire village has been commemorating the 950th anniversary of a historic battle. The Battle of Stamford Bridge saw an army led by the Saxon King Harold defeat a group of Viking invaders. Villagers are holding a re-enactment of the fighting with a descendant of King Harald of […]
Demand equality for people with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis #MillionsMissing is a movement to raise awareness for M.E., an underfunded and ignored disease. This September 27th, 25 cities in nine countries will demand change. We will present protest demands asking for increased government funding for research, clinical trials, medical education and public awareness. It’s not too […]
By Dylan Thompson in The Conversation. Ancient Greek scholars realised long ago that physical activity was a requirement for good health. Hippocrates proposed that “eating alone will not keep a man well – he must also take exercise”, while Galen later noted that “the body is in need of motion, exercise is […]
By Rob Miles in The Conversation. It’s the most common answer to our computing woes: when your PC or mobile is playing up, try turning it off and on again. Or, alternatively, rebooting. To understand the concept of a “reboot”, it’s helpful to first understand what a boot means as far as computers are […]