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Trial By Error: NICE Rejects Current Guidance, Plans “Full Update”

David Tuller

  By David Tuller, DrPH.   Let’s give credit where it’s due. Apparently someone with decision-making authority at the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has a grasp on reality and is willing to challenge the claims of the biopsychosocial ideological brigades. That’s the only logical explanation for last Wednesday’s welcome but unexpected announcement that […]

Exercise Intolerance

Exercise

    From the Paradigm Change website.   One of the critical diagnostic criteria for myalgic encephalomyelitis (M.E.) is intolerance of abnormally small amounts of activity or exercise. By definition, M.E. patients experience “post-exertional relapse” (also sometimes called “post-exertional malaise” or “post-exertional neuroimmune exhaustion”), with their condition getting measurably worse following activity or exercise. In more […]

D-Ribose For Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

D Ribose

    By Adrienne Dellwo in Very Well.   D-ribose is a supplement that’s sometimes recommended for people with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. Also called ribose or Beta-D-ribofuranose, it is a type of sugar that your body produces naturally. It plays several important roles in your body: it helps produce energy in the form of ATP (adenosine triphosphate) it’s a […]

The Hidden Struggle Of Being Young And Chronically Ill

Nervous System

  By Bethany Freeman in The Mighty.   I’m a 19 year old university student in semester break. It’s a Saturday morning. I woke up dehydrated and nauseas, absolutely exhausted (I didn’t sleep until around 4 a.m.), sore and feeling foggy. I’m sure I’m not alone in this feeling – many other young university students […]

Fatigue And ME

  I have a worry on my mind That spins my head around It causes grief, it’s beyond belief And an answer must be found   It’s about a word that’s used a lot A word filled with intrigue Not beat, not weary, not tired or wired But that bleedin’ word fatigue !   It’s […]

NHS Ransomware Cyber-Attack Was Preventable

Cyber Attack

    By Conor Deane-McKenna in The Conversation.   In a matter of hours, the NHS was effectively placed on lockdown with computer systems being held ransom and further machines powered down to prevent the spread of malware. Critical patient information has been inaccessible and several hospitals urged people to avoid accident and emergency departments, except in […]

Star Of The Hunger Games Heads To York To Talk About Milestone Movie

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  From YorkMix.   He’s starred in one of the biggest film franchises of the decade – and one of its most acclaimed TV series. Now US actor, activist and writer Woody Harrelson is coming to York to talk movies. The man best known as Haymitch Abernathy, the mentor in The Hunger Games, and lauded for […]

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