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The Puzzle Solver – A Researcher Changes Course To Help His Son

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    By Tracie White in Stafford Medicine.   For three years, Whitney Dafoe’s world has been a darkened room at the end of a hallway in the back of his childhood home. An insidious disease, one with no known cause or cure, has slowly stolen his life from him, turning his body into a […]

6 Things To Be Proud Of If You Have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Proud to be ME

    By Clare Rudderty in The Mighty.   Society today places ever increasing value on achievement. Getting a job promotion, starting a family and running a marathon are all things to be celebrated and praised. But what happens if you have spent the last decade housebound and bedbound with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome ? What do […]

According To Scientists, Visiting The Beach Can Change Your Brain In An Incredible Way

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  By Alexandre a in Shareably.   That incredible feeling of peace and calmness that you experience at the beach is now being referred to as “blue space.” That’s what scientists have dubbed the effect that the combination of soothing smells and sounds of water have on your brain. The blue space is enough to […]

6 Nutrients That Improve The Well-Being Of Mitochondria, The Cell’s Power Plant

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By Todd Runestad in New Hope. Each cell contains 1,500 mitochondria—organelle that are basically the cell’s power plant. In fact, some 60 percent of the cell’s volume is mitochondria. They have their own DNA and are passed along from mother to child. Because mitochondria accumulate in organs and tissues with a high need for energy, they are […]

5 Essential Record Shops In Leeds

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  From iNews.   There’s something really quite wonderful about a record shop. It’s a multi-sensory experience – the sound of a new artist, the aesthetics of the various album artwork, not to mention the sweet, musty scent of second-hand vinyl. Like any city, Leeds has had its record shop casualties over recent years, but […]

Marks & Spencer Plans To Close York Store

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From YorkMix.   M&S is planning to close one of its York stores. The retail giant announced today (Thursday, April 20) that it is consulting with colleagues on the proposed closure of its Simply Food store at Monks Cross in York. If the proposal goes ahead all 30 colleagues would be guaranteed redeployment at nearby […]

Getting To The Heart Of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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  From Stoney Brook University.   By better understanding daily activity levels and heart rate patterns of those who suffer from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), scientists hope to discover more about this complex illness condition. Fred Friedberg, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Stony Brook University School of Medicine, has received a four-year $1.5 million […]

Publicity Caravan And Race Ambassadors Return To Tour De Yorkshire

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    From The Yorkshire Times.   The colourful and creative publicity caravan will return to the Tour de Yorkshire for a second year, and it’s even bigger and better than before. The hugely popular spectacle sees some of the county’s best-loved brands travel ahead of the riders each day of the race in a […]

Highlighting The Work Done On ME By Dr Melvin Ramsay

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    From The Hummingbirds’ Foundation For ME.   Melvin Ramsay was the recognized authority in ME from 1955 until his death in 1990. However, research has advanced further in the understanding of M.E. since this time (particularly regarding cardiac involvement in ME) and so this section is included for its historical significance rather than these works constituting […]

DWP’s Unfair Twist For Disabled People

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    From The Guardian.   In light of figures showing 900 disabled people are losing their Motability cars each week (Benefits cuts: are you about to lose a Motability car, scooter or wheelchair? 31 March), I would like to challenge the response of Department of Work and Pensions ministers when they have been pressed […]

18 Things You’ll Only Know If You Suffer With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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    By Hattie Gladwell for Metro.co.uk.   Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) causes persistent fatigue that affects everyday life and doesn’t go away with sleep or rest.  CFS is also known as ME, which stands for myalgic encephalomyelitis. CFS is a serious condition that can cause long-term illness and disability, but many people – particularly children and […]

All Saints Join Starry Names Performing At York Racecourse In 2017

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  From YorkMix.   Never Ever could we have predicted that one of Britain’s biggest girl groups would be heading our way. But it was revealed today that All Saints will play York Racecourse at its Music Showcase meeting on Saturday, July 29. All Saints – Melanie Blatt, Shaznay Lewis, Natalie and Nicole Appleton – […]

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