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Scoping Study

From European ME Coalition. There is progress at the European level, but things are moving slowly. The European Commission plans to issue a scoping study that will include ME/CFS. Below, you can read an update on our work to get ME/CFS research funded through Horizon Europe, the 95 billion euro research program of the European […]

International ME/CFS Conference To Focus On New Frontiers, Long COVID, Exercise Studies, Immune Exhaustion And More

By Cort Johnson in Health Rising. Something that’s never happened in thirty years is happening: the International Association for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome / Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (IACFS/ME) Conferences are happening one year apart. That’s presumably due to the newfound ease of hosting conferences online. Founded in 1990, the IACFS/ME holds a unique place in the ME/CFS universe. The international […]

An App To Help Assess The Severity Of Symptoms In Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Research News From UNIVERSITAT AUTONOMA DE BARCELONA. Chronic fatigue syndrome / myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) is a disabling disease, in which people have great difficulties in carrying out their daily activities. Despite its high prevalence, there are still no effective tools for its diagnosis, monitoring and treatment. To better understand and promote follow-up, as well as […]

Summary Of The CDC Evidence Review

From ME/CFS Skeptic. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have commissioned a systematic review on the management of myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). The review is conducted by the Pacific Northwest Evidence-Based Practice Center (EPC) at Oregon Health and Science University. A draft report was released on 17 May 2021 and interested individuals or organizations […]

In The Balance. An Introduction To The Immune System.

The purpose of our immune system is to protect the body from invading infectious agents such as viruses and bacteria (called ‘pathogens’). But there is a fine balance between providing this protection without overreacting and causing harm. The immune system is unbalanced in diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and multiple sclerosis, and this is also […]

The York M.E. Community – M.E. News !

Below, you will find stories from around the world regarding M.E. Research and people in the news, local, national and international. The site is updated every day, so please keep coming back to find out what’s happening. You might also want to have a look at the tabs above for more interesting stuff !  It […]

Welcome

INTRODUCTION The York ME Community is an ME Support and Awareness Group. What I believe we need is awareness of the illness to be raised and for that we need people to learn about ME and tell others.  There are ME charities, and if in the future you or your friends or business wish to […]

The Great Beyond

By Whitney Dafoe.   Having Severe ME/CFS is so close to being dead. There’s really no other way to describe the experience I have had. I don’t think it’s something that people who haven’t had severe ME/CFS can likely understand. Looking back at who I was when I had mild and moderate ME/CFS I’m not […]

Trial By Error: How Bristol Investigators Avoided Ethical Review (Reprise)

    By David Tuller, DrPH Last November 12, I published a post called “How Bristol Investigators Avoided Ethical Review.” That post addressed the series of eleven studies conducted by Bristol investigators and exempted from ethical review on questionable grounds. The lead investigator of these studies was Professor Esther Crawley, Bristol’s methodologically challenged pediatrician, whose […]

Tired All The Time

    By Deborah Mckno in ME Support.   From seventeen years old, I was told by doctors, “You are just run down”. I had constant infections, viruses and chronic tonsillitis. Feeling as though I always had the flu, I’d visit my General Practitioner, who prescribed more antibiotics, stating that I needed to be on […]

New Regulator Of Immune Responses Discovered

  By The University of Leeds, published in EurekAlert !   Scientists have identified a new internal regulator that helps control the body’s response to fight infection. The discovery could be a target for new drugs to tackle autoimmune diseases, such as lupus and scleroderma, where healthy tissues are attacked by the body’s own immune […]

The Hummingbird: Could A Blood Flow Enhancer Help With Fibromyalgia, POTS And ME/CFS ?

  By Cort Johnson in Health Rising. A Different Approach to Fibromyalgia “The effects of not getting good blood flow to your brain, joints and muscles?…. Fibromyalgia” – Vital Motion Erik Hiester D.O., is not your ordinary doctor. He’s an interesting blend of engineer and doctor. Hiester’s first love was biomedical engineering (B.S. and M.S.). Wanting […]

96 Patients Prescribed Medical Cannabis

by Denise Grech in Times of Malta. Ninety-six patients have been prescribed medical cannabis since the law was amended in March this year, Superintendent of Public Health Charmaine Gauci said. The 96 patients were under the care of 14 doctors, she said, adding the superintendence was also following the cases closely. Many of these patients suffered from fibromyalgia, […]

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