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Introducing the Bateman Horne Center Online Patient Library

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A collection of publications, videos, posts and links to other online resources helpful to those living with ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia ...

N. Ireland: Chasing Competent Care and #MillionsMissing protest

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Hope 4 ME & Fibro Northern Ireland ran an ambitious and exciting conference on Monday 6th June in The Stormont Hotel, Belfast. The conference, “Chasing Competent Care” delivered a strong message calling for change to the currently inadequate care situation for ME and fibromyalgia patients in Northern Ireland ...

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New ME/CFS Book: Lighting Up a Hidden World

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This month, Valerie Free's new book, Lighting Up a Hidden World: ME/CFS will be released to the public. In 1990, Valerie Free was a vibrant, thirty-year-old woman: a court stenographer, wife, and mother. In July of that year, she came down with a sudden, flu-like illness and after months of unrelenting ...

$3.28 Million Awarded for ME/CFS Biomarker Study

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Bateman Horne Center leadership, Drs. Bateman and Vernon, are Co-Investigators with Professor Derya Unutmaz, M.D. on this cutting-edge, 5 year immunogenomic study of ME/CFS that seeks to to develop robust, quantitative immune-biomarker sets for predicting disease susceptibility, stratifying patients and guiding treatment strategies ...

Announcing the Winners of #MEAction’s Poetry Contest!

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#MEAction is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 #MillionsMissing Poetry Contest. We were astounded by the number of submissions we received and we would like to thank everyone who produced such incredible work! We hope that this will become an annual tradition and that even more people will participate ...

Jen Brea to give TED talk on June 27!

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Documentary maker and #MEAction founder Jen Brea will give a talk at the prestigious, five-day TED summit in Banff, Canada, on Monday, June 27. Her presentation will be one of seven talks by TED fellows in a session starting at 11:15 a.m. MDT (Mountain Daylight Time) and will focus on ...
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Top Medical Schools Teach Little about ME/CFS

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Based on information from four medical schools, medical schools rarely address ME/CFS in basic instruction or as case studies. The University of North Carolina School of Medicine is ranked second in primary care in the 2017 U.S. News and World Report. Kurt Gilliland, PhD, is its assistant director of curriculum and ...
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#MillionsMissing Meets With Government Officials

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In late May, protesters all over the world met with their government representatives to discuss the #MillionsMissing demands:  better research funding, better physician training, and government oversight for ME/CFS. In Washington, DC, nine #MillionsMissing protesters met with 17 U.S. Congressional offices: Senator McCain (AZ-R) Lindsey Graham (SC-R) Dianne Feinstein (CA-D) Tammy ...