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The #MillionsMissing are using Thunderclap to amplify our message. Between now and September 27, sign up here and promote
Robert Naviaux, at researcher at University of California, San Diego, published a landmark paper yesterday on the metabolites of
For many months the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Canadian equivalent to the NIH, has advised that: “The
#MEAction reported recently that the #MillionsMissing protests led to a number of meetings with government officials, including a meeting
A few years after getting ill, I discovered that I can write interesting stories about things that happen inside or close to my home. For instance about birds or cats visiting our garden (preferably not at the same time), books, music or even what we had for dinner. This time it is about my shoes, my empty shoes. Who needs shoes while lying on the sofa, anyway?
On ME Awareness day this year, 12th May, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) opened the
Columbia University – Center for Infection and Immunity has seriously upped the ante on the initial microbe discovery project in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Their impressive, rigorous new study could point the way to diagnostic tests, and even treatments – but first they need the funds to complete the work.
Science writer Julie Rehmeyer presented a critique of the PACE trial to North America’s largest gathering of statisticians in
As reported earlier this week, Jen Brea, Terri Wilder, Carol Head, Jennie Spotila, and Mary Dimmock met with Dr.
Want to get involved, but aren’t sure how to proceed? Here is a living document you can use to
Last week, MEAction announced that Jen Brea, Terri Wilder, Carol Head, Jennie Spotila, and Mary Dimmock would be meeting
On May 24, 2016, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) released the first ever Request for Information (RFI) regarding ME/CFS, requesting submissions addressing new research strategies for the disease. Solve ME/CFS Initiative (SMCI) submitted a unique and pointed response to this RFI in the form of an imitation funding announcement.
Note: the deadline has been extended until next Friday, August 12! We are soliciting feedback from the entire community
Ryan Prior first made waves with his article in USA Today about his experience with ME/CFS that was shared
Wednesday, August 3rd, 7pm Mountain – Free Livestream. Lucinda Bateman MD, Founder and Chief Medical Officer of the Bateman Horne Center, will present methods used at the BHC to partner with patients and help them achieve the best possible function and symptom reduction.
A meeting with Karen B. DeSalvo, the Acting Assistant Secretary for Health at the US Health and Human Services
Hi, I’m Mike Harley from the UK, and for the last 18 months I’ve been raising awareness and funds
The Solve ME/CFS Initiative (SMCI) is now accepting applications for the Ramsay Award Program in basic, preclinical, clinical, and epidemiology research. This competitive grant award is open to scientists and researchers at any career stage who are interested in studying myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME)/chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS).
This Sunday at 4pm ET, US organizers for the September #MillionsMissing protests will be meeting together to plan, mobilize,
Note: This is a two-part article in our series on education in ME/CFS. Part 1 covered UpToDate, the University
Last year was a pivotal point in the battle against ME/CFS. Game-changing reports from the Institute of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health’s Pathways to Prevention Workshop delivered long awaited public credibility for our disease. The federal ME/CFS landscape has shifted, and there is newfound openness and awareness among key governmental agencies. This positive change has heightened the battle as we fight for scientific understanding, fight for treatments and fight for a cure.
when we feel down, or angry, or frustrated or powerless, let’s refocus a little of our precious energy to move our community forward towards better research, understanding and treatment. Let’s collate all the best resources from our community — the studies, the blogs, the articles, the doctors, the researchers, the patient groups, the healthcare and political situation in each country!
Signs of bacterial infection and inflammation Recently, a team of researchers led by Ludovic Giloteaux of Cornell University measured
Leading scientists, organisations and patients around the world have responded to the US National Institutes of Health’s (NIH’s) Request
Part II in our series on medical education and ME Note: This is a two-part article in our series
Patient Voice – a special place online for members of our community to share their stories, art poetry, photography and music. We highlight the strength, joy, humor and beauty that can be found in a life changed by ME/CFS. Our goal is to lift your voice a little higher and help your story be heard loud and clear. Topic for June/July : “Tell us about a time when someone showed you unexpected kindness and it had a positive impact on you as you manage your chronic illness” Make Your Submission!
Calling all ME activists, allies and advocates. #MEAction is gearing up for some major actions that need your input.