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A loss to the ME community: Jonas Blomberg

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You can listen to this article read aloud by visiting #MEAction's Soundcloud here. It is with a heavy heart that we announce the sudden passing of Jonas Blomberg. Blomberg was an Emeritus Professor at the Department of Medical Sciences, Clinical Microbiology at Uppsala University in Sweden, active in scientific and medical research: one ...

Swedish Government “no interest at all” in ME/CFS

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A Swedish ME/CFS charity has slammed the attitude of the country’s government towards the disease. In an interview with British ME/CFS fundraiser Mike Harley, the charity's representatives stated, “The government appear to take no interest at all in this disease, which means that there isn't any serious commitment, no sense of ...

Swedish psychiatrist on how he came to view M.E. as a physical disorder

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Prof. Carl-Gerhard Gottfries is a professor of psychiatry. In this video, he explains how he and his colleagues first approached the treatment of patients with fibromyalgia and ME from a psychiatric perspective, and later came to view these illnesses as "multi-organic disorders" involving the immune system. Gottfries became interested in ME in ...