Tag: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis

Support the #MillionsMissing in Belfast and Bergen

Belfast, Ireland and Bergen, Norway will be joining their voices to the #MillionsMissing protest this June. In Belfast, shoes will be displayed at the Chasing Competent Care conference on Monday, June 6 at 6 PM at the Stormont Hotel, 587 Upper Newtownards Road, BT4 3LP Belfast.  The shoes will be displayed down the side of

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2016 ME/CFS conference season opens

The Invest in ME conference in London on Friday, 3 June is the first of three major ME/CFS conferences this year and there are indications that patients may be able to access live updates or recorded presentations from all three. Some audience members attending the Invest in ME conference are expected to report live on

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Speeches from the Front Lines of #MillionsMissing: Terri Wilder

My name is Terri Wilder and I’m a person living with ME. I was only diagnosed with ME about twelve weeks ago so it feels a little strange for me to be here today and introduce myself this way…… I typically introduce myself this way: “Good Afternoon, I’m Terri Wilder. I’m an AIDS Activist and a

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Videocast of Trans-NIH group’s ME/CFS proposals at 2pm today

The US Trans-NIH (National Institutes of Health) ME/CFS Working Group will present its proposal to advance research into the disease during a live webcast at 2pm (Eastern Time) on Thursday 26 May. The broadcast will take place from a meeting of the National Advisory Neurological Disorders and Stroke Council. In order to be funded, proposals

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UK: sign the petition close to forcing government response

A petition for more biomedical research funding for ME/CFS that was started in January is only 2,000 signatures short of the 10,000 needed to force the UK government to issue a response. The signatures must be gathered by 13 July. The petition is on the UK Government and Parliament Petitions site, where any of the

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Act now! Our #MillionsMissing Round-Up

Hello, everyone! It’s only three days until the #MillionsMissing protest, so it’s time to review what’s gone on so far, and discuss what you can do to help ensure we are heard by our governments! Locations: So, your protest has gone out into the world and is now in a dozen different locations. Locations now

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CFS Advisory Committee Meets

The CFS Advisory Committee meeting included reports from federal agencies and substantive recommendations from subcommittees. But public comments were a reminder that we are running out of time.

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Donate to Columbia's Center for Infection and Immunity

The Center for Infection and Immunity (CII) at the Mailman School of Public Health in New York is internationally recognized as the world’s largest and most advanced academic center in microbe discovery, identification and diagnosis. Dr. Lipkin and Dr. Hornig and the CII team are thoroughly on the case of ME/CFS but they need our community support.

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A personal appeal by Holly L.

Recently, I was sitting in my floor sorting through old shoes. I came across the shoe in the picture. Its mate is missing, as is so much of my former life. I got all teary-eyed and found myself just touching the shoe ,and as my fingers ran over the sides my memories came flooding back.

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Donate to Marathon Runner to Support Invest in ME

I’m running my sixth EU marathon in Stockholm, Sweden on June 4th for biomedical ME research projects via Invest In ME (UK) and would love to meet up with anyone able to come cheer me on or meet for photos and a chat. I’m running to try to help one of my oldest friends, Ian,

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