×

Browse News: Denmark

New York #MEAction Protests Per Fink at Columbia University – Here’s what happened

/ by / 9 Comments
The protest against the Danish physician, Per Fink, last week demonstrates how our community takes action in a variety of ways to fight for people with myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). 1) #MEAction New York organized a protest outside the conference where Fink was presenting on his unscientific theory of Bodily Distress ...

Denmark has some recommendations for ME… and they’re pretty awful

/ by / 22 Comments
Article written by Rebecca Hansen, Chairman of the Danish ME Association  The Danish Health Authority (SST) released their new treatment recommendations for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) patients on June 18 as part of a guideline called “Physical Training as Treatment.” The chapter on ME is nothing short of medical abuse. It defines ME as fatigue and ...

ME patients have among the poorest quality of life

/ by / 2 Comments
A new Danish study shows that ME patients have among the greatest levels of disability when compared to other common diseases: The study surveyed 105 patients. 27% of ME patients surveyed live with severe pain everyday. Only 4% of the general population is afflicted with severe pain and 20% with moderate pain. The EQ-5D-3L ...