During ME Awareness time the Sussex & Kent ME/CFS Society has come out tops at the Brighton Marina ASDA, where customers voted with discs for their favourite local charity most deserving of a cheque for £200.00 towards its’ work.
Findings mark lauch of UK research consortium to advance studies into ME and CFS The UK CFS/ME Research Collaborative (UK CMRC) is a new initiative led by the country’s leading experts in the field to expand medical studies into this complex set of disorders by facilitating greater expertise and improved co-ordination of wide-ranging research activities. […]
Things have come some way since the days when Myalgic Encephalopathy (ME) or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) was considered a mystery. The debilitating and complex illness is now classified as a neurological disorder and there is a specialist NHS service in Sussex that has dealt with over 3,000 referrals since its inception in 2005. Colin […]
Stress-response systems in people with chronic fatigue syndrome are signalling to the body that it is not safe to relax, creating a state of high alert that can be likened to post-traumatic stress disorder, new research suggests. Researchers from UNSW have discovered for the first time that reduced heart rate variability – or changes in […]