Nieuw ME/CVS-onderzoek in Duitsland

Nieuw ME/CVS-onderzoek in Duitsland Hoopvol nieuws voor patiënten met myalgische encefalomyelitis/chronisch vermoeidheidssyndroom (ME/CVS). In Duitsland investeert de overheid 10 miljoen in een nieuw netwerk dat medicijnen gaat testen voor ME/CVS. Dat meldt het Charité, de universiteitskliniek van Berlijn, in een persbericht. Onder leiding van professor dokter Carmen Scheibenbogen wordt een…

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Solve M.E. & Community Partners Denounce Misleading New York Magazine Article

The article published in NY Magazine on Nov 4, 2022, “Has Long COVID Always Existed? The pandemic might not have spawned a new chronic illness but rebranded an old one,” was a disappointing step back 30 years to a time when the science of post-viral conditions was young. Back then,…

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#MEAction Response to NY Magazine’s Egregious Article on ME and Long COVID

New York Magazine’s Intelligencer published an fallacious article last week about Long COVID and ME/CFS in which the author, Jeff Wise, paternalistically argues that graded exercise therapy (GET) and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) can successfully treat patients if only the ME and Long COVID communities were open to this possibility.…

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Solve M.E. Ramsay Researchers Make Strides in Understanding Immune System Reactions that Lead to Chronic Diseases

Solve M.E. supports research into the underlying causes of ME/CFS and Long Covid through the Ramsay Research Grant Program, an open, peer-reviewed competition for grants to support pilot studies and data analysis. The Ramsay Program has been successful in attracting new scientists to the field of ME/CFS, providing much-needed funding…

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#MEAction’s BOLD Press Strategy Leads to BIG Press Payoff!

Taking BOLD ACTION with our press outreach has led to national media writing about ME. Nothing says BOLD ACTION like our press work. We are working daily to cultivate relationships with journalists and educate the press about ME, and we are seeing immense results.  In the past few weeks alone,…

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ANZMES President speaks to One News

ANZMES President Fiona Charlton speaks to journalist Dewi Preece about the impact of ME/CFS in her life and the lives of many New Zealanders living with this debilitating illness, and why it is so important for ME/CFS to be recognised as a disability. Professor Warren Tate echos these sentiments, speaking…

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Action for M.E.’S Christmas e-Card Design Competition is back!

Get Christmassy and creative however you like, whether it’s a drawing, painting, collage, photograph or even a cross-stitch. Your design can be of anything, as long as it fits within a Christmas theme. Check out last year’s winners for some inspiration! The winning designs will be turned into... This post…

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A new response from the EU Commission

In February 2022, a group of Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) headed by Pascal Arimont wrote several letters on myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) to the European Commission. This article provides an overview of the Commission’s response to these letters. The MEPs, who form the parliamentary interest group for…

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