Presentations from the Exercise and ME/CFS event in Bristol in Feb 5th, following a screening of Voices can be now be watched here (found under the screenings tab)
The ‘Exercise and ME/CFS – the evidence’ evening in Bristol went extremely well. It was oversubscribed - completely packed with around 120 people – despite terrible weather, massive traffic jams and extensive flooding in Somerset. Prof Mark VanNess, Dr Nigel Speight and Erinna Bowman all gave very good presentations after a 30 min version of Read more »
The programme for the March 19th Stanford Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Symposium is available to view at http://chronicfatigue.stanford.edu/documents/ChronicFatigueSyndromeCME2014-FORMS-r3a.pdf
“Exercise and ME/CFS – the evidence” Watershed, Harbourside, Bristol 6.30 – 9.15 pm Feb 5th 2014. Tickets are all sold. here on the ‘shop’ page. Flyer available here. Programme available here – Programme This event has been approved for 2 CPD credits. Enquiries to North Bristol FME/CFS Support Group call 0844 887 2475 Read more »
Treatment called Graded Exercise Therapy (GET)..may not help ME/CFS, but actually can make it worse.
An article today in the American Banking and Market News - Nov 20th 203 says- “At a medical conference today sponsored by the NewYork ME and CFS Center at Mt. Sinai and held at the New York Academy of Medicine, researchers showed that a form of treatment called Graded Exercise Therapy (GET) which has been Read more »
Stanford University’s ME/CFS Initiative will be holding a conference on campus in Palo Alto, California March 19, 2014 focusing on ME/CFS related clinical and research activities occurring at Stanford University Stanford University Department of Infectious Disease will present the symposium ”Advances in Clinical Care and Translational Research” on March 19th 2014 at the Li Ka Shing Center for Read more »
Dec 8th. Screening of ‘Voices from the Shadows’ at the Tsunagari Movie Festival in Tokyo About 20 documentary movies on the disabled will be screened between December 5th -9th at Shibuya UPLINK, supported by the Agency for Cultural Affairs in Japan. “Voices” will be screened by Japan ME Association on December 8th. The festival is organized to ask for integrative Read more »
A conference and film screening organised by Verein ME/CFS Schweiz will beheld at the Zurich University Hospital - UniversitätsSpital Zürich – November 2nd – from 9.30am till 6pm. Speakers will include Dr. med. Leif Hanitsch (Charité Berlin) ”Diagnose, Behandlung und Forschung an der Charité und Update zu Rituximab”, Prof. Dr. med. Werner Z’Graggen (Inselspital Bern) Facharzt für Neurologie, Leiter neurovegetatives Labor “Orthostatische Read more »
Open letter from ME experts to US Secretary of Health and Human Resources in support of the Canadian Criteria.
In the USA there are alarming moves for Health and Human Services (HHS) to ask the Institute of Medicine (IOM) to construct new clinical criteria for ME/CFS. This would impact on patients around the world. It has caused great concern because the IOM’s previous attempt at criteria for Gulf War Syndrome has not been at all Read more »
The Stanford ME/CFS Initiative website has been updated and a link to the Summer 2013 Newsletter is posted http://chronicfatigue.stanford.edu/documents/Newsletter_2013.pdf on the main page http://mecfs.stanford.edu This is exciting news as Dr Montoya and his colleagues now have a solid foundation in place so things really are starting to move more quickly and many more people are Read more »