Forward-ME Group Minutes 10th July 2019

Posted on 12 Sep 2019

Minutes of the Meeting held in Residence 1, House of Lords, Wednesday 10 July 2019, 2.00 pm Present: Countess of Mar (Chairman); Bill & Janice Kent (reMEmber); Dr Nina Muirhead; Hannah Clifton (ME Trust); Christine Harrison (BRAME); Suzie Henson-Amphlett (TYMES Trust); Esperanza Moreno (ME Action); Sam Bromiley (AFME); Dr Charles Shepherd (ME Association); Dr Willy Weir; Sue Waddle (ME Research UK); and Philip Gowan. Apologies and...

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Art in Aid of ME Research UK

Posted on 11 Sep 2019

In tribute to the memory of his best friend, Emily Gregg, the artist Mel Elston-Mendones has created art for sale inspired by Emily and in aid of ME Research UK. Emily, a happy, sociable and friendly person, was a police constable with Hampshire Constabulary, and passed away on the 17th November 2014 having been severely affected by ME/CFS. She was a great supporter of Mel’s art and design; believed in his talent and encouraged him. After...

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The impact of endometriosis on women with ME/CFS

Posted on 25 Jun 2019

Endometriosis – the spread of endometrial tissue outside the uterus – has been reported as being a relatively common condition among women with ME/CFS. A study from researchers in Atlanta, Georgia recently looked at what, if any, impact the condition has on other characteristics of patients. Among 36 women from Wichita, Kansas, with a diagnosis of CFS (according to the 1994 Fukuda case definition), 36.1% reported having endometriosis. These...

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Forward-ME Group Minutes 8th May 2019

Posted on 25 Jun 2019

Minutes of the Meeting held in Residence 1, House of Lords, Wednesday 8 May 2019, 2.00 pm Present: Countess of Mar (Chairman); Dr Charles Shepherd (ME Association); Dr Willy Weir; Katherine Ladd (Researcher for Carol Monaghan MP); Bill Kent (reMEmber); Esperanza Moreno (ME Action); Sam Bromiley (AFME); Jonathan Davies & Simon Phillips (ME Research UK). Introductions and ApologiesThe Chairman introduced Katherine Ladd (Researcher for Carol...

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