autumn 2014 front

The electronic version of our Autumn 2014 “Breakthrough” magazine is now online.

This issue contains coverage of ME Research UK-funded research on the most severely affected patients (Newcastle University), patients’ problems with vision (University of Leicester), on vitamin D and cardiovascular risk (University of Dundee), and much more…

Contents

Throwing light on severe ME/CFS
Our new Programme Grant on severely affected patients

Vitamin D and vascular function
Links between vitamin D and measurements of cardiovascular risk

£1 million of biomedical research
An overview of our projects 2000-2014 is now online

Problems with vision
A third study from the Leicester group

Information on ME/CFS
Our list of useful sources of information

Widespread neuroinflammation?
A new report on brain inflammation in ME/CFS patients

IACFS/ME conference 2014
Our support of the San Francisco conference

Research bites
NHS provision, brain and tissue bank, rational diagnosis, heart abnormalities,market failure, movement restrictions, nerve proteins, and more

Shining a light
Fundraising by the Friends of ME Research UK: lighting up Belfast, Pembrokeshire trek, longest bike ride, Guinness world skydives, and more