Making connections, changing lives for people affected by ME/CFS and associated conditions.

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CFS/ME Research Collaboration Conference Report 1st- 2nd Sept 2014

The conference of the UK CFS/ME Research Collaborative (CMRC) brought together more than 70 researchers and clinicians with an interest in CFS/ME. In addition, 56 patients, carers and ME advocates took part […]

Novel Fibromyalgia Treatment Shows Promise

Article: Novel Fibromyalgia Treatment Shows Promise in Study New medication known as IMC-1 proved highly effective at reducing pain and other symptoms of FM in a recent clinical trial. Based […]

The Link Between Gut Microbiomes and the Symptoms of ME/CFS/FM

Abstract: The Gut Microbiome and the Brain.   L Galland from the Foundation for Integrated Medicine USA discusses the impact of gut microbiomes in ME/CFS and nutritional tools to alter […]

CFS – Exercise, Fatigue, Genes and Brain Function

Article: Exercise, Fatigue, Genes and Brain Function: Identifying the Linkages in People with ME/CFS Dane Cook; Assistant Professor of Kinesiology at the Univ of Wisconsin researched the link between exercise […]

MicroRNA Abnormalities in CFS

Article: MicroRNA Abnormalities in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Possible Evidence of Unique Biomarkers  A large research study of 374 patients has established circulating microRNA’s that may play a role in chronic […]

Prescription Medications and Supplements for use in ME/CFS/FM

Article: Drugs & Supplements for Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Which Ones are Right for You?   This article highlights the range of prescription medications and supplements used in the […]

Medical Marijuana for use in Fibromyalgia

Article: Medical Marijuana for Fibromyalgia: What the Research Shows Adrienne Dwello discusses the chemical properties of medical marijuana and how they may be of interest in helping people with Fibromyalgia […]

Reduction in Intraepidermal Nerve Fibre Density (IENFD) in FM patients

Article Abstract: Reduction of Intraepidermal Nerve Fiber Density (IENFD) in the skin biopsies of patients with fibromyalgia: A controlled study   A large controlled study found a significant reduction in […]

Tips and Strategies for Working with Insurance Claims

Article: Update for patients on issues affecting Disability Insurance and Social Security The Massachusetts CFIDS/ME & FM Association Disability Committee recently met with Mala Rafik and Kate Sullivan, two very […]

Sensory Distress: The Other Side of Fibromyalgia

Article: Sensory Distress: The Other Side of Fibromyalgia A University Study finds reduced electrical responses in the sensory cortices of the brain may be linked with the pain response in […]