14 July 2010
Today's news items include: Debate on M.E.
Debate on M.E.
Knowsley MP George Howarth has put forward a motion to debate M.E. in parliament, commenting on how long it takes people with M.E. to get a diagnosis.
Liverpool Echo, p 14
Hypnotherapy for M.E.
Hypnotherapist Jon Hinchcliffe, who could barely walk after being diagnosed with M.E. in 1995, says hypnotherapy techniques helped him to recover.
Let’s Talk, p 32-33
Tea and cake fundraiser
Eleanor Read, aged 12, from Hampshire, sold cards, sock monkeys, tea and cakes to raise £350 for the Association of Young People with M.E. (AYME), who helped support her through her illness.
Basingstoke Gazette, p 14
Debbie Palmer, who has M.E., will open her garden in Barry to visitors on 1 August as part of the National Garden Scheme.
South Wales Echo, p 24
Effects of stress
In a survey of fathers who have children with leaning disabilities, 50 per cent reported that the stress had affected their physical health, exacerbating existing conditions including M.E.
Primary Care Scotland, p 16-17
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