Wednesday 25 August 2010
A summary of recent M.E. related stories in the news. Headlines appearing in the media as dated:
CFS may be caused by mouse-related virus
A call for new clinical trials that use HIV drugs to treat CFS follows research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that identified a family of retroviruses in patients CFS. Action for M.E.'s Peter Spencer says "It is extremely encouraging to see positive results linking different strains of viruses and CFS, after disappointing results from other studies earlier this year" but that "There are still many questions to be answered".
Daily Mail (web)
Tapping into emotions
Susie Shelmerdine, from Kidderminster, who was diagnosed with M.E. four years ago, explains how emotional freedom techniques, also known as ‘tapping’, have helped to relieve her symptoms.
Concerns over survey
Dr John Greensmith voices some concerns about the Action for M.E. graded exercise therapy survey.
Sunday Sun (Newcastle-upon-Tyne), p.45
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