Monday 25 October 2010
A summary of recent M.E. related stories in the news. Headlines appearing in the media as dated.
Ballet star is back
Royal Ballet star Lauren Cuthbertson, hailed as the new Darcey Bussell, is back on the stage after being forced to put her career on hold when she came down with M.E. She will take the title role in Alice in Wonderland at the Royal Opera House in February.
Sunday Times, p 7
In his new book Diagnosing your health symptoms for dummies, Dr Knut Schroeder looks at possible causes of chronic tiredness, including food allergies, anaemia and M.E.
The Mail on Sunday (You), p 91 and online
Irish Daily Mail (You), p 55
That’s what friends are for
Lia Leendertz describes how difficult it life became when her husband Michael was diagnosed M.E. But thanks to friends and neighbours, the family have been able to keep their much-loved allotment going.
The Guardian (Family), p 3 and online
High court bid for GP
LLangunllo-based GP Dr Sarah Myhill talks about her year-long ban on practising medicine imposed by the General Medical Council (GMC). She will now be taking the GMC to judicial review under the Human Rights Act at the High Court. The letters page also features a long letter in support of Dr Myhill.
Mid Wales Journal, online and p 1, 3 and 5
Junior school pupil Joshua Milligan took part in the BUPA Mini South Run in Southsea on Saturday to raise money for Invest in M.E.
Bournemouth Daily Echo, p 15
Living with M.E.
Kerry Still describes the frustration and pain of living with M.E. Kerry was diagnosed in 2002 after being ill for three years.
Hampshire Chronicle, p 1 and 6
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