4 March 2011
A summary of recent M.E. related stories in the news. Headlines appearing in the media as dated.
The Perrin technique worked for me
In a letter to editor, Jade Hodgkinson says that just because the Perrin technique is not available on the NHS doesn’t mean that it’s not an effective treatment. Jade, whose M.E. kept her in a wheelchair for two years, found it helped enormously with her symptoms.
Garstang Courier, p 6
Beating chronic fatigue
A review of Dr Kristina Downing-Orr’s book, Beating chronic fatigue, says that she offers an practical combination of personal experience, her own treatment plan and an overview of latest research.
Yoga Magazine, p 80
Michael Crawford returns to the stage
A new West End production of The Wizard of Oz opens this week, starring Sir Michael Crawford, who plays the wizard, his first role after a long fight with M.E.
Western Mail, p 18
Nicola Haslett, who became ill with M.E. when she was 12, has trained as a hypnotherapist to help others affected by the illness.
Barking & Dagenham Post, p 7
Results of the PACE Trial
PACE Trial results state that CBT and GET can safely be added to standard medical care to moderately improve outcomes for chronic fatigue syndrome, but adaptive pacing therapy is not an effective addition.
GP General Practitioner, p 38
Pulse, p 11
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