12 July 2011
A summary of recent M.E. related stories in the news. Headlines appearing in the media as dated.
GPs well placed to make early diagnosis
Dr Jeremy Gibson, Ms Bozena Smith and Prof Christopher Ward outline GP management of CFS, based on the NICE guidelines. GPs are well placed to make an early diagnosis of CFS and advise patients on the best way to manage the condition.
Fundraising disco in Lochaber
Lochaber PVFS/CFS/M.E. Support Network is hosting a fundraising disco in the BA Club on Saturday 23 July. Tickets are £5 and available from Helen on 07791 896393.
Press & Journal, p 4
Cricket star reviews recent games
Yorkshire cricketer Joe Sayers, who had post viral fatigue syndrome last summer, talks about his recent Twenty20 performances.
Telegraph & Argus, online
Most read articles
Two features on M.E./CFS are the ‘most read’ articles on the British Medical Journal website at www.bmj.com.
British Medical Journal, p 49
Cathie Davis was diagnosed with M.E. after being signed off work with exhaustion. She had become sensitive to light and noise and suffered brain fog. After three years, she used the Lightning Process to help herself recover.
Spirit & Destiny, p 50
Matthew Silverstone, a London businessman, has published a book, Blinded by science, about vibrational medicine. He was inspired to investigate after his son was helped to recover from CFS by an alternative healer.
Daily Mail, p 47
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