16 February 2011
A summary of recent M.E. related stories in the news. Headlines appearing in the media as dated.
Left physically and mentally exhausted
The day to day reality of the 250,000 people living with M.E. in the UK is physical and mental exhaustion. Heather Millard, 31, has now recovered from M.E. but says the worst part was the frustration at not being able to have a normal life.
York Press, p 14
Citizen of the Year Award
Seven young people have been nominated for Sudbury Rotary Young Citizen of the Year Award, including Emily Payne, 16. Emily has M.E. but has been determined to take her GCSEs, and now mentors other pupil who also has M.E.
Suffolk Free Press, p 19
£1.5m research boost
In a letter to the editor, Action for M.E.’s Sir Peter Spencer highlights the significance of the Medical Research Council announcement that funding of £1.5 million will be set aside for research into the causes of M.E.
Northern Scot, p 9
Andover Advertiser, p 17
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