Friday 21 January 2011
A summary of recent M.E. related stories in the news. Headlines appearing in the media as dated.
Too ill to write
Author Bryan Holmes, who has M.E., is too ill to write after completing his last book, Savidge, two years ago. It has now been published under his pen name, Sean Kennedy.
Derby Telegraph, p 27
Fundraising fun run
Raise money for the Northern Ireland M.E. Assocation by taking part in the Caitriona Cairns fun run/walk on Saturday 22 January at Craigavon Lakes. For more information call 07775 864659.
Belfast Telegraph, p 2
Apply GET appropriately
The NICE guidelines on M.E./CFS recommend Graded Exercise Therapy (GET), but this approach has made some people with the illness worse. Specialist therapists are worried that there is a lack of awareness in the profession of how to apply GET appropriately.
Frontline - The Voice of Physiotherapy, p 20-23
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