30 August 2011
A summary of recent M.E. related stories in the news. Headlines appearing in the media as dated.
No place for extremism in quest for cure
Six letters in response to recent coverage about scientists and researchers researching CFS/M.E. are being targeted by activists who object to any suggestion that the illness has psychological causes. Letter from Action for M.E.'s CEO Sir Peter Spencer says 'perpetuating tales of a tiny minority of extremists does grave disservice tot he many thousands who simply struggle on through years of illness, housebound, bedound and in distress'.
The Observer, p 32
M.E. protesters have got it all wrong
Max Pemberton gives his opinion about the psychological apects of M.E.
Daily Telegraph, p 23
Techniques to make you feel like you've been on holiday without leaving the house. One option is a virtual holiday. Holidays From Home was created by Claire Wade, who has M.E. Users take a week long 'sensory journey' to their chosen destination.
Daily Express, p 32 - 33
It's all about my M.E
Stephen Foster talks about his M.E. and what it's like to be labelled 'lazy'.
Blackpool Gazette, p 13
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