30 November 2011
A summary of recent M.E. related stories in the news. Headlines appearing in the media as dated.
Dorset group planning support DVD
A Christmas craft fair has been organised by Dorset M.E. Support Group to raise money for a DVD that will help people with M.E. The DVD will feature interviews with doctors and occupational therapists providing information and a positive message. For more information, contact the group on 01305 777670.
Dorset Echo, p 15
Research notebooks returned to the WPI
Critical research notebooks that went missing from the Whittemore Peterson Institute for Neuro-Immune Disease, Nevada, have been returned. A suit filed last week by the Institute alleged they had been taken by former head of research Dr Judy Mikovits.
Reno Gazette-Journal, online
"Fight doesn't stop with DLA"
Jamie Robertson, Scope, comments on the news that the Government will not now cut the mobility component of Disability Living Allowance for those in residential care. “Finally, the government has listened and I for one am delighted at its change of heart - but the fight doesn't stop with DLA for people living in residential care,” he says.
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