26 March 2012
A summary of recent M.E. related stories in the news. Headlines appearing in the media as
Miscarriage research 'should be expanded'
Pregnant women who have the common bowel condition linked to CFS may be 20 per cent more likely to miscarry, according to research which examined the GP records of 100,000 women in the UK. Researchers at the University of Cork in Ireland and the University of Manchester said CFS and Fibromyalgia should also be studied because of their links with Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
Mail on Sunday, p 29 and online
Riverdancer’s new role
Former Riverdance dancer, singer and harpist Fionnuala Gill tells how a search for ways to help ease her CFS led her to train as a mindfulness meditation teacher, which she describes as the best investments she’s ever made.
Sunday Times Ireland, p 13
The Brighton-based Sussex ME Society, formed with the support of hospital consultant Keith Hine and former Kemptown MP Sir Andrew Bowden, is celebrating its 25th anniversary.
Brighton Evening Argus, p 13
People with CFS or Fibromyalgia have found massage beneficial to ‘clear out’ and introduce ‘good’ nutrients to stagnant tissues, says complementary health writer Rachel Biggins.
East Anglian Daily Times, p 6
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