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Invest in ME Conference 12: First Class in Every Way

OverTheHills wraps up our series of articles on this year’s 12th Invest in ME International Conference (IIMEC12) in London with some reflections on her experience as a patient attending the conference for the first time.  Friday the 2nd of June was a big day for me, I’d never been to a medical research conference before, and I’d been looking forward

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The 12th Invest in ME Conference, Part 1

OverTheHills presents the first article in a series of three about the recent 12th Invest In ME international Conference (IIMEC12) in London. The 12th Invest in ME International ME Conference (IIMEC12) was held at One Great George Street on Friday June 2nd, 2017. You can view the full conference agenda (with photos and biographies of the speakers) here and the

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Julie Rehmeyer’s ‘Through the Shadowlands’

Writer Never Give Up talks about Julie Rehmeyer’s new book “Through the Shadowlands: A Science Writer’s Odyssey into an Illness Science Doesn’t Understand” and shares an interview with Julie …  A riveting new book by science journalist, patient and ME/CFS champion, Julie Rehmeyer, has just hit the stands. “Through the Shadowlands: A Science Writer’s Odyssey into an Illness Science Doesn’t

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May 12, 2017, Is International ME/CFS and FM Awareness Day

International ME/CFS and FM Awareness Day is May 12th, 2017. Jody Smith shares some information about upcoming events and ways you can be heard …  Can you believe it’s been 25 years since Thomas Hennessy, Jr., chose May 12th to be our international awareness day? He was influenced by the fact that May 12th was also Florence Nightingale’s birthday. This famous English

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Lipkin’s Monster ME/CFS Study: Microbes, Immunity & Big Data

The Microbe Discovery Project outlines an ambitious new study by top researchers that has collected patient samples, but needs desperately funds to complete the work. Columbia University’s Center for Infection and Immunity(CII) has seriously upped the ante on the initial microbe discovery project in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Their impressive, rigorous new study could point the way to diagnostic tests,

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August 8th, 2016: Understanding and Remembrance Day for Severe Myalgic Encephalomyelitis

Jody Smith joins with other ME voices in honor of Understanding and Remembrance Day for Severe Myalgic Encephalomyelitis.  August 8th, 2016 is Understanding and Remembrance Day for Severe Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, an important day in the ME community. It’s a day that is intended to bring attention to those whose voices are the most quiet, whose presence is so easily overlooked.

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