Mainstream media are at odds with patient
experiences. The 2011 summer barrage of anti-ME articles demonstrates that the
establishment is making a coordinated response to the anger and frustration of
ME patients who see flawed science keeping them ill.
ME Dilemna "Enteroviruses: Most
infections are subclinical or minor - only a few progress to serious
illness. Nevertheless they are the major cause of Aseptic
Meningitis, Encephalitis, Myelitis, Myositis, Myocarditis,
Pancreatitis and Thyroiditis. To the astute clinical mind these are
the components of ME syndrome."
Epidemics of ME Much discussed by ME experts
in the past this area is conveniently overlooked by health
Vaccinations, Antibiotics & ME
- a link to ME? One
area of investigation has been the role of vaccines and antibiotics in the
cases of people with ME. It is a subject that needs more investigation so we
have started a section on this subject.
FINE TRIALS EXPERIENCE
- fine for whom? Read one participant's
experiences. A story of how money targeted for ME is being spent.
HHV-6 and ME
- are they connected? Are M.E. and HHV-6
connected? Is HHV-6 a contributory or causative factor in ME? Recent studies have again raised this issue. Here
is an overview of HHV-6 as well as links to more extensive descriptions
of this pathogen.
- a brief description of what they are This subgroup of viruses is in the news
again. Click the picture on the left.
- EncephalOpathy or just Apathy? Why is there still doubt in
some charities' minds about the correct terminology regarding this
illness? IiME's view of the itis vs opathy debate. Click the picture on the left.
- the importance of correct guidelines for diagnosis of ME Clinical guidelines are
important to diagnose any illness - maybe even more important for myalgic
encephalomyelitis due to the current unsatisfactory state of treatment of ME
sufferers. Click the picture on the left.