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Cards4ufromME Severe ME-patient Lieke Kops

Message from Linda: “What I learned From My European Tour of Hope”

Dear ME/CFS friends, I just finished my European Tour of Hope and arrived back home. The last month I have been travelling through 6 European countries and had dozens of lectures and meetings with patients, parents, government officials and doctors. I have learned a lot and was humbled and acutely aware of the very important...

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Cognition In Young People With ME/CFS

By Dr R Vallings January 2016 One of the main reasons that young people with ME/CFS struggle with school is associated with cognition. Mental confusion, memory problems and difficulties with concentration are all described and may relate to abnormal neurological pathology, sluggish cerebral circulation and generalised fatigue. Cognitive effort leads to fatigue in the same...

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Give Dr. Ron Davis The Greatest Birthday Present

On July 17th, Dr. Ron Davis will be celebrating his birthday. OMF is inviting you to join us in being part of a special birthday surprise for him. Please make a donation in honor of Dr. Davis and show him how much our community appreciates his tireless work. Last year, Dr Davis was sincerely moved by the outpouring of support shown for his birthday and he truly cherishes the...

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University of Bergen: Finding the cause of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME

The research group around Karl Johan Tronstad at the Department of Biomedicine has been granted 9.5 million to investigate the causes of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, or Myalgic Encephalomyelitis CFS/ME. Published: 22.06.2017 The project “Defective Energy Metabolism in ME/CFS” is one of four projects towards user-identified research on CFS/ME, that have been granted funding from the...

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A Dad Celebrates His Birthday With Hope

For his birthday, Lou Corsius (Netherlands) invited his family and friends to donate to OMF in lieu of presents. ME/CFS research is the greatest gift to the parent of a severely ill child. Now 26, his daughter Céline has suffered from ME/CFS since the age of 11. Lou shared with OMF that for his birthday he hopes...

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Cards4ufromME Severe ME-patient Lieke Kops

Lieke Kops in the Netherlands has a passion for photography and then she was struck by severe ME (read her personal story). Now she’s selling postcards of which 40% of the revenues are donated to the End ME/CFS-project – Dragonfly postcards Lieke writes: Welcome to my shop!  I am Lieke Kops from the Netherlands and...

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