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25 September, 2021

Post-Illness Symptoms Like Long Covid Are Probably More Common Than We Think

Clinicians tend to pay less attention to how patients with severe illness do once they are out of mortal danger, or once symptoms extend beyond an arbitrary time frame.

24 September, 2021

Long Covid Cash ‘Too Little Too Late’ As ‘Children Get No Specialist Help’

The £10 million Long Covid support fund from the Scottish ­Government has been branded “too little, too late” after it emerged that health boards haven’t been told to set up specialist clinics. And parents of children with the condition claim nothing has been done to help them.

23 September, 2021

Burnham-On-Sea Artist Joins Judging Panel For Charitable Bake Off

Burnham-On-Sea artist Felicity Franks is set to judge an online baking competition and has donated a unique portrait to the winner. The Pawfect Virtual Bake Off, organised by Bake4MECFS, raises funds for medical research organisation the Open Medicine Foundation.

22 September, 2021

Writer Scoops Top Prize For Her First Novel Since 2004 After She Fell Victim To Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

It took her 16 years to publish a second novel following her bestselling debut after she fell victim to chronic fatigue syndrome, but Susanna Clarke won the £30,000 Women's Prize for Fiction for her latest work, Piranesi.

21 September, 2021

Long-Haulers Are Fighting For Their Future

Many people with long COVID feel that science is failing them. Neglecting them could make the pandemic even worse.

20 September, 2021

I Have Fibromyalgia – And This Is What It's Like To Live With This Incurable Illness

"When it's terrible, it feels like my body is both on fire and aching all over at the same time."

19 September, 2021

LONG HAULERS: Almost One Million Brits Plagued By Long Covid – As Cases In Kids Rise

Almost one million Brits are being plagued by long Covid, and cases are rising in children.

18 September, 2021

Long COVID Is Everyone’s Problem

Many long-haulers feel that science is failing them. Neglecting them could make the pandemic even worse.

17 September, 2021

Cambridge ME Support Group’s ‘Dismay’ At Halt In Publication Of Chronic Fatigue NHS Guidelines

Cambridge’s ME Support Group has reacted with “dismay” at the about-turn which has seen NICE – the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence – abruptly pause publication of its updated guidelines on the diagnosis and management of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

16 September, 2021

Fibromyalgia Symptoms More Common In Patients With Postacute COVID-19 Syndrome

While obesity and male gender are factors associated with developing post-COVID-19 fibromyalgia (FM), with approximately 30% of patients affected, clinical features of FM are more common in participants who had postacute COVID-19 syndrome (PACS), according to a study published in BMJ.

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