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23 July, 2023

Imperial And Visible Launch App-Based Health Studies Into Long COVID

Patient-led start-up Visible has launched two app-based health studies in collaboration with researchers at Imperial College London. Since it launched in November 2022, over 30,000 people with Long COVID or myalgic encephalomyelitis / chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) have been using the Visible app to find patterns in their illness, and adjust their lifestyles to avoid symptom flare-ups.

23 July, 2023

PrecisionLife Identifies Genetic Risk Factors For Long COVID

PrecisionLife, a computational biology company driving precision medicine in complex chronic diseases, has announced the results of its long COVID study, providing the first detailed genetic insights into the condition and its commonalities with other diseases, including myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS).

22 July, 2023

CONFESQ Launches III Research Conference On Fibromyalgia, Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, SQM And EHS

CONFESQ, a coalition representing over 11,000 patients and 65 organizations, announces the third research conference on Fibromyalgia, Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and Electrohypersensitivity. This event, which takes place online on September 28, October 6, 18, 25 and November 8, aims to deepen the understanding of these diseases and advance Spanish research in these areas.

22 July, 2023

EXCLUSIVE: Nurse Becomes First In UK To Use Assistance Dog At Work - And He Can Even Unload Washing

Chloe Hammond has used a wheelchair and has been training service dog Ocho for two years, to help her at home and work. The pup now joins her as she looks after her patients.

21 July, 2023

Study Offers First Detailed Genetic Insights Into Long-COVID

Computational biology company PrecisionLife has announced the results of its long-COVID study. According to PrecisionLife, this study provides the first detailed genetic insights into the condition and its commonalities with other diseases.

21 July, 2023

Collusion To Exclude Long Covid – The Long History Of Energy-Limiting Disability Denial By Insurance Firms

Big Lies such as ‘cigarettes are not harmful’ or ‘climate change is not real’ serve a potent financial purpose. In the era of Long Covid, vested interests continue to bolster the discredited theory that energy-limiting diseases such as ME (aka Chronic Fatigue Syndrome) are ‘all in your head’ - despite its patent absurdity in the face of overwhelming scientific evidence.

20 July, 2023

Employment: People On Long-Term Sick Feel 'Written Off'

"Written off" and "ashamed" - this is how one woman described the experience of being on long-term sick leave. Emma - not her real name - from north Wales, said she wanted to return to work but had lost her self-esteem and confidence. It comes as official data shows those not working due to long-term sickness remain at record levels in the UK. The Welsh government said it was working to help people with ill health back into employment.

20 July, 2023

Minnesota Artist's Work Conveys What Life Is Like With A Chronic Illness

Artist Drew Maude-Griffin, who suffers from the chronic fatigue syndrome, tries to curate care and comfort with work that will be displayed at the Rochester Art Center.

19 July, 2023

I’ve Been Suffering From Fibromyalgia Disorder, Reveals ‘Hidimba’ Actress Nandita Swetha

A rare disorder, Fibromyalgia is characterised by widespread musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, sleep, memory and mood issues.

19 July, 2023

I Was Diagnosed With One Of The World's Most Misunderstood Medical Conditions

After almost 10 years of mystery illnesses, regular doctor appointments and negative tests, I was diagnosed with myalgic encephalomyelitis.

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