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FM & ME/CFS Legal Research

FM & ME/CFS Legal Research

FM-CFS Canada’s research project: Objective: To lower patients’ legal costs. Objective: To help more patients and lawyers win their cases, to advance case law. Strategy: Identify the information lawyers find helpful, organise for easy comparison. Invite Pro Bono law students Read more…


Who is Sarah?

Who is Sarah?

Gillian Lacy says she never doubted her daughter Sarah who has Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Sarah Lacy, 18, of St. Catharines finds solace in her paintings since she was diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia at age 12. She painted Read more…


What is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (M.E./CFS)?

What is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (M.E./CFS)?

This illness is to fatigue what a nuclear bomb is to a match. It’s an absurd mischaracterization.” – Laura Hillenbrand, battling CFS, bestselling author of Seabiscuit   World Health Organisation ICD classification of “Benign Myalgic Encephalomyelitis”: a specific condition under Read more…


Scientific ‘Signatures’ for ME/CFS

Scientific 'Signatures' for ME/CFS

These diverse research approaches are complementary, exciting signs that better results are to come.   Research has become more multidisciplinary in recent years, with the need to integrate findings in diverse fields. Over the past year, CDC scientists have worked Read more…


Suicide, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia

Suicide, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia

Mortality in a cohort of chronically fatigued patients. Journal: Psychol Med. 2006 Sep;36(9):1301-6. Authors: Smith WR, Noonan C, Buchwald D. Affiliations: Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA. Correspondence: WR Smith, Harborview Medical Read more…