Members can benefit from contact with other people who recognise and understand the illness. Members give each other friendship and support, exchange information about treatments, and learn from each other about the management of this long-term illness.
BBC Local News item about the GP survey and childrens' ME services
South Today, 8th February 2013 (wmv format, 2.5M)
BBC Oxford feature on the GP survey and childrens' ME services
Patricia Wells of OMEGA speaks to James Cannon. Listen here (mp3 format, 3MB)
Oxford Mail article on the campaign for children's ME services in Oxfordshire - 4th Feb 2013
‘Futures on hold’ for young ME sufferers
Another new research paper co-authored by OMEGA member Norman Booth - 20th Nov 2012
Targeting mitochondrial dysfunction in the treatment of Myalgic/Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) – a clinical audit (pdf)
Norman gave a talk on this paper at the 3rd World Congress on Targeting Mitochondria in Berlin on November 9th 2012.
Interview on BBC Radio Oxford - 30th Oct 2012
Jayne Diston and Jan Seed speak to Malcom Boyden about OMEGA, ME and Poetry from the Bed. Listen here (mp3 format, 9MB)
We were also featured in a BBC News website article!
New research paper co-authored by OMEGA member Norman Booth
Interview on BBC Radio Oxford - 14th May 2012
Jayne Diston, Dr Charles Shepherd and Pat Williams speak to Jo Thoenes about ME, OMEGA's 'Poetry from the Bed' competition, prize giving and the winning poem 'Anstice', ME Awareness Month exhibition and 45,000 installation, and OMEGA. Listen Here
Radio 4 programme about ESA 20th December 2011
Can you touch your toes?
ME article Oxford Times May 5th 2011, p.46:
For years I haven't been able to make a meal...
Latest research shows evidence of persistent infection of children with ME: