Resources - Quest Newsletter

Winter 2017 – No. 109

• CIHR Supports ME/FM Research

• CIHR Announces New ME/CFS Catalyst Grant Competition

• CIHR Looks for Review Committee Members

• IACFS/ME Conference

• Participant feedback from the IACFS/ME Conference

• Talking to your doctor

• Opioids

• My Parking Spot Was Far Away

• Adjudicating Disability Cases

• Staying in the Workforce With Fibromyalgia

• The Road to Acceptance

• Letter to the Lancet

• The Movie Unrest will Premiere at Sundance!

• Care by First Responders

• CPP Retirement Benefits to Expand

• Postal Service in Canada

 

Spring 2017 – No. 110

• 2015 CCHS Statistics

• Bio-Research

• Reasons to be Optimistic: Notable Recent ME/CFS Research Progress

• Chronic Fatigue IS a Real Disease

• Epigenetic modifications and glucocorticoid sensitivity in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/ Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)

• Metagenomic Investigation of Plasma in Individuals with ME/CFS Highlights the Importance of Technical Controls to Elucidate Contamination and Batch Effects

• Interview with Dr. Ronald W. Davis

• Other Research

• Summary:  Estimating the Disease Burden of ME/CFS in the United States and its Relation to Research Funding.

• Medically unexplained physical symptoms (MUPS) among adults in Canada: Comorbidity, health care use and employment

• Symptômes physiques médicalement inexpliqués chez les adultes au Canada : comorbidité, recours aux soins de santé et emploi

• Network Activities

• Health Issues

• Opioids

• Disability Issues

• The PACE Trial

• Classification

• Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes:

• ICD-11

• National Strategy for Lyme

• FM Volunteer Receives Award

Summer 2017 – No. 111

• MAY 12, 2017, International ME/FM Awareness Day

• Network Writes Prime Minister

• Prime Minister Responds

• UNREST

• May 12th Events

• From AQEM

• From MEAO

• From MEFM BC

• From the Fibromyalgia London Group

• Learnings From London, On Presentations:

• Reflections on the 2017 CADTH Symposium

• 2016 Diagnostic Criteria for Fibromyalgia

• CIHR Catalyst Grant  for ME Research

• Medical Organizations in Canada

• Stress Testing for Research Project

• Toronto Awareness Day Proclamation

• Accessibility Report Released

 

Fall 2017 - Special Edition – No. 112

Under-Served and in Great Need

Contains graphs and trend analysis of the Canadian Community Health Survey 2005, 2010, 2014

• Commentary

• Under-Served and in Great need

• Issues: ME/CFS

• Issues: FM

• Trends in the Canadian Community Health Survey Data - 2005, 2010, 2014

• Introduction

• Trends: ME/CFS

• Trends: FM

• Prevalence Figures from CCHS 2015 and 2016

• A Note on Multiple Chemical Sensitivities

• The Need for Additional Statistics and Analysis

A supplement to this edition contains tables with statistics on Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS), Fibromyalgia (FM), Multiple Chemical Sensitivities (MCS) as well as 16 other chronic conditions and the total population. 

http://mefmaction.com/docs/CCHS_2005-2014_Tables.pdf

 

 



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