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Myalgic Encephalomyelitis

Volume 456: debated on Tuesday 6 February 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what research her Department is funding on myalgic encephalomyelitis. (118601)

The Department is supporting a range of myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) research within the national health service, some of which receives external funding from charities including the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) Research Foundation. On top of this, the Medical Research Council is currently funding two trials into various treatment options for CFS/ME and has also awarded two relevant epidemiological grants.