ProHealth health Vitamin and Natural Supplement Store and Health
Log In  |  My Account  |  View Cart  View Your ProHealth Vitamin and Supplement Shopping Cart
800-366-6056  |  Contact Us  |  Help

|
|
|
|
 
Print Page
Email Article

London Area ME/CFS Cognitive Function Study Recruiting Now

  [ 7 votes ]   [ Post a Comment ]
By Tony Britton, ME Association • www.ProHealth.com • September 29, 2011

previous article next article

Invitation to take part in a cognitive functioning study – to adults in the London area

By Tony Britton, Sep 28, 2011

The Chronic Illness Research Team (CIRT),  based at the University of East London, is conducting a study into cognitive functioning in adults with ME/CFS.

Cognitive functions include memory, decision-making and planning. Individuals who suffer with chronic illnesses can experience greater difficulties in these areas such as memory lapses and concentration problems. To gain a greater insight into how ME/CFS can affect these cognitive processes, the Chronic Illness Research Team in conjunction with the University of East London is currently looking for individuals who have been diagnosed with ME/CFS to participate.

The purpose of the study is to help identify any differences in cognitive functions, such as working memory and decision-making, between individuals [who have] a diagnosis of ME/CFS and those who do not.

The long-term aim of the study is to gain a greater insight into the difficulties an individual may experience due to ME/CFS which will lead to improving the quality of individuals’ lives through enhanced medical and therapeutic interventions.

Are you interested in taking part in the study?

To participate you must:
• Be between the ages of 18 and 50
• Be diagnosed with ME/CFS by a qualified medical practitioner for at least 1 year
• Have English as your first language
• Reside within the London M25 area.

What to expect if you do take part:
A small friendly team, composed of 1 woman and 1 man, will arrange to visit you, either in your home, at the University of East London, or at another convenient and safe location to conduct some tests. Further details will be sent by post and we will ask you to complete some questionnaires. You may withdraw from the study at any time.

Contacts: If you are interested in taking part in this study, or would like some additional information, we can be contacted by email on CIRT@uel.ac.uk, or  07588 514 364 (please leave a message).

Sincerely,
Chronic Illness Research Team


previous article
  Rating 5 (7 votes) next article




DISCUSS THIS ARTICLE   (0 existing comments) Post a Comment 




[ Be the first to comment on this article ]




 
Free Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia Newsletters
Subscribe to
Our FREE
Newsletter
Subscribe Now!
Receive up-to-date ME/CFS & Fibromyalgia treatment and research news
 Privacy Guaranteed  |  View Archives

Save on Your Next Order

Featured Products
Vitamin D3 5000 IU Vitamin D3 5000 IU
Give your body a boost with the sunshine vitamin
Vitamin D3 Extreme™ Vitamin D3 Extreme™
50,000 IU Vitamin D3 - Prescription Strength
Natural Resveratrol Natural Resveratrol
Powerful Antioxidant Support + Positive Anti-aging Effects
Omega 3-6-9 Omega 3-6-9
All three EFAs in one convenient form
Ultra EPA  - Fish Oil Ultra EPA - Fish Oil
Ultra concentrated source of essential fish oils

Most Viewed Articles
What's the Hidden Cause Behind YOUR Fibromyalgia Flares? [more]

VIDEO: IACFS/ME Conference - Summary of Research by Dr. Komaroff [more]

How to Limit or Minimize Your Fibromyalgia Flare [more]

Mitochondrial Dysfunction, Post-Exertional Malaise and CFS/ME [more]

The Devil Is In The Details – A Herpes Simplex Virus Inquiry For Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Sy... [more]

Review of Nutritional Supplements Used for ME/CFS and FM [more]

Sympathetic Nervous System Dysfunction in FIbromyalgia and Overlapping Conditions [more]

FREE: Stop Feeding Yourself PAIN Guide [more]

Sympathetic nervous system dysfunction in fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, irritable bowel sy... [more]

EBV I: A Deficient Immune Response, Increased Levels of Epstein-Barr Virus Opens Up EBV Question in ... [more]


FIBROMYALGIA RESOURCES
What is Fibromyalgia?
Fibromyalgia 101
Fibromyalgia Symptoms
Fibromyalgia Treatments
| CFS RESOURCES
What is CFS?
ME/CFS 101
ME/CFS Symptoms
ME/CFS Treatments
| FORUMS
Fibromyalgia
ME/CFS
ADVANCED MEDICAL LABS
WHOLESALE  |  AFFILIATES
GUARANTEE
CONTACT US
PRIVACY
RSS
SITE MAP
ProHealth on Facebook  ProHealth on Twitter  ProHealth on Pinterest  ProHealth on Google Plus
Credit Card Processing