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ME/CFS SOUTH AUSTRALIA INC

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May

Donate To SAHMRI
Monday 27 May 2019: A request for donations to the South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI).

UK Teen To Play At Fortnite World Cup - Where Winner Takes Home $3 Million
Monday 27 May 2019: A profile of UK teenage ME/CFS sufferer Jake Smith.

UK Therapists Launch New Treatment Programme For People With Fibromyalgia
Monday 27 May 2019: Soft tissue therapists in Spalding are launching a treatment programme specifically designed to help people with Fibromyalgia.

Fibromyalgia Research – Healthy Volunteers Wanted
Monday 27 May 2019: Healthy women are wanted as volunteers for innovative Adelaide research investigating MRI markers of brain inflammation in Fibromyalgia.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Monday 27 May 2019: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

ME/CFS South Australia Inc Co-Signs International Open Letter
Monday 27 May 2019: ME/CFS South Australia Inc has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Donate To SAHMRI
Sunday 26 May 2019: A request for donations to the South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI).

New Study Finds Missing Link In Fibromyalgia Treatment
Sunday 26 May 2019: A new study published in the online medical journal PLoS One found that insulin resistance may be behind Fibromyalgia.

Free Book Hidden Stories To Help People With Hidden Health Conditions
Sunday 26 May 2019: UK arts orgnisation Root Experience is publishing Hidden Stories, a powerful novel about what life is like for those with conditions ranging from anxiety to autism and diabetes to chronic fatigue syndrome – all of which have symptoms that are not easily identifiable to others.

Petition: Fix The Issues With Accessing The Disability Support Pension
Sunday 26 May 2019: A petition from Jake Bailey on Change.org.

Donate To SAHMRI
Saturday 25 May 2019: A request for donations to the South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI).

Solve ME/CFS Initiative: Your Advocacy In Action – ME/CFS Senate Resolution Passed!
Saturday 25 May 2019: The US Senate Resolution in support of International Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Awareness Day is now the official stance of the US Senate and the US House.

Blamed For Wasting Doctors' Time, Branded Attention-Seekers And Told Their Ailment Doesn't Even Exist
Saturday 25 May 2019: Profiles of three ME/CFS sufferers.

Petition: Remove "Afflicted" Docuseries From Netflix Now
Saturday 25 May 2019: A petition created by Benjamin HsuBorger.

Donate To SAHMRI
Friday 24 May 2019: A request for donations to the South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI).

Victims Rally Outside US State Capitol: 'Don't Punish Me For My Pain'
Friday 24 May 2019: Over a dozen people rallied on the steps of the Virginia State Capitol to protest what they said are the unintended consequences of the crackdown of the opioid epidemic.

Understanding The Reality Of Chronic Fatigue
Friday 24 May 2019: A profile of Irish ME/CFS sufferer Sarah Warde.

Chronic Illness Manifesto Survey
Friday 24 May 2019: The UK's Chronic Illness Inclusion Project aims to capture the experiences and views of people living with chronic illness.

Donate To SAHMRI
Thursday 23 May 2019: A request for donations to the South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI).

Louisa's Fight For NDIS Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Support
Thursday 23 May 2019: A profile of South Australian ME/CFS sufferer Louisa Stocco.

Washington Woman Seeks To Change Narrative On Disease
Thursday 23 May 2019: A profile of US ME/CFS sufferer Colleen Steckel.

Skylight ME/CFS Mental Health & Wellbeing Group
Thursday 23 May 2019: Skylight is supporting those with ME/CFS by providing an opportunity to meet together over 6 weeks.

Donate To SAHMRI
Wednesday 22 May 2019: A request for donations to the South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI).

Antiviral Or Antiretroviral Drugs For Fibromyalgia?
Wednesday 22 May 2019: It has been suggested that there may be a role for antiviral or antiretroviral drugs for treating Fibromyalgia.

Radiation Model For Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Announced By The National CFIDS Foundation
Wednesday 22 May 2019: The National CFIDS Foundation, of Needham, Massachusetts, has provided details regarding its radiation model for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, a disease that affects millions in the United States.

South Australian Fibromyalgia Research – Healthy Volunteers Wanted
Wednesday 22 May 2019: Healthy South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in Adelaide research investigating MRI markers of brain inflammation in Fibromyalgia.

Donate To SAHMRI
Tuesday 21 May 2019: A request for donations to the South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI).

17 'Harmless' Comments That Hurt People With Chronic Fatigue
Tuesday 21 May 2019: An article from The Mighty.

Study: Impact Of Fatigue In CFS – Call For Research Participants
Tuesday 21 May 2019: The University of Tasmania is overseeing a study assessing the impact of fatigue in people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Survey: What Should Be Considered In The Design Of A Clinic To Treat Complex Health Conditions?
Tuesday 21 May 2019: The Bridges & Pathways organisation has a request for people to respond to a South Australian State Health Survey about 'the need for a one-stop clinic for people with chronic and complex conditions in South Australia'.

Donate To SAHMRI
Monday 20 May 2019: A request for donations to the South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI).

Radio Interview: Living With ME/CFS – #MillionsMissingAustralia
Monday 20 May 2019: A radio interview with Australian doctor and ME/CFS sufferer Dr Lisa Smith.

Resting-State Functional Connectivity, Cognition, And Fatigue In Response To Cognitive Exertion: A Novel Study In Adolescents With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Monday 20 May 2019: Research published in Brain Imaging and Behavior.

Fibromyalgia Research – Healthy Volunteers Wanted
Monday 20 May 2019: Healthy women are wanted as volunteers for innovative Adelaide research investigating MRI markers of brain inflammation in Fibromyalgia.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Monday 20 May 2019: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

ME/CFS South Australia Inc Co-Signs International Open Letter
Monday 20 May 2019: ME/CFS South Australia Inc has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Donate To SAHMRI
Sunday 19 May 2019: A request for donations to the South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI).

Scientists Find Insulin Resistance Linked To Fibromyalgia Pain
Sunday 19 May 2019: Scientists have found that insulin resistance is related to the origin of Fibromyalgia.

Fibromyalgia In Men
Sunday 19 May 2019: An article from U.S. News.

Petition: Fix The Issues With Accessing The Disability Support Pension
Sunday 19 May 2019: A petition from Jake Bailey on Change.org.

Donate To SAHMRI
Saturday 18 May 2019: A request for donations to the South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI).

Blood Test May Detect Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Saturday 18 May 2019: Researchers in the US developed a blood test that, in a pilot study, accurately identified people with ME/CFS.

14 Aspects Of Chronic Illness We're Not 'Lucky' To Experience
Saturday 18 May 2019: An article published in The Mighty.

Petition: Remove "Afflicted" Docuseries From Netflix Now
Saturday 18 May 2019: A petition created by Benjamin HsuBorger.

Donate To SAHMRI
Friday 17 May 2019: A request for donations to the South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI).

Trial By Error: A Plea To Fiona Godlee On A Familiar Topic
Friday 17 May 2019: A letter by ME/CFS advocate David Tuller to the editor of BMJ.

Fibromyalgia Once Made Walking A Struggle. Now, He's Running Ultras
Friday 17 May 2019: A profile of former Fibromyalgia sufferer Jimmy Fernandez.

Chronic Illness Manifesto Survey
Friday 17 May 2019: The UK's Chronic Illness Inclusion Project aims to capture the experiences and views of people living with chronic illness.

Donate To SAHMRI
Thursday 16 May 2019: A request for donations to the South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI).

UCI Researchers Help Invent Blood-Based Assay To Detect Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Thursday 16 May 2019: Researchers at the University of California, Irvine and and Stanford University have developed a blood-based assay tool that has shown early signs of being an effective test for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in humans.

How Poetry Helps Me Face An Invisible Illness
Thursday 16 May 2019: A profile of US Fibromyalgia sufferer Chloe Hoy-Bianchi.

Skylight ME/CFS Mental Health & Wellbeing Group
Thursday 16 May 2019: Skylight is supporting those with ME/CFS by providing an opportunity to meet together over 6 weeks.

Donate To SAHMRI
Wednesday 15 May 2019: A request for donations to the South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI).

CanaryPod: Topple Uncaged Meets… The Millions Missing: All Six Episodes
Wednesday 15 May 2019: A series of six podcasts with six different guests.

UK Teen Tells How Life Changing Illness Kept Her Bed-Bound For Nine Months
Wednesday 15 May 2019: A profile of UK ME/CFS sufferer Maddie Sharpe.

Too Tired To Live: A Canadian Woman's Struggle With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Wednesday 15 May 2019: A profile of Canadian ME/CFS sufferer Tashia Weeks.

South Australian Fibromyalgia Research – Healthy Volunteers Wanted
Wednesday 15 May 2019: Healthy South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in Adelaide research investigating MRI markers of brain inflammation in Fibromyalgia.

Donate To SAHMRI
Tuesday 14 May 2019: A request for donations to the South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI).

Fibromyalgia: Is Insulin Resistance 'The Missing Link?'
Tuesday 14 May 2019: Researchers in the US have noticed that a drug that doctors commonly use to treat insulin resistance can also address the pain of Fibromyalgia, which has provided them with a new clue about this chronic condition.

British Home Medical Marijuana Cultivators Must Walk A Legal Tightrope
Tuesday 14 May 2019: A profile of Carly Barton, the first adult patient in the United Kingdom to receive a medical cannabis prescription to manage her chronic Fibromyalgia pain.

Study: Impact Of Fatigue In CFS – Call For Research Participants
Tuesday 14 May 2019: The University of Tasmania is overseeing a study assessing the impact of fatigue in people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Survey: What Should Be Considered In The Design Of A Clinic To Treat Complex Health Conditions?
Tuesday 14 May 2019: The Bridges & Pathways organisation has a request for people to respond to a South Australian State Health Survey about 'the need for a one-stop clinic for people with chronic and complex conditions in South Australia'.

May 12, 2019, Light Up The Night, Brisbane
Monday 13 May 2019: Brisbane City Hall and the Story Bridge were lit up blue and purple for International Awareness Day for ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia 2019.

He Pioneered Technology That Fueled The Human Genome Project. Now His Greatest Challenge Is Curing His Own Son
Monday 13 May 2019: A profile of US geneticist and ME/CFS researcher Ron Davis.

Fibromyalgia Research – Healthy Volunteers Wanted
Monday 13 May 2019: Healthy women are wanted as volunteers for innovative Adelaide research investigating MRI markers of brain inflammation in Fibromyalgia.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Monday 13 May 2019: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

ME/CFS South Australia Inc Co-Signs International Open Letter
Monday 13 May 2019: ME/CFS South Australia Inc has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Australian Federal Election: Applying For A Postal Vote
Sunday 12 May 2019: If you're not well enough to travel to and vote at a polling booth on election day you can apply for a postal vote.

'Humanitarian Crisis' For ME Sufferers In Wales
Sunday 12 May 2019: A profile of Welsh ME/CFS sufferer Marian Gray.

My ME And Me: 'I Don't Remember What It's Like To Not Be Ill'
Sunday 12 May 2019: An article by UK ME/CFS sufferer Hannah Price about living with the disease.

Petition: Fix The Issues With Accessing The Disability Support Pension
Sunday 12 May 2019: A petition from Jake Bailey on Change.org.

'It Feels Like You've Run A Marathon Without Training'
Saturday 11 May 2019: An article by Australian ME/CFS sufferer Susan Mackenzie.

The Hidden Illness Mum And Daughter Want You To Know About
Saturday 11 May 2019: A profile of UK ME/CFS sufferer Helen Wood and her mother Liz.

US Man Testifies To Senate Panel About ME/CFS
Saturday 11 May 2019: A US resident testified in the capital of Michigan in support of a resolution trying to being public awareness to a disease that could affect more than two million Americans.

Petition: Remove "Afflicted" Docuseries From Netflix Now
Saturday 11 May 2019: A petition created by Benjamin HsuBorger.

South Australian Author Set To Release First Book
Friday 10 May 2019: Gladstone resident, now author Dee Scown is months away from releasing her first book The Grand Plan shattered? How to turn your life around after a crisis, written as a response to her challenging life story.

UK Charity Facing Funding Crisis May Have To Close
Friday 10 May 2019: ME North East, which has served young people and adults in the UK with ME/CFS for the past 20 years has seen a number of lifeline grants cut in the past few years.

Remembering The Forgotten: How AMMES Lessens Isolation And Neglect
Friday 10 May 2019: An article by Erica Verrillo, president of the American ME and CFS Society.

Chronic Illness Manifesto Survey
Friday 10 May 2019: The UK's Chronic Illness Inclusion Project aims to capture the experiences and views of people living with chronic illness.

Skylight ME/CFS Mental Health & Wellbeing Group
Thursday 9 May 2019: Skylight is supporting those with ME/CFS by providing an opportunity to meet together over 6 weeks.

Leeds To Host #MillionsMissing Protest To Highlight Plight Of People With Chronic Fatigue Condition ME
Thursday 9 May 2019: Pairs of empty shoes will be lined up to highlight the struggles facing people with ME/CFS condition as Leeds takes part in a global demonstration.

Cambridge Woman Reveals The Truth About Living With A Debilitating Illness
Thursday 9 May 2019: A profile of UK ME/CFS sufferer Gemma Corvalan.

'My Daughter, 21, Who Died Weighing Five-And-A-Half Stone, Had ME On Her Death Certificate – Yet Some Still Say It's Not Real'
Wednesday 8 May 2019: An article about Merryn Crofts, the second person in the UK to have died from ME.

South Australian Fibromyalgia Research – Healthy Volunteers Wanted
Wednesday 8 May 2019: Healthy South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in Adelaide research investigating MRI markers of brain inflammation in Fibromyalgia.

'HARD TO COPE' Mum-Of-Two With Chronic Fatigue Says Condition Is Triggered By Her NOISY Kids
Tuesday 7 May 2019: A profile of UK ME/CFS sufferer Katy Beardsworth.

Study: Impact Of Fatigue In CFS – Call For Research Participants
Tuesday 7 May 2019: The University of Tasmania is overseeing a study assessing the impact of fatigue in people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Survey: What Should Be Considered In The Design Of A Clinic To Treat Complex Health Conditions?
Tuesday 7 May 2019: The Bridges & Pathways organisation has a request for people to respond to a South Australian State Health Survey about 'the need for a one-stop clinic for people with chronic and complex conditions in South Australia'.

Fremantle's Landmarks Turn Blue For Millions Missing
Monday 6 May 2019: Fremantle Prison, the Round House cliffs, Victoria Hall and Moores Building will be illuminated blue next Sunday night to draw attention towards a devastating disease affecting millions of people across the globe.

Fibromyalgia Research – Healthy Volunteers Wanted
Monday 6 May 2019: Healthy women are wanted as volunteers for innovative Adelaide research investigating MRI markers of brain inflammation in Fibromyalgia.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Monday 6 May 2019: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

ME/CFS South Australia Inc Co-Signs International Open Letter
Monday 6 May 2019: ME/CFS South Australia Inc has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Australian Federal Election: Applying For A Postal Vote
Sunday 5 May 2019: If you're not well enough to travel to and vote at a polling booth on election day you can apply for a postal vote.

Hiking For A Cause
Sunday 5 May 2019: Five representatives from JL fitness will hike 135km of the Cape to Cape track in five days of fundraising for the Fibromyalgia Support Network and Dementia Australia.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: On The Exhaust Trail
Sunday 5 May 2019: An article about ME/CFS sufferers in India.

Petition: Fix The Issues With Accessing The Disability Support Pension
Sunday 5 May 2019: A petition from Jake Bailey on Change.org.

US Woman Suffers Devastating Symptoms From Lyme Disease
Saturday 4 May 2019: A profile of US Lyme Disease sufferer Natalie Lunceford.

Petition: Remove "Afflicted" Docuseries From Netflix Now
Saturday 4 May 2019: A petition created by Benjamin HsuBorger.

FDA Warns Doctors: Suddenly Stopping Opioid Painkillers Is Harmful
Friday 3 May 2019: Something chronic pain patients have long known – that suddenly discontinuing opioid medication can be harmful and even dangerous – has finally been confirmed by the US Food and Drug Administration.

'I Realised Not Everyone Has To Be A Paralympian'
Friday 3 May 2019: A BBC Ouch radio interview with disabled performers Jackie Hagan and Conor A who has Fibromyalgia.

Chronic Illness Manifesto Survey
Friday 3 May 2019: The UK's Chronic Illness Inclusion Project aims to capture the experiences and views of people living with chronic illness.

The 'Cognitive Behavioural Model' Of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Critique Of A Flawed Model
Thursday 2 May 2019: An article published in Health Psychology Open.

Carrie Ann Inaba Opens Up About Fibromyalgia Flare-Ups: "I Feel So Much Shame"
Thursday 2 May 2019: A profile of US chat show co-host and ME/CFS/Fibromyalgia sufferer Carrie Ann Inaba.

Scientists Say They're Closer To Possible Blood Test For Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Wednesday 1 May 2019: Scientists in the United States say they have taken a step toward developing a possible diagnostic test for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, a condition characterized by exhaustion and other debilitating symptoms.

Mason Lacrosse Standout Brenden Malloy Is A Story Of Perseverance
Wednesday 1 May 2019: A profile of US professional lacrosse player Brenden Malloy.

19 Things People With Fibromyalgia Wish They Knew When They Were Diagnosed
Wednesday 1 May 2019: A profile of US professional lacrosse player Brenden Malloy.

South Australian Fibromyalgia Research – Healthy Volunteers Wanted
Wednesday 1 May 2019: Healthy South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in Adelaide research investigating MRI markers of brain inflammation in Fibromyalgia.
April

Letting The Truth Shine With Beauty And Artistry, Former Seminarian Turns To Making Candles
Tuesday 30 April 2019: A profile of Australian Catholic and ME/CFS sufferer Chris Ledwich.

5 Insensitive Comments I've Actually Received About Chronic Fatigue
Tuesday 30 April 2019: An article by Jo Moss.

Fibromyalgia Sufferer: "It's Like Having 20 Spoons Of Energy To Use Each Day"
Tuesday 30 April 2019: A profile of UK artist and Fibromyalgia sufferer Anjie Mailey.

Test Can Spot Whether You Have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Stanford And UC Scientists Say
Tuesday 30 April 2019: Researchers at Stanford University and UC Irvine appear close to giving people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome something they have wanted for decades: a biological test that diagnoses their disease.

Study: Impact Of Fatigue In CFS – Call For Research Participants
Tuesday 30 April 2019: The University of Tasmania is overseeing a study assessing the impact of fatigue in people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Survey: What Should Be Considered In The Design Of A Clinic To Treat Complex Health Conditions?
Tuesday 30 April 2019: The Bridges & Pathways organisation has a request for people to respond to a South Australian State Health Survey about 'the need for a one-stop clinic for people with chronic and complex conditions in South Australia'.

You Don't Look Sick: 'People Say ME Isn't Real But Trust Me – I Deal With It Everyday'
Monday 29 April 2019: A profile of UK ME/CFS sufferer Jenny McGibbon.

Wheelchair User Was Unable To Leave Oxford College Meadow
Monday 29 April 2019: A UK ME/CFS sufferer who uses a wheelchair is urging an Oxford college to make Christ Church Meadow more accessible.

Even Invisible Illnesses Deserve To Be Recognised
Monday 29 April 2019: An article by Irish Fibromyalgia sufferer Breda O'Brien.

Fibromyalgia Research – Healthy Volunteers Wanted
Monday 29 April 2019: Healthy women are wanted as volunteers for innovative Adelaide research investigating MRI markers of brain inflammation in Fibromyalgia.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Monday 29 April 2019: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

ME/CFS South Australia Inc Co-Signs International Open Letter
Monday 29 April 2019: ME/CFS South Australia Inc has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Australian Federal Election: Applying For A Postal Vote
Sunday 28 April 2019: If you're not well enough to travel to and vote at a polling booth on election day you can apply for a postal vote.

My Life Through A Lens: Presenter Dame Esther Rantzen, 78, Shares The Stories Behind Her Favourite Snaps
Sunday 28 April 2019: English TV presenter Dame Esther Rantzen share the stories behind her favourite photographs.

Northern Ireland Women Describe The Impact Of Fibromyalgia
Sunday 28 April 2019: A profile of two women from Northern Ireland with Fibromyalgia.

Petition: Fix The Issues With Accessing The Disability Support Pension
Sunday 28 April 2019: A petition from Jake Bailey on Change.org.

UK Teen Housebound By ME Threatened With Fine By School For Being 'Truant' – Now Benefits Assessor Says She's Not In Enough Pain
Saturday 27 April 2019: A profile of UK teenager and ME/CFS sufferer Georgia Whyard.

Petition: Remove "Afflicted" Docuseries From Netflix Now
Saturday 27 April 2019: A petition created by Benjamin HsuBorger.

Award-Winning Soprano Raises Her Voice For Invisible Illnesses
Friday 26 April 2019: On May 18, Canadian soprano Jacqueline Ko will present a benefit concert, The Impossible Dream: A Triumphant New Benefit and Awareness Show, and the proceeds will support the ME/FM Society of British Columbia.

White Rock Woman Shares Her Struggle With 'Horrendous' Fatigue
Friday 26 April 2019: A profile of Canadian ME/CFS sufferer Alma Pauw.

Validation Of Impaired Transient Receptor Potential Melastatin 3 Ion Channel Activity In Natural Killer Cells From CFS/ME Patients
Friday 26 April 2019: Research published in the medical journal Molecular Medicine.

Chronic Illness Manifesto Survey
Friday 26 April 2019: The UK's Chronic Illness Inclusion Project aims to capture the experiences and views of people living with chronic illness.

ME Service On The Isle Of Man To Be Implemented This Year
Thursday 25 April 2019: A dedicated service for those suffering with ME on the Isle of Man will be in place by the end of the current financial year.

Disabled Worker Repeatedly Made To Move Desks By Islington Council Despite Contrary Medical Advice, Judge Rules
Thursday 25 April 2019: A disabled employee was made to "hotdesk" by Islington Council despite repeated calls from medical consultants to give her a fixed place to work, a judge has ruled.

2019 Volunteers Thank You Event - Registrations Are Open
Wednesday 24 April 2019: Volunteers Day in South Australia is celebrated on the Queen's Birthday long weekend every year.

'Life Was Fantastic, And Then Overnight I Got Very Sick'
Wednesday 24 April 2019: A radio interview from Isle of Man ME/CFS sufferer Craig Morris.

'KNACKERED' Belle And Sebastian Frontman Stuart Murdoch Reveals Becoming Dad Caused ME Flare-Up
Wednesday 24 April 2019: Belle and Sebastian frontman Stuart Murdoch told how becoming a dad caused a flare-up of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

South Australian Fibromyalgia Research – Healthy Volunteers Wanted
Wednesday 24 April 2019: Healthy South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in Adelaide research investigating MRI markers of brain inflammation in Fibromyalgia.

Study: Impact Of Fatigue In CFS – Call For Research Participants
Tuesday 23 April 2019: The University of Tasmania is overseeing a study assessing the impact of fatigue in people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Survey: What Should Be Considered In The Design Of A Clinic To Treat Complex Health Conditions?
Tuesday 23 April 2019: The Bridges & Pathways organisation has a request for people to respond to a South Australian State Health Survey about 'the need for a one-stop clinic for people with chronic and complex conditions in South Australia'.

The Reality Behind Her Posts Loughborough Instagrammer With 'Invisible Illness' Wants People To See
Monday 22 April 2019: A profile of UK Fibromyalgia and ME/CFS sufferer Lauren Ashmole.

Fibromyalgia Research – Healthy Volunteers Wanted
Monday 22 April 2019: Healthy women are wanted as volunteers for innovative Adelaide research investigating MRI markers of brain inflammation in Fibromyalgia.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Monday 22 April 2019: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

ME/CFS South Australia Inc Co-Signs International Open Letter
Monday 22 April 2019: ME/CFS South Australia Inc has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Australian Federal Election: Applying For A Postal Vote
Sunday 21 April 2019: If you're not well enough to travel to and vote at a polling booth on election day you can apply for a postal vote.

When 'The Horrible Monster' Called On Kaye
Sunday 21 April 2019: A profile of New Zealand ME/CFS sufferer Kaye Dickson and her mum Bev.

Hidden Illness: 'I Had To Retire From Work At 29 On Medical Grounds. I Was Devastated'
Sunday 21 April 2019: A profile of Irish Fibromyalgia sufferer Sarah.

Petition: Fix The Issues With Accessing The Disability Support Pension
Sunday 21 April 2019: A petition from Jake Bailey on Change.org.

US Woman Tries Unusual Treatment For Fibromyalgia
Saturday 20 April 2019: While many struggle to find solutions to coping with the pain of Fibromyalgia, one US woman, Donna Diemer, said she's found one that works for her.

Petition: Remove "Afflicted" Docuseries From Netflix Now
Saturday 20 April 2019: A petition created by Benjamin HsuBorger.

Evidence Of Rabbits In UK In Roman Times, Say Academics
Friday 19 April 2019: Rabbits have been hopping around the UK since Roman times, experts have been able to prove for the first time.

Raising Awareness On Myalgic Encephalomyelitis
Friday 19 April 2019: On April 23, at 5 p.m. at Charleston City Hall, 80 Broad Street, in council chambers, Mayor John Tecklenburg will read the Proclamation declaring May as ME Awareness Month and May 12, as ME Awareness Day.

11 Celebrities With ME/CFS
Friday 19 April 2019: An article featuring 11 contemporary celebrities with ME/CFS who have stepped forward and not only spoken about the illness, but raised funds for research, started forums, written books, made films, and done their best to dispel the notion that ME/CFS is "all in their heads."

Chronic Illness Manifesto Survey
Friday 19 April 2019: The UK's Chronic Illness Inclusion Project aims to capture the experiences and views of people living with chronic illness.

Growing Medicinal Cannabis: 'I'm Not A Criminal'
Thursday 18 April 2019: A profile of UK Fibromyalgia sufferer Carly Barton.

10 Nutrient Deficiencies Reported In Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Thursday 18 April 2019: A profile of UK Fibromyalgia sufferer Carly Barton.

Teaching Assistant Harassed And Victimised By Head Who Told Her: 'I Can Do What I Want'
Thursday 18 April 2019: UK tribunal finds school guilty of disability discrimination against employee with Fibromyalgia.

VIDEO: New Video Lands Providing Practical Tips For Wheelchair Users Travelling By Plane
Thursday 18 April 2019: UK company Drive DeVilbiss has released a video with simple tips for wheelchair users planning to travel by plane.

Millions Of Women Are Living With 'Invisible Illnesses': Here's What That Means
Wednesday 17 April 2019: Millions of women who look perfectly healthy on the outside are grappling with chronic conditions that make "normal" life anything but.

Fibromyalgia Accurately Spotted In Experimental Blood Test
Wednesday 17 April 2019: For the first time, researchers have evidence that Fibromyalgia can be reliably detected in blood samples – work they hope will pave the way for a simple, fast diagnosis.

South Australian Fibromyalgia Research – Healthy Volunteers Wanted
Wednesday 17 April 2019: Healthy South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in Adelaide research investigating MRI markers of brain inflammation in Fibromyalgia.

Study: Impact Of Fatigue In CFS – Call For Research Participants
Tuesday 16 April 2019: The University of Tasmania is overseeing a study assessing the impact of fatigue in people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Survey: What Should Be Considered In The Design Of A Clinic To Treat Complex Health Conditions?
Tuesday 16 April 2019: The Bridges & Pathways organisation has a request for people to respond to a South Australian State Health Survey about 'the need for a one-stop clinic for people with chronic and complex conditions in South Australia'.

TV News Roundup: Kate Mulgrew Among Three To Join 'Mr. Mercedes' Season 3
Monday 15 April 2019: A new US TV program features a character who suffers from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and uses a motorized scooter to get around.

UK Patient Says She Will Grow Her Own Cannabis Because It's Too Expensive On Prescription
Monday 15 April 2019: A "frustrated" patient in the UK says she has resorted to growing and illegally buying cannabis she had legally been prescribed.

Fibromyalgia Research – Healthy Volunteers Wanted
Monday 15 April 2019: Healthy women are wanted as volunteers for innovative Adelaide research investigating MRI markers of brain inflammation in Fibromyalgia.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Monday 15 April 2019: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

ME/CFS South Australia Inc Co-Signs International Open Letter
Monday 15 April 2019: ME/CFS South Australia Inc has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Art Student With Fibromyalgia Pursues Passion Despite Lack Of Mobility
Sunday 14 April 2019: A profile of US art student and Fibromyalgia sufferer Daffnie Realpe.

Promising Treatment For Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Fails Large Trial
Sunday 14 April 2019: Rituximab, a medicine that people hoped would treat Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, has failed its first large placebo-controlled trial.

How Chronic Illness Has Changed Me – And How I've Stayed The Same
Sunday 14 April 2019: An article by US ME/CFS sufferer Suzan L Jackson about her life with the disease.

Petition: Fix The Issues With Accessing The Disability Support Pension
Sunday 14 April 2019: A petition from Jake Bailey on Change.org.

Ableism Makes Having A Disability Even More Difficult
Saturday 13 April 2019: An article by disability rights advocate Erin Stewart published on Australia's ABC website.

Assessment Tool Predicts Chronic Fatigue Syndrome 6 Months After Mono
Saturday 13 April 2019: One to five percent of US college students develop infectious mononucleosis each year, and about 10 percent are diagnosed six months later with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Petition: Remove "Afflicted" Docuseries From Netflix Now
Saturday 13 April 2019: A petition created by Benjamin HsuBorger.

Accelerating ME/CFS? The NIH Conference Day I: Exhausted Systems, Inflammation And Weirdness
Friday 12 April 2019: A report on the National Institute of Health's "Accelerating Research on ME/CFS Meeting".

Chronic Illness Manifesto Survey
Friday 12 April 2019: The UK's Chronic Illness Inclusion Project aims to capture the experiences and views of people living with chronic illness.

8 Ways To Make Sex More Enjoyable When Your Illness Makes You Exhausted
Thursday 11 April 2019: An article from chronic illness website The Mighty.

Response To Commentary: 'Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, And Chronic Fatigue: Three Distinct Entities Requiring Complete Different Approaches'
Thursday 11 April 2019: A Letter to the Editor published in Current Rheumatology Reports.

Canadian Woman With Fibromyalgia Lands Job Testing Different Forms Of Cannabis
Thursday 11 April 2019: A profile of Canadian Fibromyalgia sufferer Kayla Gerber.

Illness Robbed Marshall Of Crowning Glory
Thursday 11 April 2019: A profile of professional squash player and ME/CFS sufferer Peter Marshall.

Record Number Of Sick Or Disabled Newstart Recipients As Coalition Seeks Savings
Wednesday 10 April 2019: The number of people eligible for the disability pension in Australia has falling dramatically, new figures show.

Woman Dismayed Over Compassion House Bust
Wednesday 10 April 2019: A Canadian woman with Fibromyalgia has concerns about how she'll cope after a bust at what police call an illegal cannabis storefront.

Chronically Centrelink: The Health Gap In The Welfare System
Wednesday 10 April 2019: A profile of South Australian chronic illness sufferer Nijole Naujokas.

South Australian Fibromyalgia Research – Healthy Volunteers Wanted
Wednesday 10 April 2019: Healthy South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in Adelaide research investigating MRI markers of brain inflammation in Fibromyalgia.

Study: Impact Of Fatigue In CFS – Call For Research Participants
Tuesday 9 April 2019: The University of Tasmania is overseeing a study assessing the impact of fatigue in people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Survey: What Should Be Considered In The Design Of A Clinic To Treat Complex Health Conditions?
Tuesday 9 April 2019: The Bridges & Pathways organisation has a request for people to respond to a South Australian State Health Survey about 'the need for a one-stop clinic for people with chronic and complex conditions in South Australia'.

ME Affects Four Times More Women Than Men – Dismissing This Terrifying Illness Is Sexist
Monday 8 April 2019: An article by ME/CFS advocate Josie Richardson.

Fibromyalgia Research – Healthy Volunteers Wanted
Monday 8 April 2019: Healthy women are wanted as volunteers for innovative Adelaide research investigating MRI markers of brain inflammation in Fibromyalgia.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Monday 8 April 2019: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

ME/CFS South Australia Inc Co-Signs International Open Letter
Monday 8 April 2019: ME/CFS South Australia Inc has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Pain Is In Your Head, Insurer Tells Client
Sunday 7 April 2019: For the past four years, a South African mother with Fibromyalgia has been locked in legal battles with an insurance company over its refusal to pay her out for an income protection plan she took out with the firm in 2011.

B-Lymphocyte Depletion In Patients With ME/CFS: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial
Sunday 7 April 2019: A petition from Jake Bailey on Change.org.

Petition: Fix The Issues With Accessing The Disability Support Pension
Sunday 7 April 2019: A petition from Jake Bailey on Change.org.

Severe 'Mono' Infection May Raise Risk For Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Saturday 6 April 2019: New research in the US has shown that people with the most severe mononucleosis infections based on a new scale were more than three times as likely to meet the diagnostic criteria for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

5 Common Misconceptions About Multiple Chemical Sensitivity
Saturday 6 April 2019: An article by US Multiple Chemical Sensitivity sufferer Deborah Seely.

Cannabis May Help Reduce Pain In Fibromyalgia Patients, Another Study Finds
Saturday 6 April 2019: A study entitled "An experimental randomized study on the analgesic effects of pharmaceutical-grade cannabis in chronic pain patients with fibromyalgia," published in the journal Pain.

Petition: Remove "Afflicted" Docuseries From Netflix Now
Saturday 6 April 2019: A petition created by Benjamin HsuBorger.

People Are Having Extremely Mixed Reactions To Lena Dunham's New Tattoo
Friday 5 April 2019: US actress and chronic illness sufferer Lena Dunham has a new tattoo with the single word "Sick", and her fans have reacted in various ways.

Struggles Part Of The Journey
Friday 5 April 2019: A profile of US teacher Matt Buchanan.

Friends Life V Miley: Court Of Appeal Finds No Non-Disclosure
Friday 5 April 2019: A court case fom the US involving a life insurance company and an ME/CFS sufferer.

Chronic Illness Manifesto Survey
Friday 5 April 2019: The UK's Chronic Illness Inclusion Project aims to capture the experiences and views of people living with chronic illness.

"America's Hidden Health Crisis" Heads For Congress On April 3rd Demanding Action For Millions With ME/CFS
Thursday 4 April 2019: ME/CFS patients and advocates came together on April 3 to share their unique stories with members of the US Congress.

Fiona Onasanya's Former Case Worker Tells Discrimination Tribunal The Peterborough MP's Office Was 'Unsuitable' For Disabled People
Thursday 4 April 2019: A woman who worked for UK MP Fiona Onasanya told a tribunal the MP should have picked another office space for her constituency base as the one she selected was unsuitable for disabled people.

Rock Music Event Aims To Raise Awareness Of UK Fibromyalgia Sufferers
Wednesday 3 April 2019: A music event that aims to raise awareness of the debilitating disease fibromyalgia takes place in Chester in April.

Rituxan Does Not Improve Chronic Fatigue
Wednesday 3 April 2019: B-cell depletion using multiple infusions of Rituxan demonstrated no clinical benefit for patients with ME/CFS, according to data published in Annals of Internal Medicine.

South Australian Fibromyalgia Research – Healthy Volunteers Wanted
Wednesday 3 April 2019: Healthy South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in Adelaide research investigating MRI markers of brain inflammation in Fibromyalgia.

Study: Impact Of Fatigue In CFS – Call For Research Participants
Tuesday 2 April 2019: The University of Tasmania is overseeing a study assessing the impact of fatigue in people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Survey: What Should Be Considered In The Design Of A Clinic To Treat Complex Health Conditions?
Tuesday 2 April 2019: The Bridges & Pathways organisation has a request for people to respond to a South Australian State Health Survey about 'the need for a one-stop clinic for people with chronic and complex conditions in South Australia'.

Australian Greens Election Promises For ME/CFS
Monday 1 April 2019: An announcement from Australian Greens MP Jordan Steele-John.

Fibromyalgia Research – Healthy Volunteers Wanted
Monday 1 April 2019: Healthy women are wanted as volunteers for innovative Adelaide research investigating MRI markers of brain inflammation in Fibromyalgia.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Monday 1 April 2019: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

ME/CFS South Australia Inc Co-Signs International Open Letter
Monday 1 April 2019: ME/CFS South Australia Inc has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.
March

The Brainstem, Vagus Nerve, Neuroinflammation And Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: The VanElzakker Way
Sunday 31 March 2019: A profile of ME/CFS researcher Michael VanElzakker and his work on the vagus nerve.

Petition: Fix The Issues With Accessing The Disability Support Pension
Sunday 31 March 2019: A petition from Jake Bailey on Change.org.

Manchester Airport Disability Service Left Woman 'Humiliated'
Saturday 30 March 2019: A UK woman with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome has accused Manchester Airport of treating her like "cargo" and "cattle" following a long-haul flight.

Why Some Doctors Don't Take Women's Pain Seriously
Saturday 30 March 2019: An article about Australian women's experiences with chronic pain.

Majority Of Patients With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Fail To Receive Proper Care In ED
Saturday 30 March 2019: Patients presenting to the Emergency Department with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome may receive inappropriate care due to a widespread misunderstanding of this condition among health care workers, according to researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center.

Petition: Remove "Afflicted" Docuseries From Netflix Now
Saturday 30 March 2019: A petition created by Benjamin HsuBorger.

ME/CFS Collaborative Research Center At Uppsala University
Friday 29 March 2019: THe Open Medicine Foundation has funded the establishment of a third ME/CFS Collaborative Research Center, at Uppsala University in Sweden.

Advances In ME/CFS: Past, Present And Future
Friday 29 March 2019: An article by Kenneth J Friedman published in the journal Frontiers in Pediatrics.

Chronic Illness Manifesto Survey
Friday 29 March 2019: The UK's Chronic Illness Inclusion Project aims to capture the experiences and views of people living with chronic illness.

Keith Sadler Recalls 'Darkest Days' Before Busking In Bury St Edmunds And Releasing Debut Album Song
Thursday 28 March 2019: A profile of UK musician Keith Sadler.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Prevalence Is Grossly Overestimated Using Oxford Criteria Compared To Centers For Disease Control (Fukuda) Criteria In A US Population Study
Thursday 28 March 2019: Research published in the medical journal Fatigue.

$3 Million Research Funding For Chronic Fatigue Syndrome In Australia
Wednesday 27 March 2019: An announcement by Australian Member of Parliament Greg Hunt.

UK Woman With Two Painful 'Invisible' Conditions Says She Won't Let Them Define Her
Wednesday 27 March 2019: A profile of UK Fibromyalgia and Lupus sufferer Agata Slaby.

Plunging Grant Application Rates Test NIH's Commitment To Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)
Wednesday 27 March 2019: An article by US ME/CFS advocate and sufferer Cort Johnson about the lack of funding for ME/CFS research.

South Australian Fibromyalgia Research – Healthy Volunteers Wanted
Wednesday 27 March 2019: Healthy South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in Adelaide research investigating MRI markers of brain inflammation in Fibromyalgia.

Study: Impact Of Fatigue In CFS – Call For Research Participants
Tuesday 26 March 2019: The University of Tasmania is overseeing a study assessing the impact of fatigue in people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Survey: What Should Be Considered In The Design Of A Clinic To Treat Complex Health Conditions?
Tuesday 26 March 2019: The Bridges & Pathways organisation has a request for people to respond to a South Australian State Health Survey about 'the need for a one-stop clinic for people with chronic and complex conditions in South Australia'.

Fibromyalgia Research – Healthy Volunteers Wanted
Monday 25 March 2019: Healthy women are wanted as volunteers for innovative Adelaide research investigating MRI markers of brain inflammation in Fibromyalgia.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Monday 25 March 2019: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

ME/CFS South Australia Inc Co-Signs International Open Letter
Monday 25 March 2019: ME/CFS South Australia Inc has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

10 'Golden Girls' Moments That Had Us Like, Whoa, They Went There
Sunday 24 March 2019: An article about the US television program Golden Girls, which was broadcast from 1985 to 1992.

Petition: Fix The Issues With Accessing The Disability Support Pension
Sunday 24 March 2019: A petition from Jake Bailey on Change.org.

Long-Term Follow-Up Of Young People With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Attending A Pediatric Outpatient Service
Saturday 23 March 2019: A study published in the medical journal Frontiers in Pediatrics.

Petition: Remove "Afflicted" Docuseries From Netflix Now
Saturday 23 March 2019: A petition created by Benjamin HsuBorger.

Microbe Discovery Project Merges With CII Center For Solutions
Friday 22 March 2019: The Microbe Discovery Project is moving forward as part of Columbia University Center for Infection and Immunity Center for Solutions for ME/CFS.

Chronic Illness Manifesto Survey
Friday 22 March 2019: The UK's Chronic Illness Inclusion Project aims to capture the experiences and views of people living with chronic illness.

The Clinician's Coalition: Another Ray Of Light For ME/CFS
Thursday 21 March 2019: An article by Cort Johnson for Health Rising.

The Establishment Media Has Launched A Vicious 'War' On Chronically Ill People
Wednesday 20 March 2019: The media has upped the ante on a vicious and abusive war on ME/CFS sufferers.

ME Patients And The Researchers That Silence Them
Wednesday 20 March 2019: An article by Laura Elliott about the current controversary surrounding the PACE Trial.

FDA Takes Action Against Marketer Of Unapproved Products Claiming To Treat Addiction, Chronic Pain And Other Serious Conditions
Wednesday 20 March 2019: A press release from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration.

Handbook Of Sleep Disorders In Medical Conditions: Chapter 15 - Chronic Fatigue Syndrome And Fibromyalgia
Wednesday 20 March 2019: Research published in the Handbook of Sleep Disorders in Medical Conditions.

Diagnostic Sensitivity Of 2-Day Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing In Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Wednesday 20 March 2019: Research published in the Journal of Translational Medicine.

South Australian Fibromyalgia Research – Healthy Volunteers Wanted
Wednesday 20 March 2019: Healthy South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in Adelaide research investigating MRI markers of brain inflammation in Fibromyalgia.

Groundbreaking Blood Test Detects Fibromyalgia
Tuesday 19 March 2019: Using blood samples and innovative techniques, scientists have detected a "molecular fingerprint" that is unique to Fibromyalgia.

Why Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Is A Feminist Issue
Tuesday 19 March 2019: An article by Caitlin Flynn published in SheKnows.

Good Zing Founder Serena Oppenheim On The Strength Of Sharing Your Story In The Startup World
Tuesday 19 March 2019: An interview with US entrepeneur and ME/CFS/Fibromyalgia sufferer Serena Oppenheim.

We Need To Start Taking Women's Illnesses Seriously
Tuesday 19 March 2019: An Instagram community of women documenting their struggles with chronic pain is flourishing - Selma Blair, Lena Dunham and Kirsty Young are amongst the women speaking up.

Study: Impact Of Fatigue In CFS – Call For Research Participants
Tuesday 19 March 2019: The University of Tasmania is overseeing a study assessing the impact of fatigue in people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Survey: What Should Be Considered In The Design Of A Clinic To Treat Complex Health Conditions?
Tuesday 19 March 2019: The Bridges & Pathways organisation has a request for people to respond to a South Australian State Health Survey about 'the need for a one-stop clinic for people with chronic and complex conditions in South Australia'.

UK Couple Continue To Raise Funds For A Health Centre In Flintshire
Monday 18 March 2019: A UK husband and wife team are continuing their journey to help people suffering from chronic pain, including Fibromyalgia.

Fibromyalgia Research – Healthy Volunteers Wanted
Monday 18 March 2019: Healthy women are wanted as volunteers for innovative Adelaide research investigating MRI markers of brain inflammation in Fibromyalgia.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Monday 18 March 2019: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

ME/CFS South Australia Inc Co-Signs International Open Letter
Monday 18 March2019: ME/CFS South Australia Inc has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

What You Didn't Know About Fatigue
Sunday 17 March 2019: An article published in The Sydney Morning Herald.

Pharmaceutical Interventions In Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A Literature-Based Commentary
Sunday 17 March 2019: Research published in the medical journal Clinical Therapeutics.

Pain Goes To Pot
Sunday 17 March 2019: An article about the use of medical cannabis in Chicago.

Petition: Fix The Issues With Accessing The Disability Support Pension
Sunday 17 March 2019: A petition from Jake Bailey on Change.org.

Online Information About Fibromyalgia Is Inconsistent, Incomplete, Misinterpreted, Study Finds
Saturday 16 March 2019: A study has found that most information about Fibromyalgia available on the internet is incomplete and may be difficult to understand for laypersons, especially as it relates to symptoms, causes, associated conditions, and treatments.

Petition: Remove "Afflicted" Docuseries From Netflix Now
Saturday 16 March 2019: A petition created by Benjamin HsuBorger.

Disease Has Nation Ford Coach Out Of Action, Seeking Answers
Friday 15 March 2019: A profile of US ex-high school soccer coach and ME/CFS sufferer Jon Jarrett.

Chronic Illness Manifesto Survey
Friday 15 March 2019: The UK's Chronic Illness Inclusion Project aims to capture the experiences and views of people living with chronic illness.

Chronic Fatigue Activists Are Trying To Silence Us: Researchers
Thursday 14 March 2019: An article about the controversy surrounding Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Graded Exercise Therapy for the treatment of ME/CFS.

EMERGING Insights: The Australian ME/CFS Symposium Livestreamed
Wednesday 13 March 2019: Health Rising's Cort Johnson reports on the livestream event of the Emerge Conference in Australia.

South Australian Fibromyalgia Research – Healthy Volunteers Wanted
Wednesday 13 March 2019: Healthy South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in Adelaide research investigating MRI markers of brain inflammation in Fibromyalgia.

Chris Swales: Master Of Stone
Tuesday 12 March 2019: A profile of UK mason and Fibromyalgia sufferer Chris Swales.

Study: Impact Of Fatigue In CFS – Call For Research Participants
Tuesday 12 March 2019: The University of Tasmania is overseeing a study assessing the impact of fatigue in people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Survey: What Should Be Considered In The Design Of A Clinic To Treat Complex Health Conditions?
Tuesday 12 March 2019: The Bridges & Pathways organisation has a request for people to respond to a South Australian State Health Survey about 'the need for a one-stop clinic for people with chronic and complex conditions in South Australia'.

Makeup Addiction Founder Djimbi Djevdet Used Makeup To Cope With Chronic Pain & Started A Major Brand In The Process
Monday 11 March 2019: A profile of UK Fibromyalgia sufferer Djimbi Djevdet.

Fibromyalgia Research – Healthy Volunteers Wanted
Monday 11 March 2019: Healthy women are wanted as volunteers for innovative Adelaide research investigating MRI markers of brain inflammation in Fibromyalgia.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Monday 11 March 2019: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

ME/CFS South Australia Inc Co-Signs International Open Letter
Monday 11 March2019: ME/CFS South Australia Inc has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Moderate Alcohol Intake Associated With Less Chronic Pain, Depression
Sunday 10 March 2019: A study from the University of Michigan suggests that moderate alcohol consumption can relieve pain in people with chronic pain or Fibromyalgia.

Dismissing Chronic Illness: A Qualitative Analysis Of Negative Health Care Experiences
Sunday 10 March 2019: A study that analyzed negative patient experiences with health care professionals.

Petition: Fix The Issues With Accessing The Disability Support Pension
Sunday 10 March 2019: A petition from Jake Bailey on Change.org.

International Women's Day: 20 Inspiring Australian Women
Saturday 9 March 2019: Amongst 20 Australian women of note in a New Idea article is a profile of former ME/CFS sufferer Joh Griggs.

Petition: Remove "Afflicted" Docuseries From Netflix Now
Saturday 9 March 2019: A petition created by Benjamin HsuBorger.

Soursop Leaf Extract Relieves Fibromyalgia Symptoms In Mice, Study Shows
Friday 8 March 2019: Supplementation with an extract of soursop leaves alleviated pain symptoms, depression, and anxiety in a mouse model of Fibromyalgia, researchers report.

UK Motorist's Fibromyalgia 'Prevented Her From Taking Breathalyser Test'
Friday 8 March 2019: A UK woman who crashed into a terraced house causing a gas pipe to burst said she was unable to give a breath sample because she suffers from Fibromyalgia.

13 Things Fibromyalgia Is Not
Friday 8 March 2019: An article about Fibromyalgia published in The Mighty.

Chronic Illness Manifesto Survey
Friday 8 March 2019: The UK's Chronic Illness Inclusion Project aims to capture the experiences and views of people living with chronic illness.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Can Be Improved With Cocoa
Thursday 7 March 2019: A study showing cocoa helping curb fatigue typically associated with Multiple Sclerosis may also help ME/CFS sufferers.

Man "Harassing" Ill Mum On Her Doorstep Knocked Out Cold When Her Son Comes Home
Thursday 7 March 2019: A man accused of harassing a woman with Fibromyalgia on her own doorstep has been knocked out with a single punch when her burly son arrived home from football practice.

Theatre Review: Mustard Seed's 'Well' Is Charming, Whimsical And Seriously Informative
Thursday 7 March 2019: A review of the US play 'Well', in which the matriarch of a family has ME/CFS.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: 'It Was Like A Switch Had Been Flipped. I Couldn't Stand Up'
Wednesday 6 March 2019: A profile of Irish artist and ME/CFS sufferer Rosa Devine.

South Australian Fibromyalgia Research – Healthy Volunteers Wanted
Wednesday 6 March 2019: Healthy South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in Adelaide research investigating MRI markers of brain inflammation in Fibromyalgia.

Anne Curtis Returns To Playing One Of Her 'Core Roles' – The Other Woman
Tuesday 5 March 2019: Actress Anne Curtis will be playing a woman with Fibromyalgia in an upcoming movie.

UK Sisters Cope With Fibromyalgia, Balancing Various Treatments
Tuesday 5 March 2019: A profile of UK Fibromyalgia sufferers Kim Polatas and her sister Jamie Dobson.

Study: Impact Of Fatigue In CFS – Call For Research Participants
Tuesday 5 March 2019: The University of Tasmania is overseeing a study assessing the impact of fatigue in people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Survey: What Should Be Considered In The Design Of A Clinic To Treat Complex Health Conditions?
Tuesday 5 March 2019: The Bridges & Pathways organisation has a request for people to respond to a South Australian State Health Survey about 'the need for a one-stop clinic for people with chronic and complex conditions in South Australia'.

Fibromyalgia May Affect As Many As One In 25 People In Northern Ireland
Monday 4 March 2019: About 4,500 people in Northern Ireland are receiving a Personal Independence Payment (PIP) for living with Fibromyalgia – but as many as one in 25 people may actually be affected.

Fibromyalgia Research – Healthy Volunteers Wanted
Monday 4 March 2019: Healthy women are wanted as volunteers for innovative Adelaide research investigating MRI markers of brain inflammation in Fibromyalgia.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Monday 4 March 2019: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc Co-Signs International Open Letter
Monday 4 March 2019: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

The PACE Trial And Why CFS Patients Don't Get Treatment
Sunday 3 March 2019: A video on YouTube in which US journalist and ME/CFS advocate David Tuller discusses the PACE Trial, a study that claimed that ME/CFS can be cured with therapy and exercise.

Solving The Mystery of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Sunday 3 March 2019: A collaborative Jackson Laboratory research center led by Derya Unutmaz, MD, is diving deep into the biology of ME/CFS patients to find a root cause, which may lie in their own immune systems.

PIP Appeals: 'I've Been Treated Like A Liar And A Fake'
Sunday 3 March 2019: A woman from Cardiff says she was made to feel like a "liar and a fake" after going through an eight-month process and a tribunal to get support for her disability.

Petition: Fix The Issues With Accessing The Disability Support Pension
Sunday 3 March 2019: A petition from Jake Bailey on Change.org.

Increased Risk Of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome In Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Population-Based Retrospective Cohort Study
Saturday 2 March 2019: Research has found that Inflammatory Bowel Disease, especially Crohn's disease, is associated with an increased risk of subsequent Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Petition: Remove "Afflicted" Docuseries From Netflix Now
Saturday 2 March 2019: A petition created by Benjamin HsuBorger.

Prescribing For Patients With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Friday 1 March 2019: An article published in Prescriber: The Journal of Prescribing and Medicines Management.

The State Of Me: Book Review
Friday 1 March 2019: A review of the 2008 novel The State of Me, in which the main character suffers from ME/CFS.

The Unwanted: Homeless In America
Friday 1 March 2019: A profile of Danish photographer and Multiple Chemical Sensitivity suffer Thilde Jensen.

Chronic Illness Manifesto Survey
Friday 1 March 2019: The UK's Chronic Illness Inclusion Project aims to capture the experiences and views of people living with chronic illness.
February

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – A Comic By Rosa Devine
Thursday 28 February 2019: Irish artist Rosa Devine was a 'strong and fit' teen when Chronic Fatigue Syndrome took over her life.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: It's Real, And We Can Do Better
Wednesday 27 February 2019: An article by US ME/CFS researcher Dr Elizabeth Unger, MD, PhD.

South Australian Fibromyalgia Research – Healthy Volunteers Wanted
Wednesday 27 February 2019: Healthy South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in Adelaide research investigating MRI markers of brain inflammation in Fibromyalgia.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 27 February 2019: The society's constitution has been updated.

Changes In The Transcriptome Of Circulating Immune Cells Of A New Zealand Cohort With ME/CFS
Tuesday 26 February 2019: Research published in ProHealth.

Epidemiology Of Paediatric Chronic Fatigue Syndrome In Australia
Tuesday 26 February 2019: Research published in Archives of Childhood Disease.

Study: Impact Of Fatigue In CFS – Call For Research Participants
Tuesday 26 February 2019: The University of Tasmania is overseeing a study assessing the impact of fatigue in people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Survey: What Should Be Considered In The Design Of A Clinic To Treat Complex Health Conditions?
Tuesday 26 February 2019: The Bridges & Pathways organisation has a request for people to respond to a South Australian State Health Survey about 'the need for a one-stop clinic for people with chronic and complex conditions in South Australia'.

Fibromyalgia Research – Healthy Volunteers Wanted
Monday 25 February 2019: Healthy women are wanted as volunteers for innovative Adelaide research investigating MRI markers of brain inflammation in Fibromyalgia.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Monday 25 February 2019: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc Co-Signs International Open Letter
Monday 25 February 2019: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Fibromyalgia Sufferers Seek State Support For Debilitating Condition
Sunday 24 February 2019: A profile of Irish Fibromyalgia sufferer Adrienne Dempsey.

Petition: Fix The Issues With Accessing The Disability Support Pension
Sunday 24 February 2019: A petition from Jake Bailey on Change.org.

Homeless: How AMMES Is Keeping People With ME In Their Homes
Saturday 23 February 2019: An article by Erica Verrillo, President of the American ME and CFS Society (AMMES).

Petition: Remove "Afflicted" Docuseries From Netflix Now
Saturday 23 February 2019: A petition created by Benjamin HsuBorger.

UK Parliamentary Debate: Kids Being Taken Into Care By Medics Who Refuse To Believe ME Is Real
Friday 22 February 2019: Children with the devastating illness ME face the threat of being taken into care because medics refuse to accept their disease is real, the UK Parliament was told.

Call For Fibromyalgia To Be Recognised As Long-Term Disability In Ireland
Friday 22 February 2019: Campaigners have called on the Irish Government to recognise Fibromyalgia as a long-term disability.

Meet The Scientists: Dr Christopher Armstrong
Friday 22 February 2019: A profile of Australian ME/CFS researcher Dr Chris Armstrong.

Chronic Illness Manifesto Survey
Friday 22 February 2019: The UK's Chronic Illness Inclusion Project aims to capture the experiences and views of people living with chronic illness.

Reminder: Two Weeks Left To Register For Advocacy Day On Capitol Hill!
Thursday 21 February 2019: An email from the Solve ME/CFS Initiative.

My Label And Me: I'm Not Tired And Lazy, I Have ME
Thursday 21 February 2019: An article by UK ME/CFS sufferer James Wilson.

Is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Real?
Thursday 21 February 2019: A letter to the editor in Hawaiian newspaper the Star-Advertiser.

The Bold And The Beautiful Star Schae Harrison's Devastating Health Crisis
Wednesday 20 February 2019: A GoFundMe campaign has been established to give assistance to actress Schae Harrison who has been formally diagnosed with ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia.

South Australian Fibromyalgia Research – Healthy Volunteers Wanted
Wednesday 20 February 2019: Healthy South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in Adelaide research investigating MRI markers of brain inflammation in Fibromyalgia.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 20 February 2019: The society's constitution has been updated.

These People Face Excruciating Pain Daily, But Medicinal Cannabis Makes Life Bearable
Tuesday 19 February 2019: An article about how medicinal cannabis is helping Australian chronic pain sufferers.

Metabolomics Study Suggests Chronic Fatigue Syndrome May Be Oxidative Stress/Low Oxygen Disease
Tuesday 19 February 2019: An article by US ME/CFS sufferer and advocate Cort Johnson.

Study: Impact Of Fatigue In CFS – Call For Research Participants
Tuesday 19 February 2019: The University of Tasmania is overseeing a study assessing the impact of fatigue in people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Survey: What Should Be Considered In The Design Of A Clinic To Treat Complex Health Conditions?
Tuesday 19 February 2019: The Bridges & Pathways organisation has a request for people to respond to a South Australian State Health Survey about 'the need for a one-stop clinic for people with chronic and complex conditions in South Australia'.

NHMRC ME/CFS Advisory Committee Report To The CEO – Making Submissions
Monday 18 February 2019: ME/CFS SA has pulled together some information to assist with your submission process, including what you might say and how to submit, for responding to the NHMRC Draft Report.

Fibromyalgia Research – Healthy Volunteers Wanted
Monday 18 February 2019: Healthy women are wanted as volunteers for innovative Adelaide research investigating MRI markers of brain inflammation in Fibromyalgia.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Monday 18 February 2019: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc Co-Signs International Open Letter
Monday 18 February 2019: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

NHMRC ME/CFS Advisory Committee Report To The CEO – Making Submissions
Sunday 17 February 2019: ME/CFS SA has pulled together some information to assist with your submission process, including what you might say and how to submit, for responding to the NHMRC Draft Report.

The Deadly Hurt Of Loneliness – It Kills
Sunday 17 February 2019: An article by US ME/CFS advocate Llewellyn King.

Silicone Breast Implants Tied To Fibromyalgia, But More Evidence Needed, Study Says
Sunday 17 February 2019: Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome are more common in people with silicone breast implants than in those with Systemic Sclerosis and no implants, according to a study.

Petition: Fix The Issues With Accessing The Disability Support Pension
Sunday 17 February 2019: A petition from Jake Bailey on Change.org.

NHMRC ME/CFS Advisory Committee Report To The CEO – Making Submissions
Saturday 16 February 2019: ME/CFS SA has pulled together some information to assist with your submission process, including what you might say and how to submit, for responding to the NHMRC Draft Report.

Indian American Teen Vidhima Shetty Publishes Book On Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Saturday 16 February 2019: An Indian American high school girl from San Ramon, California, has published a book discussing Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

'I've Been Bedridden Since January 2018'
Saturday 16 February 2019: A profile of US ME/CFS sufferers Antoinette Sinnas and Rebecca Camilleri.

Petition: Remove "Afflicted" Docuseries From Netflix Now
Saturday 16 February 2019: A petition created by Benjamin HsuBorger.

NHMRC ME/CFS Advisory Committee Report To The CEO – Making Submissions
Friday 15 February 2019: ME/CFS SA has pulled together some information to assist with your submission process, including what you might say and how to submit, for responding to the NHMRC Draft Report.

'I Can't Go Anywhere': Chemical Sensitivities Complicate Canadian Woman's Search For Housing
Friday 15 February 2019: A profile of Canadian Multiple Chemical Sensitivity sufferer Marla Flear.

ME/CFS: How Could The Illness Develop?
Friday 15 February 2019: Research published in the medical journal Metabolic Brain Disease.

Chronic Illness Manifesto Survey
Friday 15 February 2019: The UK's Chronic Illness Inclusion Project aims to capture the experiences and views of people living with chronic illness.

NHMRC ME/CFS Advisory Committee Report To The CEO – Making Submissions
Thursday 14 February 2019: ME/CFS SA has pulled together some information to assist with your submission process, including what you might say and how to submit, for responding to the NHMRC Draft Report.

Fibromyalgia: Many May Receive Wrong Diagnosis
Thursday 14 February 2019: New research in the US has found that doctors have misdiagnosed many people as having Fibromyalgia.

NHMRC ME/CFS Advisory Committee Report To The CEO – Making Submissions
Wednesday 13 February 2019: ME/CFS SA has pulled together some information to assist with your submission process, including what you might say and how to submit, for responding to the NHMRC Draft Report.

Lyme Disease Can Be Diagnosed By 'Bull's Eye' Rash Alone
Wednesday 13 February 2019: Lyme Disease can be diagnosed by the rash alone, new advice for the UK's NHS says.

The Invisible Burden Of Chronic Fatigue In The Community: A Narrative Review
Wednesday 13 February 2019: Research published in Current Rheumatology Reports.

South Australian Fibromyalgia Research – Healthy Volunteers Wanted
Wednesday 13 February 2019: Healthy South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in Adelaide research investigating MRI markers of brain inflammation in Fibromyalgia.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 13 February 2019: The society's constitution has been updated.

NHMRC ME/CFS Advisory Committee Report To The CEO – Making Submissions
Tuesday 12 February 2019: ME/CFS SA has pulled together some information to assist with your submission process, including what you might say and how to submit, for responding to the NHMRC Draft Report.

Living Hell Or Yuppie Flu? The Confusing Fog Of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Tuesday 12 February 2019: What is the reality for Scotland's ME/CFS sufferers?

Belle And Sebastian Singer Stuart Murdoch Tells Ministers They Must Do More For ME 'Urban Lepers' Like Himself
Tuesday 12 February 2019: THE singer and co-founder of one of Scotland's best loved bands has told of how sufferers of ME/CFS like him are "disregarded and ignored" in an appeal to UK government ministers to do more to treat the "devastating" disease.

Why Fibromyalgia Patients Should Consider Vitamin D Supplements
Tuesday 12 February 2019: Studies suggest that vitamin D supplementation can decrease Fibromyalgia symptoms.

UK MP Backs Call For Fibromyalgia Recognition
Tuesday 12 February 2019: A UK MP has joined calls for Fibromyalgia to be recognised as a medical condition.

How Eating Vegan Helped One Woman Manage Her Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Tuesday 12 February 2019: A profile of UK ME/CFS sufferer Jessica Michael.

Study: Impact Of Fatigue In CFS – Call For Research Participants
Tuesday 12 February 2019: The University of Tasmania is overseeing a study assessing the impact of fatigue in people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Survey: What Should Be Considered In The Design Of A Clinic To Treat Complex Health Conditions?
Tuesday 12 February 2019: The Bridges & Pathways organisation has a request for people to respond to a South Australian State Health Survey about 'the need for a one-stop clinic for people with chronic and complex conditions in South Australia'.

NHMRC ME/CFS Advisory Committee Report To The CEO – Making Submissions
Monday 11 February 2019: ME/CFS SA has pulled together some information to assist with your submission process, including what you might say and how to submit, for responding to the NHMRC Draft Report.

Fibromyalgia Research – Healthy Volunteers Wanted
Monday 11 February 2019: Healthy women are wanted as volunteers for innovative Adelaide research investigating MRI markers of brain inflammation in Fibromyalgia.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Monday 11 February 2019: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc Co-Signs International Open Letter
Monday 11 February 2019: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

NHMRC ME/CFS Advisory Committee Report To The CEO – Making Submissions
Sunday 10 February 2019: ME/CFS SA has pulled together some information to assist with your submission process, including what you might say and how to submit, for responding to the NHMRC Draft Report.

Consumer-Contested Evidence: Why The ME/CFS Exercise Dispute Matters So Much
Sunday 10 February 2019: An article by ME/CFS advocate Hilda Bastian.

How To Find A Doctor When You Have ME/CFS, Because The Process Can Be Challenging
Sunday 10 February 2019: An article by ME/CFS advocate Carolyn De Lorenzo.

Petition: Fix The Issues With Accessing The Disability Support Pension
Sunday 10 February 2019: A petition from Jake Bailey on Change.org.

NHMRC ME/CFS Advisory Committee Report To The CEO – Making Submissions
Saturday 9 February 2019: ME/CFS SA has pulled together some information to assist with your submission process, including what you might say and how to submit, for responding to the NHMRC Draft Report.

Canadian Woman With Mobility Issues Asks For Help Shoveling Snow
Saturday 9 February 2019: Denise Seitz says she has been unable to walk or move freely since being diagnosed with Arthritis and Fibromyalgia.

US Service Dog Trainer Sharon Wachsler Gives Presentation At Athol Public Library
Saturday 9 February 2019: US woman and former ME/CFS sufferer Sharon Wachsler, owner and head trainer for the Wendell-based business At Your Service Dog Training, gave a presentation at a public library on everything that goes into training a service dog.

Petition: Remove "Afflicted" Docuseries From Netflix Now
Saturday 9 February 2019: A petition created by Benjamin HsuBorger.

NHMRC ME/CFS Advisory Committee Report To The CEO – Making Submissions
Friday 8 February 2019: ME/CFS SA has pulled together some information to assist with your submission process, including what you might say and how to submit, for responding to the NHMRC Draft Report.

PACE Chronic Fatigue Trial Was Properly Conducted, Says UK Research Watchdog
Friday 8 February 2019: The PACE trial, which compared treatments for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, met all the regulatory requirements of its day and exceeded transparency requirements, the Health Research Authority has concluded.

Call For Boost In Research Funding For Chronic Diseases That Affect Women
Friday 8 February 2019: There is a call for more funding for research into chronic diseases at Canada's BC Women’s Hospital and Health Centre.

Chronic Illness Manifesto Survey
Friday 8 February 2019: The UK's Chronic Illness Inclusion Project aims to capture the experiences and views of people living with chronic illness.

NHMRC ME/CFS Advisory Committee Report To The CEO – Making Submissions
Thursday 7 February 2019: ME/CFS SA has pulled together some information to assist with your submission process, including what you might say and how to submit, for responding to the NHMRC Draft Report.

Robots Allow Pupils To Attend School Virtually In Walsall
Thursday 7 February 2019: Robots that allow pupils to virtually attend lessons will be trialled at a UK school.

People In Bradford District Living With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Can Access New Course
Thursday 7 February 2019: A new six-week support course has been launched in the UK for people with ME/CFS.

Fibromyalgia Not Stopping Zi'Asia Zachary From Her Gymnastics Dreams
Thursday 7 February 2019: A profile of US gymnast and Fibromyalgia sufferer Zi'Asia Zachary.

NHMRC ME/CFS Advisory Committee Report To The CEO – Making Submissions
Wednesday 6 February 2019: ME/CFS SA has pulled together some information to assist with your submission process, including what you might say and how to submit, for responding to the NHMRC Draft Report.

South Australian Fibromyalgia Research – Healthy Volunteers Wanted
Wednesday 6 February 2019: Healthy South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in Adelaide research investigating MRI markers of brain inflammation in Fibromyalgia.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 6 February 2019: The society's constitution has been updated.

Study: Impact Of Fatigue In CFS – Call For Research Participants
Tuesday 5 February 2019: The University of Tasmania is overseeing a study assessing the impact of fatigue in people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Survey: What Should Be Considered In The Design Of A Clinic To Treat Complex Health Conditions?
Tuesday 5 February 2019: The Bridges & Pathways organisation has a request for people to respond to a South Australian State Health Survey about 'the need for a one-stop clinic for people with chronic and complex conditions in South Australia'.

Silicone Breast Implants And Depression, Fibromyalgia And Chronic Fatigue Syndrome In A Rheumatology Clinic Population
Monday 4 February 2019: Research published in the medical journal Clinical Rheumatology.

Society Seminars For 2019
Monday 4 February 2019: A list of ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc's seminars for 2019.

Fibromyalgia Research – Healthy Volunteers Wanted
Monday 4 February 2019: Healthy women are wanted as volunteers for innovative Adelaide research investigating MRI markers of brain inflammation in Fibromyalgia.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Monday 4 February 2019: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc Co-Signs International Open Letter
Monday 4 February 2019: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Group Highlights Women's Health At Womxn's March Denver
Sunday 3 February 2019: Among all the people at the Womxn's March Denver there will be one small group, hoping to spread a big message about ME/CFS.

Petition: Fix The Issues With Accessing The Disability Support Pension
Sunday 3 February 2019: A petition from Jake Bailey on Change.org.

Seminar Report: ME/CFS and Gut Health – Dr Mona Kaur
Saturday 2 February 2019: A report on the 2018 society seminar entitled "ME/CFS and Gut Health", by South Australian GP Dr Mona Kaur.

Petition: Remove "Afflicted" Docuseries From Netflix Now
Saturday 2 February 2019: A petition created by Benjamin HsuBorger.

UK Christians With ME Celebrate Debate On Condition Reaching Parliament
Friday 1 February 2019: Christian activists with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis in the UK are praying a debate in parliament about the treatment and funding of patients with the condition will bring about positive change.

My Fibromyalgia Therapy Dog: A Progress Update
Friday 1 February 2019: An article by US Fibromyalgia sufferer Christine Lynch.

Chronic Illness Manifesto Survey
Friday 1 February 2019: The UK's Chronic Illness Inclusion Project aims to capture the experiences and views of people living with chronic illness.
January

UK Schoolboy, 14, Struck Down By ME During A Football Match – Yet Doctors Dismissed His Symptoms As Him Being A 'Lazy Teenager'
Thursday 31 January 2019: A profile of UK ME/CFS sufferer Cai Onraet.

Disabled UK Woman Slams Strangers Who Mistake Her Boyfriend For Her Carer
Wednesday 30 January 2019: A UK woman with ME/CFS has slammed 'ignorant' strangers who mistake her able-bodied boyfriend for her carer – and even ask invasive questions about her sex life.

South Australian Fibromyalgia Research – Healthy Volunteers Wanted
Wednesday 30 January 2019: Healthy South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in Adelaide research investigating MRI markers of brain inflammation in Fibromyalgia.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 30 January 2019: The society's constitution has been updated.

Ill UK Woman Relies On Neighbours After Benefits Cut
Tuesday 29 January 2019: A profile of UK Fibromyalgia sufferer Sharon Jones.

The NIH Is Thwarting Research On A Poorly Understood Yet Serious Condition
Tuesday 29 January 2019: An article by ME/CFS advocate and sufferer Jennifer Spotila.

Study: Impact Of Fatigue In CFS – Call For Research Participants
Tuesday 29 January 2019: The University of Tasmania is overseeing a study assessing the impact of fatigue in people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Survey: What Should Be Considered In The Design Of A Clinic To Treat Complex Health Conditions?
Tuesday 29 January 2019: The Bridges & Pathways organisation has a request for people to respond to a South Australian State Health Survey about 'the need for a one-stop clinic for people with chronic and complex conditions in South Australia'.

Society Seminars For 2019
Monday 28 January 2019: A list of ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc's seminars for 2019.

Fibromyalgia Research – Healthy Volunteers Wanted
Monday 28 January 2019: Healthy women are wanted as volunteers for innovative Adelaide research investigating MRI markers of brain inflammation in Fibromyalgia.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Monday 28 January 2019: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc Co-Signs International Open Letter
Monday 28 January 2019: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Top 5 Most Effective Fibromyalgia Medications
Sunday 27 January 2019: A list of some of the most commonly prescribed medications for Fibromyalgia and which are most often effective.

Huge ME/CFS Event Held In Boston
Sunday 27 January 2019: US ME/CFS sufferer and advocate Rivka Solomon on an event that drew over 650 medical practitioners and students.

Petition: Fix The Issues With Accessing The Disability Support Pension
Sunday 27 January 2019: A petition from Jake Bailey on Change.org.

Seminar Report: ME/CFS and Gut Health – Dr Mona Kaur
Saturday 26 January 2019: A report on the 2018 society seminar entitled "ME/CFS and Gut Health", by South Australian GP Dr Mona Kaur.

The Importance Of Accurate Diagnosis Of ME/CFS In Children And Adolescents: A Commentary
Saturday 26 January 2019: An article published in Frontiers in Pediatrics.

Petition: Remove "Afflicted" Docuseries From Netflix Now
Saturday 26 January 2019: A petition created by Benjamin HsuBorger.

Sleeping Tablet 'Eases The Agony Of Fibromyalgia' For Sufferers Like Lady Gaga
Friday 25 January 2019: An article about the possible benefits of melatonin for Fibromyalgia.

Meet The Scientists: Prof Don Staines
Friday 25 January 2019: An interview with Australian ME/CFS researcher Professor Don Staines.

Chronic Illness Manifesto Survey
Friday 25 January 2019: The UK's Chronic Illness Inclusion Project aims to capture the experiences and views of people living with chronic illness.

What It's Like To Live With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome And Depression
Thursday 24 January 2019: An article by Eleanor Segall published in UK news outlet Metro.

Onset Patterns And Course Of ME/CFS
Wednesday 23 January 2019: Research published in Frontiers in Pediatrics.

South Australian Fibromyalgia Research – Healthy Volunteers Wanted
Wednesday 23 January 2019: Healthy South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in Adelaide research investigating MRI markers of brain inflammation in Fibromyalgia.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 23 January 2019: The society's constitution has been updated.

New Zealand Father Ineligible For Paid Parental Leave Due To Sick Wife Not Working
Tuesday 22 January 2019: A profile of Regan Morgan and his wife, Alison, who has Fibromyalgia and ME/CFS.

DUD DRUGS? How Painkillers Might Be Making Your Fibromyalgia WORSE, Experts Warn
Tuesday 22 January 2019: Eight million people live with chronic pain in the UK.

Study: Impact Of Fatigue In CFS – Call For Research Participants
Tuesday 22 January 2019: The University of Tasmania is overseeing a study assessing the impact of fatigue in people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Survey: What Should Be Considered In The Design Of A Clinic To Treat Complex Health Conditions?
Tuesday 22 January 2019: The Bridges & Pathways organisation has a request for people to respond to a South Australian State Health Survey about 'the need for a one-stop clinic for people with chronic and complex conditions in South Australia'.

Fibromyalgia Research – Healthy Volunteers Wanted
Monday 21 January 2019: Healthy women are wanted as volunteers for innovative Adelaide research investigating MRI markers of brain inflammation in Fibromyalgia.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Monday 21 January 2019: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc Co-Signs International Open Letter
Monday 21 January 2019: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Inventing Illness? What It's Like When Your GP Won't Believe You're In Pain
Sunday 20 January 2019: An article by Hannah Gibson about why she still struggles to get medical professionals to take her medical conditions seriously.

Petition: Fix The Issues With Accessing The Disability Support Pension
Sunday 20 January 2019: A petition from Jake Bailey on Change.org.

From Blog To Blockbuster For Welsh Woman?
Saturday 19 January 2019: A profile of Welsh writer Rachel Jeffrey.

Petition: Remove "Afflicted" Docuseries From Netflix Now
Saturday 19 January 2019: A petition created by Benjamin HsuBorger.

UK MPs Debate Fibromyalgia After Chesterfield Woman's Petition
Friday 18 January 2019: A debate has been held in UK parliament about a chronic pain condition after a petition attracted more than 115,000 signatures.

'She Was Passing Through Town And Shouted At Us From Across The Road'
Friday 18 January 2019: A profile of Canadian photographer and Multiple Chemical Sensitivity sufferer Marie LeBlanc.

Melatonin Improves Mood, Quality Of Life In Fibromyalgia Patients, Study Suggests
Friday 18 January 2019: Oral melatonin could improve Fibromyalgia patients’ mood and quality of life, as well as decrease anxiety and cortisol levels.

Chronic Illness Manifesto Survey
Friday 18 January 2019: The UK's Chronic Illness Inclusion Project aims to capture the experiences and views of people living with chronic illness.

Slam Poetry And Art Unite For ME/CFS
Thursday 17 January 2019: Lev Leytzan: The Heart of Therapeutic Clowning Inc. and Open Medicine Foundation (OMF) are excited to announce that they are joining together to create "Hearts and Hope United" – their first poetry and art slam.

Fears Over Naltrexone Unfounded, Finds Review
Thursday 17 January 2019: Fears over a drug that can be used to treat alcohol addiction and other conditions are unfounded, according to its first ever systematic review, led by academics at The University of Manchester.

Cognitive Difficulties Affect Life And Self-perceptions Of Men With Fibromyalgia, Study Reports
Thursday 17 January 2019: Cognitive problems of men with Fibromyalgia — involving their memory, verbal fluency and problem-solving abilities — significantly affect their work, social relations and self-perceptions, a study finds.

Brain Imaging And Behavior Publication From Dr. Jarred Younger's SMCI Ramsay Pilot Study Supports Involvement Of Neuroinflammation In ME/CFS
Wednesday 16 January 2019: Researchers in the US have found markers of widespread neuroinflammation and metabolite abnormalities in the first whole-brain magnetic resonance spectroscopy study of individuals with ME/CFS.

South Australian Fibromyalgia Research – Healthy Volunteers Wanted
Wednesday 16 January 2019: Healthy South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in Adelaide research investigating MRI markers of brain inflammation in Fibromyalgia.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 16 January 2019: The society's constitution has been updated.

Meet The Professional Cuddler Who Makes $80 An Hour Snuggling Clients
Tuesday 15 January 2019: A profile of professional cuddler and Fibromyalgia sufferer Robin Marie.

Study: Impact Of Fatigue In CFS – Call For Research Participants
Tuesday 15 January 2019: The University of Tasmania is overseeing a study assessing the impact of fatigue in people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Survey: What Should Be Considered In The Design Of A Clinic To Treat Complex Health Conditions?
Tuesday 15 January 2019: The Bridges & Pathways organisation has a request for people to respond to a South Australian State Health Survey about 'the need for a one-stop clinic for people with chronic and complex conditions in South Australia'.

Fibromyalgia Research – Healthy Volunteers Wanted
Monday 14 January 2019: Healthy women are wanted as volunteers for innovative Adelaide research investigating MRI markers of brain inflammation in Fibromyalgia.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Monday 14 January 2019: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc Co-Signs International Open Letter
Monday 14 January 2019: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Perceptions Of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome In The Emergency Department
Sunday 13 January 2019: Findings from a novel online questionnaire of people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome who rated their perceptions of care in a hospital's emergency department suggest the majority of these patients do not receive proper care, say researchers from Georgetown University Medical Center.

Petition: Fix The Issues With Accessing The Disability Support Pension
Sunday 13 January 2019: A petition from Jake Bailey on Change.org.

'It's All In Your Head': Half Of UK Patients With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Claim They Are Dismissed By Doctors Who Say The Illness Is Psychological
Saturday 12 January 2019: Almost half of people in the UK suffering with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome have been dismissed by doctors who claim their illness is psychological.

Petition: Remove "Afflicted" Docuseries From Netflix Now
Saturday 12 January 2019: A petition created by Benjamin HsuBorger.

Listening To Your Body – A Cautionary Tale
Friday 11 January 2019: An article by UK journalist Ollie McAninch about two of his friends who have ME/CFS.

Chronic Illness Manifesto Survey
Friday 11 January 2019: The UK's Chronic Illness Inclusion Project aims to capture the experiences and views of people living with chronic illness.

A UK Woman Was Left Bed-Ridden After Her Leaking Breast Implants Made Her Hair Fall Out In Clumps
Thursday 10 January 2019: A profile of UK ME/CFS sufferer Emma Owen.

Police Officer Cleared Of Harassment After Throwing Cat Faeces Into Neighbour's Garden
Thursday 10 January 2019: A UK police officer accused of throwing cat faeces, chilli powder and grapes into her neighbour's garden and posting letters through her door claiming she was faking her ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia, has been found not guilty of harassment over a six-year period.

British Dietetic Association Releases Top 5 Celeb Diets To Avoid In 2019
Wednesday 9 January 2019: Experts from the British Dietetic Association have revealed five of the 'wildest' diet fads they’ve come across over the last year to help consumers avoid them in 2019.

'Regular Sex Leaves My Husband In Agony'
Wednesday 9 January 2019: A profile of UK woman Mandy George and her husband, Fibromyalgia and ME/CFS sufferer Sam.

South Australian Fibromyalgia Research – Healthy Volunteers Wanted
Wednesday 9 January 2019: Healthy South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in Adelaide research investigating MRI markers of brain inflammation in Fibromyalgia.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 9 January 2019: The society's constitution has been updated.

UK Artist Who Deals With Her Pain Through Painting Opens Exhibition
Tuesday 8 January 2019: A profile of UK artist and Fibromyalgia sufferer Cheri Lancaster.

Study: Impact Of Fatigue In CFS – Call For Research Participants
Tuesday 8 January 2019: The University of Tasmania is overseeing a study assessing the impact of fatigue in people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Survey: What Should Be Considered In The Design Of A Clinic To Treat Complex Health Conditions?
Tuesday 8 January 2019: The Bridges & Pathways organisation has a request for people to respond to a South Australian State Health Survey about 'the need for a one-stop clinic for people with chronic and complex conditions in South Australia'.

Fibromyalgia Research – Healthy Volunteers Wanted
Monday 7 January 2019: Healthy women are wanted as volunteers for innovative Adelaide research investigating MRI markers of brain inflammation in Fibromyalgia.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Monday 7 January 2019: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc Co-Signs International Open Letter
Monday 7 January 2019: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Computer Model Identifies Four Main Classes Of Fibromyalgia, Study Reports
Sunday 6 January 2019: A computer model identified four major classes of Fibromyalgia on the basis of the pain and symptom severity felt by patients, the presence of specific coexisting conditions, and the use of clinical procedures, a study reports.

Petition: Fix The Issues With Accessing The Disability Support Pension
Sunday 6 January 2019: A petition from Jake Bailey on Change.org.

Study: THC Effective Treatment for Fibromyalgia Pain
Saturday 5 January 2019: A study conducted in the Netherlands has found evidence that THC extract from cannabis is useful as a treatment for fibromyalgia pain.

Petition: Remove "Afflicted" Docuseries From Netflix Now
Saturday 5 January 2019: A petition created by Benjamin HsuBorger.

Painful Intercourse In Women Improved With Fibromyalgia Drug, Rutgers Study Says
Friday 4 January 2019: Women with chronic pain or discomfort around the vulva showed improved sexual function with an oral nerve pain medication used to treat pain caused by a previous Herpes infection as well as Fibromyalgia, according to a Rutgers University study.

Chronic Illness Manifesto Survey
Friday 4 January 2019: The UK's Chronic Illness Inclusion Project aims to capture the experiences and views of people living with chronic illness.

Learn How To Build Healthy Homes At The MBA Home Building & Remodeling Show Jan. 11-13 At Wisconsin State Fair Park
Thursday 3 January 2019: The 2019 MBA Home Building & Remodeling Show in the US features homes friendly to those suffering from Multiple Chemical Sensitivity.

Lady Gaga And Life With Fibromyalgia
Thursday 3 January 2019: A profile of US singer and Fibromyalgia sufferer Lady Gaga.

South Australian Fibromyalgia Research – Healthy Volunteers Wanted
Wednesday 2 January 2019: Healthy South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in Adelaide research investigating MRI markers of brain inflammation in Fibromyalgia.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 2 January 2019: The society's constitution has been updated.

Happy New Year
Monday 1 January 2019: All of us here at ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc wish you a Happy New Year.

Where Is Bros Star Craig Logan Now?
Monday 1 January 2019: A profile of UK musician Craig Logan.

Study: Impact Of Fatigue In CFS – Call For Research Participants
Monday 1 January 2019: The University of Tasmania is overseeing a study assessing the impact of fatigue in people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Survey: What Should Be Considered In The Design Of A Clinic To Treat Complex Health Conditions?
Monday 1 January 2019: The Bridges & Pathways organisation has a request for people to respond to a South Australian State Health Survey about 'the need for a one-stop clinic for people with chronic and complex conditions in South Australia'.

 


 

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