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ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc supports the needs of sufferers of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and related illnesses. We do this by providing services and information to members.

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2018

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July

'Potentially Harmful And Old-Fashioned' Chronic Fatigue Treatments Under Review
Friday 20 July 2018: A news segment aired on Australian ABC's 7.30 program.

Botched Mold Removal Causes Debilitating Illness, Lawsuit Says
Friday 20 July 2018: A profile of US ME/CFS and MCS sufferer Annette Davis.

The Cortene ME/CFS Drug Trial Begins
Friday 20 July 2018: An article by Cort Johnson about the trial of a new drug for ME/CFS.

Lyme Disease: 'I Became A Shadow, Housebound, A Virtual Recluse'
Thursday 19 July 2018: An article by Irish Lyme Disease sufferer Kerry Lawless.

Emerge Australia Welcomes $370,000 In Federal Funding
Wednesday 18 July 2018: Emerge Australia, the national organisation providing support, information and advocacy for people with ME/CFS, has received $370,000 in Federal funding to support its work.

Hyperintense Sensorimotor T1 Spin Echo MRI Is Associated With Brainstem Abnormality In Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Wednesday 18 July 2018: Research published in NeuroImage: Clinical.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 18 July 2018: The society's constitution has been updated.

Marathon Runner Housebound After Developing ME Claims Diet Change Gave Him His Life Back
Tuesday 17 July 2018: A profile of UK ME/CFS sufferer Ian Moore.

Fibromyalgia Research Participants Wanted
Monday 16 July 2018: South Australian researcher Carolyn Berryman is inviting people participate in a study investigating body representation in Fibromyalgia.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Monday 16 July 2018: 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 16 July 2018: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Petition: Fix The Issues With Accessing The Disability Support Pension
Sunday 15 July 2018: A petition from Jake Bailey on Change.org.

Petition: Stop The Closure Of Welfare Rights Centre SA
Sunday 15 July 2018: A petition to keep South Australia's Welfare Right Centre SA open.

ME/CFS: CDC Releases Updated Website
Saturday 14 July 2018: The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released an updated website for healthcare providers about ME/CFS.

Entertainment Book
Saturday 14 July 2018: Buying an Entertainment Book for yourself or as a gift for others is one way of supporting your Society.

ME/CFS Alert Video: Interview With Dr David M Systrom
Friday 13 July 2018: An interview with ME/CFS researcher Dr David M Systrom.

The Unintentional Victims Of The War On Opioids
Friday 13 July 2018: Chronic pain sufferers in the United States are facing another obstacle in their daily quest to manage their pain: the government's crackdown on opioid painkillers.

New Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Test Is 84 Percent Accurate
Thursday 12 July 2018: Researchers have developed a test that can predict ME/CFS with an unprecedented level of accuracy.

Seminar Report: Cardiopulmonary Alterations In ME/CFS
Wednesday 11 July 2018: A report from Society member Bronwyn Caldwell.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 11 July 2018: The society's constitution has been updated.

Insights From Metabolites Get Us Closer To A Test For Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Tuesday 10 July 2018: A study led by researchers at the Center for Infection and Immunity at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health has identified a constellation of metabolites related to ME/CFS.

Don't Get Ticked Off
Monday 9 July 2018: A profile of UK Lyme Disease sufferers including Lucinda Edwards.

Fibromyalgia Research Participants Wanted
Monday 9 July 2018: South Australian researcher Carolyn Berryman is inviting people participate in a study investigating body representation in Fibromyalgia.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Monday 9 July 2018: 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 9 July 2018: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Petition: Fix The Issues With Accessing The Disability Support Pension
Sunday 8 July 2018: A petition from Jake Bailey on Change.org.

Petition: Stop The Closure Of Welfare Rights Centre SA
Sunday 8 July 2018: A petition to keep South Australia's Welfare Right Centre SA open.

The Perils Of 'Aspiration', Australia's New Favourite Buzzword
Saturday 7 July 2018: An article by Australian ME/CFS sufferer Benjamin Clark.

Newmarket Composer Has Music Brought To Life By Suffolk Philharmonic Orchestra
Saturday 7 July 2018: A profile of UK composer and ME/CFS sufferer George Wilson.

Katie Boulter: Five Things You May Not Know About Tennis Star
Saturday 7 July 2018: A profile of UK professional tennis player Katie Boulter.

Entertainment Book
Saturday 7 July 2018: Buying an Entertainment Book for yourself or as a gift for others is one way of supporting your Society.

Immune System May Play Role In Fibromyalgia, Study Suggests
Friday 6 July 2018: Through a new genetic analysis, researchers have found evidence suggesting the involvement of the immune system in Fibromyalgia, a study reports.

Are ME/CFS Patient Organizations "Militant"?
Friday 6 July 2018: An article published in the Journal of Bioethical Inquiry.

Insights Into ME/CFS Phenotypes Through Comprehensive Metabolomics
Thursday 5 July 2018: Research published in the journal Scientific Reports.

Mystery Pain In The Muscle
Thursday 5 July 2018: An article about Fibromyalgia in the Indian newspaper The Telegraph.

10 Things About Living With M.E. That You Want People To Know By Jessica Taylor-Bearman
Wednesday 4 July 2018: An article by UK ME/CFS sufferer Jessica Taylor-Bearman.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 4 July 2018: The society's constitution has been updated.

Struggling Jervis Bay Man's Bid To Convert Budget Van Into Safe Place To Sleep
Tuesday 3 July 2018: A profile of Australian ME/CFS sufferer Matt Walsh.

'A Tick Bite While Visiting Pandas In China Ruined My Life'
Tuesday 3 July 2018: A profile of UK Lyme Disease sufferer Sophie Ward.

Fibromyalgia Research Participants Wanted
Monday 2 July 2018: South Australian researcher Carolyn Berryman is inviting people participate in a study investigating body representation in Fibromyalgia.

Western Hoedown Helps Raise Awareness
Monday 2 July 2018: A profile of Canadian Fibromyalgia sufferer Nigel Thom and his involvement with the Fibromyalgia Well Spring Foundation's Western Hoedown.

Major Research Group Highlights Inflammation Energy Production Connection In ME/CFS
Monday 2 July 2018: An article by Cort Johnson about the Simmaron Research Group's latest research.

US College Student Interviewing Men With Fibromyalgia For Summer Research Project
Monday 2 July 2018: US college student Shannon Lunn is working on a project entitled "Male Experiences with Fibromyalgia: A Focus Group Comparative Study".

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Monday 2 July 2018: 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 2 July 2018: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

'The Past Two Years Have Felt Like My Darkest Moments': One Young Woman's Battle With Lyme Disease
Sunday 1 July 2018: A profile of UK Lyme Disease sufferer India Matthews.

UK Lyme Disease Sufferer, 27, Is Forced To Live In A Tent
Sunday 1 July 2018: A profile of UK Lyme Disease sufferer Rachel Gordon.

Petition: Fix The Issues With Accessing The Disability Support Pension
Sunday 1 July 2018: A petition from Jake Bailey on Change.org.

Petition: Stop The Closure Of Welfare Rights Centre SA
Sunday 1 July 2018: A petition to keep South Australia's Welfare Right Centre SA open.
June

Society Seminar Reminder
Saturday 30 June 2018: Please join us today (30 June) for our Seminar.

Entertainment Book
Saturday 30 June 2018: Buying an Entertainment Book for yourself or as a gift for others is one way of supporting your Society.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Takes Down Doctors, Too
Friday 29 June 2018: A profile of US doctor and ME/CFS sufferer Gary Solomon MD.

I Help Manage My Chronic Illness With My Diet, But Don't You Dare Call It 'Clean Eating'
Thursday 28 June 2018: An article by ME/CFS sufferer Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha.

Meet Chronic Fatigue Survivor Bex Walker – The Vegan Mum Turning Breakfast Into Business
Thursday 28 June 2018: A profile of UK entrepeneur and ME/CFS sufferer Bex Walker.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 27 June 2018: The society's constitution has been updated.

Society Seminar Reminder
Wednesday 27 June 2018: Please join us this Saturday 30 June for our next Seminar.

Ron Davis (Finally) Gets His Big Grant!
Tuesday 26 June 2018: Professor Ron Davis has been awarded an ME/CFS research grant by the US National Institutes of Health.

MP Carol Monaghan Leads Campaign For New ME Treatment
Tuesday 26 June 2018: ME/CFS is incorrectly treated, lacks sufficient funding and is poorly understood by many in the medical profession, according to a UK MP who has been campaigning in Parliament to change attitudes.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Monday 25 June 2018: 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 June 2018: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Petition: Fix The Issues With Accessing The Disability Support Pension
Sunday 24 June 2018: A petition from Jake Bailey on Change.org.

Petition: Stop The Closure Of Welfare Rights Centre SA
Sunday 24 June 2018: A petition to keep South Australia's Welfare Right Centre SA open.

A Cross-Party Debate In The UK Has Offered A Ray Of Hope For The 'Millions Missing'
Saturday 23 June 2018: There was a ray of hope shining on Thursday 21 June as some rarely-seen cross political party consensus in the UK emerged on a disease that leaves 'millions missing'.

Entertainment Book
Saturday 23 June 2018: Buying an Entertainment Book for yourself or as a gift for others is one way of supporting your Society.

MP Stephen Pound, Westminster Debate On ME
Friday 22 June 2018: A speech by UK Member of Parliament Stephen Pound.

Belle And Sebastian Tackle Human Problems
Friday 22 June 2018: Belle and Sebastian's Stevie Jackson talks about the band's longevity, Stuart Murdoch's ME/CFS, among other things.

Symptoms Of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Linked With Non-Celiac Wheat Sensitivity
Friday 22 June 2018: In a new study, researchers from Columbia University Medical Center have found that a significant subset of patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome has gastrointestinal symptoms and blood markers associated with non-celiac wheat sensitivity.

Sam Duluk Speaks In South Australian Parliament About ME/CFS
Thursday 21 June 2018: South Australian MP Sam Duluk spoke about ME/CFS in the Parliament of South Australia.

Perth Schoolboy Makes Thousands Of Packages For The Homeless
Thursday 21 June 2018: A profile of Australian 12-year-old ME/CFS sufferer Vincent Pettinicchio.

UK Parliament To Debate Treatment Of ME Patients
Thursday 21 June 2018: Campaigners are celebrating after it was announced that the UK Parliament is to debate the treatment of patients with ME/CFS.

Trial By Error: An Open Letter To The Lancet, Two Years On
Wednesday 20 June 2018: An article by US journalist and ME/CFS advocate David Tuller.

A UK MP Is Calling For A Debate Into One Of The 'Biggest Medical Scandals' Of The 21st Century
Wednesday 20 June 2018: A Scottish National Party MP is calling for a debate into the controversy surrounding a disease she thinks will be one of the "biggest medical scandals of the 21st century".

Society Constitution
Wednesday 20 June 2018: The society's constitution has been updated.

Esther McVey And Her Department Are Now Totally Out Of Control
Tuesday 19 June 2018: An opinion piece from UK news outlet The Canary.

Young Mum Must Now Take 32 Tablets Every DAY After An Insect Bite Near School
Tuesday 19 June 2018: A profile of UK Lyme Disease sufferer Jordon Craddock.

UK MP Andrea Jenkyns 'Cannot Remember A Day Without Pain' In 15 Years
Monday 18 June 2018: A profile of UK MP and Fibromyalgia sufferer Andrea Jenkyns.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Puts Central Florida Woman On A Mission To Help
Monday 18 June 2018: A profile of US ME/CFS sufferer Mia Anderson.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Monday 18 June 2018: 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 June 2018: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Support Needed At Parliament House This Wednesday (20 June)
Sunday 17 June 2018: Sam Duluk, MP for Waite, will be talking on ME/CFS during what is called a Private Member's Grievance session at Parliament House this Wednesday, and we're asking for your help in supporting Sam.

Australia's Medical Research Council Questioned On ME And CFS Committee
Sunday 17 June 2018: A report from Sasha Nimmo about a Senate Estimates budget hearing into funding for ME/CFS in Australia.

Petition: Fix The Issues With Accessing The Disability Support Pension
Sunday 17 June 2018: A petition from Jake Bailey on Change.org.

Petition: Stop The Closure Of Welfare Rights Centre SA
Sunday 17 June 2018: A petition to keep South Australia's Welfare Right Centre SA open.

Meet A Doctor Who Is A Grandma And A Fighter For Chronic Pain Patients
Saturday 16 June 2018: An interview with US doctor and chronic pain treatment advocate Dr Debbie Nickels Heck.

Entertainment Book
Saturday 16 June 2018: Buying an Entertainment Book for yourself or as a gift for others is one way of supporting your Society.

After 25 Years Battling Illness, Actor Prepares To Showcase New Film
Friday 15 June 2018: A profile of UK actor and ME/CFS sufferer Kirsty Strain.

'I Couldn't Be Tickled Or Hugged' Says 19-Year-Old With Invisible Illness Which Makes Her Skin Too Painful To Touch
Friday 14 June 2018: A profile of Tara Davies, a UK sufferer of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome as well as ME/CFS and Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome.

Shock Figures In Scotland Show North-East Victim Of Postcode Lottery Of Chronic Pain Treatment Waiting Times
Thursday 14 June 2018: Chronic pain sufferers in the north-east of Scotland are waiting far longer for treatment than elsewhere in the country according to the figures, which cover the first three months of this year.

My Battle With Fibromyalgia: Some Days I'm Crippled With Pain But I Won't Let It Hold Me Back
Thursday 14 June 2018: A profile of UK Fibromyalgia sufferer Charlotte Mole.

Video: Tips For Carers
Wednesday 13 June 2018: Connor, who cares full-time for his partner Sharon, talks about how to support someone who has ME.

13-Year-Old, Woman's Rescue Of Boy From Drowning In Pool Caught On Camera
Wednesday 13 June 2018: A young friend and woman are now considered heroes after they teamed up to perform the incredible rescue of a boy drowning in a pool.

UK Woman Speaks Of Dealing With ME After GP Tells Her 'It's Not As If You Are Disabled Or Anything'
Wednesday 13 June 2018: A profile of UK ME/CFS sufferer Nicky Morley.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 13 June 2018: The society's constitution has been updated.

Office Workers Plagued By Metabolism, Fatigue Issues
Tuesday 12 June 2018: Forty-three percent of office workers simultaneously experience gastrointestinal distress and chronic fatigue syndrome, a study conducted by the Taiwan Association for Lactic Acid Bacteria showed.

My Daily Routine Living With . . . Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Tuesday 12 June 2018: A profile of Irish ME/CFS sufferer Carmel Breen.

Life With ME Is A "Long And Hard Journey" Says 16-Year-Old Hope Simpson, Of Bishop Auckland
Tuesday 12 June 2018: A profile of UK ME/CFS sufferer Hope Simpson.

'Urgent Change' Needed To Improve Lives Of ME Sufferers
Tuesday 12 June 2018: Scotland's only nurse specialising in ME has called for urgent change to help improve the lives of at least 20,000 Scots affected by the condition.

Super Slimming Husband And Wife In National Competition
Monday 11 June 2018: A super-slimming couple from the UK, one of whom suffers from Fibromyalgia, are seeing a lot less of each other after losing 8st 13lbs between them and making it to the semi-finals of a national competition.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Monday 11 June 2018: 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 June 2018: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Petition: Fix The Issues With Accessing The Disability Support Pension
Sunday 10 June 2018: A petition from Jake Bailey on Change.org.

Petition: Stop The Closure Of Welfare Rights Centre SA
Sunday 10 June 2018: A petition to keep South Australia's Welfare Right Centre SA open.

David Tuller Talk In Adelaide, 10 April 2018
Saturday 9 June 2018: A video from Society member Bronwyn Caldwell.

There Was A Political Tremor This Week Over One Of The World's Most Neglected Diseases
Saturday 9 June 2018: There was a sudden flurry of political activity in the UK during the past week over one of the most under-researched and stigmatised diseases going: ME/CFS.

Entertainment Book
Saturday 9 June 2018: Buying an Entertainment Book for yourself or as a gift for others is one way of supporting your Society.

Katie Forrest Tackles Three Peaks After Pledge To Sister Lucie
Friday 8 June 2018: A UK teenager has climbed the three peaks for charity in tribute to her younger sister, who 'climbs mountains every day' in her battle with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Chronic Pain Has Made It Hard To Do The Thing I Love Most, But Not Impossible
Friday 8 June 2018: An article by ME/CFS sufferer Lisa Ruiz about her difficulties with reading.

Mirtazapine For Fibromyalgia: An Effective Treatment Option?
Thursday 7 June 2018: The antidepressant mirtazapine appears to be a safe and effective treatment option for patients with Fibromyalgia, according to a systematic review published in Rheumatology International.

UK ME Sufferer Ellie, 17, Desperate For New Wheelchair That Will Help Her Regain Her Freedom
Wednesday 6 June 2018: A profile of UK ME/CFS sufferer Ellie Percival-Mann who is hoping to raise funds for an electric wheelchair.

Canadian Woman With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Denied Disability Benefits
Wednesday 6 June 2018: Canadian ME/CFS sufferer Faith had her claim for disability benefits denied.

Decreased Expression Of TRPM3 And mAChRM3 In The Small Intestine In ME/CFS
Wednesday 6 June 2018: Medical research from Australia published in the International Journal of Clinical Medicine.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 6 June 2018: The society's constitution has been updated.

Justice, Finally, For Stricken Washington Post Reporter
Tuesday 5 June 2018: An article about US journalist and ME/CFS sufferer Brian vastag who recently had a win against his insurance company.

Fatigue Awareness Is Key
Monday 4 June 2018: A profile of South Australian ME/CFS sufferer Nathan Holliday and his carer mother Denise.

'It's Not Worth It' - Martine McCutcheon 'Doesn't Sweat The Small Stuff Anymore'
Monday 4 June 2018: A profile of UK actor and ME/CFS sufferer Martine McCutcheon

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Monday 4 June 2018: 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 June 2018: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

UK Teenager Elizabeth Worsfold's 5km Cycle Ride To Support Hospital Unit
Sunday 3 June 2018: A teenager is set to get on her bike to say thank you to the hospital staff which supported her.

Petition: Fix The Issues With Accessing The Disability Support Pension
Sunday 3 June 2018: A petition from Jake Bailey on Change.org.

Petition: Stop The Closure Of Welfare Rights Centre SA
Sunday 3 June 2018: A petition to keep South Australia's Welfare Right Centre SA open.

'It's So Much More Than Just Being Tired': Brightons Mum Highlights Daily Battle She Faces Living With ME
Saturday 2 June 2018: A profile of Scottish ME/CFS sufferer Nicola McPaul.

Cornish Castle Helps Wounded War Veterans' Recovery
Saturday 2 June 2018: A Cornish castle has been helping war veterans and wounded service personnel relax and recover.

Fibromyalgia May Frequently Occur Along With A Variety Of Other Diseases, Review Finds
Saturday 2 June 2018: Fibromyalgia commonly occurs alongside rheumatological diseases as well as certain non-rheumatological disorders such as neurological, gastrointestinal, and psychological conditions, a review study found.

Entertainment Book
Saturday 2 June 2018: Buying an Entertainment Book for yourself or as a gift for others is one way of supporting your Society.

Choosing Wisely National Meeting In Canberra
Friday 1 June 2018: A report on Society member Eleanor Flowers and her presentation of the Society's contribution to the Choosing Wisely Australia national meeting in Canberra.

Fibromyalgia Best Treated As Inflammatory Disease
Friday 1 June 2018: Fibromyalgia is best understood and treated as a central inflammatory syndrome, and rheumatologists should understand that pain is not its primary symptom, according to findings presented at the 2018 Congress of Clinical Rheumatology.
May

A Woman's Life With Lupus And Fibromyalgia
Thursday 31 May 2018: A profile of US Lupus and Fibromyalgia sufferer Miranda Gradnigo.

Fibromyalgia: Symptoms Of Painful Condition Revealed - Are You At Risk?
Thursday 31 May 2018: An article from the UK's Daily Express about Fibromyalgia.

Ravyn's Doll: A Fibromyalgia Awareness Campaign
Wednesday 30 May 2018: A video featuring a children's book about Fibromyalgia.

"It Just Changed Her Life": The Toll Of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Wednesday 30 May 2018: A profile of US ME/CFS sufferer Pam Lutey.

Love Means Never Having To Say … Anything
Wednesday 30 May 2018: An article in The New York Times about the difficulties of a romantic relationship when one of the people is seriously ill.

Peter Cahalan Invites His Colleagues To Support ME/CFS
Wednesday 30 May 2018: May is ME/CFS awareness month and the Society's past President, Peter Cahalan, has sent us some heartwarming information.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 30 May 2018: The society's constitution has been updated.

How Much Do You Know About Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?
Tuesday 29 May 2018: A radio interview with two Australian ME/CFS experts, Dr Mark Guthridge and Dr Mark Donohoe.

Trial By Error: NICE's Consideration Of The Lightning Process
Tuesday 29 May 2018: An article by US journalist and ME/CFS advocate David Tuller.

Award-Winning Vancouver Singer Raises Awareness And Funds For Charity
Monday 28 May 2018: Jacqueline Ko, an award-winning Canadian soprano, will sing to support chronic neuro-immune disease awareness.

A Lyme Disease Vaccine Has Been Developed
Monday 28 May 2018: The first vaccination to prevent people from catching Lyme Disease has been developed in the UK.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Monday 28 May 2018: 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 May 2018: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Petition: Fix The Issues With Accessing The Disability Support Pension
Sunday 27 May 2018: A petition from Jake Bailey on Change.org.

Petition: Stop The Closure Of Welfare Rights Centre SA
Sunday 27 May 2018: A petition to keep South Australia's Welfare Right Centre SA open.

Set On A Quest To Treat ME
Saturday 26 May 2018: A profile of University of Otago professor of biochemistry Warren Tate.

Entertainment Book
Saturday 26 May 2018: Buying an Entertainment Book for yourself or as a gift for others is one way of supporting your Society.

New $1 Million Donation For ME/CFS Research
Friday 25 May 2018: The Open Medicine Foundation has announced that it has received a $1 million pledge to further research into ME/CFS.

Trial By Error: More On The CDC; Reader's Digest; And BBC's Newsbeat
Friday 25 May 2018: An article by US journalist and ME/CFS advocate David Tuller.

UK Woman With 'Invisible Illness' That Took More Than Two Decades To Diagnose Wants People To Know What It's Like
Friday 25 May 2018: A profile of UK ME/CFS sufferer Nicola Gray.

M.E. Highlighted At The 71st World Health Assembly
Friday 25 May 2018: The need for accelerated biomedical research, and training and education for health professionals, has been highlighted at the first-ever World Health Assembly side event focused on ME.

Shedding Light On An Invisible Illness
Thursday 24 May 2018: An article by New Zealand ME/CFS sufferer Jean Balchin about living with the disease.

Ketamine Eliminated Pain In Patients With Fibromyalgia And RA, Case Study Says
Thursday 24 May 2018: Treatment with intravenous ketamine eased pain significantly in a patient with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) and Fibromyalgia, a case report shows.

Young People With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Call For Diagnostic Test
Wednesday 23 May 2018: A profile of Queensland ME/CFS sufferer Ketra Wooding.

Peter Cahalan Invites His Colleagues To Support ME/CFS
Wednesday 23 May 2018: May is ME/CFS awareness month and the Society's past President, Peter Cahalan, has sent us some heartwarming information.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 23 May 2018: The society's constitution has been updated.

UK Dad With Incurable Illness Pens Song For Charity Album
Tuesday 22 May 2018: A UK dad who suffers from Fibromyalgia has penned a song for a new charity album which is hoped to raise funds and help those battling the condition.

UK Student So Ill She 'Couldn't Stand For Longer Than 5 Minutes' Hosts Charity Knitathon
Tuesday 22 May 2018: Coventry University graduate and ME/CFS sufferer Lauren Childs is embarking on an ambitious knitathon in order to raise awareness and money in the fight against Myalgic Encephalomyelitis.

Time-Capsule Mini Going To Auction
Tuesday 22 May 2018: A 1967 car once driven by a UK man who developed ME/CFS and became no longer able to drive went up for auction to great interest from the auto community.

An Ex-Professional Ballet Dancer Is Using His Art For The 'Millions Missing'
Monday 21 May 2018: A profile of Sri Lankan born and Dutch bred ex-ballet dancer and ME/CFS sufferer Anil van der Zee.

Ruby Ruin's Retirement From Burlesque A Big Loss To Industry
Monday 21 May 2018: A profile of New Zealand burlesque performer and Fibromyalgia sufferer Ruby Ruin.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Monday 21 May 2018: 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 May 2018: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Petition: Fix The Issues With Accessing The Disability Support Pension
Sunday 20 May 2018: A petition from Jake Bailey on Change.org.

Petition: Stop The Closure Of Welfare Rights Centre SA
Sunday 20 May 2018: A petition to keep South Australia's Welfare Right Centre SA open.

US Woman Struggling With Rare Illness That Leaves Patients Bedridden, Doctors Bewildered
Saturday 19 May 2018: A profile of US artist and ME/CFS sufferer Susan Henderson.

Entertainment Book
Saturday 19 May 2018: Buying an Entertainment Book for yourself or as a gift for others is one way of supporting your Society.

'I'm At My Wit's End': Why Chronic Fatigue Patients Are Fed Up
Friday 18 May 2018: A profile of Canberran ME/CFS sufferer Susan Hitchinson.

Crumbling Carriageways Proving Painful For Fuming Motorist Abby
Friday 18 May 2018: A UK motorist who suffers from Fibromyalgia which can lead to increased pain sensitivity across the body has told how Renfrewshire's pothole epidemic has left her in agony.

UK Woman Beats Chronic Fatigue Syndrome To Become Author
Friday 18 May 2018: A profile of UK author Deborah Winters.

Young UK Dancer Bitten By Tick As Teenager Says Lyme Disease Has 'Stolen Part Of My Life'
Friday 18 May 2018: A profile of UK Lyme Disease sufferer Georgie Lule Mziu.

One Of The Biggest Myths About Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Has Been Debunked
Thursday 17 May 2018: Researchers in Queensland have discovered that ME/CFS is linked to a faulty cell receptor in immune cells.

Trial By Error: Australia's Online GET/CBT Education Program
Wednesday 16 May 2018: An article by US ME/CFS advocate David Tuller.

'Urgent Change' Needed To Improve Lives Of ME Sufferers
Wednesday 16 May 2018: Scotland's only nurse specialising in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis has called for urgent change to help improve the lives of at least 20,000 Scots affected by the condition.

This Illness Is Sucking The Life Out Of Millions Of People - How To Spot It And Why It Happens
Wednesday 16 May 2018: ME (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis) is destroying the lives of 250,000 people in the UK.

When A Client "Hurts All Over," Fibromyalgia Might Be To Blame
Wednesday 16 May 2018: An article from Massage Magazine about Fibromyalgia.

Peter Cahalan Invites His Colleagues To Support ME/CFS
Wednesday 16 May 2018: May is ME/CFS awareness month and the Society's past President, Peter Cahalan, has sent us some heartwarming information.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 16 May 2018: The society's constitution has been updated.

Is The HPV Vaccine Safe? New Study Of More Than 70,000 Women Gives It The Thumbs Up
Tuesday 15 May 2018: A new review which involved data from more than 73,000 girls and women has concluded that the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is safe and effective.

Out Of Sight, But Not Out Of Mind – The Hidden Victims Of ME
Tuesday 15 May 2018: The biggest problem in dealing with hidden illnesses is that they're just that, hidden.

Girl Fell 'Dangerously Ill' After Mould Exposure At NSW School, Mum Says
Tuesday 15 May 2018: A mother has told nine.com.au her 11-year-old daughter became dangerously ill after spending her days in a “mould-infested” classroom at a NSW public school.

Belle And Sebastian Singer Says ME Turned His Life Upside Down
Tuesday 15 May 2018: A profile of Scottish musician and ME/CFS sufferer Stuart Murdoch.

Homebound And Bedridden People Locked Out Of Medical System
Monday 14 May 2018: The Australian medical system has comprehensively failed those people who find it difficult or impossible to leave their homes, according to a new report.

To The #MillionsMissing With ME/CFS, Something Remarkable Is Happening
Monday 14 May 2018: An article by former Australian Greens senator Scott Ludlam.

Bob Dylan's 'Blowin' In The Wind' Has Been Re-Imagined For The 'Millions Missing': Part Two
Monday 14 May 2018: An author and campaigner who transformed a Bob Dylan classic into a song for millions of chronically ill people believes that only once a major medical scandal is fully exposed can the answers people are looking for be found.

The Illness People Can't See: Living With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Monday 14 May 2018: What is it like to have a disease that nobody can 'see' and which society can shame you for talking about?

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Monday 14 May 2018: 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 May 2018: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Understanding Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Sunday 13 May 2018: A radio interview with Australian ME/CFS sufferers Jen and Juliette.

Petition: Fix The Issues With Accessing The Disability Support Pension
Sunday 13 May 2018: A petition from Jake Bailey on Change.org.

Petition: Stop The Closure Of Welfare Rights Centre SA
Sunday 13 May 2018: A petition to keep South Australia's Welfare Right Centre SA open.

May 12 Is ME/CFS Awareness Day
Saturday 12 May 2018: A video from Carol Head, CEO of the Solve ME/CFS Initiative, to commemorate International ME/CFS Awareness Month.

Belle And Sebastian's Stuart Murdoch To Join Campaigners Marking ME Awareness Day
Saturday 12 May 2018: Belle and Sebastian frontman Stuart Murdoch will call on people to "make a noise" to help improve the lives of at least 20,000 Scots living with ME/CFS.

You Can Ask That! Getting Real About ME/CFS And Fibromyalgia
Saturday 12 May 2018: A video from Invisible Illness Warriors.

May 12: International Awareness Day
Saturday 12 May 2018: May 12 is ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia International Awareness Day.

May 12: International ME/CFS And Fibromyalgia Awareness Day
Saturday 12 May 2018: ME/CFS Awareness Day is being observed around the world in many different cities and countries.

Entertainment Book
Saturday 12 May 2018: Buying an Entertainment Book for yourself or as a gift for others is one way of supporting your Society.

The Hidden ME Too: 100,000 People In Illinois Could Suffer From Debilitating Disease
Friday 11 May 2018: Chicago researchers are searching for a cure for ME, which is more widespread and serious than previously thought.

Chronic Fatigue: I Was 'Held Hostage By ME'
Thursday 10 May 2018: An article by UK ME/CFS sufferer Lizzie Mitchell.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Treatment 'Should Be Withdrawn'
Wednesday 9 May 2018: A common treatment for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome should be scrapped immediately, according to one of the UK's leading experts in the illness.

Trial By Error: My Visits With Alem Matthees
Tuesday 8 May 2018: An article by US journalist David Tuller.

Missing The Fizz: My Long Battle To Understand The Mysteries Of ME
Monday 7 May 2018: An article by UK ME/CFS sufferer Nick Duerden.

Waking Up Tired And In Pain: A Teenager's Life With Myalgic Encephalomyelitis
Monday 7 May 2018: A profile of New Zealand ME/CFS sufferer Anna Featherstone-Wright.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Monday 7 May 2018: 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 May 2018: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Petition: Fix The Issues With Accessing The Disability Support Pension
Sunday 6 May 2018: A petition from Jake Bailey on Change.org.

Petition: Stop The Closure Of Welfare Rights Centre SA
Sunday 6 May 2018: A petition to keep South Australia's Welfare Right Centre SA open.

Overcoming Fibromyalgia; 70-Year-Old Runs In Pear Blossom 5K
Saturday 5 May 2018: A profile of US Fibromyalgia sufferer Melonie Jorgensen.

Entertainment Book
Saturday 5 May 2018: Buying an Entertainment Book for yourself or as a gift for others is one way of supporting your Society.

Devastating ME Leaves Teen Girl "Unable To Leave The House"
Friday 4 May 2018: A profile of UK ME/CFS sufferer Rosie Halsall.

The Autoimmune Virus? Groundbreaking EBV Finding Could Help Explain ME/CFS
Thursday 3 May 2018: An article by Cort Johnson about the Epstein-Barr virus in relation to ME/CFS.

Makeup Helps Me Cope As A Disabled Person
Thursday 3 May 2018: A profile of US ME/CFS sufferer Kelley O'Brien.

Women With Fibromyalgia Have Impaired Trunk Posture, Study Shows
Thursday 3 May 2018: Women with Fibromyalgia have altered trunk posture and are unable to maintain trunk position, a Spanish study shows.

Hope For ME: Irish Woman's Campaign For The Thousands Living With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Thursday 3 May 2018: A profile of Irish ME/CFS sufferer Joan McParland.

Opposition To Graded Exercise Therapy (GET) For ME/CFS
Wednesday 2 May 2018: An open letter from the Workwell Foundation.

Dating With Fibromyalgia Taught Me That I'm Worth The Effort
Wednesday 2 May 2018: An article by US Fibromyalgia sufferer Nina Biagini about dating whilst having the disease.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 2 May 2018: The society's constitution has been updated.

University Of Arizona Researcher Says Green LED Light May Help Chronic Pain
Tuesday 1 May 2018: Inexpensive, green LED light bulbs are showing promise in helping patients alleviate chronic pain, a University of Arizona researcher says.
April

Did Frida Kahlo Suffer From Fibromyalgia?
Monday 30 April 2018: Doctors and art historians are starting to speculate whether Mexican artist Frida Kahlo actually suffered from Fibromyalgia.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Monday 30 April 2018: 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 30 April 2018: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

A Song For ME: Blowin' In The Wind
Sunday 29 April 2018: A cover version of Bob Dylan's "Blowin' In The Wind" with new lyrics by UK ME/CFS sufferer Robert Saunders.

Petition: Fix The Issues With Accessing The Disability Support Pension
Sunday 29 April 2018: A petition from Jake Bailey on Change.org.

Petition: Stop The Closure Of Welfare Rights Centre SA
Sunday 29 April 2018: A petition to keep South Australia's Welfare Right Centre SA open.

Entertainment Book
Saturday 28 April 2018: Buying an Entertainment Book for yourself or as a gift for others is one way of supporting your Society.

Female Filmmakers Discuss Need For Confidence In Securing Financing
Saturday 28 April 2018: US documentary filmmaker and ME/CFS sufferer Jennifer Brea participated in a "Demystifying Film Financing: Two Case Studies" panel, hosted by the Sundance Institute and Women in Film.

Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Patients Show Similar Issues With Postural Control In Study
Saturday 28 April 2018: Patients with Fibromyalgia and patients with ME/CFS both show similar differences in postural control in comparison with healthy subjects, researchers found in a study.

This Woman From Cardiff Has Been Trapped In Her Bed For More Than Ten Years
Friday 27 April 2018: A profile of Welsh ME/CFS sufferer Carol Davis.

Experts Gather In Montreal To Develop International Research Agenda On ME/CFS
Thursday 26 April 2018: International experts will participate in the first-ever Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) Canadian Collaborative Team Conference on May 3–5, 2018 at CHU Sainte-Justine.

Fibromyalgia Sufferer To Complete Westminster Mile In Aid Of "Invisible Illnesses"
Thursday 26 April 2018: A profile of UK Fibromyalgia sufferer Stephanie Smith.

Rock Stars Rally To Raise Funds For UK's First Fibromyalgia Centre In Deeside
Wednesday 25 April 2018: With the support of rock stars and politicians, David Williams aims to pave the way for better treatment for Fibromyalgia.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 25 April 2018: The society's constitution has been updated.

People's Pharmacy: Low-Dose Lithium Conquered Chronic Fatigue
Tuesday 24 April 2018: One person's account of using low-dose lithium to alleviate fatigue.

Former Irish Squash Champ Rooney Still Haunted By Being Forced To Quit
Tuesday 24 April 2018: A profile of Irish former professional squash player and ME/CFS sufferer John Rooney.

Chloe Silcock, 23, Of Fordingbridge, Diagnosed With Fibromyalgia, Aiming To Become Miss Hampshire
Monday 23 April 2018: A profile of UK Fibromyalgia sufferer Chloe Silcock.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Monday 23 April 2018: 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 23 April 2018: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Petition: Fix The Issues With Accessing The Disability Support Pension
Sunday 22 April 2018: A petition from Jake Bailey on Change.org.

Petition: Stop The Closure Of Welfare Rights Centre SA
Sunday 22 April 2018: A petition to keep South Australia's Welfare Right Centre SA open.

Entertainment Book
Saturday 21 April 2018: Buying an Entertainment Book for yourself or as a gift for others is one way of supporting your Society.

UK Rabbi Reveals Chronic Fatigue Battle
Saturday 21 April 2018: A profile of UK ME/CFS sufferer Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner.

Living With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Interview With Author Joanna Charnas
Saturday 21 April 2018: An interview with US author and ME/CFS sufferer Joanna Charnas.

Biomarkers In Saliva Of Fibromyalgia Patients May Be Diagnostic Tool
Saturday 21 April 2018: Researchers have found that increased levels of three proteins in the saliva may help differentiate Fibromyalgia patients from those with other inflammatory diseases.

David Tuller - Discussing PACE, Crowdfunding, ME/CFS Journalism, And Australia
Friday 20 April 2018: A video interview with US ME/CFS advocate David Tuller in Australia.

Trial By Error: Professor Michael Sharpe's Gaffe On Australian Radio
Friday 20 April 2018: An article by US ME/CFS advocate David Tuller.

Scientists Discover Some Kissing (Disease) Cousins
Friday 20 April 2018: Scientists at the Cincinnati Children's Research Foundation in the US report that the Epstein-Barr virus increases the risk of some people developing major diseases.

Radio Interview: ME/CFS - Debunking Medical Myths
Thursday 19 April 2018: A radio interview with Sue Gilbey, Dr David Tuller, Penelope McMillan and Tania Emms, highlighting the challenges of living with ME/CFS.

Game Of Thrones And Spiderman 2 Actors Star In Vikings And Vampires Film Being Made In Swansea
Thursday 19 April 2018: A new film about Vikings and vampires is being made in Swansea and features a Game of Thrones actor.

Epstein-Barr Virus Protein Can "Switch On" Risk Genes For Autoimmune Diseases
Thursday 19 April 2018: A novel computational method shows that a viral protein found in Epstein-Barr virus-infected human cells may activate genes associated with increased risk for autoimmunity.

Low-Dose Naltrexone Explored As Option For Chronic Pain
Thursday 19 April 2018: Low-dose naltrexone holds promise for treating chronic pain associated with a wide range of conditions, including Fibromyalgia and ME/CFS.

David Tuller Video Q&A
Wednesday 18 April 2018: A video Q&A with ME/CFS advocate David Tuller and members of the 'Young ME/CFS Australians 18-40' Facebook group.

Fibromyalgia No Barrier For Dundee Mum Starting Her Own Business
Wednesday 18 April 2018: A profile of Scottish Fibromyalgia sufferer Deborah Breen.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 18 April 2018: The society's constitution has been updated.

Trial By Error: Two Interview Podcasts, And "Conflicts of Interest"
Tuesday 17 April 2018: An article by ME/CFS advocate David Tuller.

Opinion: I'm Struggling, Even If You Can't Tell – A Different View Of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Tuesday 17 April 2018: An article by Tiah Gordon in response to The Feed's investigation "Fighting Disbelief: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and the NDIS".

Fighting Disbelief: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Monday 16 April 2018: A video on ME/CFS in Australia from SBS's The Feed.

Weighting Of Orthostatic Intolerance Time Measurements With Standing Difficulty Score Stratifies ME/CFS Symptom Severity And Analyte Detection
Monday 16 April 2018: Research published in the Journal of Translational Medicine.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Monday 16 April 2018: 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 16 April 2018: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Petition: Fix The Issues With Accessing The Disability Support Pension
Sunday 15 April 2018: A petition from Jake Bailey on Change.org.

Petition: Stop The Closure Of Welfare Rights Centre SA
Sunday 15 April 2018: A petition to keep South Australia's Welfare Right Centre SA open.

Entertainment Book
Saturday 14 April 2018: Buying an Entertainment Book for yourself or as a gift for others is one way of supporting your Society.

How Sporty, Active Sarah's Life Changed When ME Struck
Friday 13 April 2018: A profile of UK ME/CFS sufferer Sarah Reed.

Disabled Welshman 'Feared For His Life' While Visiting Town
Friday 13 April 2018: A disabled grandfather from Wales is demanding an apology from Gwynedd Council after his seaside break with his grandson was ruined due to little or no disabled access, he claims.

US Congress To Hear From An Army Of Very Sick Petitioners
Friday 13 April 2018: ME/CFS sufferers will be on the US's Capitol Hill in May 2018 to petition their government for more research funding for the disease.

The Homelessness Crisis That You Never Heard About
Thursday 12 April 2018: An article about Multiple Chemical Sensitivity published in US newspaper The Commons Online.

Fibromyalgia Symptoms - Why You Should Never Ignore Frequent Headaches
Wednesday 11 April 2018: An article about Fibromyalgia published in UK newspaper the Express.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 11 April 2018: The society's constitution has been updated.

Running To Raise Awareness
Tuesday 10 April 2018: Shepparton chronic fatigue sufferers have joined forces and will take part in a weekly parkrun event ahead of a national awareness day in May.

Parking Lot Pad Cleaned Up
Monday 9 April 2018: Almost immediately after news broke of a Canadian man with ME/CFS being stuck on the street with all his belongings, community members lent a helping hand.

Chillin' At The Coolest Place In Erie
Monday 9 April 2018: An article from the US about the use of cryotherapy to alleviate symptoms of Fibromyalgia.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Monday 9 April 2018: 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 9 April 2018: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Lyme Disease Sufferer Looks Forward To Brighter Future With Pilot Study
Sunday 8 April 2018: Lyme Disease Assocation of Australia board member Rebecca Vary has welcomed the of a new patient focused pilot research study in Australia.

Petition: Fix The Issues With Accessing The Disability Support Pension
Sunday 8 April 2018: A petition from Jake Bailey on Change.org.

Petition: Stop The Closure Of Welfare Rights Centre SA
Sunday 8 April 2018: A petition to keep South Australia's Welfare Right Centre SA open.

Stuart Murdoch Of Belle And Sebastian On Spirituality And Living With Weakness
Saturday 7 April 2018: A profile of Stuart Murdoch, who is the leader of Scottish band Belle and Sebastian and an ME/CFS sufferer.

The Missing Link: Why Disabled People Can't Afford To #DeleteFacebook
Friday 6 April 2018: An article about the advantages of using social media for people with disabilities to connect with each other.

Fighting Disbelief: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Thursday 5 April 2018: A video on ME/CFS in Australia from the SBS's The Feed.

David Tuller Public Lecture In Adelaide
Thursday 5 April 2018: US journalist David Tuller will be in Adelaide to talk about the PACE trial and ME/CFS advocacy.

Woman With Mystery Illness Forced To Live Inside 25-Metre Glass Cage For 13 YEARS Without Hugging Children Or Husband
Wednesday 4 April 2018: A profile of Spanish Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and ME/CFS sufferer Juana Munoz.

Former Irish Squash Champ Rooney Still Haunted By Being Forced To Quit
Wednesday 4 April 2018: A profile of Irish former professional squash player and ME/CFS sufferer John Rooney.

Good Spousal Relationships Can Improve Lives Of Fibromyalgia Patients, Study Suggests
Wednesday 4 April 2018: A study entitled "The role of spousal relationships in fibromyalgia patients' quality of life" that was published in the journal Psychology, Health & Medicine.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 4 April 2018: The society's constitution has been updated.

Hope For An ME/CFS Autoimmune Subset: A German Researcher Steps Forward
Tuesday 3 April 2018: A profile of German ME/CFS researcher Carmen Scheibenbogen MD.

My Battle With Invisible Illness - Evie Thompstone, Tolworth Girls' School
Monday 2 April 2018: An article by UK Fibromyalgia sufferer Evie Thompstone.

Nutritionist Publishes First Book All About Allergies And Intolerances
Monday 2 April 2018: UK nutritionist Helen Adams has published a book about called I Don't Know What To Eat.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Monday 2 April 2018: 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 2 April 2018: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Small-Fiber Polyneuropathy Could Be The Answer Some Fibromyalgia Patients Are Seeking
Sunday 1 April 2018: Research suggests small-fiber polyneuropathy may actually be the cause of Fibromyalgia in some patients.

She Couldn't March, So She Made A 15-Piece Sign for Students To Hold
Sunday 1 April 2018: Profiles of chronically ill supporters of the #NeverAgain movement in the US.

Petition: Fix The Issues With Accessing The Disability Support Pension
Sunday 1 April 2018: A petition from Jake Bailey on Change.org.

Petition: Stop The Closure Of Welfare Rights Centre SA
Sunday 1 April 2018: A petition to keep South Australia's Welfare Right Centre SA open.
March

"You Need To Calm Down" And Other Degrading B.S. Women Hear From Doctors
Saturday 31 March 2018: Maya Dusenbery's new book, Doing Harm: The Truth About How Bad Medicine and Lazy Science Leave Women Dismissed, Misdiagnosed, and Sick, is a seemingly endless catalog of examples in which sexism affects the medical care that women receive.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Linked To Low T3 Syndrome
Saturday 31 March 2018: Results published in Frontiers in Endocrinology by Begoña Ruiz-Núñez, a PhD student at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands, and colleagues.

People Shouldn't Have To 'Prove' They Have An Invisible Illness Or Disability
Friday 30 March 2018: People who have invisible illnesses or disabilities are routinely asked to "prove" their condition to others.

Tai Chi Effective In Managing Chronic Pain In Fibromyalgia Patients: Study
Friday 30 March 2018: A new study has shown that tai chi may be a viable option for exercise in Fibromyalgia patients.

Jamie Cruickshank's Lush Folk Sound Drives 'Loserville' Forwards
Friday 30 March 2018: A profile of British musician and ME/CFS sufferer Jamie Cruickshank.

David Tuller Talk In Adelaide Followed By Meet & Greet
Thursday 29 March 2018: US journalist David Tuller will be in Adelaide to talk about the PACE trial.

For The Provider: Working With Patients With ME/CFS And Their Caregivers
Thursday 29 March 2018: A document by US ME/CFS advocate Lynn Fuentes, PhD.

Drug Hoped To Treat CFS Causes Impaired Immune Function, Griffith Study Says
Wednesday 28 March 2018: Reports that a drug used to treat autoimmune diseases and cancer could also treat Chronic Fatigue Syndrome have been refuted by a new Griffith University study.

Devon Couple Quit Mud Hut Home For Ireland
Wednesday 28 March 2018: A couple who live in a mud hut have said they are moving out after being "bullied" by a local authority.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 28 March 2018: The society's constitution has been updated.

ME Sufferers Welcome 'Unreliable' Stamp On Exercise Report
Tuesday 27 March 2018: A UK woman who has spent most of the past 28 years in bed has welcomed the conclusion that a controversial study recommending she exercise more was 'unreliable'.

Scottish Author Is Raising Funds Using Her Love Of Writing
Monday 26 March 2018: A profile of Scottish author and ME/CFS sufferer Deborah Winters.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Monday 26 March 2018: 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 26 March 2018: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Reanalysis Of The PACE Trial Finds Impressive Claims For Recovery Following CBT And GET Are 'Not Statistically Reliable'
Sunday 25 March 2018: Benefits reported in a controversial medical trial part-funded by the UK's Department of Work of Pensions were "not reliable," a major study has found.

Feeling Tired: Do You Have Extreme Tiredness Or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?
Sunday 25 March 2018: Signs of ME/CFS are similar to many common illnesses, but the UK's NHS distinguishes the difference.

Petition: Fix The Issues With Accessing The Disability Support Pension
Sunday 25 March 2018: A petition from Jake Bailey on Change.org.

Petition: Stop The Closure Of Welfare Rights Centre SA
Sunday 25 March 2018: A petition to keep South Australia's Welfare Right Centre SA open.

Society Seminar Reminder And Special General Meeting
Saturday 24 March 2018: Please join us today (Saturday 24th March) for our Special General Meeting and Seminar.

State Of California Sues Company Over Weed Spray That Sickens Woman Living Near Railroad Tracks
Saturday 24 March 2018: The state of California is suing the North County Transit District over its failure to maintain accommodations made for an Oceanside woman sickened by the herbicides it uses to kill weeds along its railroad track.

Society Seminar Reminder And Special General Meeting
Friday 23 March 2018: Please join us this Saturday 24th March for our Special General Meeting and Seminar.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Might Have A Crucial Hormonal Link
Friday 23 March 2018: New research from the Netherlands is being hailed as an important advance in our understanding of ME/CFS.

Study Identifies The Types Of Cognitive Dysfunction That Are Most Prevalent In Fibromyalgia
Thursday 22 March 2018: Learning and memory problems, difficulty paying attention, and inability to control movement are the cognitive problems that Fibromyalgia patients experience the most, a study reports.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Support Group Expands To Rotorua
Thursday 22 March 2018: News that a New Zealand ME/CFS support group is to be expanded into the wider Bay of Plenty, including Rotorua, is music to ME/CFS sufferer Lachelle Richardson's ears.

Society Seminar Reminder And Special General Meeting
Wednesday 21 March 2018: Please join us this Saturday 24th March for our Special General Meeting and Seminar.

Dutch ME Sufferers 'Being Let Down By Healthcare System'
Wednesday 21 March 2018: People in the Netherlands suffering from ME are not receiving adequate treatment because many doctors and researchers are failing to take the condition seriously, the Dutch government's health advisory body has said.

Bothered By Fragrances? This Story Will Be A Breath Of Fresh Air
Wednesday 21 March 2018: An article about Multiple Chemical Sensitivity published in The Washington Post.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 21 March 2018: The society's constitution has been updated.

Artrix Set To Present 'Groundbreaking' Art Exhibition Highlighting ME And Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Tuesday 20 March 2018: UK art organisation Artrix is set to present a 'groundbreaking' art exhibition and film screening highlighting the debilitating condition ME/CFS.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Monday 19 March 2018: 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 19 March 2018: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Derby Man With Painful Condition Takes On Amazing Challenge For Little Cancer Sufferer
Sunday 18 March 2018: A 21-stone welder from the UK with Fibromyalgia is defying medical advice and running a half-marathon to raise money for a little girl who was diagnosed with kidney cancer.

Scientific Study Reveals Severe Level Of Disability Caused By ME
Sunday 18 March 2018: ME/CFS, a misunderstood disease wrongly labelled make-believe by some GPs, is more devastating to sufferers than multiple sclerosis, a new scientific study has found.

Boxing - Begum Ready For Debut After Overcoming Many Obstacles
Sunday 18 March 2018: A profile of British Muay Thai boxer Ruqsana Begum.

Petition: Stop The Closure Of Welfare Rights Centre SA
Sunday 18 March 2018: A petition to keep South Australia's Welfare Right Centre SA open.

Trial By Error: The Australian Situation, And Professor Crawley's New Position
Saturday 17 March 2018: An article by US journalist David Tuller who is currently in Australia to discuss the state of ME/CFS research.

Studies Show CBD Could Be Solution For Those Who Suffer From Fibromyalgia
Saturday 17 March 2018: Research has suggested that cannabidiol may be an effective treatment for Fibromyalgia.

Petition: Fix The Issues With Accessing The Disability Support Pension
Friday 16 March 2018: Mast cell activation syndrome may be an overlooked yet potentially treatable contributor to the symptoms of ME/CFS, say physicians who specialize in ME/CFS and its manifestations.

Petition: Fix The Issues With Accessing The Disability Support Pension
Friday 16 March 2018: A petition from Jake Bailey on Change.org.

Multiple Chemical Sensitivity On The Rise As Research Exposes Dangers
Thursday 15 March 2018: A profile of Australian Multiple Chemical Sensitivity sufferer Josephine Wadley-Evans.

City Buzz: Ribbons, Necklaces And Beating Fatigue
Wednesday 14 March 2018: A profile of UK jeweller and ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia sufferer Julie Herbert.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 14 March 2018: The society's constitution has been updated.

SBS Is Looking For People To Appear On The Feed Segment On ME/CFS
Tuesday 13 March 2018: SBS is looking for people to go on camera who are severely affected with ME/CFS and have had difficulties with the NDIS.

Mountain America Credit Union And The Utah Jazz "Pass It Along" To Bateman Horne Center
Tuesday 13 March 2018: The Bateman Horne Center, which aims to empower patients, advances research and improves clinical care for those impacted by ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia, was presented with $5,000 from Mountain America Credit Union and the Utah Jazz.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Monday 12 March 2018: 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 12 March 2018: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Check Out This Bloke Entering A World Of Pain Eating The World's Hottest Chilli
Sunday 11 March 2018: Angus Cohen put the world's hottest chilli in his mouth to raise awareness for ME/CFS.

Petition: Stop The Closure Of Welfare Rights Centre SA
Sunday 11 March 2018: A petition to keep South Australia's Welfare Right Centre SA open.

Medicine Has A Sexism Problem, And It's Making Sick Women Sicker
Saturday 10 March 2018: A lack of knowledge about women's health, and a lack of trust in their reports of their symptoms, conspire to leave many women misdiagnosed, dismissed, and sick.

Petition: Fix The Issues With Accessing The Disability Support Pension
Friday 9 March 2018: A petition from Jake Bailey on Change.org.

Ex-Model From Essex Struck With Lyme Disease Warns NHS Of Growing 'Epidemic'
Friday 9 March 2018: A profile of UK ME/CFS and Lyme Disease sufferer Michelle de Feo.

Is There Evidence To Prescribe Cyclobenzaprine For Long-Term Pain Management?
Friday 9 March 2018: Research published in the medical journal Practical Pain Management.

Dwelling On Pain Interferes With Fibromyalgia Patients' Ability To Control It, Study Finds
Thursday 8 March 2018: Researchers have found that dwelling on pain, magnifying its threat, and feeling helpless about it impairs Fibromyalgia patients' ability to control it and leads to its exacerbation.

Clinical Study Shows Medical Cannabis Relieves Fibromyalgia
Thursday 8 March 2018: In a study published in February in peer review Journal of Clinical Rheumatology, researchers found that medical cannabis had "significant favorable effect on patients with fibromyalgia, with few adverse effects."

Society Constitution
Wednesday 7 March 2018: The society's constitution has been updated.

ProHealth 2017 Advocate Of The Year: Jennifer Brea
Tuesday 6 March 2018: Documentary filmmaker and ME/CFS sufferer Jennifer Brea has been awarded "Advocate of the Year" by ProHealth.

RNA Blood Test For Fibromyalgia Launched
Tuesday 6 March 2018: Data science company IQuity has announced the launch of a new blood test called IsolateFibromyalgia, which uses RNA gene expression analysis to diagnose Fibromyalgia, according to a press release.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Monday 5 March 2018: 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 5 March 2018: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

ME Research To Receive £90,000 Funding Boost
Sunday 4 March 2018: Funding of £90,000 has been announced for research into the causes, diagnosis and treatment of a little-understood illness that blights the lives of many sufferers.

Petition: Stop The Closure Of Welfare Rights Centre SA
Sunday 4 March 2018: A petition to keep South Australia's Welfare Right Centre SA open.

Petition: Support For Dr Myhill's Complaint To The UK's General Medical Council
Saturday 3 March 2018: A petition from Craig Robinson on Change.org.

Study Finds Insufficient Evidence On Use Of Multiple Versus Single Fibromyalgia Therapies
Saturday 3 March 2018: There is insufficient evidence to prove whether multiple or single therapies are the best way to treat Fibromyalgia, a study reports.

Petition: Fix The Issues With Accessing The Disability Support Pension
Friday 2 March 2018: A petition from Jake Bailey on Change.org.

Brilliant Conversations: "After the Fall", Keith Jarrett Trio (ECM, 2018)
Friday 2 March 2018: A review of Keith Jarrett's latest album, After The Fall, in which Jarrett's ME/CFS is discussed.

Why Do We Still Know So Little About ME/CFS?
Friday 2 March 2018: Gary Burgess, a TV journalist in the UK who has ME/CFS, talks to experts and patients about why so little is still known about a potentially devastating condition that affects tens of thousands of people in the UK, and millions more around the world.

Government-Funded ME/CFS Trial 'One Of Greatest Medical Scandals Of 21st Century'
Thursday 1 March 2018: A controversial medical trial part-funded by the Department of Work of Pensions in the UK will emerge as "one of the greatest medical scandals of the 21st century" an MP today claimed.

'I Was Sleeping My Life Away' - How Exercise Helped Ali Bounce Back From Fibromyalgia Battle
Thursday 1 March 2018: A profile of UK woman Ali Musgrave and her battle with Fibromyalgia.

Cold Therapy Can Improve Quality Of Life In Fibromyalgia Patients, Trial Shows
Thursday 1 March 2018: Exposure to extreme cold can help improve the quality of life in Fibromyalgia patients by reducing musculoskeletal pain and inflammation, according to a clinical trial.

Higher Prevalence Of 'Low T3 Syndrome' In Patients With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A Case-Control Study
Thursday 1 March 2018: Research published in the medical journal Frontiers in Endocrinology.
February

Living With ME: Gary Burgess Shares His Story
Wednesday 28 February 2018: A profile of UK TV journalist and ME/CFS sufferer Gary Burgess.

There's An Angel Among Us – Linda Tannenbaum Is Offering Genuine Hope To ME/CFS Patients
Wednesday 28 February 2018: ProHealth has named Linda Tannenbaum, founder of the Open Medicine Foundation, as ProHealth's 2017 ME/CFS Advocate of the Year.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 28 February 2018: The society's constitution has been updated.

LETTERS: 'I Was Made To Go Through Interrogation By The State'
Tuesday 27 February 2018: A letter published in the UK's Socialist Worker.

How Fibromyalgia Affects Men
Monday 26 February 2018: Often thought of as a 'woman's disease,' Fibromyalgia can attack men differently.

Fibromyalgia/CFS Patients Fighting For Awareness Of Career-Ending Illness
Monday 26 February 2018: A profile of Canadian Fibromyalgia and ME/CFS sufferer Peter Dawe.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Monday 26 February 2018: 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 26 February 2018: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Mysterious Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Shuts Down Young Adults' Lives
Sunday 25 February 2018: An article about life for Indian ME/CFS sufferers living abroad.

Research Participants Wanted To Develop A Creative Resource About Living With ME/CFS And Fibromyalgia
Sunday 25 February 2018: South Australian PhD candidate Gipsy Hosking is looking for Adelaide-based people, aged 18-30, who are currently living with ME/CFS and/or Fibromyalgia, to help her with research.

Petition: Stop The Closure Of Welfare Rights Centre SA
Sunday 25 February 2018: A petition to keep South Australia's Welfare Right Centre SA open.

Why It Is Dangerous To Exercise When You're Sick
Saturday 24 February 2018: Studies from Australia showed that athletes who continued to work out when they had a flu or a fever ended up developing Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

A Systematic Review Of Probiotic Interventions For Gastrointestinal Symptoms And IBS In CFS/ME
Friday 23 February 2018: Research published in the medical journal Probiotics and Antimicrobial Proteins.

New Disability Support Pension Recipients Down By Almost 60,000, Due To Gillard-Led Crackdown
Thursday 22 February 2018: Around 60 per cent of people who apply for the Disability Support Pension (DSP) are getting rejected, because of a crackdown that started under the Gillard government.

Former Businesswoman Hosts Valentine Dance For People Who Might Otherwise Be Alone
Thursday 22 February 2018: Supporters who twirled the evening away during a Valentine dance at the Heacham public hall fulfilled a dream for the event’s organiser, ME/CFS sufferer Nikki Hastie.

Q&A: Avindra Nath, MD
Thursday 22 February 2018: An interview with Avindra Nath, MD, clinical director for the US National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, and principal investigator of their study of ME/CFS.

UK Woman Bedbound With Lyme Disease Ups Fundraising Target For Life-Changing US Treatment
Wednesday 21 February 2018: A profile of UK Lyme Disease sufferer Sarah Jackson.

Scottish National Party's Carol Monaghan To Lead Debate On Treatment For ME Patients
Wednesday 21 February 2018: Scottish MP Carol Monaghan will be debating ME/CFS in Parliament.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 21 February 2018: The society's constitution has been updated.

Album Review: Belle & Sebastian - The Boy With The Arab Strap
Tuesday 20 February 2018: A review of Belle & Sebastian's 1998 album, The Boy With The Arab Strap.

I Used To Run Marathons But Now There Are Days I Can't Even Dress Myself - The Pain Of Living With Fibromyalgia
Monday 19 February 2018: A profile of UK Fibromyalgia sufferer Jag Cunliffe.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Monday 19 February 2018: 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 19 February 2018: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Opioids Are Survival, Not An Epidemic, For Some People
Sunday 18 February 2018: An article by newspaper columnist Kirk Seminoff about opioid use and abuse in the US.

Research Participants Wanted To Develop A Creative Resource About Living With ME/CFS And Fibromyalgia
Sunday 18 February 2018: South Australian PhD candidate Gipsy Hosking is looking for Adelaide-based people, aged 18-30, who are currently living with ME/CFS and/or Fibromyalgia, to help her with research.

Petition: Stop The Closure Of Welfare Rights Centre SA
Sunday 18 February 2018: A petition to keep South Australia's Welfare Right Centre SA open.

UK Woman With ME/CFS Says She Has Lost Her Life Savings After Amazon Account Hacked
Saturday 17 February 2018: A UK artist with ME/CFS says she has lost her life savings after her account was emptied when someone hacked into her Amazon account and bought almost £4,500 worth of goods.

Exercise Elevates Blood Signature Difference Between People With, Without Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Saturday 17 February 2018: A new study suggests that a blood test following exercise may be a very good way to differentiate between people who have ME/CFS and people who don't.

Calvin Klein's Runway Highlights Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Disorder. What Is It?
Saturday 17 February 2018: A disease known as Multiple Chemical Sensitivity has become an unlikely point of inspiration for Raf Simons, the creative mind behind Calvin Klein.

Dancer Launches New Fitness Studio In The Heart Of Chester
Friday 16 February 2018: A new fitness studio has opened in the UK, run by ME/CFS sufferer Sarah Mansfield.

NICE Announces Next Steps In Updating Its Guideline On ME/CFS
Friday 16 February 2018: A workshop with stakeholders marked the formal start of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence's collaborative work to update its 2010 guideline on the diagnosis and management of ME/CFS.

Video Contest Urges People With Invisible Disabilities To Declare #IAmInvisibleNoMore
Thursday 15 February 2018: The Invisible Disabilities Association, an organization dedicated to raising worldwide awareness of invisible disabilities, and Allsup, a US provider of Social Security Disability Insurance representation, has announced the launch of the #IAmInvisibleNoMore video contest.

Resilient Caiti Comes Out Firing
Thursday 15 February 2018: A profile of Australian singer and ME/CFS sufferer Caiti Baker.

First All-Vegan Cruise Prepares To Set Sail In Australia
Thursday 15 February 2018: An all-vegan cruise coming to Australia for the first time is the brainchild of ME/CFS sufferer Paige Renshaw.

Former Barrister Helping Women Regain Control Of Their Lives
Thursday 15 February 2018: A profile of UK former ME/CFS sufferer and now life coach Andrea Morrison.

Understanding Pain - Fibromyalgia
Wednesday 14 February 2018: ABC Radio announcer Sonya Feldhoff interviews Professor Mark Hutchinson, Director of the Centre for Nanoscale Biophotonics, in the School of Medicine, at the University of Adelaide.

Living With ME Is Like Being Stuck In A Waiting Room, Says Belle And Sebastian's Stuart Murdoch
Wednesday 14 February 2018: A profile of rock band Belle and Sebastian's frontman, ME/CFS sufferer Stuart Murdoch.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 14 February 2018: The society's constitution has been updated.

Inspiring Disabled Artist Creates Stunning Exhibition With The Help Of Hull's Homeless
Tuesday 13 February 2018: A profile of UK artists and ME/CFS sufferer Jason Wilsher-Mills.

In My Chronic Illness, I Found A Deeper Meaning
Tuesday 13 February 2018: An article by Elliot Kukla in The New York Times.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Monday 12 February 2018: 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 12 February 2018: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Glasgow MP Carol Monaghan Secures Parliamentary Examination Of Controversial ME Trial
Sunday 11 February 2018: A key parliamentary debate has been secured by a Glasgow MP over the PACE Trial.

Research Participants Wanted To Develop A Creative Resource About Living With ME/CFS And Fibromyalgia
Sunday 11 February 2018: South Australian PhD candidate Gipsy Hosking is looking for Adelaide-based people, aged 18-30, who are currently living with ME/CFS and/or Fibromyalgia, to help her with research.

Petition: Stop The Closure Of Welfare Rights Centre SA
Sunday 11 February 2018: A petition to keep South Australia's Welfare Right Centre SA open.

Watch Lucy Rose's "Strangest Of Ways" Music Video
Saturday 10 February 2018: UK singer Lucy Rose has produced a new music video that features one of her fans, ME/CFS sufferer Zoe.

Robin, A Free Kiwi-Made Game About Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Saturday 10 February 2018: A Kiwi game about Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is available now on Steam for the princely sum of zero dollars and zero cents.

Kate And William's Wedding Harpist Reveals How Chronic Fatigue Almost Ruined Her Glittering Career As A Royal Musician
Saturday 10 February 2018: A profile of UK harpist Claire Jones.

Open-Label Pilot For Treatment Targeting Gut Dysbiosis In ME/CFS
Saturday 10 February 2018: Research published in the Journal of Translational Medicine.

Mum To Tackle Gruelling Fitness Schedule To Help Fund Research
Friday 9 February 2018: A UK mum, whose daughter suffers from a rare disease, is starting a year-long fitness challenge to raise money for research into the condition.

Sweet Taste Of Success
Thursday 8 February 2018: A Victorian ME/CFS sufferer has fulfilled a dream of directing a 10-minute play as part of the Short and Sweet theatre festival in Sydney.

Could Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) Be A Chronic Form Of Sepsis?
Thursday 8 February 2018: An article by Cort Johnson.

How Sexism Is Hindering Medical Research
Wednesday 7 February 2018: An article by Naomi Chainey about inbuilt gender biases in medicine.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 7 February 2018: The society's constitution has been updated.

Scroll.in's Nayantara Narayanan Wins ISSP Journalist Of The Year Award For Article On Fibromyalgia
Tuesday 6 February 2018: Scroll.in journalist Nayantara Narayanan won the Indian Society for Study of Pain's Journalist of the Year Award for 2017.

Special Report: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Tuesday 6 February 2018: A profile of US ME/CFS sufferer Marcie.

UK Disabled Man Fined By Cornwall Council Parking Officers Twice Despite Having Adapted Vehicle And Clear Signs
Tuesday 6 February 2018: Derek Gibbin, a man from St Austell who suffers from Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, has slammed Cornwall Council for wrongly giving him parking tickets on two separate occasions.

Pineapple Fund Ups Bitcoin Charity Foundation To $5 Million For Open Medicine Foundation
Tuesday 6 February 2018: The Pineapple Fund ups its Bitcoin charity donation for the Open Medicine Foundation from $1 million to a full $5 million.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Monday 5 February 2018: 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 5 February 2018: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Lady Gaga Says She's 'Devastated' As She Cancels World Tour Due To 'Severe Pain'
Sunday 4 February 2018: US singer Lady Gaga has cancelled the rest of her world tour due to "severe pain" caused by the bone and muscle condition by Fibromyalgia.

Research Participants Wanted To Develop A Creative Resource About Living With ME/CFS And Fibromyalgia
Sunday 4 February 2018: South Australian PhD candidate Gipsy Hosking is looking for Adelaide-based people, aged 18-30, who are currently living with ME/CFS and/or Fibromyalgia, to help her with research.

Petition: Stop The Closure Of Welfare Rights Centre SA
Sunday 4 February 2018: A petition to keep South Australia's Welfare Right Centre SA open.

I Have MCS – A Disease Where Smells Make Me Sick
Saturday 3 February 2018: US Multiple Chemical Sensitivity sufferer Rivka Solomon talks about her experiences with the disease.

Fibromyalgia And Thyroid Resistance
Friday 2 February 2018: An article about the possible between thyroid dysfunction and Fibromyalgia.

UK Teenager With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Appeals For Help To Buy A New Wheelchair
Thursday 1 February 2018: A former gymnast who had to quit the sport after being diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome is desperately fundraising to help buy a new wheelchair.
January

'Unrest' Shines A Light On Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Wednesday 31 January 2018: An article about ME/CFS sufferer Jennifer Brea's documentary, Unrest.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 31 January 2018: The society's constitution has been updated.

Patients With 'Invisible' Chronic Pain And Fatigue Illnesses Still Fighting For Recognition
Tuesday 30 January 2018: Patients in Ireland suffring from sillnesses with debilitating symptoms such as chronic pain and fatigue have said they are still fighting to have their conditions recognised.

Danielle Lloyd's Mum, Jackie, On Living With Fibromyalgia And Depression
Tuesday 30 January 2018: A profile of UK Fibromyalgia sufferer Jackie Lloyd.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Monday 29 January 2018: 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 29 January 2018: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Research Participants Wanted To Develop A Creative Resource About Living With ME/CFS And Fibromyalgia
Sunday 28 January 2018: South Australian PhD candidate Gipsy Hosking is looking for Adelaide-based people, aged 18-30, who are currently living with ME/CFS and/or Fibromyalgia, to help her with research.

Petition: Stop The Closure Of Welfare Rights Centre SA
Sunday 28 January 2018: A petition to keep South Australia's Welfare Right Centre SA open.

Mechanically Assisted Breathing Improves Autonomic Function In FM Patients, Study Finds
Saturday 27 January 2018: Mechanically assisted breathing improved autonomic nervous system functions, according to a study of a small group of Fibromyalgia patients.

Severity Of Symptoms Persists For Decades In Fibromyalgia - A 26-Year Follow-Up Study
Friday 26 January 2018: A study published in the medical journal Clinical Rheumatology.

Small Changes Resulted In Big Weight Loss For Irish Mum With Fibromyalgia
Thursday 25 January 2018: A profile of Irish Fibromyalgia sufferer Lorna Miller.

Interview With Retha Viviers, Founder Of ME/CFS South Africa
Wednesday 24 January 2018: An interview with founder of ME/CFS S.A and ME/CFS sufferer Retha Viviers.

Morgan Freeman Wore A Single Glove To The SAG Awards
Wednesday 24 January 2018: An article about US actor Morgan Freeman's struggles with health, including Fibromyalgia.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 24 January 2018: The society's constitution has been updated.

Canadian Hockey Player Carey Price Suffered Chronic Fatigue At Start Of Season
Tuesday 23 January 2018: Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price was suffering from chronic fatigue at the beginning of this season, according to a report from TVA Sports.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Monday 22 January 2018: 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 22 January 2018: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Research Participants Wanted To Develop A Creative Resource About Living With ME/CFS And Fibromyalgia
Sunday 21 January 2018: South Australian PhD candidate Gipsy Hosking is looking for Adelaide-based people, aged 18-30, who are currently living with ME/CFS and/or Fibromyalgia, to help her with research.

Petition: Stop The Closure Of Welfare Rights Centre SA
Sunday 21 January 2018: A petition to keep South Australia's Welfare Right Centre SA open.

"It Has Taken My Life" - UK Woman Speaks Out About Living With The Debilitating Disease ME
Saturday 20 January 2018: A profile of UK ME/CFS sufferer Jo Byrne-Green.

UK Woman Who's Spent £20,000 Dressing Like A Doll To Cope With Pain Of Fibromyalgia Divides 'This Morning' Viewers
Saturday 20 January 2018: A UK woman who has spent £20,000 dressing up like a doll says it helps her deal with the chronic pain of Fibromyalgia.

How Howard Bloom, Writer And Former Publicist, Spends His Sundays
Friday 19 January 2018: A profile of US ME/CFS sufferer Howard Bloom.

2018 Invisible No More® Campaign
Friday 19 January 2018: The Invisible Disabilities® Association in conjunction with disability benefits representative Allsup have produced a video entitled "I Am Invisible No More".

'Special' 11-Year-Old Lucie Forrest Inspires Dozens Of Charity Challenges
Friday 19 January 2018: A profile of UK ME/CFS sufferer Lucie Forrest.

Chronically Ill 24-Year-Old Man In The US Fired For Using Marijuana
Friday 19 January 2018: A profile of US ME/CFS sufferer Kristian Hidalgo and his employment difficulties.

A Reboot For Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Research
Thursday 18 January 2018: Research into ME/CFS has a rocky past, but scientists may finally be finding their footing.

Fibromyalgia Symptom Severity Remains Mostly Unchanged For Decades, Study Finds
Thursday 18 January 2018: A study in Finland that revisited patients with Fibromyalgia 26 years after their diagnoses found that the severity of symptoms had remained relatively unchanged.

Stanford Medical School News Office Wins National Awards
Thursday 18 January 2018: Stanford Medicine's Office of Communication & Public Affairs has received seven awards in an annual contest sponsored by the Association of American Medical Colleges.

This New Documentary On Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Is A Must-See – And Not For The Reason You Think
Thursday 18 January 2018: An article in Vogue magazine about Unrest, the documentary by ME/CFS sufferer Jennifer Brea.

Dublin Blogger Aisling Chan Vows To Be More Open With Followers As She Reveals She Has A Chronic Illness
Wednesday 17 January 2018: A profile of Irish blogger and Fibromyalgia sufferer Aisling Chan.

International M.E. Advocacy: Action For M.E.'s Latest Project
Wednesday 17 January 2018: Action for M.E. has announced the launch of an international advocacy project.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 17 January 2018: The society's constitution has been updated.

Society Seminars For 2018
Tuesday 16 January 2018: A list of the society's seminars for 2018.

Stephen Sheds Light On Long Term Illnesses With Album
Tuesday 16 January 2018: A profile of UK musician and ME/CFS sufferer Stephen MacLachlan.

Researchers Say Hypersensitive Brain Network Causes Chronic Headaches
Tuesday 16 January 2018: A new study has found that brain networks of patients with Fibromyalgia prime for rapid and global, responses to minor changes.

Meet Some Of The People Who Volunteer Themselves To Advances In Medical Science At SAHMRI
Monday 15 January 2018: An article about the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute and its volunteers.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Monday 15 January 2018: 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 15 January 2018: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Research Participants Wanted To Develop A Creative Resource About Living With ME/CFS And Fibromyalgia
Sunday 14 January 2018: South Australian PhD candidate Gipsy Hosking is looking for Adelaide-based people, aged 18-30, who are currently living with ME/CFS and/or Fibromyalgia, to help her with research.

Petition: Stop The Closure Of Welfare Rights Centre SA
Sunday 14 January 2018: A petition to keep South Australia's Welfare Right Centre SA open.

Benefit Mix-Up Forces Mum Back To Work Despite Crippling Illness That Causes Her Extreme Pain And Fatigue
Saturday 13 January 2018: UK Fibromyalgia sufferer June Peatman says she has been forced back into work despite suffering from her illness because of a benefits mix-up.

Discovery Forum 2017: Presentation Of Dr. Ian Lipkin, Columbia University
Friday 12 January 2018: A video from the Solve ME/CFS Initiative's 2nd Annual Discovery Forum, featuring ME/CFS researcher Dr Ian Lipkin.

The Long And Painful Wait For Medical Cannabis
Friday 12 January 2018: A state of medical cannabis use in Malta.

When Sickness Interrupts Science
Thursday 11 January 2018: A profile of scientists and researchers with chronic illnesses.

UK CFS/ME Research Collaborative Conference 2017
Wednesday 10 January 2018: A report on the UK CFS/ME Research Collaborative's conference for 2017.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 10 January 2018: The society's constitution has been updated.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Tuesday 9 January 2018: 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
Tuesday 9 January 2018: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Time For Unrest: Why Patients With ME Are Demanding Justice
Monday 8 January 2018: An article about the impact the ME/CFS documentary Unrest is having on audiences.

Jennifer Brea On How She Directed 'Unrest' From Bed: Oscar Shortlisted Doc On Life With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Sunday 7 January 2018: An article about how US ME/CFS sufferer Jennifer Brea made her documentary Unrest.

Research Participants Wanted To Develop A Creative Resource About Living With ME/CFS And Fibromyalgia
Sunday 7 January 2018: South Australian PhD candidate Gipsy Hosking is looking for Adelaide-based people, aged 18-30, who are currently living with ME/CFS and/or Fibromyalgia, to help her with research.

Petition: Stop The Closure Of Welfare Rights Centre SA
Sunday 7 January 2018: A petition to keep South Australia's Welfare Right Centre SA open.

Stigma In Myalgic Encephalomyelitis And Its Association With Functioning
Saturday 6 January 2018: Research published in the medical journal Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health & Behavior.

With Men, Fibromyalgia Diagnosis May Be Tougher
Friday 5 January 2018: Although 80 to 90 percent of Fibromyalgia diagnoses are women, that still leaves about 1.5 million men in the United States who are affected.

Ian's 2,000 Mile Cycle Challenge Down Under
Thursday 4 January 2018: A profile of Isle of Wight Fibromyalgia sufferer Ian Gregory who will be cycling around Australia in aid of charity.

Changing Lives While Living With Chronic Illness
Thursday 4 January 2018: A profile of US ME/CFS sufferer Erica Verrillo.

Family Describes Battle With Chronic Fatigue Illness ME
Wednesday 3 January 2018: A profile of the McAnulla family, predominantly mother Aine who is fundraising for her son Mark who is suffering from ME/CFS.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 3 January 2018: The society's constitution has been updated.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Tuesday 2 January 2018: 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
Tuesday 2 January 2018: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Happy New Year
Monday 1 January 2018: All of us here at ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc wish you a Happy New Year.


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