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23 June, 2021

‘Stigmatised and ignored’: Campaigners call on government for urgent help for patients with chronic illness

Campaigners are calling on the Scottish Government to provide better help for people suffering with ME/CFS.

22 June, 2021

Health Matters: The Similarities Between Long COVID And Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

As more similarities emerge between long COVID and chronic fatigue syndrome, researchers are taking notice. And as Su-Ling Goh reports, people with chronic fatigue (or ME) are grateful the new disorder is shedding light on their mysterious condition.

21 June, 2021

His Wheels, Her Mission: Midland Woman Creates Group That Donates Hand-Pedaled Bikes

Midland nonprofit helps people with lower extremity disabilities.

20 June, 2021

Reimagining Healthcare - National Survey

CHF is involved in conducting a national research project called “Reimagining healthcare in Australia: the journey from telehealth to 21st century design," with the Digital Health CRC, Deloitte Australia and Curtin University. The project aims to better understand consumer expectations of virtual healthcare.

19 June, 2021

Why Are Women More Prone To Long Covid?

While men over 50 tend to suffer the most acute symptoms of coronavirus, women who get long Covid outnumber men by as much as four to one.

18 June, 2021

Letters To The Province, June 16, 2021: People Suffering From Fatigue Syndromes Left Behind

My heart goes out to the people who are suffering from long-term COVID-19 symptoms. However, I feel that people with chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia have been thrown under the bus, The Province reader writes.

17 June, 2021

Meet The Minds/Brave: Highlighting The Unseen: Bringing Frail, Homebound And Bedridden People Into View With Technology

Links to the video and Power Point slides can be found in the right-hand column of the article.

16 June, 2021

Bradford And Keighley Heroes Set For Gongs In Queen's Birthday Honours

Nagina Akhter has organised a food bank for people struggling in the pandemic while battling fibromyalgia.

15 June, 2021

Sure Signs You Have "Long" COVID And May Not Even Know It

More than 30% of those who had COVID are reporting mysterious symptoms that don’t go away.

14 June, 2021

Little-Known Illnesses Turning Up In COVID Long-Haulers

Dr Elizabeth Dawson is among what one doctor called “waves and waves” of “long-haul” COVID patients who remain sick long after retesting negative for the virus. A significant percentage are suffering from syndromes that few doctors understand or treat. In fact, a yearlong wait to see a specialist for these syndromes was common even before the ranks of patients were swelled by post-COVID newcomers. For some, the consequences are life altering.

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