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13 January, 2023

"I Don't Want To Cry Anymore As It Just Adds To The Flood": Disabled Woman Left 'Paddling Around' Flooded Home Over Christmas

A disabled woman has opened up on her agony after being forced to spend the festive period in a damp-ridden home. Nine days before Christmas Michelle Dark, 67, from Cheshire, woke to find water coming into her retirement home, leaving parts of it submerged.

07 January, 2024

"It Took 18 Months For Doctors To Figure Out My 'Unseen' Illness - These Are My Symptoms"

Elle spent almost two years in constant pain with no idea why, it wasn't until her fibromyalgia diagnosis that she found out what it was.

06 October, 2021

"Long COVID" Not Getting Enough Attention During Current Panic Over Delta Variant

A long list of symptoms gives researchers multiple vantage points from which to study long COVID.

05 March, 2023

"Scottish Good Practice Statement On Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME-CFS)"

From the Scottish Government: "This guidance is intended to support the diagnosis and management of ME/CFS in primary care, and was originally published in 2010. The Scottish Government has partially updated it to insert key recommendations from the NICE Guideline on ME/CFS published in October 2021."

Note: ME/CFS SA does not endorse the UK's NICE Guidelines.

28 November, 2022

"Visible" Illness Tracker

The activity tracking platform for illness, not fitness.

31 May, 2024

#3049 Differences On Fatigue Characterization In Two Distinct Populations Of Chronic Hemodialysis Patients

Chronic fatigue remains, despite all the technological advances, one of the most important symptoms in prevalent hemodialysis (HD) subjects and has a strong impact on mortality and health-related quality of life. The objective of our work was to characterize fatigue in our patients, as a starting point for the development, in the near future, of an oriented and standardized approach.

29 January, 2022

#MEAction Launches Its #StopRestPace Campaign

#MEAction launched our #StopRestPace campaign in 2020 knowing there was an urgent need to reach the people who had #LongCovid & who are showing symptoms of myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). That need has grown increasingly urgent as the pandemic has become a mass-disabling event.

27 November, 2020

$1 Million Received To Study COVID-19 To ME/CFS

The Open Medicine Foundation in the US has announced an anonymous, $1,000,000 grant to fund a collaborative investigation of the relationship between COVID-19 and the possible trajectory to ME/CFS.

26 April, 2023

$50 Million Boost For Long COVID Research As Parliamentary Inquiry Hands Down Report

An extra $50 million in Australian government funding has been pledged towards research into long COVID.

12 April, 2023

$9.5M To Fund Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Research

A Cornell University multidisciplinary research center that studies chronic fatigue syndrome has received a five-year, $9.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease – funding that will enable experts from disparate fields to work together on the mysterious and debilitating condition.

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