In the News

Keep up to date with the latest news articles from around the world.

Articles represent the views of their authors and not ME/CFS SA. Always seek advice from a registered health practitioner before changing your care plan.

17 October, 2020

Being A Carer During A Pandemic And Living With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

15 May, 2022

Belle And Sebastian’s Stuart Murdoch: ‘I Love A Band. There’s Nothing Like It’

Craig McLean meets the twee pop icon in Glasgow to talk about the band’s new album, chronic fatigue syndrome, the thrill of live performance, and playing football with Robbie Williams.

20 April, 2022

BENEFITS BLUNDER: A Social Security Mistake Landed Me With A $20,000 Benefits Bill – How To Avoid It Happening To You

Disabled US retiree Valorie Lasley, 67, was forced to go back to work after the Social Security Administration (SSA) mistakenly overpaid her - and then cut her disability benefits.

05 August, 2020

Billy Ray Mansell Completes Southend Seafront Triathlon Dressed As Spiderman

A heroic UK dad who refused to let his Fibromyalgia beat him took on a seafront triathlon... dressed as Spiderman.

12 August, 2021

Bishopton Mum Sarah-Victoria Bayley Reaches Beauty Final

A UK mum-of-three who has reached the final of a major beauty contest is hoping her success will inspire other people who have disabilities.

12 May, 2021

Black Women Are Fighting To Be Recognized As Long COVID Patients

It took five years of chronic pain, nausea, fuzzy thoughts and a cruel mixture of fatigue and insomnia for Wilhelmina Jenkins to be diagnosed with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). But even after she received that diagnosis, in 1988, she faced her fair share of doubters—not because her symptoms didn’t meet the bar for diagnosis, but because she is Black.

27 April, 2021

Black Women Are Fighting To Be Recognized As Long COVID Patients

The CDC today acknowledges that ME/CFS, a disease that affects some 2.5 million people in the U.S., is “at least as common in African Americans and Hispanics as it is among whites,” but most research on the condition does not represent that diversity.

25 July, 2022

Bloom Brings The Boogie

Australian entertainer Bloom has told of her story with her struggle with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) and has recently become an ambassador for Emerge Australia who’s aim it is to provide education, advocacy, research and support services for people living with the illness.

02 February, 2021

Board To Decide If Nurse’s Chemical Sensitivity Work-Related

The Hawaii Supreme Court decision will require the state’s Labor and Industrial Relations Appeal Board to reconsider whether a nurse’s diagnosed multiple chemical sensitivity is work-related.

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.

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