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.
05 June, 2021
‘Brain Fog’ Lingers Among COVID-19 Long-Haulers: Study
A DePaul University study of nearly 280 long-haulers — people who experience symptoms of COVID-19 months after their initial diagnosis — found that while most of the symptoms improved over time, some lingered or even got worse.
04 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.
03 June, 2021
Fibromyalgia Sufferers And Cannabidiol
Researchers at University of Michigan Medical School surveyed 878 fibromyalgia patients who were using cannabidiol (CBD) to gauge their reasons for doing so.
02 June, 2021
COVID-19 Long Haulers Experience Lingering Symptoms Similar To Those With Cognitive Problems, Study Shows
Most of those infected with COVID-19 get better after a few weeks from getting the virus, but there are also people known as COVID-19 long haulers.
01 June, 2021
Griffith Students Unlock Scholarships With Golden Key
Studying Medicine and completing his PhD at the same time, Stanley Du Preez has devoted his research to myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), commonly known as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS).
31 May, 2021
Doctors Scramble To Understand Long Covid, But Causes And Prognosis Are Elusive
For people suffering with lingering, debilitating symptoms months after a bout with covid, pinning down a definition for long covid may seem pointless. They just want relief.
30 May, 2021
Some Long-Haul COVID Patients Report Vaccines Are Easing Their Lingering Symptoms
A Facebook group called “Survivor Corps” polled 962 COVID-19 long haulers and found 39% said they saw mild to full resolution of their lingering symptoms after they were vaccinated.
29 May, 2021
Interview: Casey Stoner Vs. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
A decade after winning his second MotoGP World Championship, Casey Stoner explains why he doesn’t regret retiring at his peak and how he’s dealing with his latest challenge: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
28 May, 2021
'My Gender Transition Helped Me Overcome A Life-Long Pain Condition That Left Me Isolated From My Peers'
Leith Ramage suffered daily with fibromyalgia, but since taking hormones to aid his physical gender transition he said that pain has reduced substantially.
27 May, 2021
Women With Chronic Illnesses Whose Lives Have Been Changed By Medical Cannabis
When NICE in the UK updated its guidelines on prescription drugs for chronic pain in April, millions were left without a way of coping with their conditions - is medical cannabis finally going mainstream?