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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.

15 January, 2023

Tributes To 'Warrior' Woman, 32, Who Died After Battle With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Kara Jane Spencer was diagnosed with the illness 15 years ago.

15 January, 2023

NHS Scraps Long Covid Treatment Targets – But Is It Linked To Forcing Sick People Back To Work?

A medical news website has revealed that NHS England has removed targets for the treatment of long Covid. This has rightly concerned many people living with the illness. However, there’s potentially more to this story than meets the eye.

14 January, 2023

Interview With Dr. Ziyad Al-Aly On The COVID Pandemic And Long COVID

An interview with Dr. Ziyad Al-Aly on the COVID pandemic and Long COVID.

14 January, 2023

Scottish PIP (Personal Independence Payment) Or ADP (Adult Disability Payment) Could Provide Up To £627 Each Month For People With Chronic Pain Conditions

DWP (Department for Work and Pensions) is providing financial support for more than 170,000 people with Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

14 January, 2023

Manx Long Covid And ME Service Is Momentous, Charity Says

Opening a service for Isle of Man patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and long Covid is a "momentous milestone", a charity has said.

13 January, 2023

How I’m Taking My Life Back As A Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Warrior

An article by ME/CFS sufferer Amanda Bouchard.

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.

12 January, 2023

What We Know About Long COVID And Our Brains

Almost three years into the global pandemic, we may know more about Post-COVID-19 Neurological Syndrome (PCNS), but there’s a critical need for more global collaboration.

12 January, 2023

More Than 80% of Patients With Fibromyalgia Share Cervical Spine Abnormality

Approximately 83% of patients with fibromyalgia demonstrate visually straight cervical spines, according to data published in the Journal of Clinical Rheumatology.

11 January, 2023

The Struggle To Live A Normal Life With Long Covid

Julia Fahrenkamp has been unable to work since getting Covid. Plus Robert Saunders on the link with chronic fatigue syndrome and the need for better research.

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