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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.

12 July, 2021

The Debilitating Illness Of ME

A profile of US ME/CFS sufferer Wade Walters.

11 July, 2021

ME/CFS International Conference 2021: RID-Research Innovation And Discovery

This hybrid conference includes selected keynote international and national speakers from USA, UK, New Zealand, Australia, and Europe.

10 July, 2021

Fibromyalgia Likely The Result Of Autoimmune Problems

New research has shown that many of the symptoms in fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) are caused by antibodies that increase the activity of pain-sensing nerves throughout the body. The results show that fibromyalgia is a disease of the immune system, rather than the currently held view that it originates in the brain.

09 July, 2021

Girl, 10, pens letter asking McDonald's to 'compromise' over her delivery demands

British schoolgirl Georgia May Hibbert, who suffers from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, found out McDonald's didn't deliver to her area and decided to put pen to paper in a bid to change things.

08 July, 2021

Fibromyalgia Could Stem From Autoimmune Problems

New research turns the origin for this chronic disease on its head.

07 July, 2021

Fibromyalgia May Be A Condition Of The Immune System Not The Brain – Study

New research challenges widely held view of the condition and could pave way for better treatment.

06 July, 2021

‘I Felt Betrayed’: How Covid Research Could Help Patients Living With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

People with ME/CFS face debilitating symptoms but often feel dismissed by doctors. The focus on long Covid could help change that.

05 July, 2021

Long Covid Has Reignited Polarisation In Approaches To Treat Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Many long covid patients are experiencing extreme fatigue, a situation which has reignited the polarization in approaches to treatment and rehabilitation of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), according to a special report.

04 July, 2021

Why Women Are More Likely To Suffer From Long Covid

Post-Covid, Post-Sars and Post-Mers syndromes all include persistent fatigue and pain, and show strong similarities to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, a condition more common in women than men.

03 July, 2021

Fibromyalgia And Treating Chronic Pain

Since she was a teenager Nikki Marshall remembers having painful periods and for decades has received treatments for a variety of chronic pain conditions, including fibromyalgia, endometriosis and migraine. But it’s only recently that Nikki became aware that the different types of pain she’s suffered throughout her life may all have been related. In this episode we explore Nikki’s story and speak to Dr Susan Evans about the source of chronic pain and what can be done to treat it.

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