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 April, 2021
US ME/CFS Clinician Coalition Recommendations For ME/CFS Testing And Treatment April 13, 2021
The US ME/CFS Clinician Coalition has released consensus recommendations for medical providers that include more specifics on the tests and treatments used in caring for people with ME/CFS.
16 April, 2021
Scientist Ron Davis Is Fighting to Cure His Son's Chronic Fatigue: 'It's Like a Living Death'
Stanford geneticist Ron Davis faces his toughest challenge yet: tackling the chronic fatigue syndrome that has left his 37-year-old son bedridden.
15 April, 2021
‘I Was Needed Again’: Pandemic Removes Some Barriers For People With Disabilities
A profile of Canadian Multiple Chemical Sensitivity sufferer Shelley Petit.
14 April, 2021
Off The PACE And Not NICE
A video by Brian Hughes of a lecture he gave in Belfast just before COVID, entitled “Off the PACE and not NICE: Challenges with Evidence in ME/CFS.”
13 April, 2021
Mum Melissa 'Blown Away' By Response To Charity Appeal
A UK mum who launched a fund-raising drive to highlight her 16-year-old son’s illness, says she had been overwhelmed by the response.
12 April, 2021
Women Are More Susceptible To Long Covid, But Will We Listen To Them?
We have a unique window to analyze how the virus overlaps with chronic illnesses – but medicine has a habit of dismissing women who suffer from them.
11 April, 2021
Long Covid: Could Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Be Taken Seriously At Last?
‘Long Covid’ has become shorthand for a wide range of post-viral symptoms experienced by some patients following a Covid-19 infection. Cases of chronic fatigue after acute respiratory illness are far from unprecedented, but the scale at which they are now occurring is unprecedented. Advocates for patients with similar illnesses are now hoping that the attention being given to long Covid could help improve care for these illnesses as well. Chloe Kent reports.
10 April, 2021
Utah Doctor Joins Panel To Discuss Intersection Between Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, 'Long COVID'
Dr. Lucinda Bateman has become renowned for her work on Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, more commonly known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or ME/CFS. On Thursday, Bateman appeared with a panel of experts to discuss a puzzling new medical question: What does ME/CFS have to do with COVID-19?
09 April, 2021
The ME/CFS/FM Coronavirus Vaccine Side Effects Poll Update + The New Severely Ill Vaccine Side-Effects Poll
Decisions. Decisions. Whether or not to get vaccinated is a difficult one for the many people in the chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) community, in particular, who have stayed away from any vaccines, sometimes for decades.
08 April, 2021
Fibromyalgia And Pain: 'How Cooking Gave Me My Family Back'
A profile of UK Fibromyalgia sufferer Ian Taverner.