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.
13 September, 2021
Withdrawal Of Planned Guidance On ME Upsets Patients
Advocating for behavioural approaches means condition has been relegated to a psychological problem, campaigners say.
12 September, 2021
Alcohol: How Badly Can It Affect Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Sufferers?
An article about alcohol and ME/CFS.
11 September, 2021
Scots Woman's Rescue Dogs 'Saved Her From Paralysis And Encouraged Her To Get Divorce'
A profile of Scottish Fibromyalgia sufferer Alison Skillin.
10 September, 2021
Long Covid Care: ‘There Has Been A Sense Of Swimming Upstream On My Own’
One patient tells of 18-month waiting time to access a Covid clinic, says Mayo GP.
09 September, 2021
'We Hope That We Can Stop Another Child From Doing What Daisy Did'
*WARNING: This article contains content about suicide that may be triggering for some readers.
A profile of ME/CFS sufferer Daisy Long, who recently took her own life.
08 September, 2021
Mechanisms Of Long COVID Remain Unknown But Data Are Rolling In
A year and a half into the pandemic, the long-term effects of SARS-CoV-2 infection are garnering more research attention as millions of long COVID patients emerge.
07 September, 2021
'Forced To Live Off £8.30 A Day' - Man's Fear At Impending Benefit Cut
One Universal Credit claimant from Suffolk, and suffers from ME/CFS, is facing up to the harsh reality of a life where that will be his daily budget – as he braces himself for a £20 a week cut to his benefits.
06 September, 2021
Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Mayo Proceedings Video
Dr. Lucinda Bateman, an Internal Medicine Physician from Salt Lake City, UT, reviews this consensus statement appearing online early and in the November 2021 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, where the authors review the key diagnostic criteria for this debilitating post-infection condition to aid clinicians in recognizing the signs and symptoms for this hard-to-diagnose disease.
05 September, 2021
Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Essentials Of Diagnosis And Management
There are many steps that clinicians can take to improve the health, function, and quality of life of those with ME/CFS, including those in whom ME/CFS develops after COVID-19.
04 September, 2021
Redox Imbalance Links COVID-19 And Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.