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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 October, 2021

Just Say “No!” To Psychological Screening To Predict And Treat #LongCovid

A campaign theme proposed by a psychological association reeked of pseudoscience. A community of largely disabled chronically ill persons politely posted solid evidence against the proposal on social media and got it abandoned.

14 October, 2021

'DISGUSTING' Anti-Vax Yobs Accuse Mum Of Using Wheelchair User Daughter, 15, As A ‘Lab Rat’ In Angry Protest At Covid Jab Centre

ANTI-VAX yobs in the UK have accused a mother of using her daughter as a “lab rat” during a furious protest outside a Covid jab centre.

13 October, 2021

Denise Drysdale's Son Peter Reveals The Studio 10 Star's Crippling Battle With Fibromyalgia Has Left Her In 'Shocking Pain' And Unable To Swallow - After She Was Hospitalised For A Rare Nerve Disorder

Denise Drysdale's son, Peter Milne, has updated her fans on his mother's condition after she was hospitalised for a rare nerve disorder in September. Speaking to her Studio 10 co-hosts, Peter revealed that Denise, 72, is suffering from fibromyalgia.

12 October, 2021

Long-COVID Victim's Frustration With 'Complacent' Outback Queenslanders

Living with chronic fatigue and a weak immune system is the new normal for Kobi Gibson, more than a year after she contracted COVID-19.

11 October, 2021

Doctors Urged To Look Out For Chronic Fatigue Syndrome In long Covid Patients

Irish doctors are being urged to look out for ME – chronic fatigue syndrome – in patients who have long Covid.

10 October, 2021

To Speed Progress In Treating Chronic Conditions, Engage Patients And Caregivers As Research Partners

An opinion piece published in BMJ (British Medical Journal) by Jeffrey Lubell.

09 October, 2021

What Is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome And What Are The Symptoms?

East-London based singer and songwriter Nao has revealed that she will not be going on tour to promote her upcoming album, And Then Life Was Beautiful, because she has chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS).

08 October, 2021

‘My Life Is Unrecognisable’ – Long Covid Patients Describe Struggle To Get Care

People with long Covid in the UK have described “fighting” for care, with some still waiting for help 18 months after first experiencing symptoms, MPs have heard.

07 October, 2021

What Causes Long COVID Is A Mystery. Here’s How Scientists Are Trying To Crack It

A year and a half into the pandemic, doctors are getting better at recognizing long COVID – the collection of persistent health problems that some people develop after a coronavirus infection – but research has yet to pinpoint what could be driving the illness.

06 October, 2021

"Long COVID" Not Getting Enough Attention During Current Panic Over Delta Variant

A long list of symptoms gives researchers multiple vantage points from which to study long COVID.

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