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Hindmarsh,
South Australia 5007

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2017

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September

There's Still One Invisible Illness That People Aren't Talking About
Wednesday 20 September 2017: A profile of musician and ME/CFS sufferer Alice Ella.

Do You Have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?
Wednesday 20 September 2017: A profile of psychology professor and ME/CFS sufferer Leonard Jason.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 20 September 2017: The Society’s Constitution has been updated.

Embargo Broken: Bristol University Professor To Discuss Trial Of Quack Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Treatment
Tuesday 19 September 2017: An article by ME/CFS researcher James C Coyne.

A Dutch Fatigue Researcher Trying To Trivialize The Criticism
Tuesday 19 September 2017: A commentary on the PACE trial.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Tuesday 19 September 2017: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

Living With The Leopard By Maggie Allder
Monday 18 September 2017: A review of Living With The Leopard, a book by author and ME/CFS sufferer maggie Allder.

ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc Co-Signs International Open Letter
Monday 18 September 2017: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Lisa Living Life To The Full In Face Of Hidden Illness
Sunday 17 September 2017: A profile of Irish fashion designer and Fibromyalgia sufferer Lisa McCabe.

Research Participants Wanted To Develop A Creative Resource About Living With ME/CFS And Fibromyalgia
Sunday 17 September 2017: South Australian PhD candidate Gipsy Hosking is looking for Adelaide-based people, aged 18-30, who are currently living with ME/CFS and/or Fibromyalgia, to help her with research.

Petition: Stop The Closure Of Welfare Rights Centre SA
Sunday 17 September 2017: A petition to keep South Australia's Welfare Right Centre SA open.

Unrest (2017) Review
Saturday 16 September 2017: A review of Jennifer Brea's ME/CFS documentary Unrest.

Entertainment Book
Saturday 16 September 2017: The Society has Entertainment Books for sale.

UniSA Gaming Study Recruitment
Friday 15 September 2017: South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in a study entitled 'Pacing to increase physical activity for adults with ME/CFS: Are active video games a feasible and acceptable strategy?'.

Lady Gaga Reveals Chronic Illness, With Fibromyalgia Featuring In Her New Documentary
Thursday 14 September 2017: A profile of US entertainer and Fibromyalgia sufferer Lady Gaga.

UK Mum-Of-Two Spent 14 Years Partially Bedridden After Lyme Disease Misdiagnosis
Wednesday 13 September 2017: A profile of UK Lyme Disease sufferer Lisa Vallo.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 13 September 2017: The Society’s Constitution has been updated.

How I've Learned To Live In Constant Pain
Tuesday 12 September 2017: A profile of UK Fibromyalgia sufferer Alison Morton.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Tuesday 12 September 2017: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

Sian's First Tattoo Aged 40 Was A 'Spur Of The Moment Thing'
Monday 11 September 2017: A profile of Australian ME/CFS sufferer Sian Price.

ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc Co-Signs International Open Letter
Monday 11 September 2017: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

UK Volunteers Needed To Help New Research Into ME
Sunday 10 September 2017: The Sussex ME Society is helping to recruit people to take part in research into ME/CFS.

UK Woman Talks Of 'Constant Struggle' With Illnesses
Sunday 10 September 2017: A profile of UK ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia sufferer Alison Ballott.

Research Participants Wanted To Develop A Creative Resource About Living With ME/CFS And Fibromyalgia
Sunday 10 September 2017: South Australian PhD candidate Gipsy Hosking is looking for Adelaide-based people, aged 18-30, who are currently living with ME/CFS and/or Fibromyalgia, to help her with research.

Petition: Stop The Closure Of Welfare Rights Centre SA
Sunday 10 September 2017: A petition to keep South Australia's Welfare Right Centre SA open.

'The Most Common Disease You've Never Seen': How One Woman Turned Her Illness Into A Life-Changing Film
Saturday 9 September 2017: A profile of filmmaker and ME/CFS sufferer Jennifer Brea, whose film Unrest is receiving acclaim for its portrayal of life with ME/CFS.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Symptoms Blocked By IM Lidocaine
Saturday 9 September 2017: An interview with Roland Staud, MD, about his research on the use of intramuscular lidocaine for ME/CFS.

Entertainment Book
Saturday 9 September 2017: The Society has Entertainment Books for sale.

Why Patients Should Not Enroll In A Clinical Trial Of Video Gaming Treatment For Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Friday 8 September 2017: An article by James C Coyne expressing his concerns about a clinical trial of active video gaming for adults with ME/CFS.

UniSA Gaming Study Recruitment
Friday 8 September 2017: South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in a study entitled 'Pacing to increase physical activity for adults with ME/CFS: Are active video games a feasible and acceptable strategy?'.

Dr Martin Rhisiart 'Killed Himself After ME Diagnosis'
Thursday 7 September 2017: A university professor who acted as an economics adviser for the UK government killed himself after being diagnosed with ME, an inquest in Cardiff has heard.

One In Three Patients Develop Fibromyalgia After A Surgical Mesh Implant, Warns Patient Support Group
Thursday 7 September 2017: Sling The Mesh support group ran a poll which revealed that 54 out of 187 people developed diagnosed Fibromyalgia following a polypropylene plastic implant – 29 per cent.

'We're Not Believed,' Says Mum Who Suffers With Rare Disease And Autism
Wednesday 6 September 2017: A profile of UK ME/CFS sufferer Jane Green.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 6 September 2017: The Society’s Constitution has been updated.

When Promoting Cognitive Behavior Therapy For Fibromyalgia Is Quackery
Tuesday 5 September 2017: A probing of a story about Fibromyalgia popping up on James C Coyne's Facebook feed revealed misleading claims and dips into quackery.

Chronic Fatigue Alleviation With Acupuncture
Tuesday 5 September 2017: Shenzhen Hospital of Chinese Medicine researchers have determined that acupuncture is safe and effective for the alleviation of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Tuesday 5 September 2017: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

Psychological Interventions Do Not Reduce Pain, Despite Claims Of Proponents
Monday 4 September 2017: A provocative review finds a "lack of strong supporting empirical evidence for the effectiveness of psychological treatments for pain management."

ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc Co-Signs International Open Letter
Monday 4 September 2017: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Research Participants Wanted To Develop A Creative Resource About Living With ME/CFS And Fibromyalgia
Sunday 3 September 2017: South Australian PhD candidate Gipsy Hosking is looking for Adelaide-based people, aged 18-30, who are currently living with ME/CFS and/or Fibromyalgia, to help her with research.

Petition: Stop The Closure Of Welfare Rights Centre SA
Sunday 3 September 2017: A petition to keep South Australia's Welfare Right Centre SA open.

Entertainment Book
Saturday 2 September 2017: The Society has Entertainment Books for sale.

UniSA Gaming Study Recruitment
Saturday 2 September 2017: South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in a study entitled 'Pacing to increase physical activity for adults with ME/CFS: Are active video games a feasible and acceptable strategy?'.

Tick Bite Put A Fitness Instructor In A Wheelchair
Friday 1 September 2017: A profile of Scottish Lyme disease sufferer Lorraine Murray.
August

What Is ME/CFS: A Guide For The Perplexed Friend Or Family Member
Thursday 31 August 2017: A video by Yulia Greyman.

When Others Abhor The Scent You Adore
Wednesday 30 August 2017: An article about Multiple Chemical Sensitivity in Australia.

Solve ME/CFS Initiative Bulletin: Tom Camenzind
Wednesday 30 August 2017: A bulletin from the Solve ME/CFS Initiative.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 30 August 2017: The Society’s Constitution has been updated.

Breaking The Mold: A Doctor's Illness Journey Changes Her Practice
Tuesday 29 August 2017: A profile of US doctor and ME/CFS sufferer Cynthia Li.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Tuesday 29 August 2017: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

Sundance Prize-Winning Doc 'Unrest' Gets UK Release
Monday 28 August 2017: Unrest, the feature documentary about ME/CFS which premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, will get a UK release in October.

ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc Co-Signs International Open Letter
Monday 28 August 2017: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

At Symposium, Researchers And Patients Examine Molecular Basis Of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Sunday 27 August 2017: Early in August 2017, several hundred researchers, doctors, patients and caregivers joined forces for the Open Medicine Foundation’s Community Symposium on the Molecular Basis of ME/CFS chaired by Davis at Stanford Medicine, with another 2,700 worldwide joining online.

Research Participants Wanted To Develop A Creative Resource About Living With ME/CFS And Fibromyalgia
Sunday 27 August 2017: South Australian PhD candidate Gipsy Hosking is looking for Adelaide-based people, aged 18-30, who are currently living with ME/CFS and/or Fibromyalgia, to help her with research.

Petition: Stop The Closure Of Welfare Rights Centre SA
Sunday 27 August 2017: A petition to keep South Australia's Welfare Right Centre SA open.

Society Seminar Reminder
Saturday 26 August 2017: A reminder that the society's next seminar is today (Saturday 26 August 2017).

Entertainment Book
Saturday 26 August 2017: The Society has Entertainment Books for sale.

UniSA Gaming Study Recruitment
Saturday 26 August 2017: South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in a study entitled 'Pacing to increase physical activity for adults with ME/CFS: Are active video games a feasible and acceptable strategy?'.

'I Woke Up One Day And I Couldn't Walk'
Friday 25 August 2017: A profile of ME/CFS sufferer Rebecca Veksler.

Society Seminar Reminder
Thursday 24 August 2017: A reminder that the society's next seminar will be held this Saturday (26 August 2017).

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Symptoms Blocked By IM Lidocaine
Thursday 24 August 2017: An interview with Roland Staud, MD, about his research involving intramusuclar lidcoaine injections to relieve symptoms of ME/CFS.

Author Shares Chronic Fatigue Journey To Help Others
Wednesday 23 August 2017: From CFS with Love is a self-help book with a variety of techniques to aid relief for people diagnosed with a variety of chronic fatigue disorders.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 23 August 2017: The Society’s Constitution has been updated.

Dumfries Biker Suzy Says Curvy Riders Gave Her Hope
Tuesday 22 August 2017: A profile of Scottish ME/CFS/Fibromyalgia sufferer Susan Dunn.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Tuesday 22 August 2017: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

A Disease That Cries Out For Research As Many Suffer Silently
Monday 21 August 2017: An article by US political journalist and ME/CFS advocate Llewellyn King.

ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc Co-Signs International Open Letter
Monday 21 August 2017: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Century-Old Vaccine Gives New Hope To Fibromyalgia Community
Sunday 20 August 2017: A vaccince for for an infectious lung condition could be used for Fibromyalgia.

Research Participants Wanted To Develop A Creative Resource About Living With ME/CFS And Fibromyalgia
Sunday 20 August 2017: South Australian PhD candidate Gipsy Hosking is looking for Adelaide-based people, aged 18-30, who are currently living with ME/CFS and/or Fibromyalgia, to help her with research.

Petition: Stop The Closure Of Welfare Rights Centre SA
Sunday 20 August 2017: A petition to keep South Australia's Welfare Right Centre SA open.

A Pocket Guide To Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Saturday 19 August 2017: An interview with New Zealand ME/CFS specialist Dr Rosamund Vallings about her new book, The Pocket Guide To Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME.

M.E. Meant This Blog Took Me Several Months To Write
Saturday 19 August 2017: An article by ME/CFS sufferer Isabel Walter about her life with ME/CFS.

Entertainment Book
Saturday 19 August 2017: The Society has Entertainment Books for sale.

UniSA Gaming Study Recruitment
Saturday 19 August 2017: South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in a study entitled 'Pacing to increase physical activity for adults with ME/CFS: Are active video games a feasible and acceptable strategy?'.

Young Leader On The Road To Recovery And Helping Others
Friday 18 August 2017: A profile of New Zealand ME/CFS sufferer Leah Baken.

Heart And Soul Went Into Latest Adult-Only Novel From Former Grimsby Boxer
Friday 18 August 2017: A profile of UK author and ME/CFS sufferer Michael Nilsen.

Forbidden Love, Reincarnation And Spitfires Help Author Sherrie Lowe Cope With ME
Friday 18 August 2017: A profile of UK author and ME/CFS sufferer Cheryl Warrilow, who writes under the pen name of Sherrie Lowe.

South Australian Health And Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) Calling For Research Participants
Friday 18 August 2017: Research to evaluate the relationship of the hormones (cytokines) Leptin and Interleukin-6 on the symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

FITNET's Internet-Based CBT Is Ineffective And May Impede Natural Recovery In Adolescents With ME/CFS. A Review
Thursday 17 August 2017: A study published in the journal Behavioral Sciences.

Inspirational Author Kristi Patrice Carter Releases Illustrated Children's Book "Chronic Illness Can't Beat My Superhero Mommy"
Thursday 17 August 2017: Self-help author Kristi Patrice Carter has announced the release of Chronic Illness Can't Beat My Superhero Mommy, a picture book for children explaining life with Fibromyalgia.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Is NOT Just In The Mind‚ Say Scientists
Thursday 17 August 2017: ME/CFS sufferers have much higher levels of a range of cytokines in their blood‚ according to new research.

A Plea From A Fallen Doctor On Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)
Wednesday 16 August 2017: An open letter from a doctor with ME/CFS.

Why Are Doctors And Patients Still At War Over ME?
Wednesday 16 August 2017: An article about the current state of disunity over ME/CFS.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 16 August 2017: The Society’s Constitution has been updated.

Robin: ME/CFS Video Game
Tuesday 15 August 2017: Robin is a short slice-of-life game that was made to give some visibility to an invisible illness: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Tuesday 15 August 2017: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

Pop Artist Donates Elvis Portrait To Chester Fibromyalgia Charity
Monday 14 August 2017: Organisers of a UK charity art exhibition were delighted to receive a portrait of Elvis Presley by renowned pop artist Simon Dixon.

Stanford: Scientist Searches For Answer To His Son's Devastating Condition
Monday 14 August 2017: A profile of Stanford scientist Ron Davis and his son Whitney, a severe ME/CFS sufferer.

ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc Co-Signs International Open Letter
Monday 14 August 2017: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Research Participants Wanted To Develop A Creative Resource About Living With ME/CFS And Fibromyalgia
Sunday 13 August 2017: South Australian PhD candidate Gipsy Hosking is looking for Adelaide-based people, aged 18-30, who are currently living with ME/CFS and/or Fibromyalgia, to help her with research.

Petition: Stop The Closure Of Welfare Rights Centre SA
Sunday 13 August 2017: A petition to keep South Australia's Welfare Right Centre SA open.

Entertainment Book
Saturday 12 August 2017: The Society has Entertainment Books for sale.

UniSA Gaming Study Recruitment
Saturday 12 August 2017: South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in a study entitled 'Pacing to increase physical activity for adults with ME/CFS: Are active video games a feasible and acceptable strategy?'.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome In Canada 'Even Worse Than We Thought': Survey
Friday 11 August 2017: A new survey suggests Chronic Fatigue Syndrome may be far more prevalent in Canada than previously thought, and more widespread than many more well-known conditions.

South Australian Health And Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) Calling For Research Participants
Friday 11 August 2017: Research to evaluate the relationship of the hormones (cytokines) Leptin and Interleukin-6 on the symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Real? Life-Threatening Condition Can Leave Sufferers Bed Bound
Thursday 10 August 2017: An article by Lauren Clark in the Daily Express about ME/CFS in the UK.

Scottish Dancer Inspired To Create Show About Soldiers' Experiences In The Army After Fighting Back From Her Own Battle
Wednesday 9 August 2017: A profile of Rosie Kay, whose life experiences inform her new dance performance at the Edinburgh Fringe.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 9 August 2017: The Society’s Constitution has been updated.

Mistaken Conclusions About Systemic Exercise Intolerance Disease Being Comparable To Research Case Definitions Of CFS: A Rebuttal To Chu Et Al.
Tuesday 8 August 2017: An article by Leonard A. Jason, Madison Sunnquist, Kristen Gleason & Pamela Fox, published in the journal Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health & Behavior.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Tuesday 8 August 2017: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

Jennifer Brea Wants To Shine A Light On An Often Misdiagnosed Disease
Monday 7 August 2017: An article about the current state of medical cannabis use in Malta.

Doctors Call For Greater Access To Medical Cannabis
Monday 7 August 2017: An article about the current state of medical cannabis use in Malta.

Melbourne International Film Festival Review: Unrest
Monday 7 August 2017: A review of the ME/CFS documentary Unrest.

ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc Co-Signs International Open Letter
Monday 7 August 2017: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Research Participants Wanted To Develop A Creative Resource About Living With ME/CFS And Fibromyalgia
Sunday 6 August 2017: South Australian PhD candidate Gipsy Hosking is looking for Adelaide-based people, aged 18-30, who are currently living with ME/CFS and/or Fibromyalgia, to help her with research.

Petition: Stop The Closure Of Welfare Rights Centre SA
Sunday 6 August 2017: A petition to keep South Australia's Welfare Right Centre SA open.

Entertainment Book
Saturday 5 August 2017: The Society has Entertainment Books for sale.

UniSA Gaming Study Recruitment
Saturday 5 August 2017: South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in a study entitled 'Pacing to increase physical activity for adults with ME/CFS: Are active video games a feasible and acceptable strategy?'.

Unrest: An Intimate Look At A Hidden Disease
Friday 4 August 2017: A radio interview with ME/CFS sufferer Jennifer Brea, maker of the documentary Unrest, and her husband Omar Wasow.

East Auckland Physician's Quest To Demystify Debilitating Illness
Friday 4 August 2017: A profile of New Zealand physician and ME/CFS specialist Dr Rosamund Vallings, who will be publishing a book entitled The Pocket Guide to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME.

New Study Gives Hope To Victims Of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Friday 4 August 2017: Research published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences gives the first solid clues to what lies behind ME/CFS: a person's own immune system.

South Australian Health And Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) Calling For Research Participants
Friday 4 August 2017: Research to evaluate the relationship of the hormones (cytokines) Leptin and Interleukin-6 on the symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Scientists In Furious Row Over ME Study
Thursday 3 August 2017: A furious row has erupted between scientists after a medical journal dedicated its entire August edition to ripping apart a "deeply flawed" £5m UK taxpayer-funded study investigating treatments for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

We've Found Even More Proof That Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Is A Real Disease
Wednesday 2 August 2017: Scientists have tracked down a number of biomarkers which correlate with ME/CFS.

Journal Of Health Psychology: Special Issue On The PACE Trail
Wednesday 2 August 2017: The Journal of Health Psychology has devoted a special issue that focuses on the debate surrounding the PACE Trial.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 2 August 2017: The Society’s Constitution has been updated.

Dad's Record Bid At Wigan 10k For His Son
Tuesday 1 August 2017: A profile of UK resident Nigel Brookwell, who will be running in a marathon for his son Harry, who has ME/CFS.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Tuesday 1 August 2017: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.
July

The PACE Trial: The Making Of A Medical Scandal
Monday 31 July 2017: A special issue of the Journal of Health Psychology on the PACE Trial is to be published and freely available online on Monday 31 July 2017.

ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc Co-Signs International Open Letter
Monday 31 July 2017: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

How I Fought Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Through Art
Sunday 30 July 2017: A UK artist diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome says painting helps her cope.

Research Participants Wanted To Develop A Creative Resource About Living With ME/CFS And Fibromyalgia
Sunday 30 July 2017: South Australian PhD candidate Gipsy Hosking is looking for Adelaide-based people, aged 18-30, who are currently living with ME/CFS and/or Fibromyalgia, to help her with research.

Petition: Stop The Closure Of Welfare Rights Centre SA
Sunday 30 July 2017: A petition to keep South Australia's Welfare Right Centre SA open.

Entertainment Book
Saturday 29 July 2017: The Society has Entertainment Books for sale.

UniSA Gaming Study Recruitment
Saturday 29 July 2017: South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in a study entitled 'Pacing to increase physical activity for adults with ME/CFS: Are active video games a feasible and acceptable strategy?'.

Boston Researcher Investigating Possible Fibromyalgia Vaccine
Friday 28 July 2017: A researcher at Massachusetts General Hospital hopes to start work on a potential vaccine that could be a game changer for these patients.

South Australian Health And Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) Calling For Research Participants
Friday 28 July 2017: Research to evaluate the relationship of the hormones (cytokines) Leptin and Interleukin-6 on the symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

'Unrest' Gained Great Reviews About Being Screened At The Sundance Film Festival
Thursday 27 July 2017: "Unrest" was so critically acclaimed that it will be arriving in theaters later in 2017.

Chronic Pain Sufferers Continue To Fight Stigma To Get Relief And Diagnosis
Thursday 27 July 2017: An article about the prevalence of chronic pain in Australia.

Unrest Documentary Coming To Australia
Wednesday 26 July 2017: The ME/CFS documentary Unrest will be shown at the Melbourne International Film Festival in August 2017.

Danielle Lloyd's Mum Jackie In Tears On UK TV Show As She Opens Up About Fibromyalgia
Wednesday 26 July 2017: UK Fibromyalgia sufferer Jackie Lloyd had to be supported by pregnant daughter (and UK celebrity) Danielle Lloyd as she was left in tears after revealing her debilitating illness on ITV chat show Lorraine.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 26 July 2017: The Society’s Constitution has been updated.

I Didn't Want A Child Until I Got A Chronic Illness – Now I Might Never Be Able To Have One
Tuesday 25 July 2017: An article by Jamison Hill, published in The Washington Post.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Tuesday 25 July 2017: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

Invisible: Interview With Filmmaker Nick Demos
Monday 24 July 2017: An interview with filmmaker Nick Demos about his Fibromyalgia documentary Invisible.

ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc Co-Signs International Open Letter
Monday 24 July 2017: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Research Participants Wanted To Develop A Creative Resource About Living With ME/CFS And Fibromyalgia
Sunday 23 July 2017: South Australian PhD candidate Gipsy Hosking is looking for Adelaide-based people, aged 18-30, who are currently living with ME/CFS and/or Fibromyalgia, to help her with research.

Petition: Stop The Closure Of Welfare Rights Centre SA
Sunday 23 July 2017: A petition to keep South Australia's Welfare Right Centre SA open.

Entertainment Book
Saturday 22 July 2017: The Society has Entertainment Books for sale.

UniSA Gaming Study Recruitment
Saturday 22 July 2017: South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in a study entitled 'Pacing to increase physical activity for adults with ME/CFS: Are active video games a feasible and acceptable strategy?'.

Fibromyalgia Patients Exhibit Changes In Cerebral Blood Flow, Study Says
Friday 21 July 2017: Fibromyalgia patients may have different cerebral blood flow parameters compared with the general population, according to a recent study.

South Australian Health And Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) Calling For Research Participants
Friday 21 July 2017: Research to evaluate the relationship of the hormones (cytokines) Leptin and Interleukin-6 on the symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Another Potential Fibromyalgia Drug Bites The Dust
Thursday 20 July 2017: The Fibromyalgia community suffered yet another disappointment earlier this month when drugmaker Daiichi Sankyo announced mirogabalin, a potential new treatment, failed to meet its pain-reducing goals in clinical trials.

Patients Find Freedom From Fibromyalgia Pain With Cannabis
Thursday 20 July 2017: A profile of Fibromyalgia sufferer Vicki, who is finding symptom relief with the use of cannabis.

Living With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Wednesday 19 July 2017: A profile of UK ME/CFS sufferer Zoe Power.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 19 July 2017: The Society’s Constitution has been updated.

Asthma Is More Difficult To Control In Patients With Fibromyalgia, Study Shows
Tuesday 18 July 2017: A study published in Current Medical Research and Opinion.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Tuesday 18 July 2017: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

Woman Who Uses Opioids For Chronic Pain Says Negative Attention Hurts Legitimate Patients
Monday 17 July 2017: A profile of US Fibromyalgia sufferer and opioid user Anna.

ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc Co-Signs International Open Letter
Monday 17 July 2017: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Research Participants Wanted To Develop A Creative Resource About Living With ME/CFS And Fibromyalgia
Sunday 16 July 2017: South Australian PhD candidate Gipsy Hosking is looking for Adelaide-based people, aged 18-30, who are currently living with ME/CFS and/or Fibromyalgia, to help her with research.

Petition: Stop The Closure Of Welfare Rights Centre SA
Sunday 16 July 2017: A petition to keep South Australia's Welfare Right Centre SA open.

Greens Senator Scott Ludlam Resigns
Saturday 15 July 2017: Australian ME/CFS patients have lost a committed, articulate and caring advocate in Parliament this week, as Greens senator Scott Ludlam has had to resign.

Entertainment Book
Saturday 15 July 2017: The Society has Entertainment Books for sale.

UniSA Gaming Study Recruitment
Saturday 15 July 2017: South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in a study entitled 'Pacing to increase physical activity for adults with ME/CFS: Are active video games a feasible and acceptable strategy?'.

They May Look Like A Typical Couple, But Severe Fibromyalgia Cripples Shulamis Daily
Friday 14 July 2017: A profile of Orthodox Jew and Fibromyalgia sufferer Shulamit M.

GREGORY: Eric McClure Suffers From Epstein-Barr Virus, But He Battles On
Friday 14 July 2017: A profile of US stock car racing driver Eric McClure.

South Australian Health And Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) Calling For Research Participants
Friday 14 July 2017: Research to evaluate the relationship of the hormones (cytokines) Leptin and Interleukin-6 on the symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Mill Bay Fun Day To Raise Funds For ME Charity
Thursday 13 July 2017: The Mill Bay on the Isle of Wight is holding a fun day to raise awareness and money for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis on Saturday 22nd July.

CDC Removes CBT And GET As Recommended Treatments For ME/CFS
Wednesday 12 July 2017: The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated its website information for ME/CFS, improving diagnostic criteria and removing previous recommended treatments – Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Graded Exercise Therapy (GET).

Society Constitution
Wednesday 12 July 2017: The Society’s Constitution has been updated.

A Memoir Of Chronic Fatigue Illustrates The Failures Of Medical Research
Tuesday 11 July 2017: A review of Through the Shadowlands, a new book by US ME/CFS sufferer Julie Rehmeyer.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Tuesday 11 July 2017: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

Even "Minor" Infections Can Cause Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Monday 10 July 2017: An article by Cort Johnson about the pathogen giardia.

ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc Co-Signs International Open Letter
Monday 10 July 2017: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Seumas Sets Sights On More Success
Sunday 9 July 2017: A profile of Scottish athlete and ME/CFS sufferer Seumas MacKay.

Research Participants Wanted To Develop A Creative Resource About Living With ME/CFS And Fibromyalgia
Sunday 9 July 2017: South Australian PhD candidate Gipsy Hosking is looking for Adelaide-based people, aged 18-30, who are currently living with ME/CFS and/or Fibromyalgia, to help her with research.

Petition: Stop The Closure Of Welfare Rights Centre SA
Sunday 9 July 2017: A petition to keep South Australia's Welfare Right Centre SA open.

Entertainment Book
Saturday 8 July 2017: The Society has Entertainment Books for sale.

UniSA Gaming Study Recruitment
Saturday 8 July 2017: South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in a study entitled 'Pacing to increase physical activity for adults with ME/CFS: Are active video games a feasible and acceptable strategy?'.

South Australian Health And Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) Calling For Research Participants
Friday 7 July 2017: Research to evaluate the relationship of the hormones (cytokines) Leptin and Interleukin-6 on the symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Beth French Abandons Ocean's Seven Record Challenge
Thursday 6 July 2017: A profile of UK ME/CFS sufferer Beth French.

A Wheely Good Fundraiser
Wednesday 5 July 2017: The Society’s Constitution has been updated.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 5 July 2017: The Society’s Constitution has been updated.

'Life Felt Like Hell Everyday' - Martine McCutcheon On Her Battle With Lyme Disease
Tuesday 4 July 2017: A profile of UK actress and ME/CFS and Lyme Disease sufferer Martine McCutcheon.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Tuesday 4 July 2017: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

Payout For Former Soldier Afflicted By Life-Changing Disease After Army Medics 'Treated Him With Paracetamol'
Monday 3 July2017: An experienced soldier from the UK struck down with ME/CFS has been awarded compensation by the Ministry of Defence after army medics attempted to treat him with paracetamol.

ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc Co-Signs International Open Letter
Monday 3 July2017: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Medial Prefrontal Cortex Deficits Correlate With Unrefreshing Sleep In Patients With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Sunday 2 July 2017: A study that examined brain structure variations associated with sleep quality in patients with CFS.

Fibromyalgia Is Common In People With Jaw And Neck Muscle Conditions, Study Shows
Sunday 2 July 2017: A large percentage of patients with craniomandibular and craniocervical disorders – musculoskeletal conditions that affect the jaw and the neck – also have Fibromyalgia, according to a study by researchers at the University of Heidelberg in Germany.

Research Participants Wanted To Develop A Creative Resource About Living With ME/CFS And Fibromyalgia
Sunday 2 July 2017: South Australian PhD candidate Gipsy Hosking is looking for Adelaide-based people, aged 18-30, who are currently living with ME/CFS and/or Fibromyalgia, to help her with research.

Petition: Stop The Closure Of Welfare Rights Centre SA
Sunday 2 July 2017: A petition to keep South Australia's Welfare Right Centre SA open.

Entertainment Book
Saturday 1 July 2017: The Society has Entertainment Books for sale.

UniSA Gaming Study Recruitment
Saturday 1 July 2017: South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in a study entitled 'Pacing to increase physical activity for adults with ME/CFS: Are active video games a feasible and acceptable strategy?'.
June

South Florida Native Says Chemical Sensitivity Forced Him To Leave State
Friday 30 June 2017: A profile of Multiple Chemical Sensitivity sufferer Alan Bell, who is the author of the book Poisoned: How a Crime-Busting Prosecutor Turned His Medical Mystery into a Crusade for Environmental Victims.

South Australian Health And Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) Calling For Research Participants
Friday 30 June 2017: Research to evaluate the relationship of the hormones (cytokines) Leptin and Interleukin-6 on the symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Poor Sexual Health Among Women With Fibromyalgia Needs More Attention, Researchers Say
Thursday 29 June 2017: A study published in the Journal of Advanced Nursing.

World's Fastest Human Supports Walk
Wednesday 28 June 2017: Sprinter Usain Bolt has shown his support for a UK charity helping people with ME.

Carers Of Children With ME In The UK 'Accused Of Fabrication'
Wednesday 28 June 2017: A "significant number" of those caring for children with ME in the UK have been accused of fabricating their child's illness, a survey has found.

Muscle Injections With Lidocaine Improve Resting Fatigue And Pain In Patients With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Wednesday 28 June 2017: A study published in the Journal of Pain Research.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 28 June 2017: The Society’s Constitution has been updated.

One Year After Nomoreloss' Death, Wife, Phoenix Suffering From Chronic Illness
Tuesday 27 June 2017: A profile of Nigerian Fibromyalgia sufferer Adeola "Phoenix" Osinuga.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Tuesday 27 June 2017: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

No Increased Risk Of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome After HPV Vaccination
Monday 26 June 2017: A new major study from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health shows that girls receiving one or more doses of HPV vaccine have no greater risk of ME/CFS than unvaccinated girls.

ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc Co-Signs International Open Letter
Monday 26 June 2017: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

First Cannabinoid-Based Transdermal Patch For Chronic Pain Is Ready For Release
Sunday 25 June 2017: The first batch of the Chronic Pain CBIS Transdermal Patch will soon be released, offering a cannabinoid-based alternative to people around the globe who self-medicate for fibromyalgia and other chronic pain conditions, Cannabis Science has announced.

Research Participants Wanted To Develop A Creative Resource About Living With ME/CFS And Fibromyalgia
Sunday 25 June 2017: South Australian PhD candidate Gipsy Hosking is looking for Adelaide-based people, aged 18-30, who are currently living with ME/CFS and/or Fibromyalgia, to help her with research.

Petition: Stop The Closure Of Welfare Rights Centre SA
Sunday 25 June 2017: A petition to keep South Australia's Welfare Right Centre SA open.

Society Seminar Reminder
Saturday 24 June 2017: A reminder that the Society's next seminar will be held today (Saturday 24 June 2017).

Entertainment Book
Saturday 24 June 2017: The Society has Entertainment Books for sale.

UniSA Gaming Study Recruitment
Saturday 24 June 2017: South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in a study entitled 'Pacing to increase physical activity for adults with ME/CFS: Are active video games a feasible and acceptable strategy?'.

Writing, Living, Laughing: How One Woman Lives Her Best Life With Fibromyalgia In Ghana
Friday 23 June 2017: A profile of K, a Fibromyalgia sufferer in Ghana.

South Australian Health And Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) Calling For Research Participants
Friday 23 June 2017: Research to evaluate the relationship of the hormones (cytokines) Leptin and Interleukin-6 on the symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Student Spotlight: NMB Student Diagnosed With Fibromyalgia Defies Tough Odds
Thursday 22 June 2017: A profile of US Fibromyalgia sufferer Madelyn Babson.

Society Seminar Reminder
Wednesday 21 June 2017: A reminder that the society's next seminar will be held this Saturday, 24 June 2017.

David Tuller's Campaign – Update
Wednesday 21 June 2017: An update from science journalist David Tuller about his Crowdrise funding campaign.

Norwegian National Advisory Unit On CFS/ME
Wednesday 21 June 2017: A National Advisory Unit on CFS/ME has been created in Norway.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 21 June 2017: The Society’s Constitution has been updated.

Dangerous Unproven Treatments For 'Chronic Lyme Disease' Are On The Rise
Tuesday 20 June 2017: An increasing number of Americans with medically ambiguous symptoms are being misdiagnosed with "chronic Lyme disease" and prescribed dangerous and often expensive treatments that do not work, according to a new report.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Tuesday 20 June 2017: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

One Of Our Strongest Allies Needs Our Help! Please Read!
Monday 19 June 2017: A report on the Personalized Medicine World Conference 2017 at Duke University in the US.

ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc Co-Signs International Open Letter
Monday 19 June 2017: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Stereotyping Still Prevents ME From Being Taken Seriously
Sunday 18 June 2017: The media coverage for the Millions Missing protest to raise awareness of ME in Scotland is to be welcomed and will hopefully lead to a much-needed conversation around this often misunderstood condition.

Research Participants Wanted To Develop A Creative Resource About Living With ME/CFS And Fibromyalgia
Sunday 18 June 2017: South Australian PhD candidate Gipsy Hosking is looking for Adelaide-based people, aged 18-30, who are currently living with ME/CFS and/or Fibromyalgia, to help her with research.

Petition: Stop The Closure Of Welfare Rights Centre SA
Sunday 18 June 2017: A petition to keep South Australia's Welfare Right Centre SA open.

Entertainment Book
Saturday 17 June 2017: The Society has Entertainment Books for sale.

UniSA Gaming Study Recruitment
Saturday 17 June 2017: South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in a study entitled 'Pacing to increase physical activity for adults with ME/CFS: Are active video games a feasible and acceptable strategy?'.

"City of Ghosts," "Unrest" Take Sheffield Doc/Fest Awards
Friday 16 June 2017: Unrest, documentary by US ME/CFS sufferer Jennifer Brea, was one of two documentaries to win top prizes at the annual Sheffield Doc/Fest Awards in the UK.

South Australian Health And Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) Calling For Research Participants
Friday 16 June 2017: Research to evaluate the relationship of the hormones (cytokines) Leptin and Interleukin-6 on the symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Bright-Light Treatment Shows Promise For Fibromyalgia
Thursday 15 June 2017: Morning bright-light treatment may be an effective adjunctive treatment for Fibromyalgia, improving function and easing pain sensitivity, perhaps by shifting sleep patterns in a way that appears to help Fibromyalgia, results of a pilot study suggest.

How To Assess Internet Cures Without Falling For Dangerous Pseudoscience
Wednesday 14 June 2017: An article by science journalist and ME/CFS sufferer Julie Rehmeyer.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 14 June 2017: The Society’s Constitution has been updated.

Both Gluten-Free And Low-Calorie Diets Ease Gastrointestinal Ills In Fibromyalgia, Study Finds
Tuesday 13 June 2017: Two diets – one gluten-free and the other a low-calorie plan called the hypocaloric diet – have been shown to alleviate the discomfort experienced by Fibromyalgia patients.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Tuesday 13 June 2017: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

ME/CFS Takes Center Stage On First Afternoon Of Personalized Medicine World Conference
Monday 12 June 2017: A report on the Personalized Medicine World Conference 2017 at Duke University in the US.

ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc Co-Signs International Open Letter
Monday 12 June 2017: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Chronic Pain Speech By The President Of Malta
Sunday 11 June 2017: The opening speech by Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, the President of Malta, at the European Union Civic Prize on Chronic Pain, organised by the Active Citizenship Network.

Severe Forms Of Fibromyalgia Prove Costly To Healthcare System In Germany, Study Finds
Sunday 11 June 2017: The average cost of hospital care in Germany for patients with fibromyalgia with acute episodes of pain was reported in a new study to be 3,725.84 euros (roughly $4,163 in US dollars), a high cost to the healthcare system.

Research Participants Wanted To Develop A Creative Resource About Living With ME/CFS And Fibromyalgia
Sunday 11 June 2017: South Australian PhD candidate Gipsy Hosking is looking for Adelaide-based people, aged 18-30, who are currently living with ME/CFS and/or Fibromyalgia, to help her with research.

Petition: Stop The Closure Of Welfare Rights Centre SA
Sunday 11 June 2017: A petition to keep South Australia's Welfare Right Centre SA open.

Entertainment Book
Saturday 10 June 2017: The Society has Entertainment Books for sale.

UniSA Gaming Study Recruitment
Saturday 10 June 2017: South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in a study entitled 'Pacing to increase physical activity for adults with ME/CFS: Are active video games a feasible and acceptable strategy?'.

XMRV And Public Health: Its Association With ME/CFS Appears Unreliable
Friday 9 June 2017: A research paper entitled "XMRV and Public Health: The Retroviral Genome Is Not a Suitable Template for Diagnostic PCR, and Its Association with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Appears Unreliable".

South Australian Health And Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) Calling For Research Participants
Friday 9 June 2017: Research to evaluate the relationship of the hormones (cytokines) Leptin and Interleukin-6 on the symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

The Hidden Challenges Of Invisible Disabilities
Thursday 8 June 2017: Millions of people in the UK work with disabilities they rarely talk about, but greater awareness can help both employers and employees, writes Jessica Holland.

Society Constitution
Wednesday 7 June 2017: The Society’s Constitution has been updated.

I Changed Career In My Fifties... And Was Struck Down By ME
Tuesday 6 June 2017: A profile of UK musician and ME/CFS sufferer Jude Adams.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Tuesday 6 June 2017: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

Florida Woman Gives Chronic Fatigue Patients Hope
Monday 5 June 2017: A profile of US ME/CFS sufferer Mia Isabel Anderson.

ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc Co-Signs International Open Letter
Monday 5 June 2017: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Research Participants Wanted To Develop A Creative Resource About Living With ME/CFS And Fibromyalgia
Sunday 4 June 2017: South Australian PhD candidate Gipsy Hosking is looking for Adelaide-based people, aged 18-30, who are currently living with ME/CFS and/or Fibromyalgia, to help her with research.

Petition: Stop The Closure Of Welfare Rights Centre SA
Sunday 4 June 2017: A petition to keep South Australia's Welfare Right Centre SA open.

Entertainment Book
Saturday 3 June 2017: The Society has Entertainment Books for sale.

UniSA Gaming Study Recruitment
Saturday 3 June 2017: South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in a study entitled 'Pacing to increase physical activity for adults with ME/CFS: Are active video games a feasible and acceptable strategy?'.

John Takes On UK Cycle Marathon For Fibromyalgia
Friday 2 June 2017: John Stammers from Stanford-le-Hope in the UK will cycle in the Thurrock Cycle Marathon on 4th June to support Fibromyalgia Action UK because his mother lives with Fibromyalgia.

South Australian Health And Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) Calling For Research Participants
Friday 2 June 2017: Research to evaluate the relationship of the hormones (cytokines) Leptin and Interleukin-6 on the symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Irish Author Shares Her Story On Health Battle
Thursday 1 June 2017: A profile of Irish author and Fibromyalgia sufferer Brigid Gallagher.
May

Senator Scott Ludlam On Research Investment In ME/CFS
Wednesday 31 May 2017: A video of Australian Greens Senator Scott Ludlam discussing research investment in ME/CFS.

Crowd-Funding Campaign To Support David Tuller's ME/CFS Work (On The PACE Trial, etc.)
Tuesday 30 May 2017: US Journalist David Tuller is calling on people to support him financially in his work on exposing flaws in the PACE Trial.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Tuesday 30 May 2017: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

Action For M.E. Launches Pharmacy Resource
Monday 29 May 2017: UK organisation Action for M.E. has launched an M.E. information resource for community pharmacy teams across the UK, M.E./CFS: a guide for pharmacy teams.

ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc Co-Signs International Open Letter
Monday 29 May 2017: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Leeds Chronic Fatigue Sufferer: 'No One Really Knows What Causes My Illness'
Sunday 28 May 2017: A profile of UK ME/CFS sufferer Hattie Hodgson-Crome.

Entertainment Book
Saturday 27 May 2017: The Society has Entertainment Books for sale.

UniSA Gaming Study Recruitment
Saturday 27 May 2017: South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in a study entitled 'Pacing to increase physical activity for adults with ME/CFS: Are active video games a feasible and acceptable strategy?'.

South Australian Health And Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) Calling For Research Participants
Friday 26 May 2017: Research to evaluate the relationship of the hormones (cytokines) Leptin and Interleukin-6 on the symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Lawsuit At Columbia University Roils Prominent Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Research Lab
Friday 26 May 2017: A sex discrimination lawsuit filed last week has exposed a nasty fight roiling one of the most prominent, and well-funded, US labs studying ME/CFS.

Hendon Primary Says #SockItToME
Thursday 25 May 2017: A report on Crazy Sock Day at Hendon Primary School.

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker Issues Proclamation For ME Awareness
Thursday 25 May 2017: On May 9, 2017, at the State House in Boston, the state's first Proclamation for ME Awareness Day, May 12, 2017, was presented to people with the disease.

I Became Chief Executive Of A UK M.E. Charity - And Then My Son Was Diagnosed With M.E. Too
Wednesday 24 May 2017: A profile of Sonya Chowdhury.

SMCI Collaborates In The Publication Of New ME/CFS Pediatric Primer With Dr Peter Rowe
Tuesday 23 May 2017: A new primer focusing on the pediatrics aspect of ME/CFS was recently accepted for publication in the journal Frontiers in Pediatrics.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Tuesday 23 May 2017: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

'My Body Doesn't Recover': Chronic Fatigue Sufferer Calls For Greater Research
Monday 22 May 2017: A profile of Canberran ME/CFS sufferer Sash Nimmo.

ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc Co-Signs International Open Letter
Monday 22 May 2017: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

California Passes A Resolution For ME/CFS
Sunday 21 May 2017: California has become the sixth US state to pass a resolution for ME/CFS.

Concordia College Students Help Out At Badge Day Again This Year
Saturday 20 May 2017: A report of the Society's Badge Day, held on Friday 12 May 2017.

Pilot Study Reports Beneficial Effects Of Ambroxol For Fibromyalgia Pain
Saturday 20 May 2017: Results from a pilot clinical study published in the journal Clinical Rheumatology showed that ambroxol may help manage pain in Fibromyalgia patients.

Entertainment Book
Saturday 20 May 2017: The Society has Entertainment Books for sale.

UniSA Gaming Study Recruitment
Saturday 20 May 2017: South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in a study entitled 'Pacing to increase physical activity for adults with ME/CFS: Are active video games a feasible and acceptable strategy?'.

ME Support Call After Scottish Sufferer's Benefits Stopped
Friday 19 May 2017: A profile of Scottish ME/CFS sufferer Sally Crowe.

South Australian Health And Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) Calling For Research Participants
Friday 19 May 2017: Research to evaluate the relationship of the hormones (cytokines) Leptin and Interleukin-6 on the symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Healthy Controls Needed For ME/CFS Study In Melbourne
Thursday 12 May 2017: CFS Discovery is calling for healthy controls to participate in a study investigating the biomarker potential of activin family proteins for CFS/ME diagnosis.

Fibromyalgia More Common In People With Certain Diseases, Study Finds
Wednesday 17 May 2017: An analysis of data from more than 3.5 million people showed that Fibromyalgia is more common in patients with certain diseases such as type 2 diabetes and Behçet syndrome than in the general population overall.

Data Doesn't Support Vitamin/Mineral Deficiency Link, Study Says
Tuesday 16 May 2017: Data pooled from 27 studies of vitamin and mineral deficiencies in Fibromyalgia and ME/CFS patients showed no evidence for a link to these diseases, a recent study reports.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Tuesday 16 May 2017: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

International ME/CFS Awareness Day Isn't What it Used to Be…
Monday 15 May 2017: Health Rising's Cort Johnson reports on International ME/CFS Awareness Day activities.

ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc Co-Signs International Open Letter
Monday 15 May 2017: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Chronic Fatigue Traced To Mitochondria
Sunday 14 May 2017: A radio segment about the role mitochondria may play in ME/CFS.

New Zealand Study Seeks Volunteers With ME/CFS For Exercise Study
Sunday 14 May 2017: Massey University’s School of Sport and Exercise in New Zealand will be conducting a study into exercise in ME/CFS sufferers.

To Survive Chronic Illness, I Needed Permission To Grieve For Myself
Saturday 13 May 2017: A profile of Australian ME/CFS sufferer Naomi Chainey.

Living With 'Invisible' Illness Of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Saturday 13 May 2017: A profile of Australian ME/CFS sufferer Hannah Williamson.

Entertainment Book
Saturday 13 May 2017: The Society has Entertainment Books for sale.

UniSA Gaming Study Recruitment
Saturday 13 May 2017: South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in a study entitled 'Pacing to increase physical activity for adults with ME/CFS: Are active video games a feasible and acceptable strategy?'.

May 12: International ME/CFS Awareness Day
Friday 12 May 2017: Today is International ME/CFS Awareness Day.

ME/CFS Australia Ltd. – Relaunched!
Friday 12 May 2017: After a period of hiatus, ME/CFS Australia Ltd. is proud to announce that we are back and ready to work for those with the condition throughout Australia.

Active Tasmanian Parks And Wildlife Ranger Struck Down By Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Friday 12 May 2017: A profile of Tasmanian ME/CFS sufferer Jen Calder.

South Australian Health And Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) Calling For Research Participants
Friday 12 May 2017: Research to evaluate the relationship of the hormones (cytokines) Leptin and Interleukin-6 on the symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Purple Is More Than Just A Color For A Tewksbury Family
Thursday 11 May 2017: A profile of US Fibromyalgia sufferer Kiley Reitano.

"I'd Love To Be Able To Say 'I Have ME' And Have People Nod In Sympathy"
Wednesday 10 May 2017: A profile of Irish ME sufferer Anne Brennan.

"I'm In Constant Pain, 24 Hours A Day": Aussie Says She Has Controversial Condition
Tuesday 9 May 2017: A profile of Tasmanian Chloe Cox-Haines, who claims to suffer from Lyme Disease.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Tuesday 9 May 2017: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

NIH Launches Study Seeking Answers On Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Monday 8 May 2017: A profile of Scottish ME/CFS sufferer Emma Shorter.

ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc Co-Signs International Open Letter
Monday 8 May 2017: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Display Of Shoes In Tynwald To Mark ME Awareness Day
Sunday 7 May 2017: To mark ME Awareness Day, the Isle of Man's ME support group is joining a campaign all over the world with an event in the Tynwald building.

Interview With Norman Hanley, Founder Of Men With Fibromyalgia - Part 1
Sunday 7 May 2017: Melissa Swanson interviews Norman Hanley, founder of "Men With Fibromyalgia".

Entertainment Book
Saturday 6 May 2017: The Society has Entertainment Books for sale.

UniSA Gaming Study Recruitment
Saturday 6 May 2017: South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in a study entitled 'Pacing to increase physical activity for adults with ME/CFS: Are active video games a feasible and acceptable strategy?'.

New Study Could Radically Change Fibromyalgia Treatment As We Know It
Friday 5 May 2017: New research from Dr Jarred Younger at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in the US.

South Australian Health And Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) Calling For Research Participants
Friday 5 May 2017: Research to evaluate the relationship of the hormones (cytokines) Leptin and Interleukin-6 on the symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

PLOS ONE Expression Of Concern
Thursday 4 May 2017: A response from the journal PLOS ONE about the publication of the PACE trial.

Unrest Wins Prize At Nashville Film Festival
Wednesday 3 May 2017: The ME/CFS documentary Unrest has won the Grand Jury Prize for Best Documentary Feature at the 2017 Nashville Film Festival.

NIH Study Aims To Unravel The Illness Known As 'Chronic Fatigue Syndrome'
Wednesday 3 May 2017: A profile of US ME/CFS sufferer Brian Vastag who is part of a National Institutes of Health study of the disease.

Petition For Illness To Be Recognised As Disability In UK
Tuesday 2 May 2017: A UK woman who suffers from Fibromyalgia is campaigning to see the disease recognised as a disability in UK law.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Tuesday 2 May 2017: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

NIH Launches Study Seeking Answers On Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Monday 1 May 2017: A scientific study of one of medicine’s most vexing mysteries, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, launched recently, and it includes a patient whose emotional plea helped trigger the initiative.

ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc Co-Signs International Open Letter
Monday 1 May 2017: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.
April

8 April 2017 Seminar Report
Sunday 30 April 2017: A report of the 8 April 2017 seminar by Society member Deborah Marlin.

Entertainment Book
Saturday 29 April 2017: The Society has Entertainment Books for sale.

UniSA Gaming Study Recruitment
Saturday 29 April 2017: South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in a study entitled 'Pacing to increase physical activity for adults with ME/CFS: Are active video games a feasible and acceptable strategy?'.

South Australian Health And Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) Calling For Research Participants
Friday 28 April 2017: Research to evaluate the relationship of the hormones (cytokines) Leptin and Interleukin-6 on the symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Unrest Director Documents Debilitating Life With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Thursday 27 April 2017: A radio interview with US ME/CFS sufferer Jennifer Brea about her documentary movie Unrest.

Gut Bacteria In ME/CFS May Influence Disease Severity
Thursday 27 April 2017: A new study in the journal Microbiome from Drs Ian Lipkin and Mady Hornig at Columbia University Center for Infection and Immunity finds abnormal levels of certain types of bacteria in the gut microbiome of ME/CFS patients.

Fibromyalgia Patients Sleep Less And Worse Than Healthy People, Study Says
Wednesday 26 April 2017: People with Fibromyalgia have more difficulty falling asleep and sleep worse and less compared to the general population, according to the results of a new review.

'Bubble Girl' Amelia Hill Enjoys Brief Ray Of Sunshine
Tuesday 25 April 2017: A profile of South Australian ME/CFS/MCS sufferer Amelia Hill.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Tuesday 25 April 2017: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

Bedfest
Monday 24 April 2017: BedFest is a virtual concert on 6 May 2017 to showcase the experience of living with ME/CFS as expressed through song, spoken word, poetry or silent expression in the form of a short video clip or photo.

ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc Co-Signs International Open Letter
Monday 24 April 2017: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Medicinal Cannabis Prescription Now Allowed By SA Doctors
Sunday 23 April 2017: Doctors will be able to prescribe the medicinal use of cannabis, but only as a short-term treatment, in South Australia from this week.

'It Robs You Of Your Very Being': Life With The Invisible Illness
Sunday 23 April 2017: A profile of UK Fibromyalgia sufferer Jo Allen.

Entertainment Book
Saturday 22 April 2017: The Society has Entertainment Books for sale.

UniSA Gaming Study Recruitment
Saturday 22 April 2017: South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in a study entitled 'Pacing to increase physical activity for adults with ME/CFS: Are active video games a feasible and acceptable strategy?'.

Award-Winning Vancouver Singer Performs Opera, Musical Theatre And More For Charity
Friday 21 April 2017: This May, an award-winning Canadian soprano will sing to support ME/CFS awareness.

South Australian Health And Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) Calling For Research Participants
Friday 21 April 2017: Research to evaluate the relationship of the hormones (cytokines) Leptin and Interleukin-6 on the symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

ME/CFS Genes Study
Thursday 20 April 2017: Nova Southeastern University's Institute of Neuro Immune Medicine is currently recruiting ME/CFS patients and healthy controls for a web-based study to create a one-of-a-kind genetic database for individuals with ME/CFS.

A Content Analysis Of ME/CFS In The News From 1987 To 2013
Wednesday 19 April 2017: A study that analyzed the content of American newspaper articles from 1987 to 2013, in order to understand how the public digests information related to ME/CFS.

Stu Aiming To Inspire Other ME Sufferers
Tuesday 18 April 2017: A profile of UK ME/CFS sufferer Stu Laurie.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Tuesday 18 April 2017: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

Cannes '17: Scottish Student Film Wild Horses To Compete
Monday 17 April 2017: According to a report on suntimes.com, cannabinoids present in medical marijuana help to ease pain, as well as increase appetite and relieve the feeling of nausea.

ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc Co-Signs International Open Letter
Monday 17 April 2017: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Medical Marijuana Could Be An Effective Weapon Against Fibromyalgia Pain
Sunday 16 April 2017: According to a report on suntimes.com, cannabinoids present in medical marijuana help to ease pain, as well as increase appetite and relieve the feeling of nausea.

Entertainment Book
Saturday 15 April 2017: The Society has Entertainment Books for sale.

UniSA Gaming Study Recruitment
Saturday 15 April 2017: South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in a study entitled 'Pacing to increase physical activity for adults with ME/CFS: Are active video games a feasible and acceptable strategy?'.

First Light-Activated Analgesic May Change How Pain Disorders Are Treated, Study Suggests
Friday 14 April 2017: Scientists at the Institute of Neurosciences of the University of Barcelona helped develop the first light-activated drug, called JP-NP-26, for the treatment of pain.

South Australian Health And Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) Calling For Research Participants
Friday 14 April 2017: Research to evaluate the relationship of the hormones (cytokines) Leptin and Interleukin-6 on the symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Fragrance Is A Hidden Hazard
Thursday 13 April 2017: A lecture by Professor Anne Steinemann, Chair of Sustainable Cities, School of Engineering, University of Melbourne.

Petition: ICD Review
Wednesday 12 April 2017: A petition by ME Action to ensure that The World Health Orgnization's International Classification of Disease correctly categorises ME/CFS.

CNS Findings In Chronic Fatigue Syndrome And A Neuropathological Case Report
Wednesday 12 April 2017: Research published in the Journal of Investigative Medicine.

Phoebe's Global Challenge Has A Vital Message For Everyone
Tuesday 11 April 2017: A profile of UK ME/CFS sufferer Phoebe Howlett.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Tuesday 11 April 2017: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc Co-Signs International Open Letter
Monday 10 April 2017: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

Proof That A Gluten-Free Diet For Fibromyalgia Really Works
Monday 10 April 2017: A study published in Rheumatology International reveals that Fibromyalgia patients who have not been diagnosed with celiac disease may still benefit from going on a gluten-free diet.

Fab Pop-Up Shop At Kimbers' Farm Shop
Sunday 9 April 2017: An article about UK woman Sarah Goodman, who is using her range of dog products to raise awareness of ME/CFS.

Society Seminar Reminder
Saturday 8 April 2017: A reminder that the society's next seminar will be held today (8 April 2017).

Entertainment Book
Saturday 8 April 2017: The Society has Entertainment Books for sale.

UniSA Gaming Study Recruitment
Saturday 8 April 2017: South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in a study entitled 'Pacing to increase physical activity for adults with ME/CFS: Are active video games a feasible and acceptable strategy?'.

University Of Toronto Study Offers Hope To Sufferers Of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Friday 7 April 2017: A new University Of Toronto study may lead to help for sufferers of ME/CFS who face debilitating fatigue that can't be cured by rest.

South Australian Health And Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) Calling For Research Participants
Friday 7 April 2017: Research to evaluate the relationship of the hormones (cytokines) Leptin and Interleukin-6 on the symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Society Seminar Reminder
Thursday 6 April 2017: A reminder that the society's next seminar will be held this Saturday (8 April 2017).

Scientists Discover Biological Evidence Of "Atypical" Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Thursday 6 April 2017: Scientists at the Center for Infection and Immunity at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health are the first to report immune signatures differentiating two subgroups of ME/CFS: "classical" and "atypical".

Dealing With Chronic Fatigue And Pain
Wednesday 5 April 2017: A New Zealand radio interview with US ME/CFS specialist Dr Charles Lapp.

Review: Unrest
Wednesday 5 April 2017: A review of ME/CFS documentary Unrest by ME/CFS sufferer Jennifer Brea.

Biological Underpinnings Of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Begin To Emerge
Tuesday 4 April 2017: A profile of US CFS specialist Ronald Davis and his latest research developments.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Tuesday 4 April 2017: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

Musician With ME Produces EP From Her Bed
Monday 3 April 2017: A profile of US musician and ME/CFS sufferer Kaeley Pruitt-Hamm.

The Shift: Top Science Journal Asserts Shift In Attitude Towards ME/CFS Has Occurred
Sunday 2 April 2017: An article by Cort Johnson for Simmaron Research.

Do Graded Activity Therapies Cause Harm In Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?
Sunday 2 April 2017: A discussion of Grade Exercise Therapy in ME/CFS by Tom Kindlon.

Entertainment Book
Saturday 1 April 2017: The Society has Entertainment Books for sale.

UniSA Gaming Study Recruitment
Saturday 1 April 2017: South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in a study entitled 'Pacing to increase physical activity for adults with ME/CFS: Are active video games a feasible and acceptable strategy?'.
March

ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc Co-Signs International Open Letter
Friday 31 March 2017: ME/CFS Australia (SA) has serious concerns about methodological design flaws in the PACE trial.

PACE Trial Commentaries In The Journal Of Health Psychology Made Open Access
Friday 31 March 2017: It has been agreed by the publisher of The Journal of Health Psychology that all of the commentaries on the PACE trial will be made Open Access at no charge to the authors.

South Australian Health And Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) Calling For Research Participants
Friday 31 March 2017: Research to evaluate the relationship of the hormones (cytokines) Leptin and Interleukin-6 on the symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Carte Blanche: Missing Millions
Thursday 30 March 2017: South African current affairs TV program Carte Blanche looks into ME/CFS.

Wollongong Artist Determined To Exhibit At World Of Wearable (WOW) Art Awards Show In New Zealand
Wednesday 29 March 2017: A profile of Australian artist and ME/CFS sufferer Lucy Kennedy, who is entering her work in the World Of Wearable (WOW) Art Awards Show in New Zealand.

ACT ME/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Society May Cut Programs After SHOUT Shuts
Tuesday 28 March 2017: An article from The Canberra Times.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Tuesday 28 March 2017: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

UK Debate Petition
Monday 27 March 2017: A petition to debate in UK Parliament the absence of an effective policy for the treatment of ME/CFS.

World Expert In Chronic Fatigue To Share Research Findings In New Zealand
Sunday 26 March 2017: Dr Charles Lapp, an international expert in ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia will visit New Zealand to talk about how the debilitation conditions can be managed.

How A Study About Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Was Doctored, Adding To Pain And Stigma
Saturday 25 March 2017: An article about the unmasking of data manipulation at the root of the PACE trial.

Entertainment Book
Saturday 25 March 2017: The Society has Entertainment Books for sale.

UniSA Gaming Study Recruitment
Saturday 25 March 2017: South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in a study entitled 'Pacing to increase physical activity for adults with ME/CFS: Are active video games a feasible and acceptable strategy?'.

An Open Letter To Psychological Medicine, Again!
Friday 24 March 2017: An article on Virology Blog.

South Australian Health And Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) Calling For Research Participants
Friday 24 March 2017: Research to evaluate the relationship of the hormones (cytokines) Leptin and Interleukin-6 on the symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Yet More Research Shows Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Is Real. When Will Health Services Catch Up?
Thursday 23 March 2017: An article by Australian ME/CFS sufferer Naomi Chainey.

UK Woman To Take On London Marathon Despite Illness
Wednesday 22 March 2017: A UK woman is determined to get through the London Marathon in April despite having Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Cognitive Neuroscientists Use Systems Level Approach To Search For Cause Of CFS
Tuesday 21 March 2017: A press release from DePaul University in the US.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Tuesday 21 March 2017: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

Getting It Wrong On Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Monday 20 March 2017: An article published in The New York Times.

Finance Chief 'Faked Chronic Fatigue To Claim £2.4Million From Insurance Company'
Sunday 19 March 2017: A UK financier who claimed chronic fatigue left him unable to get out of bed is battling accusations that he faked his symptoms to claim millions of pounds in insurance payouts.

Entertainment Book
Saturday 18 March 2017: The Society has Entertainment Books for sale.

UniSA Gaming Study Recruitment
Saturday 18 March 2017: South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in a study entitled 'Pacing to increase physical activity for adults with ME/CFS: Are active video games a feasible and acceptable strategy?'.

South Australian Health And Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) Calling For Research Participants
Friday 17 March 2017: Research to evaluate the relationship of the hormones (cytokines) Leptin and Interleukin-6 on the symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

ME/CFS Equals SEID
Thursday 16 March 2017: A research paper that examined how subjects fit SEID criteria and existing ME/CFS case definitions early in their illness.

This Cannabis Patch Is Changing Lives When It Comes To Pain Relief
Wednesday 15 March 2017: A profile of Cannabis Science, a US company that has developed cannabis pain patches for the relief of pain in conditions such as Fibromyalgia.

Living Well With Pain Consumer Symposium
Tuesday 14 March 2017: Painaustralia and The University of Adelaide will host a unique forum for people to hear from leading pain specialists - the Living Well With Pain Consumer Symposium, on Sunday 9 April 2017.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Tuesday 14 March 2017: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

SXSW Film: "Unrest" Examines Pain-Riddled Life With Chronic Fatigue
Monday 13 March 2017: An article about US ME/CFS sufferer Jennifer Brea's documentary film Unrest.

Researchers Working To Provide Relief For Sufferers Of Chronic Fatigue
Sunday 12 March 2017: Researchers are now helping those tired of chronic fatigue syndrome.

Entertainment Book
Saturday 11 March 2017: The Society has Entertainment Books for sale.

UniSA Gaming Study Recruitment
Saturday 11 March 2017: South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in a study entitled 'Pacing to increase physical activity for adults with ME/CFS: Are active video games a feasible and acceptable strategy?'.

South Australian Health And Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) Calling For Research Participants
Friday 10 March 2017: Research to evaluate the relationship of the hormones (cytokines) Leptin and Interleukin-6 on the symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Review Of 'The Case Against Fragrance' By Kate Grenville
Thursday 9 March 2017: A review by Committee member Deborah Marlin of The Case Against Fragrance by Kate Grenville.

For Chronically Ill People Like Me, The ACA Repeal Is Life Or Death
Wednesday 8 March 2017: An article by US severe ME/CFS sufferer Jamison Hill.

Fibromyalgia Patients Make Their Case For Medical Marijuana
Tuesday 7 March 2017: An article from Maltese website Lovin Malta.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Tuesday 7 March 2017: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

Neural Signature For Fibromyalgia
Monday 6 March 2017: Researchers recently found a neural signature that can identify fibromyalgia with incredible accuracy.

UK Woman Appealing For Help In Adopting Nervous Dog That Has Been Waiting For Home For Years
Sunday 5 March 2017: UK ME/CFS sufferer Xanthe Anderson is trying to adopt a dog that has been waiting for a home for more than four years.

Kate Grenville Interview: Why Perfumes Are Making You Sick
Saturday 4 March 2017: An interview with Kate Grenville, author of The Case Against Fragrance.

UniSA Gaming Study Recruitment
Saturday 4 March 2017: South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in a study entitled 'Pacing to increase physical activity for adults with ME/CFS: Are active video games a feasible and acceptable strategy?'.

Australian Government Seeking Expert Advice On ME And CFS Research Grants
Friday 3 March 2017: Senator Scott Ludlam asked about the progress of proposals to research ME and CFS at a budget estimates hearing in Parliament House, Canberra.

South Australian Health And Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) Calling For Research Participants
Friday 3 March 2017: Research to evaluate the relationship of the hormones (cytokines) Leptin and Interleukin-6 on the symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Sick Cornish Mum Too Sick To Work Asks For Help To Raise Funds To Make Her Son's 'Dream Come True'
Thursday 2 March 2017: Cornish ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia sufferer Joanne Bawden has put out a plea for people to help raise funds in a race against time to help make her son's 'dream come true'.

NVCBR Researchers Close In On A Diagnostic Test For ME/CFS Patients
Wednesday 1 March 2017: Scientists at Nevada Center for Biomedical Research have taken the first step in developing a clinical assay for diagnosing ME/CFS patients through the creation of an antibody immune signature.
February

List Of Medical Marijuana Use May Expand In New Jersey
Tuesday 28 February 2017: A video from US (New Jersey) TV program SNJ Today.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Tuesday 28 February 2017: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

Plaudits For New South African TV News Documentary On ME/CFS
Monday 27 February 2017: A video from South African current affairs TV program Carte Blanche.

When It's An Effort To Just Get Out Of Bed
Monday 27 February 2017: A profile of Irish Fibromyalgia sufferer Catherine Keaney.

Neural Consequences Of Post-Exertion Malaise In ME/CFS
Sunday 26 February 2017: Research published in Brain, Behavior, and Immunity.

Stanford Team Announces Update On ME/CFS Research
Saturday 25 February 2017: A research team at Stanford University has given an update on some of the breakthroughs its team has made in understanding the metabolic cycles that are not working properly in people with ME/CFS that might be at the heart of the disease.

UniSA Gaming Study Recruitment
Saturday 25 February 2017: South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in a study entitled 'Pacing to increase physical activity for adults with ME/CFS: Are active video games a feasible and acceptable strategy?'.

Four New Ailments Being Added To Connecticut Medical Marijuana Program
Friday 24 February 2017: Proposals to add fibromyalgia, muscular dystrophy, shingles and rheumatoid arthritis to the list of painful ailments that qualify for Connecticut's medical marijuana program were recently endorsed by a state agency.

South Australian Health And Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) Calling For Research Participants
Friday 24 February 2017: Research to evaluate the relationship of the hormones (cytokines) Leptin and Interleukin-6 on the symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

One Of The Biggest Myths About Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Just Got Debunked
Thursday 23 February 2017: Australian researchers have shown for the first time that CFS is linked to a faulty cell receptor in immune cells.

Death Eater From Harry Potter Films Moves To Eastbourne
Thursday 23 February 2017: A profile of British actor Jon Campling, whose wife, Ali, has ME/CFS.

Gold Coast Researchers Make Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Breakthrough
Wednesday 22 February 2017: In a world first, Gold Coast researchers have made an important breakthrough in understanding the cause of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Halstead Resident Bids To Start Support Group After Feeling 'Alone' During Battle With Fibromyalgia
Tuesday 21 February 2017: A UK woman with Fibromyalgia is hoping to kick-start a support group after feeling "alone" during her battle with the disease.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Tuesday 21 February 2017: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

Relief At Last? The Next Generation Of Opioid Drugs, Fibromyalgia And Chronic Pain
Monday 20 February 2017: An article by Cort Johnson of Health Rising.

Ampligen Petition
Sunday 19 February 2017: A petition from UK organisation ME Action.

The Invisible Disease: Fibromyalgia Sufferers Speak Out
Saturday 18 February 2017: A profile of West Australian Fibromyalgia sufferer Michelle Greenwood.

UniSA Gaming Study Recruitment
Saturday 18 February 2017: South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in a study entitled 'Pacing to increase physical activity for adults with ME/CFS: Are active video games a feasible and acceptable strategy?'.

Student Seeking Feedback From ME/CFS Patients
Friday 17 February 2017: Brooke Denmark, a US student working on her Masters in Social Work, is asking ME/CFS sufferers to fill in a questionnaire about life with the disease.

South Australian Health And Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) Calling For Research Participants
Friday 17 February 2017: Research to evaluate the relationship of the hormones (cytokines) Leptin and Interleukin-6 on the symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Thousands Could Have Lyme Disease Without Knowing
Thursday 16 February 2017: A UK campaign to raise awareness of Lyme disease has found that thousands of people could be living with the condition, having been diagnosed with something else.

Gross And Fine Motor Function In Fibromyalgia And Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Wednesday 15 February 2017: A research paper published in Dove Medical Press.

Metabolic Switch May Bring On Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Tuesday 14 February 2017: Evidence is mounting that Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is caused by the body swapping to less efficient ways of generating energy.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Tuesday 14 February 2017: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

Some 270 Norwegian Students Drop School For Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Monday 13 February 2017: In the last academic year, there were about 270 primary and secondary students in Norway who did not participate in education due to ME/CFS.

People Say 'Oh, I Think I Had That Last Week' – Lisa Battles Illness And Stigma
Sunday 12 February 2017: A profile of UK ME/CFS sufferer Lisa Whight and her support group Chronic Fatiguers Unite.

UniSA Gaming Study Recruitment
Saturday 11 February 2017: South Australian volunteers are asked to participate in a study entitled 'Pacing to increase physical activity for adults with ME/CFS: Are active video games a feasible and acceptable strategy?'.

Medicinal Cannabis Still Too Costly For Christchurch Woman
Friday 10 February 2017: The high cost of medicinal cannabis means the drug will remain out of reach for a New Zealand woman with Fibromyalgia, despite the Government making it more accessible.

South Australian Health And Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) Calling For Research Participants
Friday 10 February 2017: Research to evaluate the relationship of the hormones (cytokines) Leptin and Interleukin-6 on the symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Illness With Pain 'Like Being Hit By A Bus' Forces Cafe Owner To Leave Business Behind
Thursday 9 February 2017: A profile of UK Fibromyalgia sufferer Joanne Cartwright.

AM Tells Fibromyalgia To Rock Off In A Bid To Raise Funds For Treatment
Thursday 9 February 2017: A caring husband in the UK is saying "rock off" to Fibromyalgia in a bid to raise funds for treatment for all local sufferers.

How To Be Disabled, According To Stock Photography
Wednesday 8 February 2017: An article about what the photo service Shutterstock considers "disabled" to be.

Interview With Jennifer Brea
Tuesday 7 February 2017: Filmmaker and ME/CFS sufferer Jennifer Brea talks about her new documentary, Unrest.

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Tuesday 7 February 2017: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

Interview With Ron Davis
Monday 6 February 2017: Scientific Advisory Board Director Ronald Davis, PhD, answers questions on new technology and strategies for "fast-tracking" ME/CFS research.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) Even Worse In Japan Than US
Monday 6 February 2017: An analysis of an article entitled "Ministry of Health Survey Reveals Harsh Reality of ME/CFS Patients in Japan" by Japan ME Association president Mieko Shinohara.

How Gut Bacteria Is Helping To Unpack Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Sunday 5 February 2017: Researchers at Melbourne University have been studying the metabolites (AKA products of metabolism) and gut microbiota in the faeces, blood and urine of those with ME/CFS.

Scottish Drummer Hit By Crippling Pain To Share Story Of Recovery To Help Others Battling Conditions
Saturday 4 February 2017: A profile of Scottish drummer Mairi Newberry.

NikkiJo Tyrrell's Life Has Been 'On Hold' Since She Got Lyme Disease And ME/CFS
Friday 3 February 2017: A profile of New Zealand Lyme Disease and ME/CFS sufferer NikkiJo Tyrrell.

South Australian Health And Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) Calling For Research Participants
Friday 3 February 2017: Research to evaluate the relationship of the hormones (cytokines) Leptin and Interleukin-6 on the symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Unrest Documentary To Air On US TV
Thursday 2 February 2017: The PBS network has acquired US broadcast rights to the ME/CFS documentary film Unrest for its Emmy Award-winning series Independent Lens.

Raising Awareness Of Fibromyalgia
Thursday 2 February 2017: UK motor sport driver Adam Higgins is trying to raise funds to increase awareness of Fibromyalgia.

I'm Not Faking Being Sick; I'm Actually Faking Being Well
Wednesday 1 February 2017: An article by Fibromyalgia sufferer Robin Dix.
January

Participants Needed For Online Survey
Tuesday 31 January 2017: Researchers from University of SA and Flinders University are looking to understand consumer health care needs.

Society Seminars For 2017
Tuesday 31 January 2017: Dates for the ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc 2017 seminars.

How Great Human Beings Find Their Purpose
Monday 30 January 2017: A profile of US ME/CFS sufferer and documentary filmmaker Jennifer Brea.

Jen Brea's Outrageously Successful Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME) TED Talk
Monday 30 January 2017: An article by Health Rising's Cort Johnson about US ME/CFS sufferer Jennifer Brea's recent TED Talk.

Prevalence Of Fibromyalgia Increases With Age, Linked To Poor Quality Of Life, Study Says
Sunday 29 January 2017: The prevalence of Fibromyalgia may increase with age, according to results obtained in a study with Turkish patients.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee (CFSAC) Meeting Summary
Saturday 28 January 2017: An update from Solve CFS Initiative president Carol Head.

Controversial GP Receives Australia Gong
Friday 27 January 2017: A controversial Sydney GP who treats patients who "fall through the cracks of old paradigms of medicine" has been granted a Medal of the Order of Australia.

South Australian Health And Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) Calling For Research Participants
Friday 27 January 2017: Research to evaluate the relationship of the hormones (cytokines) Leptin and Interleukin-6 on the symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Wearables - Hope For Chronic Fatigue Syndrome And Fibromyalgia?
Thursday 26 January 2017: Health Rising's Cort Johnson discusses the potential of wearable technology for use in ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia.

Unrest Movie Reviews
Wednesday 25 January 2017: Two reviews of the feature-length documentary Unrest, a film by Jennifer Brea about ME/CFS.

Australian Netballer Returns To The Game After ME/CFS
Tuesday 24 January 2017: A profile of Australian netballer Kate Yensch.

Brookin Johnson, 30, Defies The Odds After Nearly Dying Three Times
Monday 23 January 2017: A profile of UK Fibromyalgia sufferer Brookin Johnson.

Professional Tennis Player Mona Barthel Suffered From ME/CFS In 2016
Sunday 22 January 2017: German tennis player Mona Barthel was unable to play throughout 2016 due to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Fibromyalgia Patient Outcomes Can Be Improved, 2-Year Prospective Study Reveals
Saturday 21 January 2017: A two-year study that assessed clinician and patient-reported outcomes among Fibromyalgia patients reveals this patient population can experience certain health improvements.

A Psychosomatic Diagnosis Is A Doctor's Way Of Saying, "I Don't Have A Clue"
Friday 20 January 2017: An article by ME/CFS sufferer Jamison Hill.

South Australian Health And Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) Calling For Research Participants
Friday 20 January 2017: Research to evaluate the relationship of the hormones (cytokines) Leptin and Interleukin-6 on the symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Heartbreaking Letter From A UK Woman With Fibromyalgia
Thursday 19 January 2017: UK Fibromyalgia sufferer Peyton Connor has penned a letter to those closest to her.

Jennifer Brea's TED Talk
Wednesday 18 January 2017: A talk that US ME/CFS sufferer Jennifer Brea gave at last summer's TED Summit has just gone live on TED.com.

Possible Mechanism Identified For Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Tuesday 17 January 2017: Protesters crashed Canadian health minister Jane Philpott's meet-and-greet event in Markham on Saturday 14 January.

ME/CFS Protester Interrupts Canadian Health Minister's Event
Monday 16 January 2017: Protesters crashed Canadian health minister Jane Philpott's meet-and-greet event in Markham on Saturday 14 January.

Differing Case Definitions Point To The Need For An Accurate Diagnosis Of ME/CFS
Sunday 15 January 2017: A research article published in the medical journal Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health & Behaviour.

Panel Recommends Medical Pot For Four More Diseases
Saturday 14 January 2017: A US panel has recommended that people in Connecticut suffering from Muscular Dystrophy, Rheumatoid Arthritis, the pain of Fibromyalgia and shingles should be allowed to join that state's medical marijuana program.

'I Went From Being A Salsa Dancer To Someone Who Couldn't Put On My Own Socks'
Friday 13 January 2017: An article by Irish Fibromyalgia sufferer Deirdre Ryan about her experience with the disease.

South Australian Health And Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) Calling For Research Participants
Friday 13 January 2017: Research to evaluate the relationship of the hormones (cytokines) Leptin and Interleukin-6 on the symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Cognitive Dysfunction In Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Molecular Pattern Discovered
Thursday 12 January 2017: A molecular pattern has been discovered with regards to cognitive dysfunction in chronic fatigue syndrome, giving hope for improved diagnosis and treatment.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome A Kick In The Guts
Wednesday 11 January 2017: An article about recent studies that associate metabolites and microbiota in faeces, blood and urine with ME/CFS.

A Year In Review: 2016's Top Fibromyalgia Stories
Tuesday 10 January 2017: An article by Donna Gregory Burch about developments in Fibromyalgia research in 2016.

Fuel Shortage: Norwegian Study Expands On Energy Problem In Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)
Monday 9 January 2017: An article about the work of Norwegian ME/CFS researchers Dr. Øystein Fluge and Professor Olav Mella.

How Alem Matthees' Letter Helped Solve Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Mystery
Sunday 8 January 2017: An article about the determination of Australian ME/CFS sufferer Alem Mathees to discover the truth of the PACE trial data.

Happy Birthday? Another Year With Fibromyalgia
Saturday 7 January 2017: An article by Fibromyalgia sufferer Lori Galpeer.

Study: Grey Matter Abnormalities Associated With Fibromyalgia
Friday 6 January 2017: A research article entitled "Gray matter abnormalities associated with fibromyalgia: A meta-analysis of voxel-based morphometric studies."

South Australian Health And Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) Calling For Research Participants
Friday 6 January 2017: Research to evaluate the relationship of the hormones (cytokines) Leptin and Interleukin-6 on the symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

It's Time For Doctors To Apologise To Their ME Patients
Thursday 5 January 2017: An article by UK ME/CFS specialist Dr Charles Shepherd.

1 Million Americans Suffer With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Wednesday 4 January 2017: A video from US TV station KRISTV.com about Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

What You Should – And Should Not – Say To Someone With Fibromyalgia
Tuesday 3 January 2017: An article by US Fibromyalgia sufferer Robin Dix.

Arthritis Society Of Canada Funds Medical Marijuana Research For Fibromyalgia Pain
Monday 2 January 2017: The Arthritis Society of Canada is awarding a three-year research grant to Dr. Mark Ware to study the use of medical marijuana (cannabis) for Fibromyalgia pain.

Happy New Year
Sunday 1 January 2017: All of us here at ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc wish you a Happy New Year.


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