An Australian six-year study evaluating progressive brain changes associated with chronic fatigue syndrome (Fukuda and Canadian Consensus Criteria definitions) shows patients’ brains deteriorate at an abnormal rate.
Sasha Nimmo suffers from ME. She lives in Australia. In a previous life she was a journalist and media adviser. Her expressive Twitter bio states: 'Thwart institutional cowardice. Carry bolt cutters everywhere - Werner Hertzog. Also, medical research for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis.'
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Australian study finds significant differences in metabolites and proposes a new marker: overnight accumulation of allantoin in the urine.
South Australian researchers have ethical approval to trial Active video gaming to increase physical activity in adults with ME/CFS.
University of NSW trial to investigate the efficacy of online continuing education for health professionals to improve the management of CFS.
Australia spent just $1.6 million since 2000 on research into ME and CFS, the Australian Department of Health told a Senate budget estimates hearing this week. This figure was revised downward after Senator Scott Ludlam asked the Department to look into it.
When asked about funding for ME, the government admitted it was low. “The NHMRC (National Health and Medical Research Council) has provided a little over $2m in funding between 2000 and […]