Making connections, changing lives for people affected by ME/CFS and associated conditions.

All posts by Amanda Kelly

ME/CFS Health and Welfare Survey – UPDATE

The beginning The ME/CFS Health and Welfare Survey began in January 2014 with a discussion at the Emerge Australia office. We were talking about the sorts of questions and requests […]

Knitting for ME

Do you knit or crochet? Would you like to support Emerge Australia by knitting or crocheting scarves, beanies, headbands, snoods, hand warmers or other small items?   Knitting for ME […]

Have your say in Australia’s healthcare future

The Australian Government is inviting you to contribute to the reform of the health system and delivering a Healthier Medicare. One of the priority areas is better supporting people with […]

Expanding My Envelope: How I Balanced Work and CFIDS

Kristin Scherger faced many challenges in her seven years with CFS, but few have been as significant as the fight for her career. In this story, she talks about: Her initial efforts to […]

Open Medicine Foundation (US), ME/CFS Severely Ill – Big Data Study

The ME/CFS Severely Ill – Big Data Study by the Open Medicine Foundation (OMF) will include a comprehensive, “Big Data” analysis on the 25% of people severely affected by ME/CFS, with the […]

Brain “fog,” inflammation and obesity: key aspects of neuropsychiatric disorders improved by luteolin

A recent article in Frontiers in Neuroscience looks at the findings of Theoharis C. Theoharides, Julia M. Stewart, Erifili Hatziagelaki and Gerasimos Kolaitis relating to the effect of luteolin on brain “fog”. Brain “fog” […]

The Neuroinflammation Man, Jarred Younger

Jarred Younger on Inflammation, Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Jarrod Younger most recently hails from Stanford University in the US, where his pioneering studies into the effectiveness of low dose […]

The Quiet Curse

On 12th July, 2015 Landline presented a feature on Q Fever. The whole show is very informative and (at about the 30min mark) they interview Ms Christine Hunter, who talks […]

Willing to Work

Willing to Work: National Inquiry into Employment Discrimination Against Older Australians and Australians with Disability Australian Human Rights Commission The National Inquiry examines practices, attitudes and Commonwealth laws that deny […]

What Is Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS)?

Much of what follows has been referenced from the NICNAS report on Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS) entitled: A Scientific Review of Multiple Chemical Sensitivity: Identifying Key Research Needs. Otherwise information has been […]