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Blood, Tissue and Organ Donation with ME/CFS

Have you asked yourself the question: can I donate blood, tissues and/or organs even though I have ME/CFS? Well, the simple answers are no, and maybe. See below: Blood The Australian […]

A dietitian puts extreme ‘clean eating’ claims to the test – and the results aren’t pretty

Sophie Medlin, ‎Lecturer in Nutrition and Dietetics, King’s College London in an article in The Conversation takes a look at the “clean eating” claims such as: “Some clean eating bloggers claim to have […]

My Life, Influences & Living with ME/CFS -Triple R interview with Chris Fayers

Chris Fayers, an Environmental Scientist and Emerge Australia member, was recently interviewed on Melbourne Independent radio station TripleR. Chris provided an insightful interview where he discusses  his childhood, career, musical […]

The Last Great Medical Cover Up – Short Film Release

Change For M.E. Change For Us is an independent grassroots organisation in the UK that actively works towards health reform for people living with M.E., more particularly creating a more […]

The Therapeutic Benefits of Argentine Tango – Imogen’s Story

My name is Imogen, I am 25 years old and have had a diagnosis of ME/CFS since 2006. The impact of my illness was in the severe to moderate level […]

Safe online community benefits young people with ME/CFS

Adolescence is hard enough without the challenge of a serious illness or disability. Emerge Australia has become an organisational partner with Starlight Children’s Foundation’s online community, ‘LIVEWIRE’. This partnership aims […]

New Documentary Launched: Forgotten Plague

Ryan Prior, director, co-writer and producer of the documentary Forgotten Plague explores the enduring fight with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS). ME/CFS affected Ryan’s life so dramatically it inspired him […]

Health Coaching for ME/CFS in the West

Do you have ME/CFS and live in the Western suburbs of Melbourne? Do you want to work on your own strategies to manage your daily life living with ME/CFS? Emerge […]

Patient Narratives: Creating Connection and Conversation

As debates on the ethics, dynamics and even legal repercussions of online patient narratives become more prevalent, a recent international, interdisciplinary conference in Belfast Ireland, directed focus within the program […]

Peer Support Group Regional Forums

When you have a condition such as ME/CFS, it’s easy to feel alone and become socially isolated. Family or friends may not understand what you’re going through, you may have […]