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Griffith University NCNED Makes Breakthrough in ME/CFS Research

As recently reported in the news by SBS and the Huffington Post researchers Professor Sonya Marshall-Gradisnik and Professor Donald Staines and co-workers at the National Centre for Neuroimmunology and Emerging Diseases (NCNED) […]

Bio 21 Institute research – Inside Story report

Chris Armstrong is a researcher at the University of Melbourne’s Bio21 Molecular Science and Biotechnology Institute and the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. He is the lead author on […]

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 […]

Australian scientists make breakthrough in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome testing – ABC Radio

Radio interview: PM with Mark Colvin Scientists at Griffith University discuss their recent research findings on ABC Radio – PM with mark Colvin on Monday evening (29/02/2016). They believe they […]

Large controversial UK study refusing to release data: PACE trial

AUTHOR: Sasha Nimmo In January 2016, the authors of a £5 million trial into cognitive behavior therapy and graded exercise therapy again refused to release the data to scientists who […]

Australian Health Dept answers questions on ME

AUTHOR: Sasha Nimmo.  Most of the $2.4 million in research, the government says is for CFS, is research into psychology, exercise or for other conditions such as hepatitis C. For […]

Local Study Proposes new Name, Definition and Biomarkers

Author: Sasha Nimmo. Sasha Nimmo provides an overview of a recent paper released titled ‘A new case definition of Neuro-Inflammatory and Oxidative Fatigue (NIOF), a neuroprogressive disorder, formerly known as […]

What Doctors Are Finally Starting To Understand About Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Published: O, The Oprah Magazine (Jan 2015) & The Huffington Post (02/12/2015). Original article written by: By Cheryl Platzman Weinstock This article provides an overview of Ann Cavanagh Cramer’s 8 […]

ME/CFS Mentioned During Senate Estimates

Greens Senator Scott Ludlam Asks the NHMRC About Funding For ME/CFS Research During the Wednesday, 21 October 2015 Community Affairs Legislation Committee, Senator Scott Ludlam “grilled” officials from the National Health and Medical […]

Chronic Fatigue, Autism and Diabetes – The Philosophy of Hope

For those of you residing in Brisbane and surrounds, a seminar by nationally renowned medical practitioner, Dr Gary Deed, will explore new research in the areas of chronic fatigue, diabetes […]