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Staying Safe & Healthy in Extreme Heat

The Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) has released a Heat Health Alert for this weekend. Over the summer months we need to be aware and prepared for the […]

Australian National Register Environmental Sensitivities

The new ANRES website has been launched, designed to collect prevalence data on Environmental Sensitivity among Australians. Australian National Register of Environmental Sensitivities (ANRES) aims to: Be a place where […]

Livewire Team Work with ME/CFS Youth

The National Livewire Team (pictured) recently gathered in Sydney for the annual “Ignition” training and development camp which ran over three days. This group is made up of the Livewire […]

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 […]

Cubing for CFS seeks crowdfunding support

Melissa Gijsbers is a published author, blogger and mother of two young boys. She writes a variety of different things, from picture books to chapter books for children, fiction and […]

Celebrating Carers within our Community

National Carers Week is about recognising and celebrating the outstanding contribution unpaid carers make to our nation. “Carers are people who provide unpaid care and support to family members and […]

ME/CFS features in Australian Women’s Weekly

The Australian Women’s Weekly ran a feature article in its August 2015 edition, on fatigue. The Beauty & Health Director was receptive to understanding the difference between fatigue and ME/CFS […]

Emerge Volunteers Facilitate New & Refreshed ME/CFS Support Service Resources

A new project, started by our volunteer team at Emerge Australia involves the updating and expansion of the Support Services Booklet and corresponding information on the Emerge website. The Support […]

U of Cincinnati student walks to class for first time in 4 years

By: Dan Reimold February 15, 2015 in college.usatoday.com Thanks to a significant amount of recovery from a period of being bedridden with moderate to severe ME/CFS, US University student Sara Whitestone […]

Isometric Yoga Improves The Fatigue And Pain Of Patients With CFS: A Small Randomized Controlled Trial

Research Article: Isometric yoga improves the fatigue and pain of patients with chronic fatigue syndrome who are resistant to conventional therapy: a randomized, controlled trial. Takakazu Oka*¹, Tokusei Tanahashi¹, Takeharu Chijiwa¹, Battuvshin Lkhagvasuren¹, Nobuyuki […]