by Sasha Nimmo Australian researchers have literally measured how long people with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis can stand up. The study shows the length of time patients can stand up may be a useful measure of ME severity, and easy to do in clinical environments. The study also confirmed an earlier finding that Activin B is a … Continue reading How much can people with ME stand?
by Sasha Nimmo Dr Brett Lidbury has been nominated as ACT Scientist of the Year. Dr Lidbury works with innovative combinations of powerful computational modelling and collaboration with diverse teams of scientists and clinicians to provide integrated knowledge on ME/CFS (Canadian Consensus Criteria definition). Dr Lidbury featured in 'Meet our Scientists' in March 2016. Dr Brett Lidbury is … Continue reading ME microbiome scientist nominated as ACT Scientist of the Year
by Sasha Nimmo In Melbourne, Australia a study of 34 patients and 25 controls examined energy metabolism, chronic immune activation and oxidative stress issues within ME/CFS (Canadian Consensus Criteria) patients. It found significant differences in metabolites and proposed a new marker: overnight accumulation of allantoin in the urine. The patients were all young adult females, as the authors said … Continue reading Australian metabolomics study of young women with ME/CFS (CCC)
by Sasha Nimmo 'Meet the Scientists' is a new series, interviewing Australian (and other countries') researchers working on ME and chronic fatigue syndrome. The purpose is to hear about current research directly from scientists and meet the people who are doing such important work to improve our health. The series will introduce early career researchers … Continue reading Meet the Scientists: Dr Brett Lidbury