Andrew gave an impassioned speech at Melbourne's Millions Missing rally, where 50 people gathered on the steps of the State Library.
by Sasha Nimmo Millions Missing is a global movement calling for action for ME, an underfunded and ignored disease. Australia will host its largest number of events yet! Local days of action will be held in Australia in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Cairns. Millions Missing was set up by ME Action and Australia first held … Continue reading Millions Missing events
written by Julia's friend It is with heavy hearts that we post this sad news. Our ME community has lost an advocate and precious soul. Julia Browell passed away on Monday evening, aged 61. She died of multiple organ failure in hospital, her daughter and grandchildren by her side. Julia lived with severe Myalgic Encephalomyelitis … Continue reading Julia Browell
Melbourne based scientists have just published a study finding activin B is a biomarker for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (MECFS) using the Canadian Consensus Criteria.
ME patients, family, friends, health practitioners and researchers are joining together to bring ME to the attention of government. Melbourne's MillionsMissing will be on the steps of Parliament House, Spring St, Melbourne, from 1pm to 2pm on Wednesday 12 October 2016.
Meet the Scientists: Rhiannon Morris is from Melbourne's The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research (WEHI) which is the oldest research institute in Australia.
by Sasha Nimmo Melbourne scientists are testing a combination of mitochondrial supplements on 8 or 9 patients with chronic fatigue syndrome (Fukuda criteria). The 20-week study for patients with Fukuda chronic fatigue syndrome is open-label, so patients are aware they are receiving the treatment and there is no placebo group. Participants take the capsules daily, as well as medical … Continue reading Australian trial of mitochondrial treatments for chronic fatigue syndrome
by Sasha Nimmo #MillionsMissing is a global day of protest for the millions missing from work, life, school, and families because of the devastating neuroimmune illness ME and chronic fatigue syndrome, created by #MEAction. Share the #MillionsMissing fact sheet The Facts: M.E. in Australia. The Melbourne event is taking place this Wednesday 25 May from 12-2pm on the … Continue reading #MillionsMissing global protest coming to Melbourne
by Sasha Nimmo Australia’s Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) Awareness Week is 11-17 May. The Week coincides with International ME Awareness Day on May 12. Everyone is asked to wear a blue ribbon on May 12 to show support for people with ME and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. ME Awareness Week begins in … Continue reading ME and CFS Awareness Week: 11-17 May
by Sasha Nimmo ‘Meet the Scientists’ is a series, interviewing researchers working on ME and chronic fatigue syndrome. We hear about current research directly from scientists and meet the people doing such important work to improve our health. The series will introduce early career researchers through to interviewing scientists and clinicians who have been working on the … Continue reading Meet the Scientists: Dr Sarah Knight