Parliament was told that 75% of Australians with ME and CFS recover. The real figure is closer to 5%. Why would the government allocate funding for medical research and treatment if it is told that most patients recover without it?
by Sasha Nimmo Up to 240,000 Australians have Myalgic Encephalomyelitis. ME may be mild, moderate or severe. More than 25% of people affected are housebound or bedbound, and research shows that people with severe ME have a quality of life similar to those with cancer and late-stage AIDS. Worsening of symptoms can be sudden and permanent. One … Continue reading Facts and figures on M.E. in Australia
by Sasha Nimmo Neurological biomarkers in paediatric ME/CFS (Canadian Consensus Criteria) ME Research UK is contributing nearly $100,000 (£46,000) to a study looking for neurological biomarkers in adolescents with ME/CFS. Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, at The Royal Children’s Hospital in the University of Melbourne, Australia is conducting the study. It will study 25 adolescents diagnosed … Continue reading Australian neurological research into adolescents with ME/CFS (CCC)