by Sasha Nimmo The petition against the 'increasing exercise' trial using Xbox video gaming at the University of South Australia (UniSA) was presented to the UniSA and to the President of the ME/CFS Australia in South Australia (ME/CFS SA), Penelope McMillan several months ago. More than 320 people signed the petition on MEAction. The trial … Continue reading Did the petition stop the Xbox exercise trial?
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 Michael Musker
by Sasha Nimmo Update 3 September: In June I asked South Australia's ME/CFS Australia (SA) if they were recruiting patients (as indicated by Dr Ferrar), if they have decided to endorse the study yet, what was their opinion on the study not using any criteria (i.e. Fukuda or International Consensus Criteria) and which criteria the organisation endorsed. I also asked … Continue reading Uni of South Australia Xbox ‘increasing activity’ trial claims it has patient support
Three recently published Australian studies took a look at the blood, brains and bodies of patients with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ICC) and chronic fatigue syndrome (Fukuda).
Need a kick-start to writing a letter? This is a letter template to help you write to politicians and bring attention to the issue of support for people with ME and CFS.