Tag: treatment


Is ME an autoimmune disease? Examining evidence and a small treatment trial.

European researchers have examined the evidence that ME may be an autoimmune disease, stating “disease onset is often reported to be triggered by infections and the link between infections and autoimmune diseases is well established”. A group of German scientists tested this theory, using a process called immunoadsorption to remove antibodies in 10 people with ME.


Australian medical research funds spent on therapies with no benefit

The Australian federal government is spending the ME and CFS research budget on training medical professionals to use cognitive behavioural therapy and graded exercise therapy on patients in Australia and internationally, despite the fact these therapies show no benefit and may do harm.