Findings on aquatic pilot trial for chronic fatigue syndrome

by Sasha Nimmo Dr Broadbent provided an update on the Southern Cross University (SCU) pilot trial to see if aquatic therapy improves the self-reported wellness scores of people with diagnosed with ME, chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), post viral fatigue syndrome, post infectious fatigue syndrome or chronic mononucleosis. Dr Suzanne Broadbent, Associate Professor of Clinical Exercise Physiology now … Continue reading Findings on aquatic pilot trial for chronic fatigue syndrome

Petition: UNSW must not ignore evidence-based science

By Sasha Nimmo Australia's University of New South Wales (UNSW) is trialling an education module for health professionals. The trial module treats chronic fatigue syndrome patients with graded exercise therapy and cognitive behaviour therapy (GET/CBT), despite the evidence showing these therapies have no benefit and may cause permanent harm. If you object to this trial, sign the … Continue reading Petition: UNSW must not ignore evidence-based science

Australian trial of mitochondrial treatments for chronic fatigue syndrome

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