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RNZ: Long Covid short on Research

https://www.rnz.co.nz/programmes/the-detail/story/2018807667/long-covid-short-on-research From The Detail, 5:00 am on 12 August 2021 "Otago University’s Christchurch campus will look at 3,000 New Zealanders to see if they have been exposed to Covid and have developed...

ME/CFS/FM Coronavirus Vaccine Side Effects Poll

The ME/CFS/FM Coronavirus Vaccine Side Effects Poll Update + the New Severely Ill Vaccine Side-Effects Poll Note the poll can be taken online and has been taken to find out how other people with ME/CFS and/or FM fared with their coronavirus vaccination in Health...

Long covid and vaccines

With governments worldwide under pressure to ease pandemic restrictions as vaccination rates rise and impatience with border restrictions grows, new threats become clearer....

YT: The Why, When and How of Pacing

This Video is useful for explaining pacing and understanding how to use pacing as a tool.  This is a long, but good video - so please pace yourself through watching it. It's not overstating the fact to state that PACING is the singular most important management...

Stillness

Information sourced by Neurochild Community (18/7/2020). Science is now showing that stillness may be just what we need to regenerate our exhausted brains and bodies. The demands of modern life put a significant burden on the prefrontal cortex of the brain, which is...

Covid-19

NZ Covid Vaccine Below is some general advice on the Covid-19 Vaccine which Dr Ros Vallings spoke about during her presentation at the public talk held in Hamilton last month for the launch of CCIS Waikato. The entire meeting will be available on Video soon. Experts...

ME Association: COVID VACCINES AND ME/CFS

ME Association - based in the UK.  May 2021 Update Having endured all the restrictions imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic for well over a year, we are now in a position where the country is slowly returning to some form of normal life. This is mainly due to the rapid...

Fibromyalgia muscle study suggests Mitochondria link:

Fibromyalgia research for many years has noted a change in the muscle tissue and this is being linked with more recent research on mitochondria function. Could the two be linked? These are the questions that Cort Johnson from Health Rising explores in this article...

Scoop: Long COVID In New Zealand – Expert Q&A

Scoop report into Long-Covid in New Zealand - 29/4/2021  - click to access the full article Emeritus Professor Warren Tate, biochemist, molecular biologist and ME/CFS expert, Brain Health Research Centre, University of Otago, comments: “In this pandemic, long COVID...

ME/CFS new information for General Practitioners.

There has been a flurry of activity in the media recently with Prof. Warren Tate, Dr Rosamund Vallings and others speaking with the media about new research in ME/CFS. The interest of the media has been piqued by Long Covid Syndrome which Dr Vallings suggests maybe...

Simply Living

I have been reading and thinking about slower living and how I can live a simpler lifestyle. I have been pondering on how to simplify routines and live a more peaceful existence. My first baby step is to stop writing to do lists, this seems so counterintuitive to me...

ME Association: Reducing the risk of Infection

In November 2020 the UK-based ME Association put together a very practical 10 point guide for people with ME/CFS to reduce the risk of infection of Covid-19. This FREE leaflet is all about staying safe during the pandemic and reviews personal hygiene measures, social...

Current and emerging pharmacotherapy for fibromyalgia

New Fibromyalgia research reviewed https://www.hindawi.com/journals/prm/ Roie Tzadok and Jacod N. Ablin of the Department of Internal Medicine H, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Centre and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel published the...

Metabolic features of chronic fatigue syndrome (2016)

Metabolic features of chronic fatigue syndrome (2016) by Naviauxa, R. J. et al. Edited by Ronald W. Davis, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, and approved July 13, 2016 (received for review May 11, 2016) Chronic fatigue syndrome is a multisystem...