Day: October 1, 2018

Australia: Macquarie University Study will look for Hypochondria and Somatic Symptoms in CFS, Fibro and MCS

Macquarie University are recruiting people with chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, gastrointestinal disorders and multiple chemical sensitivity for a study measuring somatic symptoms, hypochondria, anxiety and depression, catastophising and co-morbid diseases.  The study was approved by the University’s ethics department. Psychiatrists at Macquarie University in Sydney sought 1,000 people for the one-year longitudinal study. The study

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Australia: Three Senators Form Parliamentary Friendship Group for ME and CFS

Three senators have formed a Parliamentary Friends of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) group in Australia’s federal parliament. The Parliamentary Friendship group is co-chaired by Western Australian Greens Senator Jordon Steele-John,  Tasmanian Liberal Senator Jonathan Duniam and Queensland Labor Senator Claire Moore. This group will provide a forum for members of the House of

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