Tag Archives: brain inflammation

Brain abnormalities in ME/CFS

Brain abnormalities in myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome: Evaluation by diffusional kurtosis imaging and neurite orientation dispersion and density imaging, by Kimura Y, Sato N, Ota M, Shigemoto Y, Morimoto E, Enokizono M, Matsuda H, Shin I, Amano K, Ono H, Sato W, Yamamura T in Journal … Continue reading

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‘Dozens of neurological conditions can be missed as purely mental health illnesses’ says director of the British Neuroscience Association

The patients told they are depressed or anxious when a simple virus is to blame, By Cara Lee, Daily Mail, 20 January 2015 Ross Buggins, 30, from Norwich, was sent to mental health ward Had form of encephalitis – brain … Continue reading

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Scientific American highlights brain inflammation studies

Researchers might soon redefine the mysterious condition, while the latest findings point to the role of brain inflammation by Katherine Harmon Courage in Scientific American, May 16, 2014 More than one million people in the U.S. suffer from a poorly … Continue reading

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Brain scans detect neuroinflammation in CFS

Abstract Chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) is a disease characterized by chronic, profound, disabling, and unexplained fatigue. Although it is hypothesized that brain inflammation is involved in the pathophysiology of CFS/ME, there is no direct evidence of neuroinflammation in patients … Continue reading

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The ME brain: key research findings

A new WAMES booklet lists the key research findings showing brain abnormalities, inflammation in the brain and spinal cord, and cognitive dysfunction. Read online or download a print version

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