Tag Archives: gut microbiome

A systematic review of enteric dysbiosis in CFS/ME

A systematic review of enteric dysbiosis in chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis, by S Du Preez, M Corbitt, H Cabanas, N Eaton, D Staines and S Marshall-Gradisnik in Systematic Reviews 2018 7:241 [Published: 20 December 2018] Review abstract: Background: Chronic fatigue syndrome or myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) is an … Continue reading

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Does the microbiome & virome contribute to ME/CFS?

Review abstract: Does the microbiome and virome contribute to myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome? by Fiona Newberry, Shen-Yuan Hsieh, Tom Wileman, Simon R. Carding in Clinical Science Vol 135, #5, pp 523-542 [Published online March 9, 2018] Myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME)/chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) (ME/CFS) is a disabling … Continue reading

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Eukaryotes in the gut microbiota in ME/CFS

Research abstract: Eukaryotes in the gut microbiota in myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome, by Alexandra H. Mandarano, Ludovic Giloteaux, Betsy A. Keller, Susan M. Levine, Maureen R. Hanson in  PeerJ 6:e4282 [January 22, 2018] Patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) … Continue reading

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ME/CFS linked to imbalanced microbiome

Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health Press release, 26 April 2017: Chronic fatigue syndrome linked to imbalanced microbiome Scientists identify abnormal levels of specific gut bacteria in individuals with chronic fatigue syndrome, including those with and without co-morbid IBS … Continue reading

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US top science journal asserts shift in attitude towards ME/CFS has occurred

Simmaron Research blog post, by Cort Johnson, 31 March 2017: The Shift: Top Science Journal Asserts Shift in Attitude Towards ME/CFS Has Occurred, “Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is a biological disease” Dr. Ian Lipkin’s Center for Infection and Immunity at Columbia … Continue reading

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Support for the microgenderome invites enquiry into sex differences in ME/CFS

Research abstract: The microgenderome defines the interaction between microbiota, sex hormones and the immune system. Our recent research inferred support for the microgenderome by showing sex differences in microbiota-symptom associations in a clinical sample of patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis / … Continue reading

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Dr Bested’s experience of treating gut symptoms in ME/CFS

Altered Gut Microbiome in ME/CFS, by Alison C Bested, October 2016 In 2007 as a doctor specialized in treating patients with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME)/ Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), I was curious to see if there was a relationship of the … Continue reading

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Canadian perspective on gut research

The star article, by Lauren Pelley, 4 July 2016: New research unlocking mysteries behind chronic fatigue syndrome, Study showing biological markers of long-misunderstood condition “one more piece of the puzzle,” researchers say. ’80 per cent of patients still go undiagnosed’ Scott … Continue reading

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Do the answers to ME/CFS lie within our gut?

Institute of Food Research Blog post, by Ben Halford, 8 July: Do the answers to ME/CFS lie within our gut? Researchers on the Norwich Research Park have published a review of evidence for a role of the gut microbiota and … Continue reading

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Gut Bacteria Are Different in People With CFS

Well blog post:, by Nicholas Bakalar, 7 July 2016: Gut Bacteria Are Different in People With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome A new study has identified a bacterial blueprint for chronic fatigue syndrome, offering further evidence that it is a physical disease … Continue reading

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