Tag Archives: ME Research UK

Cerebral blood flow and heart rate variability in CFS

Cerebral blood flow and heart rate variability in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: a randomized cross-over study, by Anneleen Malfliet, Roselien Pas, Raf Brouns, Joris De Win, Samar M Hatem, Mira Meeus, Kelly Ickmans, Robbert-Jan van Hooff, and Jo Nijs in heart 2018; 21:E13-E24 BACKGROUND: Pain, fatigue, and concentration difficulties … Continue reading

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NICE stakeholder workshop reports

NICE CG53 Stakeholder engagement meeting This week NICE held an introductory stakeholder meeting in London. There were limited places at the meeting and WAMES’ request to join the meeting by video conference was not successful. Future meetings will require a trip to London. NICE … Continue reading

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Could we finally have a definitive biomarker for ME/CFS?

ME Research UK blog post, 9 June 2017: Could we finally have a definitive biomarker for ME/CFS? It’s a recurring theme, but the diagnosis of ME/CFS is severely hampered by the lack of a test that can distinguish people with … Continue reading

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Overview of vision problems in ME/CFS

ME Research UK article, 13 Feb 2017: Shifting focus Problems with vision are relatively common among people with ME/CFS, the majority of whom report symptoms such as hypersensitivity to light, difficulties focusing, and dry eyes. But despite their significant impact … Continue reading

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Ditloid 100 question quiz competition in aid of ME Research UK

Help raise money for 2 charities by paying £10 to enter a competition.  Answer a 100 question quiz before 1st January 2017 to have a chance of winning one of 10 great prizes: Two exclusive tickets for VIP seats to the … Continue reading

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New Australian genetic marker detection study

ME Research UK blog post, 6 November 2016: New study – Genetic marker detection Prof Brett Lidbury and colleagues at the John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australian National University in Canberra are conducting an ongoing programme, funded by charities in … Continue reading

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Nose & throat inflammation & HPV vaccinations in ME

ME Research UK article, 19 October 2016: Nose and throat inflammation There are many different triggers for ME/CFS. In most people, the illness starts with an infection, often viral, but others report a vaccination or immunisation as the initial event. … Continue reading

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Clear need for ME research says new report

ME Research UK article, 29 September 2016: ME/CFS research funding: an overview of activity by major institutional funders included on the Dimensions database: A report into the funding of ME/CFS by major institutional funders over the past decade was unveiled … Continue reading

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Milk protein intolerance in ME/CFS

ME Research UK article, 23 Aug 2016: Milk protein intolerance Around 20% of people in developed societies have adverse reactions to particular foods, and some have outright food intolerances, defined as undesirable non-allergic reactions that do not involve a direct … Continue reading

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Increased Pattern-related visual stress during reading in ME/CFS

Research abstract: ME/CFS is a debilitating disorder affecting at least 250,000 people in the United Kingdom. This condition has a number of incapacitating symptoms including post-exertional fatigue, cognitive deficits, and flu-like symptoms. However, with an unresolved aetiology, controversial diagnosis, and no clear treatment, it … Continue reading

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