Tag Archives: Multiple Sclerosis

The putative role of oxidative & inflammation in the pathophysiology of sleep dysfunction across neuropsychiatric disorders

Review summary: The putative role of oxidative stress and inflammation in the pathophysiology of sleep dysfunction across neuropsychiatric disorders: Focus on chronic fatigue syndrome, bipolar disorder and multiple sclerosis, by Gerwyn Morris, Brendon Stubbs, Cristiano A Köhlerx, Ken Walder, Anastasiya Slyepchenko, … Continue reading

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CFS – it’s worse than Multiple Sclerosis

Health rising blog post, by Cort Johnson, 16 April 2018: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – It’s Worse than Multiple Sclerosis – and Fibromyalgia is No Walk in the Park Either Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a dreaded disease. About ten years into … Continue reading

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Did a Multiple Sclerosis study give us clues about ME/CFS & FM?

Simmaron Research blog post, by Cort Johnson, 19 March 2018: Did a Multiple Sclerosis study give us clues about ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia? Why should a blog focused on chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) and fibromyalgia (FM) be interested in multiple sclerosis? … Continue reading

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Functional status & well-being in people with ME/CFS compared with people with MS & healthy controls

Research abstract: Functional Status and Well-Being in People with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Compared with People with Multiple Sclerosis and Healthy Controls, by Caroline C. Kingdon, Erinna W. Bowman, Hayley Curran, Luis Nacul, Eliana M. Lacerda in PharmacoEconomics Open 2018 pp 1-12  [Online: 13 March 2018] Background: People with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue … Continue reading

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Physiological measures in participants with CFS, MS & healthy controls following repeated exercise: a pilot study.

Research abstract: Physiological measures in participants with chronic fatigue syndrome, multiple sclerosis and healthy controls following repeated exercise: a pilot study by LD Hodges, T Nielsen, D Baken in Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 2017 Aug 7. [Epub ahead of print] PURPOSE: … Continue reading

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Differentiating MS from ME & CFS

Research abstract: Differentiating Multiple Sclerosis from Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, by LA Jason, D Ohanian, A Brown. M Sunnquist, S McManimen, L Klebek, P Fox and M Sorenson in Insights in Biomedicine Vol. 2 No. 2:11 2017 Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Myalgic … Continue reading

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Prevalence of & risk factors for severe cognitive & sleep symptoms in ME/CFS & MS

Research abstract: Prevalence of and risk factors for severe cognitive and sleep symptoms in ME/CFS and MS, by Jain V, Arunkumar A, Kingdon C, Lacerda E, Nacul L in BMC Neurol. 2017 Jun 20;17(1):117 Background: There are considerable phenotypic and … Continue reading

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Dysregulation of cytokine pathways in CFS & MS

Research abstract: Dysregulation of cytokine pathways in chronic fatigue syndrome and multiple sclerosis by Matthew Sorenson, Jacob Furst, Herbert Mathews & Leonard A. Jason in Fatigue: Biomedicine Heath & Behavior pp1-14 [Published online 7 Jun 2017] Background: Cytokine studies in chronic … Continue reading

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The UK ME/CFS Biobank for biomedical research on ME/CFS & MS

Overview of a UK bioresource: The UK ME/CFS Biobank was launched in August 2011 following extensive consultation with professionals and patient representatives. The bioresource aims to enhance research on myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), related to pathophysiology, biomarkers and therapeutic … Continue reading

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Identifying key symptoms differentiating ME & CFS from MS

Research abstract: It is unclear what key symptoms differentiate Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) and Chronic Fatigue syndrome (CFS) from Multiple Sclerosis (MS). The current study compared self-report symptom data of patients with ME or CFS with those with MS. The self-report … Continue reading

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