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Inflammation correlates with symptoms in CFS

Research overview abstract: Inflammation correlates with symptoms in chronic fatigue syndrome, by Anthony L Komaroff in PNAS August 15, 2017 It is not unusual for patients who say they are sick to have normal results on standard laboratory testing. The physician … Continue reading

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Incidence of ME/CFS among U.S. nurses

Research abstract: Incidence of myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome in a large prospective cohort of U.S. nurses, by Natalia Palacios, Kathryn C. Fitzgerald, Anthony L. Komaroff, Alberto Ascherio in Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health & Behavior [Published online: 18 May 2017] Background: The incidence … 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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Discussion of Fluge’s finding of key metabolic enzyme impairment in ME/CFS

TV2 interview with Dr Øystein Fluge on his latest research on ME/CFS – in Norwegian with English subtitles. Begins with a man who is very severely affected by ME. (11 minutes 23 seconds)    Watch video   Medscape Medical news article, 13 January 2017: … Continue reading

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Prof Komaroff’s webinar looks at major areas of ME research

ME Action blog post, by Darla N, 12 November: Dr. Komaroff’s webinar provides hypothesis, hot research and hope Link to webinar In a webinar the Solve ME/CFS Initiative hosted on Nov. 10, Dr. Anthony Komaroff presented his hypothesis on ME’s … Continue reading

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Robust evidence of an underlying biological process in ME/CFS

Miriam Tucker reports on the overwhelming evidence for the biological basis for ME/CFS which was presented at the IACFS/ME conference in the USA in October 2016: Biomarker Research Advances in ‘Chronic Fatigue Syndrome’, by Miriam E. Tucker in Medscape Medical … Continue reading

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US clinician-researchers video talks

ME Research UK report: CDC Grand Round presentation, 23 Feb 2016 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the US hosts regular ‘Public Health Grand Rounds’, which focus on particular topics of interest. Last week, the topic was ME/CFS … Continue reading

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ME/CFS: a real illness

Comment on the US Institute of Medicine’s report and choice of new name SEID by Prof Anthony Komaroff: Chronic fatigue syndrome (named by some as myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome [ME/CFS]) frustrates many physicians. That is understandable because there are no … Continue reading

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ME/CFS – not simply chronic fatigue but multisystem disorder

Research abstract: BACKGROUND: Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is a complex, chronic illness that is often disabling. This paper introduces the Chronic Fatigue Initiative, which conducted a large multi-center study to more fully characterize ME/CFS and ultimately to describe and … Continue reading

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Videos of expert lectures from Stanford ME/CFS Symposium 2014

Advances in Clinical Care and Translational Research: a Continuing Medical Education Conference Presented by the Department of Medicine and Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine and Stanford Hospital & Clinics.  March 19, 2014 … Continue reading

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