Tag Archives: Prof Donald Staines

Reduced glycolytic reserve in isolated natural killer cells from ME/CFS patients

Reduced glycolytic reserve in isolated natural killer cells from Myalgic encephalomyelitis/ chronic fatigue syndrome patients: A preliminary investigation, by Thao Nguyen, D Staines, S Johnston, S Marshall-Gradisnik in Asian Pac J Allergy Immunol. 2018 Jul 8. [Epub ahead of print] … Continue reading

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Brain function characteristics of CFS

Research abstract: Brain function characteristics of chronic fatigue syndrome: A task fMRI study, by Zack Y Shan, Kevin Finegan, Sandeep Bhutab, Timothy Ireland, Donald R Staines, Sonya M.Marshall-Gradisnik, Leighton R.Barnden in NeuroImage: Clinical Vol 19, 2018, Pages 279-286 Highlights CFS … Continue reading

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Rituximab impedes natural killer cell function in CFS/ME patients

Research abstract: Rituximab impedes natural killer cell function in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis patients: A pilot in vitro investigation by Natalie Eaton, Hélène Cabanas, Cassandra Balinas, Anne Klein, Donald Staines and Sonya Marshall-Gradisnik in BMC Pharmacology and Toxicology 2018 19:12 [Published: … Continue reading

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A systematic review of probiotic interventions for gastrointestinal symptoms & IBS in CFS/ME

Research abstract: A Systematic Review of Probiotic Interventions for Gastrointestinal Symptoms and Irritable Bowel Syndrome in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) by Matthew Corbitt, N Campagnolo, D Staines, S Marshall-Gradisnik in Probiotics and Antimicrobial Proteins, 2018 pp 1–12 Gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms … Continue reading

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Decreased connectivity & increased BOLD complexity in the default mode network in CFS

Research abstract: Decreased connectivity and increased BOLD complexity in the default mode network in individuals with chronic fatigue syndrome, by ZY Shan, K Finegan, S Bhuta, T Ireland, DR Staines, SM Marshall-Gradisnik, LR Barnden in Brain Connect. 2017 Nov 20 … Continue reading

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Medial prefrontal cortex deficits correlate with unrefreshing sleep in patients with CFS

Research abstract: Medial prefrontal cortex deficits correlate with unrefreshing sleep in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome, by Zack Y. Shan, Richard Kwiatek, Richard Burnet, Peter Del Fante,  Donald R. Staines, Sonya M. Marshall-Gradisnik and Leighton R. Barnden in NMR in Biomedicine [Published online: 29 JUN 2017] Unrefreshing … Continue reading

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Australian researchers discover abnormalities in immune cell receptors in ME/CFS

Huffington Post Australia, by Luke Cooper, 22 Feb 2017: Queensland Scientists Make Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Research Breakthrough The condition has been linked to abnormal immune system cells. Queensland scientists have linked Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), also known as Myalgic Encephalomyelitis … Continue reading

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Review of dietary & nutrition interventions for CFS/ME

Review abstract: Background: Chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) is characterised by unexplained fatigue for at least 6 months accompanied by a diverse but consistent set of symptoms. Diet modification and nutritional supplements could be used to improve patient outcomes, such … Continue reading

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Australian researchers get £2.35 million to create ME/CFS diagnostic test

Griffith University press release, by Louise Durack, 1 Dec 2016: $4m grant to aid Chronic Fatigue Syndrome diagnosis Major improvements in the diagnosis of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome are expected following the awarding of $4 million [£2.35 million] in funding to one … Continue reading

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