Tag Archives: Prof Maureen Hanson

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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Metabolic profiling reveals disturbances in fatty acid & lipid metabolism in ME/CFS

Research abstract: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) remains a continuum spectrum disease without biomarkers or simple objective tests, and therefore relies on a diagnosis from a set of symptoms to link the assortment of brain and body disorders to ME/CFS. … Continue reading

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Hanson & co defend mtDNA research findings

Article abstract: Earlier this year, we described an analysis of mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) variants in myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME)/chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) patients and healthy controls. We reported that there was no significant association of haplogroups or singe nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) with … Continue reading

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The real story about CFS: a devastating illness that needs a better name

Garnet news article by Maureen Hanson, 19 October 2016: The real story about Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: a devastating illness that needs a better name Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is an illness that many may have heard of, but few, in reality, know … Continue reading

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Case report of differences between twins where only one has ME

Case report abstract: BACKGROUND: Patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) present with profound fatigue, flu-like symptoms, pain, cognitive impairment, orthostatic intolerance, and post-exertional malaise (PEM), and exacerbation of some or all of the baseline symptoms. CASE REPORT: We report … Continue reading

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Hanson’s metabolomics ME/CFS study validates Naviaux’s core finding

Health rising blog post, by Cort Johnson, 5 September 2016: Hanson’s Metabolomics ME/CFS Study Validates Naviaux’s Core Finding Maureen Hanson also found a hypometabolic state in ME/CFS Within days of Naviaux’s possibly groundbreaking metabolomics paper, Maureen Hanson told a SolveME/CFS … 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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Indicator of CFS found in gut bacteria

Cornell Chronicle blog post by Krishna Ramanujan, 24 June 2016: Indicator of chronic fatigue syndrome found in gut bacteria Physicians have been mystified by chronic fatigue syndrome, a condition where normal exertion leads to debilitating fatigue that isn’t alleviated by rest. … Continue reading

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