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ME, CFS & SEID: three distinct clinical entities?

Article abstract: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and Systemic Exertion Intolerance Disease: Three Distinct Clinical Entities, by Frank N M Twisk in Open Access Challenges 2018, 9(1), 19 [Published: 13 April 2018] Many researchers consider chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) to be a synonym … Continue reading

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SEID diagnostic criteria applied on an adolescent CFS cohort

Research abstract: Systemic exertion intolerance disease diagnostic criteria applied on an adolescent chronic fatigue syndrome cohort: evaluation of subgroup differences and prognostic utility, by Tarjei Tørre Asprusten, Dag Sulheim, Even Fagermoen, Anette Winger, Eva Skovlund, Vegard Bruun Wyller in BMJ Paediatrics … Continue reading

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A comparison of case definitions for ME & CFS

Research abstract: A Comparison of Case Definitions for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, by Madison Sunnquist, Leonard A Jason, P Nehrke, Ellken M Goudsmit in Chronic Dis Manag. 2017;2(2). pii: 1013. Epub 2017 May 21 Many professionals have described the … Continue reading

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Is SEID comparable to research case definitions of CFS?

Two groups of American researchers debate the appropriateness of using case definitions for research purposes. Article abstract: Mistaken conclusions about systemic exercise intolerance disease being comparable to research case definitions of CFS: a rebuttal to Chu et al., by Leonard A. Jason, Madison Sunnquist, Kristen … Continue reading

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Patients diagnosed with ME/CFS also fit SEID criteria

Research abstract: Background: Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) remains undiagnosed in up to 91% of patients. Recently, the United States-based Institute of Medicine (IOM) developed new diagnostic criteria, naming it systemic exertion intolerance disease (SEID). Purpose: We examined how subjects fit SEID criteria … 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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Beyond tired: an overview of the IOM report on CFS/SEID

Article: Beyond Tired: Is chronic fatigue syndrome a real medical condition? Yes, according to a report from the Institute of Medicine, which urges physicians to treat it accordingly, by Dolan, Darrach in Neurology Now, October/November 2015, Vol 11, Issue 5, … Continue reading

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Challenge & defence of name SEID and IOM’s definition

Fink and Schröder challenge the validity of the IoM’s new name and definition of ME/CFS: Redefining Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome To the Editor: The Institute of Medicine (IOM) proposed a new name (systemic exertion intolerance disease) and diagnostic criteria for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic … 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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The need to list exclusionary illnesses for SEID

Research abstract: The Institute of Medicine recently proposed a new case definition for chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), as well as a new name, Systemic Exertion Intolerance Disease (SEID). Contrary to the Fukuda et al.’s CFS case definition, there are few … Continue reading

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