Author Archives: wames

Using plasma autoantibodies of Central Nervous System proteins to distinguish veterans with Gulf War Illness from healthy & symptomatic controls

Using plasma autoantibodies of Central Nervous System proteins to distinguish veterans with Gulf War Illness from healthy and symptomatic controls, by Mohamed B Abou-Donia, Elizabeth S Lapadula, Maxine H Krengel, Emily Quinn, Jessica LeClair, Joseph Massaro, Lisa A Conboy, Efi Kokkotou, … Continue reading

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Characterization of post–exertional malaise in patients with ME/CFS

Characterization of post–exertional malaise in patients with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/ Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, by Barbara Stussman, Ashley Williams, Joseph Snow, Angelique Gavin, Remle Scott, Avindra Nath and Brian Walitt in Front. Neurol., 18 September 2020 [doi.org/10.3389/fneur.2020.01025]   Research abstract: Background: Myalgic … Continue reading

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An analysis of 2‐day cardiopulmonary exercise testing to assess unexplained fatigue

An analysis of 2‐day cardiopulmonary exercise testing to assess unexplained fatigue, by Jacob B Lindheimer, Thomas Alexander, Wei Qian, Jacquelyn C Klein‐Adams, Gudrun Lange, Benjamin H Natelson, Dane B Cook, Helene Z Hill, Michael J Falvo in Physiological Reports, Vol 8, … Continue reading

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Online talk: ME/CFS and long Covid in children & young people with Dr Nigel Speight, 24 Sep 2020

Sheffield ME & FM Group: Online talk: ME/cfs in children and young people – Dr Nigel Speight   This talk is especially relevant to families supporting young people and those not getting the support they need from schools and services. It will … Continue reading

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Mitochondria & immunity in CFS

Mitochondria and Immunity in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, by G Anderson, Michael Maes in Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 2020 May 26 [DOI:10.1016/j.pnpbp.2020.109976]   Review abstract: It is widely accepted that the pathophysiology and treatment of myalgic encephalomyelitis/ chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) … Continue reading

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Postviral fatigue syndrome and creatine: a piece of the puzzle?

Postviral fatigue syndrome and creatine: a piece of the puzzle?, by Sergej M Ostojic in Nutritional Neuroscience pp. 1–2, 19 Aug 2020 [doi.org/10.1080/1028415X.2020.1809880]   Letter conclusion: Creatine supplementation may recharge creatine stores (at least in the skeletal muscles) but this … Continue reading

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IACFS/ME 2020 virtual conference videos & reports

IACFS/ME: Did you miss our meeting? A recording of the meeting is now available online! September 8, 2020 The International Association for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (IACFS/ME) hosted our first virtual research conference on August 21, 2020. This half-day, Zoom-based … Continue reading

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Physios for ME podcast: a case study of post viral fatigue/ long Covid/ chronic Covid 19

  Podcast: Physios for ME present a case study of Post Viral Fatigue/Long Covid/Chronic Covid 19. A conversation about key aspects of pacing, avoiding PEM and how a skilled physiotherapist can be of help. [31 mins]  

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NICE ME/CFS Guideline consultation will begin 10 Nov 2020

Level 1A, City Tower Piccadilly Plaza Manchester M1 4BT www.nice.org.uk Tel: 0300 323 0140 Fax: 0845 003 7784 10/09/2020 Dear Colleague, RE: NICE guideline on Myalgic encephalomyelitis (or encephalopathy) /chronic fatigue syndrome: diagnosis and management. The economic plan, review questions … Continue reading

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WAMES AGM 26th Sep 2020

Annual General Meeting of WAMES   The annual business meeting of the Welsh Association of ME & CFS Support will be held virtually to review past events and plan future activities. Covid-19 has changed our landscape and our future, so … Continue reading

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