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Research: CFS: an emerging sequela in COVID-19 survivors? (Italy)

Chronic fatigue syndrome: An emerging sequela in COVID-19 survivors?, by Elisa Mantovani, Sara Mariotto, Daniele Gabbiani, Gianluigi Dorelli, Silvia Bozzetti, Angela Federico, Serena Zanzoni, Domenico Girelli, Ernesto Crisafulli, Sergio Ferrari, Stefano Tamburin in Journal of NeuroVirology August 2, 2021   Research … Continue reading

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Last few days of WAMES survey – tell us about your GP consultations

WAMES survey – NICE guidance in Wales   We need more responses to the survey if we are to have meaningful discussions with GP leaders and the NHS about the information – or lack of information – that GPs have … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Weir & Speight – ME/CFS: Past, present & future

ME/CFS: Past, present and future, by William Weir and Nigel Speight in  Healthcare 2021, 9(8), 984 [doi.org/10.3390/healthcare9080984]   Article abstract: This review raises a number of compelling issues related to the condition of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS). Some historical … Continue reading

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Hypothesis: A paradigm for CFS… cranial venous outflow obstruction

A paradigm for chronic fatigue syndrome: caught between idiopathic intracranial hypertension and spontaneous intracranial hypotension; caused by cranial venous outflow obstruction, by J Nicholas P Higgins, John D Pickard in Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health & Behavior, 26 Jul 2021 [doi.org/10.1080/21641846.2021.1956223]   … Continue reading

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Research: Effect of dietary Coenzyme Q10 plus NADH supplementation on fatigue perception & health-related quality of life in ME/CFS

Effect of dietary Coenzyme Q10 plus NADH supplementation on fatigue perception and health-related quality of life in individuals with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: a prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, by  Jesús Castro-Marrero, Maria Jose Segundo, Marcos Lacasa, Alba Martinez-Martinez, Ramon … Continue reading

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Research: Herpesviruses serology distinguishes different subgroups of ME/CFS patients

Herpesviruses serology distinguishes different subgroups of patients from the United Kingdom Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Biobank, by Tiago Dias Domingues, Anna D Grabowska, Ji-Sook Lee, Jose Ameijeiras-Alonso, Francisco Westermeier, Carmen Scheibenbogen, Jacqueline M Cliff, Luis Nacul, Eliana M Lacerda, Helena … Continue reading

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Research: Evaluating routine blood tests according to clinical symptoms & diagnostic criteria in individuals with ME/CFS

Evaluating routine blood tests according to clinical symptoms and diagnostic criteria in individuals with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis /Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, by Ingrid H. Baklund, Toril Dammen, Torbjorn Age Moum, Wenche Kristiansen, Daysi Sosa Duarte, Jesus Castro-Marrero, Ingrid Bergliot Helland, Elin Bolle … Continue reading

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Online ME/CFS self-management course to go ahead in North Wales!

Pilot online self-management course for ME/CFS confirmed in North Wales, Aug-Sep 2021   The Health Board has confirmed that there have been enough applicants to make it worthwhile to run the course. A big thank you to all who helped spread … Continue reading

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Research: Pathomechanisms & possible interventions in ME/CFS

Pathomechanisms and possible interventions in myalgic encephalomyelitis/ chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), by Øystein Fluge, Karl J. Tronstad, and Olav Mella in J Clin Invest. 2021;131(14):e150377 [doi.org/10.1172/JCI150377] July 15, 2021   Research abstract: Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is a disease with … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: ME/CFS: when suffering is multiplied

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: when suffering is multiplied, by Anthony L Komaroff in Healthcare 2021, 9(7), 919 [doi.org/10.3390/healthcare9070919] 20 July 2021 (This article belongs to the Special Issue ME/CFS – the Severely and Very Severely Affected)   Article abstract: Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue … Continue reading

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