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Energy systems & pacing in ME/CFS

Frozen in Amber blog post, by Caroline Elisabeth: Energy systems and pacing in ME/CFS, 29 June 2020   Summary The aerobic energy system is “broken” in ME/CFS and cannot be fixed with exercise (i.e., graded exercise therapy, also known as … Continue reading

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DNA Methylation & BDNF expression account for symptoms & widespread hyperalgesia in patients with CFS & FM

DNA Methylation and BDNF Expression account for symptoms and widespread hyperalgesia in patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia, by Andrea Polli, Manosij Ghosh, Jelena Bakusic, Kelly Ickmans, Dora Monteyne, Brigitte Velkeniers, Bram Bekaert, Lode Godderis, Jo Nijs in Arthritis … Continue reading

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Protective effect of hemin against experimental CFS in mice: possible role of neurotransmitters

Protective effect of hemin against experimental Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in mice: possible role of neurotransmitters, by Vandana Thakur, Sumit Jamwal, Mandeep Kumar, Vikrant Rahi & Puneet Kumar  in Neurotoxicity Research (2020) [doi.org/10.1007/s12640-020-00231-y]   Research abstract: Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is … Continue reading

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Post-viral fatigue and COVID-19: lessons from past epidemics

Post-viral fatigue and COVID-19: lessons from past epidemics, by Mohammed F Islam, Joseph Cotler,  & Leonard A Jason in Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health & Behavior 25 Jun 2020 [doi.org/10.1080/21641846.2020.1778227]   Review Abstract: The COVID-19 pandemic, resulting from Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 … Continue reading

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Preliminary ICF core set for patients with ME/CFS in rehabilitation medicine

Preliminary ICF core set for patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome in rehabilitation medicine, by Indre Bileviciute-Ljungar, Marie-Louise Schult, Kristian Borg, Jan Ekholm in J Rehabil Med 2020; 52: jrm0000X [DOI:10.2340/16501977-2697]   Lay Abstract: Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is … Continue reading

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Clinical history segment extraction from CFS assessments to model disease trajectories

Clinical history segment extraction from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome assessments to model disease trajectories by Sonia Priou, Natalia Viani, Veshalee Vernugopan, Chloe Tytherleigh, Faduma Abdalla Hassan, Rina Dutta, Trudie Chalder, Sumithra Velupillai in Digital Personalized Health and Medicine, Vol 270, pp … Continue reading

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NICE ME/CFS Guideline to be published April 2021

NICE ME/CFS Guideline to be published April 2021   WAMES has received notification from NICE about the dates the stakeholder meetings will reconvene, and the proposed publication date of the revised ME/CFS clinical guideline.   24/6/20 Dear Stakeholder, As you … Continue reading

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Economic burden of ME/CFS to patients: comparative study

Economic burden of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) to patients: comparative study, by D Araja, E Brenna, RM Hunter, D Pheby, U Berkis, A Lunga, M Murovska in Value in Health, Vol 22, Supp 3, Nov 2019, Page S909 [https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jval.2019.09.2671] … Continue reading

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Characterization of cortisol dysregulation in FM & CFS: a state-space approach

Characterization of Cortisol Dysregulation in Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndromes: A State-Space Approach, by Divesh Deepak Pednekar, Md. Rafiul Amin, Hamid Fekri Azgomi, Kirstin Aschbacher, Leslie J Crofford, Rose T Faghih in Published in: IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering PP(99):1-1 · … Continue reading

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Epidemiological and clinical factors associated with post-exertional malaise severity in patients with ME/CFS

Epidemiological and clinical factors associated with post-exertional malaise severity in patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome, by Alaa Ghali, Paul Richa, Carole Lacout, Aline Gury, Anne-Berengere Beucher, Chadi Homedan, Christian Lavigne & Geoffrey Urbanski in Journal of Translational Medicine vol … Continue reading

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