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Pathological mechanisms underlying ME/CFS

Pathological mechanisms underlying Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, by Daniel Missailidis, Sarah Annesley, Paul Fisher in Preprints  [Published  online: 16 July 2019] doi: 10.20944/preprints201907.0196.v1   Review abstract The underlying molecular basis of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) is not well understood. … Continue reading

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Current research provides insight into the biological basis & diagnostic potential for ME/CFS

Current research provides insight into the biological basis and diagnostic potential for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS), by Eiren Sweetman, Alex Noble, Christina Edgar, Angus Mackay, Amber Helliwell, Rosamund Vallings, Margaret Ryan and Warren Tate in Diagnostics 2019, 9(3), 73; … Continue reading

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Red blood cell biomechanics in CFS

Red blood cell biomechanics in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, by Amit K Saha, Brendan R Schmidt, Arun Kumar, Amir Saadat, Vineeth C Suja, Vy Nguyen, Justin K Do, Wendy Ho, Mohsen Nemat-Gorgani, Eric SG Shaqfeh, Anand K Ramasubramanian, Ronald W Davis … Continue reading

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MicroRNAs as biomarkers of pain intensity in patients with CFS

MicroRNAs as biomarkers of pain intensity in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome, by Hadeel A Al‐Rawaf, Ahmad H Alghadir, Sami A Gabr in Pain Pract. 2019 Jul 8. doi: 10.1111/papr.12817. [Epub ahead of print] Research abstract: BACKGROUND: Numerous experimental models … Continue reading

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Post-Exertional Malaise Is associated with hypermetabolism, hypoacetylation & purine metabolism deregulation in ME/CFS cases

Post-Exertional Malaise is associated with hypermetabolism, hypoacetylation and purine metabolism deregulation in ME/CFS cases, by Neil R McGregor, Christopher W Armstrong, Donald P Lewis and Paul R Gooley in Diagnostics 2019, 9(3), 70; [Published: 4 July 2019] https://doi.org/10.3390/diagnostics9030070 Research abstract: Post-exertional … Continue reading

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The clinical value of cytokines in CFS

The clinical value of cytokines in chronic fatigue syndrome, by Tiansong Yang, Yan Yang, Delong Wang, Chaoran Li, Yuanyuan Qu, Jing Guo, Tianyu Shi, Wang Bo, Zhongren Sun and Tetsuya Asakawa in Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:213 [Published: 28 … Continue reading

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Take part in a research project: health conditions & employment

Investigating the impact of health conditions on employees’ experiences of work – a research project You are invited to take part in a research project looking into the impact explore whether having a health condition affects people’s experiences at work. … Continue reading

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Why GET and CBT are controversial in CFS

Why Graded Exercise Therapy and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy are controversial in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, by Michiel Tack in BMJ Medical Humanities blog Sharpe and Greco ask the interesting question of why cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) and graded exercise therapy (GET) … Continue reading

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The risk of labelling CFS symptoms as unhelpful cognitive responses

The risk of labelling CFS symptoms as unhelpful cognitive responses, by Michiel Tack in Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry 1–2 [Published June 18, 2019]  https://doi.org/10.1177/1359104519853849   Letter to the editor: Loades, M. E., Rimes, K., Lievesley, K., Ali, S., & … Continue reading

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Could you be the WAMES secretary or treasurer?

WAMES needs a new volunteer secretary and treasurer!     WAMES is very grateful to Kish and Liz for ably supporting the work of WAMES over the last few years.  Increased personal commitments mean they have had to move on. … Continue reading

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