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Autonomic phenotypes in CFS are associated with illness severity: a cluster analysis

Autonomic phenotypes in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) are associated with illness severity: a cluster analysis, by Joanna Słomko, Fernando Estevez-Lopez, Sławomir Kujawski, Monika Zawadka-Kunikowska, Małgorzata Tafil-Klawa, Modra Murovska, Julia L Newton, Paweł Zalewski on behalf of the European Network on ME/CFS (EUROMENE) … Continue reading

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Autoantibodies to Beta-Adrenergic & muscarinic cholinergic receptors in ME patients – a validation study in plasma & cerebrospinal fluid from two Swedish cohorts

Autoantibodies to Beta-Adrenergic and Muscarinic cholinergic receptors in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) patients – a validation study in plasma and cerebrospinal fluid from two Swedish cohorts, by Annie Bynke, Per Julin, Carl-Gerhard Gottfries, Harald Heidecke, Carmen Scheibenbogen, Jonas Bergquist in Brain, … Continue reading

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ME/CFS: efficacy of repeat immunoadsorption

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: efficacy of repeat Immunoadsorption, by  Markus Tölle, Helma Freitag, Michaela Antelmann, Jelka Hartwig, Mirjam Schuchardt, Markus van der Giet, Kai-Uwe Eckardt, Patricia Grabowski, and Carmen Scheibenbogen in J. Clin. Med. 2020, 9(8), 2443; [doi.org/10.3390/jcm9082443] Published: 30 … Continue reading

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Inclusion of family members without ME/CFS in research studies promotes discovery of biomarkers specific for ME/CFS

Inclusion of family members without ME/CFS in research studies promotes discovery of biomarkers specific for ME/CFS, by  in Work 2020 [DOI: 10.3233/WOR-203177]   Research abstract: BACKGROUND: The search for a biomarker specific for ME/CFS (myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome) has been long, … Continue reading

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Impact of ME on treatment of comorbidities: a lived experience

Impact of myalgic encephalomyelitis on treatment of  comorbidities: a lived experience, by Denise Lopez-Majano in Work vol. 66, no. 2, pp. 309-313, 20 Jul 2020 [DOI: 10.3233/WOR-203175]   Abstract: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) is a complex, chronic, disabling, multi-system disease with no … Continue reading

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A proposal for explaining progression from light/moderate to severe chronic fatigue

A proposal for explaining progression from light/moderate to severe chronic fatigue, by Anna Dorothea Höck in ES Journal of Nutritional Health vol 1, no.2 Jun 11 2020   Research abstract: Background: Chronic mild to moderate fatigue is also called chronic … Continue reading

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What ME/CFS caregivers want you to know

What ME/CFS caregivers want you to know, by Bobbie Ausubel in Work vol. 66, no. 2, pp. 361-364, 2020 July 20 [DOI: 10.3233/WOR-203171]   Eight stories comprise this paper: Stories were written in 2019 from caregivers, parents, and spouses, most of whom … Continue reading

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UK parliament ME biomedical research Q&A July 2020

UK House of Commons Written Questions and Answers: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: research: Written question – 70282, 23 July 2020   Question: Asked by Sir Paul Beresford (MP, Mole Valley)  July 7, 2020 To ask the Secretary of State for Health … Continue reading

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Graded Exercise Therapy doesn’t restore the ability to work in ME/CFS. Rethinking of a Cochrane Review

Graded Exercise Therapy doesn’t restore the ability to work in ME/CFS. Rethinking of a Cochrane review, by Mark Vink, Friso Vink-Niese in Work vol. 66, no. 2, pp. 283-308, 20 July 2020 [doi:10.3233/WOR-203174]   Research abstract: Background: Cochrane recently amended its … Continue reading

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Properties of measurements obtained during Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing in individuals with ME/CFS

Properties of measurements obtained during Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing in individuals with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, by Todd E Davenport, Staci R Stevens, M A Jared Stevens, Christopher R Snell, J Mark VanNess in Work vol. 66, no. 2, pp. 247-256, … Continue reading

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