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Towards a biomarker: Rethinking ME/CFS diagnostic reference intervals via machine learning, & the utility of activin B for defining symptom severity

Rethinking ME/CFS diagnostic reference intervals via machine learning, and the utility of activin B for defining symptom severity, by Brett A. Lidbury, Badia Kita, Alice M Richardson, Donald P Lewis, Edwina Privitera, Susan Hayward, David de Kretser and Mark Hedger … Continue reading

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ME/CFS: a comprehensive review

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: a comprehensive review, by Mateo Cortes Rivera, Claudio Mastronardi, Claudia T Silva-Aldana, Mauricio Arcos-Burgos and Brett A Lidbury in Diagnostics 2019, 9(3), 91; 7 August 2019[https://doi.org/10.3390/diagnostics9030091] Review abstract: Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is a debilitating … 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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A nanoelectronics-blood-based diagnostic biomarker for ME/CFS

A nanoelectronics-blood-based diagnostic biomarker for myalgic encephalomyelitis/ chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), by R Esfandyarpour, A Kashi, M Nemat-Gorgani, J Wilhelmy, and R W Davis in PNAS April 2019 [https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1901274116]   Significance: Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is a disease which … Continue reading

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Evidence of clinical pathology abnormalities in people with ME/CFS…

Evidence of clinical pathology abnormalities in people with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/ Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) from an analytic cross-sectional study, by Luis Nacul, Barbara de Barros, Caroline C Kingdon, Jacqueline M Cliff, Taane G Clark, Kathleen Mudie, Hazel M Dockrell, Eliana … Continue reading

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Decreased expression of the CD57 molecule in T Lymphocytes of patients with CFS

Decreased Expression of the CD57 Molecule in T Lymphocytes of Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, by P Espinosa, J M Urra in  Mol Neurobiol (2019) [Online: 21 March 2019] Research abstract: The chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is characterized by a prolonged … Continue reading

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Diagnostic sensitivity of 2-day cardiopulmonary exercise testing in ME/CFS

Diagnostic sensitivity of 2-day cardiopulmonary exercise testing in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, by Maximillian J Nelson,  Jonathan D Buckley, Rebecca L Thomson, Daniel Clark, Richard Kwiatek and Kade Davison in Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:80 [Published: 14 March 2019] … Continue reading

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Hand grip strength as a clinical biomarker for ME/CFS & disease severity

Hand grip strength as a clinical biomarker for ME/CFS and disease severity, by Luis C Nacul, Kathleen Mudie, Caroline Kingdon, Taane G Clark, Eliana M Lacerda in Frontiers in Neurology, 5 Nov 2018 [Preprint] Research abstract: Background: The diagnosis of myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME/CFS) … Continue reading

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Immunosignature analysis of ME/CFS – promising diagnostic biomarker

Immunosignature Analysis of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) Oliver P Günther, Jennifer L Gardy, Phillip Stafford, Øystein Fluge, Olav Mella, Patrick Tang, Ruth R Miller, Shoshana M Parker, Stephen A Johnston, David M Patrick in Molecular Neurobiology (2018) pp 1-9 [Published online: … Continue reading

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A new approach to find biomarkers in CFS/ME by single-cell Raman micro-spectroscopy

A new approach to find biomarkers in chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) by single-cell Raman micro-spectroscopy, by Jiabao Xu,  Michelle Potter,  Cara Tomas,  Jo Elson,  Karl Morten,  Joanna Poulton,  Ning Wang, Hanqing Jin,  Zhaoxu Hou and Wei Huang in Analyst 2018 [published 22Aug 2018] Research abstract: Chronic fatigue syndrome … Continue reading

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