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Prospective biomarkers from plasma metabolomics of ME/CFS implicate redox imbalance in disease symptomatology

Prospective biomarkers from plasma metabolomics of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome implicate Redox imbalance in disease symptomatology, by Arnaud Germain, David Ruppert, Susan M. Levine and Maureen R. Hanson in Metabolites 2018, 8(4), 90 [Published 6 Dec 2018]   Research abstract: Myalgic … Continue reading

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Multidimensional comparison of cancer-related fatigue & CFS: the role of psychophysiological markers

Multidimensional comparison of cancer-related fatigue and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: the role of psychophysiological markers, by Hye Youn Park, Hong Jun Jeon, Young Rong Bang, In-Young Yoon in Psychiatry investigation [Published online: January 7, 2019] Research abstract: Objective: The present study compared cancer-related fatigue … Continue reading

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Chronic viral infections in ME/CFS

Chronic viral infections in myalgic encephalomyelitis/ chronic fatigue syndrome  (ME/CFS), by Santa Rasa, Zaiga Nora-Krukle, Nina Henning, Eva Eliassen, Evelina Shikova, Thomas Harrer, Carmen Scheibenbogen, Modra Murovska, Bhupesh K Prusty and the European Network on ME/CFS (EUROMENE) in Journal of Translation Medicine 2018, #16 p 268, August 2, … Continue reading

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Decreased connectivity & increased BOLD complexity in the default mode network in CFS

Research abstract: Decreased connectivity and increased BOLD complexity in the default mode network in individuals with chronic fatigue syndrome, by ZY Shan, K Finegan, S Bhuta, T Ireland, DR Staines, SM Marshall-Gradisnik, LR Barnden in Brain Connect. 2017 Nov 20 … Continue reading

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The European ME/CFS Biomarker Landscape project

The European ME/CFS Biomarker Landscape project: an initiative of the European network EUROMENE, by Carmen Scheibenbogen, Helma Freitag, Julià Blanco, Enrica Capelli, Eliana Lacerda, Jerome Authier, Mira Meeus, Jesus Castro Marrero, Zaiga Nora-Krukle, Elisa Oltra, Elin Bolle Strand, Evelina Shikova, … Continue reading

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Could we finally have a definitive biomarker for ME/CFS?

ME Research UK blog post, 9 June 2017: Could we finally have a definitive biomarker for ME/CFS? It’s a recurring theme, but the diagnosis of ME/CFS is severely hampered by the lack of a test that can distinguish people with … Continue reading

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Activin B – a potential biomarker for CFS/ME?

Research abstract: Background: Investigations of activin family proteins as serum biomarkers for chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME). CFS/ME is a disease with complex, wide-ranging symptoms, featuring persistent fatigue of 6 months or longer, particularly post exertion. No definitive biomarkers are … Continue reading

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NVCBR researchers close in on a diagnostic test for ME/CFS patients

Nevada Center for Biolomedical Research news item, by Kellen Jones, 28 February 2017: NVCBR researchers close in on a diagnostic test for ME/CFS patients Physicians lack effective tools to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of those who are impacted by … Continue reading

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Australian researchers get £2.35 million to create ME/CFS diagnostic test

Griffith University press release, by Louise Durack, 1 Dec 2016: $4m grant to aid Chronic Fatigue Syndrome diagnosis Major improvements in the diagnosis of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome are expected following the awarding of $4 million [£2.35 million] in funding to one … Continue reading

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New Australian genetic marker detection study

ME Research UK blog post, 6 November 2016: New study – Genetic marker detection Prof Brett Lidbury and colleagues at the John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australian National University in Canberra are conducting an ongoing programme, funded by charities in … Continue reading

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