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mapMECFS: new opportunities for discovery for ME/CFS researchers

mapMECFS – an interactive data portal … providing access to research results across many biological disciplines from studies that are focused on advancing our understanding of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS).   The mapMECFS website serves as the … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: ME/CFS: when suffering is multiplied

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: when suffering is multiplied, by Anthony L Komaroff in Healthcare 2021, 9(7), 919 [doi.org/10.3390/healthcare9070919] 20 July 2021 (This article belongs to the Special Issue ME/CFS – the Severely and Very Severely Affected)   Article abstract: Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue … Continue reading

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All in your head? Brain research in ME/CFS

ME Research UK blog post: All in your head? Brain research in ME/CFS,  8 February 2021   Following last week’s introduction to the brain, here is an overview of some of the brain research conducted in ME/CFS in recent years, … Continue reading

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Potential causal factors of CFS/ME: a concise & systematic scoping review of factors researched

Potential causal factors of CFS/ME: a concise and systematic scoping review of factors researched, by  in Journal of Translional Medicine vol 18, no: 484 (2020) 14 December 2020   Review abstract: Background Chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) is understood as … 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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IACFS/ME Virtual Conference, Friday August 21 2020

IACFS/ME 2020 Virtual Conference – Friday 21 August    The International Association for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (IACFS/ME) is excited to invite you to our first virtual research conference to be held on August 21, 2020! This half-day, Zoom-based meeting … Continue reading

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Myalgic Encephalomyelitis: MEPs call for more funds for research into complex illness

European Parliament Press Release: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis: MEPs call for more funds for research into complex illness  18 June 2020 An estimate of 2 million Europeans affected by the disease ME/CFS is still poorly understood and consequently, underdiagnosed . Increasing awareness … Continue reading

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Scientists call for more European research on ME/CFS

European ME Coalition Press Release: Scientists call for more European research on ME/CFS, 10 June 2020   More than one hundred scientists have signed an open letter calling for more European research into the illness Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS). … Continue reading

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The concept of ‘illness without disease’ impedes understanding of CFS: a response to Sharpe & Greco

The concept of ‘illness without disease’ impedes understanding of chronic fatigue syndrome: a response to Sharpe and Greco, by Steven Lubet, David Tuller in BMJ Medical Humanities. Published Online First: 01 June 2020. [doi: 10.1136/medhum-2019-011807]   Article abstract: In a … Continue reading

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Biomedical insights that inform the diagnosis of ME/CFS

Biomedical insights that inform the diagnosis of ME/CFS, by Brett A Lidbury, & Paul R Fisher, in Diagnostics 2020, 10(2), 92; [doi.org/10.3390/diagnostics10020092] (This article belongs to the Special Issue Biomedical Insights that Inform the Diagnosis of ME/CFS)   Editorial announcing … Continue reading

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