Tag Archives: biomedical research

US top science journal asserts shift in attitude towards ME/CFS has occurred

Simmaron Research blog post, by Cort Johnson, 31 March 2017: The Shift: Top Science Journal Asserts Shift in Attitude Towards ME/CFS Has Occurred, “Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is a biological disease” Dr. Ian Lipkin’s Center for Infection and Immunity at Columbia … Continue reading

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ME/CFS research projects that need your support on Giving Tuesday 29 Nov 2016

WAMES doesn’t have a research programme but there are a number of ME research organisations doing ground breaking work that would benefit from our support this Giving Tuesday – the day to pledge ‘to do good stuff for charity’: UK research … Continue reading

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Prof Komaroff’s webinar looks at major areas of ME research

ME Action blog post, by Darla N, 12 November: Dr. Komaroff’s webinar provides hypothesis, hot research and hope Link to webinar In a webinar the Solve ME/CFS Initiative hosted on Nov. 10, Dr. Anthony Komaroff presented his hypothesis on ME’s … Continue reading

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Robust evidence of an underlying biological process in ME/CFS

Miriam Tucker reports on the overwhelming evidence for the biological basis for ME/CFS which was presented at the IACFS/ME conference in the USA in October 2016: Biomarker Research Advances in ‘Chronic Fatigue Syndrome’, by Miriam E. Tucker in Medscape Medical … Continue reading

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Clear need for ME research says new report

ME Research UK article, 29 September 2016: ME/CFS research funding: an overview of activity by major institutional funders included on the Dimensions database: A report into the funding of ME/CFS by major institutional funders over the past decade was unveiled … Continue reading

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Key research needs in ME/CFS – responses to US request for info

National Institutes of Health press release, 29 July 2016: NIH Request for Information on ME/CFS Research Efforts On May 24, 2016, the Trans-NIH ME/CFS Working Group published a Request for Information seeking the public’s input on needs, opportunities and strategies for … Continue reading

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UK Government says more high quality CFS/ME research proposals needed

A petition with 15,400 signatures calling for ‘good quality research into the root cause of the illness’  closed on 14 July 2016 and received the response that: ‘The Government supports research into CFS/ME through the MRC and the NIHR. High … Continue reading

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Bateman Horne Centre outlines steps to mainstream ME/CFS research

Health rising blog post, by Cort Johnson, 30 June 2016: Bateman-Horne Center Tells NIH to Create Building Blocks For Success For Chronic Fatigue Syndrome “The Bateman Horne Center – a clinic specializing in ME/CFS, with a large number of patients … Continue reading

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Prof Ron Davis outlines key research needs for ME/CFS

OMF blog post, 1 July 2016: Open Medicine Ron Davis’ response to the NIH Request For Information (RFI): Input for New Research Strategies for ME/CFS. We would like to share the information that Dr. Ron Davis sent in response to … Continue reading

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People with ME/CFS have long been told it’s all in their head – these scientists disagree

The Canary blog, 8 June 2016, by Conrad Bower: CFS have long been told it’s all in their head – these scientists disagree A conference bringing together the brightest minds in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis a.k.a Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) research, presented … Continue reading

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