Tag Archives: Central Nervous System

Processing of Laser-Evoked Potentials in patients with Chronic Whiplash-Associated Disorders, CFS & healthy controls: a case–control study

Processing of Laser-Evoked Potentials in patients with Chronic Whiplash-Associated Disorders, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and healthy controls: a case–control study, by Lisa Goudman, PhD, Liesbeth Daenen, PhD, Andre Mouraux, PhD, Jo Nijs, PhD, Patrick Cras, PhD, Nathalie Roussel, PhD, Maarten Moens, … Continue reading

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Advances in understanding the pathophysiology of CFS

Advances in understanding the pathophysiology of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, by Anthony L Komaroff in JAMA [Preprint July 5, 2019]   Viewpoint extracts: When does an illness become a disease? When the underlying biological abnormalities that cause the symptoms and signs of the … Continue reading

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The putative glymphatic signature of CFS

The putative glymphatic signature of CFS: A new view on the disease pathogenesis and therapy, by Peter Wostyn, Peter Paul De Deyn in Medical Hypotheses Sept 2018, Vol 118, Pages 142–145 Abstract: The underlying pathophysiology of chronic fatigue syndrome remains incompletely understood and there … Continue reading

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Cortical hypoactivation during resting EEG suggests central nervous system pathology in patients with CFS

Research abstract: Cortical hypoactivation during resting EEG suggests central nervous system pathology in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome, by MA Zinn, ML Zinna, I Valencia, LA Jason, JG Montoya in Biological Psychology Vol 136, July 2018, Pages 87-99 We investigated central fatigue in 50 patients … Continue reading

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Transient Receptor Potential Ion channels in the etiology & pathomechanism of CFS/ME

Research abstract: Transient Receptor Potential Ion Channels in the Etiology and Pathomechanism of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, by Donald Staines, S Du Preez, H Cabanas, C Balinas, N Eaton, R Passmore, R Maksoud, J Redmayne, S Marshall-Gradisnik in  International Journal … Continue reading

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Glial cell inhibitors: the next sleep drugs for FM and ME/CFS?

Health Rising blog post, by Cort Johnson, 15 September: Glial Cell Inhibitors: The Next Sleep Drugs for Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)?   Glia: The Forgotten Brain Cell Sleep disturbances and severe stress as glial activators: key targets for … Continue reading

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Inflammation correlates with symptoms in CFS

Research overview abstract: Inflammation correlates with symptoms in chronic fatigue syndrome, by Anthony L Komaroff in PNAS August 15, 2017 It is not unusual for patients who say they are sick to have normal results on standard laboratory testing. The physician … Continue reading

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Central nervous system findings in CFS

Review abstract: CNS findings in chronic fatigue syndrome and a neuropathological case report Kimberly Ferrero, Mitchell Silver, Alan Cocchetto, Eliezer Masliah, Dianne Langford in Journal of Investigative Medicine Vol 65 Issue 4 [published 6 April 2017] Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is characterized as a persistent, debilitating complex disorder of unknown … Continue reading

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ME/CFS studies link autonomic nervous system problems to brain

Health rising blog post, by Cort Johnson, 3 Feb 2017: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Studies Link Autonomic Nervous System Problems to Brain Dr. Barnden of the National Centre for NeuroImmnology and Emerging Diseases (NCNED) in Griffith University, Australia has been doing … Continue reading

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Roles of the right dorsolateral prefrontal cortex during physical fatigue: a magnetoencephalographic study

Research abstract: Background: A regulation system in the central nervous system plays an important role in controlling physical performance during physical fatigue. Purpose: To clarify the neural mechanisms of this regulation system during physical fatigue using magnetoencephalography (MEG) and a … Continue reading

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