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Paediatric patients with ME/CFS value understanding & help to move on with their lives

Paediatric patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome value understanding and help to move on with their lives, by Katherine Rowe in Acta Paediatrica, First published: 18 December 2019 [https://doi.org/10.1111/apa.15054]   Abstract: Aim: The aim of this study was to document … Continue reading

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Paediatric CFS patients’ & parents’ perceptions of recovery

Paediatric chronic fatigue syndrome patients’ and parents’ perceptions of recovery, by Matthew Robert Harland, Roxanne Morin Parslow, Nina Anderson, Danielle Byrne, Esther Crawley in BMJ Paediatrics Open Vol 3, #1, Dec 2, 2019   Research abstract: What is known about the … Continue reading

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Trial By Error: Open letter to Dr Godlee about BMJ’s ethically bankrupt actions (2)

Trial By Error: Open letter to Dr Godlee about BMJ’s ethically bankrupt actions (2), by by David Tuller, DrPH in Virology blog, 22 November 2019   WAMES has joined 55 clinicians & scientists and 63 other organisations in signing this protest … Continue reading

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Developing & pretesting a new patient reported outcome measure for paediatric CFS/ME

Developing and pretesting a new patient reported outcome measure for paediatric Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalopathy (CFS/ME): cognitive interviews with children, by Roxanne M. Parslow, Alison Shaw, Kirstie L Haywood, Esther Crawley in Journal of Patient-Reported Outcomes Vol 3, p 67 [First … Continue reading

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Survey of the experiences of children & young people with ME for NICE

The experiences of children and young people with ME are needed to help create a new guideline for how health professionals in England and Wales diagnose and support them and their family. If you are aged between 9 and 18 … Continue reading

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Management of chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis in a pediatric population: A scoping review

Management of chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis in a pediatric population: a scoping review, by Sarah S Collard, Jane Murphy in Journal of Child Health Care, 4 Aug 2019 [https://doi.org/10.1177/1367493519864747] Review abstract: Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)/myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) negatively impacts the quality … Continue reading

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Academics object to the continued publication of the Lightning Process for children study

Trial By Error: an open letter to Dr Godlee about BMJ’s ethically bankrupt actions, by David Tuller in Virology blog, 28 August 2019   I have sent the following letter to Dr Fiona Godlee, editorial director of BMJ, about Archives … Continue reading

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MAGENTA trial comment: ‘Targeting activity levels in ME/CFS

Michiel Tack queries some conclusions of the recently published MAGENTA trial paper. Physical activity patterns among children and adolescents with mild-to-moderate chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis, by Emma Solomon-Moore, Russell Jago, Lucy Beasant, Amberly Brigden, Esther Crawley in BMJ Paediatrics Open … Continue reading

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MicroRNAs as biomarkers of pain intensity in patients with CFS

MicroRNAs as biomarkers of pain intensity in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome, by Hadeel A Al‐Rawaf, Ahmad H Alghadir, Sami A Gabr in Pain Pract. 2019 Jul 8. doi: 10.1111/papr.12817. [Epub ahead of print] Research abstract: BACKGROUND: Numerous experimental models … Continue reading

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Medically documenting disability in ME/CFS cases [US]

Medically Documenting Disability in myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) cases, by Barbara Comerford and Richard Podell in Front. Pediatr. 7:231, 2 July 2019 [doi: 10.3389/fped.2019.00231]   Article introduction: Patients with severe myalgic encephalomyelitis/Chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) experience debilitating physical and … Continue reading

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