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Systematic review & meta-analysis of the prevalence of CFS/ME

Systematic review and meta-analysis of the prevalence of chronic fatigue syndrome/ myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) by Eun-Jin Lim, Yo-Chan Ahn, Eun-Su Jang, Si-Woo Lee, Su-Hwa Lee & Chang-Gue Son in Journal of Translational Medicine vol 18, no. 100, 24 Feb 2020 … Continue reading

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Cell-based blood biomarkers for ME/CFS

Cell-based blood biomarkers for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/ Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, by Daniel Missailidis, Oana Sanislav, Claire Y Allan, Sarah J Annesley, Paul R Fisher in Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2020, 21(3), 1142; [doi.org/10.3390/ijms21031142]   Research abstract: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) … 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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The prevalence of pediatric ME/CFS in a community‑based sample

The prevalence of pediatric Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome  in a community‑based sample, by Leonard A Jason, Ben Z Katz, Madison Sunnquist, Chelsea Torres, Joseph Cotler & Shaun Bhatia in Child & Youth Care Forum, 23 January 2020 [doi.org/10.1007/s10566-019-09543-3]   Research … Continue reading

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Minireview for CFS & its medical attention recently

Minireview for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and its medical attention recently, by Chang-Gue Son in J Korean Med. 2019;40(4):84-90 [http://dx.doi.org/10.13048/jkm.19043]   Review abstract: Objectives: Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a debilitating illness impairing seriously quality of life, while CFS would be … Continue reading

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ME/CFS: investigating care practices pointed out to disparities in diagnosis & treatment across European Union

Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS): Investigating care practices pointed out to disparities in diagnosis and treatment across European Union Elin B Strand, Luis Nacul, Anne Marit Mengshoel, Ingrid B Helland, Patricia Grabowski, Angelika Krumina, Jose Alegre-Martin, Magdalena Efrim-Budisteanu, Slobodan Sekulic, … Continue reading

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Assessing CFS: self-reported physical functioning & correlations with physical testing

Assessing chronic fatigue syndrome: Self-reported physical functioning and correlations with physical testing, by  Jan Eyskens, Jela Illegems, Luc De Nil, Jo Nijs, Jarl K Kampen, Greta Moorkens in Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies Vol 23, No. 3, Jul 2019, … Continue reading

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Video lecture by Dr Lucinda Bateman: Upright activity & exercise intolerance: critical concepts in the evaluation of chronic fatigue

Upright activity and exercise intolerance: critical concepts in the evaluation of chronic fatigue, by Dr Lucinda Bateman   Dr Bateman talks to doctors.  Duration 56 minutes. Topics covered: how she assesses and diagnoses patients with ME/CFS the questionnaires she gets … Continue reading

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The DePaul Symptom Questionnaire-2: a validation study

The DePaul Symptom Questionnaire-2: a validation study, by Helen Bedree, Madison Sunnquist & Leonard A Jason in Journal Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health & Behavior Vol 7, 2019 – Issue 3, pp 166-179 [https://doi.org/10.1080/21641846.2019.1653471]   Research abstract: Background: The DePaul Symptom Questionnaire … Continue reading

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Towards a biomarker: Rethinking ME/CFS diagnostic reference intervals via machine learning, & the utility of activin B for defining symptom severity

Rethinking ME/CFS diagnostic reference intervals via machine learning, and the utility of activin B for defining symptom severity, by Brett A. Lidbury, Badia Kita, Alice M Richardson, Donald P Lewis, Edwina Privitera, Susan Hayward, David de Kretser and Mark Hedger … Continue reading

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