Tag Archives: diagnostic criteria

Research: Diffusion tensor imaging (MRI) reveals neuronal microstructural changes in ME/CFS

Diffusion tensor imaging reveals neuronal microstructural changes in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, by Kiran Thapaliya, Sonya Marshall-Gradisnik, Don Staines, Leighton Barnden in European Journal of Neuroscience, August 6, 2021 [doi/10.1111/ejn.15413]   Research abstract: Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) patients suffer from … Continue reading

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Research: Evaluating routine blood tests according to clinical symptoms & diagnostic criteria in individuals with ME/CFS

Evaluating routine blood tests according to clinical symptoms and diagnostic criteria in individuals with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis /Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, by Ingrid H. Baklund, Toril Dammen, Torbjorn Age Moum, Wenche Kristiansen, Daysi Sosa Duarte, Jesus Castro-Marrero, Ingrid Bergliot Helland, Elin Bolle … Continue reading

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: progress & possibilities

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: progress and possibilities, by Carolina X Sandler, Andrew R Lloyd in Medical Journal of Australia April 5, 2020   Review Summary Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a prevalent condition affecting about one in 100 patients attending primary … Continue reading

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From neurasthenia to post-exertion disease: evolution of the diagnostic criteria of CFS/ME

From neurasthenia to post-exertion disease: Evolution of the diagnostic criteria of chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis, by Inigo Murga, Jose-Vicente Lafuente in Atencion Primaria [online 8 June 2019] Research abstract: Changes in the terminology and diagnostic criteria for chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic … Continue reading

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ME & CFS case definitions: effects of requiring a substantial reduction in functioning

Myalgic encephalomyelitis and chronic fatigue syndrome case definitions: effects of requiring a substantial reduction in functioning, by Samantha Scartozzi, Madison Sunnquist & Leonard A Jason in Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health & Behavior [Published online: 01 Apr 2019] https://doi.org/10.1080/21641846.2019.1600825 Research abstract: Background: Current … Continue reading

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Myalgic Encephalomyelitis or what? The International Consensus Criteria

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis or what? The International Consensus Criteria, by Frank Twisk in Diagnostics 2019, 9(1), 1 [Published: 20 December 2018] (This article belongs to the Special Issue Biomedical Insights that Inform the Diagnosis of ME/CFS) Article abstract: Myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) … Continue reading

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ME, CFS & SEID: three distinct clinical entities?

Article abstract: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and Systemic Exertion Intolerance Disease: Three Distinct Clinical Entities, by Frank N M Twisk in Open Access Challenges 2018, 9(1), 19 [Published: 13 April 2018] Many researchers consider chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) to be a synonym … Continue reading

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SEID diagnostic criteria applied on an adolescent CFS cohort

Research abstract: Systemic exertion intolerance disease diagnostic criteria applied on an adolescent chronic fatigue syndrome cohort: evaluation of subgroup differences and prognostic utility, by Tarjei Tørre Asprusten, Dag Sulheim, Even Fagermoen, Anette Winger, Eva Skovlund, Vegard Bruun Wyller in BMJ Paediatrics … Continue reading

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Are current CFS criteria diagnosing different disease phenotypes?

Research abstract: Are current chronic fatigue syndrome criteria diagnosing different disease phenotypes? by Laura Maclachlan, Stuart Watson, Peter Gallagher, Andreas Finkelmeyer, Leonard A. Jason, Madison Sunnquist, Julia L. Newton, in PLoS ONE 12(10) [Published: October 20, 2017] Importance: Chronic fatigue syndrome … Continue reading

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CFS prevalence is grossly overestimated using Oxford criteria compared to CDC (Fukuda) criteria in a US population study

Research abstract: Chronic fatigue syndrome prevalence is grossly overestimated using Oxford criteria compared to Centers for Disease Control (Fukuda) criteria in a U.S. population study, by James N. Baraniuk in Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health & Behavior [Published online: 21 Jul 2017] Background: Results from … Continue reading

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