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Assessing cellular energy dysfunction in CFS/ME using a commercially available laboratory test

Assessing cellular energy dysfunction in CFS/ME using a commercially available laboratory test, by Cara Tomas, Tiffany A Lodge, Michelle Potter, Joanna L Elson, Julia L Newton, Karl J Morten, in Sci Rep. 2019 Aug 7;9(1):11464. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-47966-z.   Research abstract: The … Continue reading

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Current research provides insight into the biological basis & diagnostic potential for ME/CFS

Current research provides insight into the biological basis and diagnostic potential for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS), by Eiren Sweetman, Alex Noble, Christina Edgar, Angus Mackay, Amber Helliwell, Rosamund Vallings, Margaret Ryan and Warren Tate in Diagnostics 2019, 9(3), 73; … Continue reading

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A nanoelectronics-blood-based diagnostic biomarker for ME/CFS

A nanoelectronics-blood-based diagnostic biomarker for myalgic encephalomyelitis/ chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), by R Esfandyarpour, A Kashi, M Nemat-Gorgani, J Wilhelmy, and R W Davis in PNAS April 2019 [https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1901274116]   Significance: Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is a disease which … Continue reading

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New CFS test is 84% accurate

Medical News Today blog post, by Ana Sandoiu, 11 July 2018: New chronic fatigue syndrome test is 84 percent accurate Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome does not currently have a diagnostic test. But this may soon change, as researchers have developed a … Continue reading

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Molecular underpinnings of ME/CFS explored at the Open Medicine Foundation Symposium

Health rising blog post, by Cort Johnson, 8 September: Molecular Underpinnings of ME/CFS Explored at the Open Medicine Foundation Symposium “This is not a disease that can be solved by one person. It needs a community, and lots of expertise. … Continue reading

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NVCBR researchers close in on a diagnostic test for ME/CFS patients

Nevada Center for Biolomedical Research news item, by Kellen Jones, 28 February 2017: NVCBR researchers close in on a diagnostic test for ME/CFS patients Physicians lack effective tools to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of those who are impacted by … Continue reading

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The search for a non invasive diagnostic test for ME/CFS

Solve ME/CFS Initiative blog post, 13 January 2013: Non-Invasive Diagnostic Test Project Seeks to Detect ME/CFS This week, we highlight the Cathleen J. Gleeson PhD Fund and our collaborative partnership with the University of Washington on diagnostic testing in ME/CFS. This … Continue reading

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Australian researchers get £2.35 million to create ME/CFS diagnostic test

Griffith University press release, by Louise Durack, 1 Dec 2016: $4m grant to aid Chronic Fatigue Syndrome diagnosis Major improvements in the diagnosis of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome are expected following the awarding of $4 million [£2.35 million] in funding to one … Continue reading

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9 potential diagnostic tests for ME/CFS

shoutoutaboutme blog post, by Russell Logan, 31 July 2016: 9 potential diagnostic tests for ME/CFS: Highlights of the IACFS submission to NIH RFI on new research strategies Though there are as yet no readily available, well-accepted, objective diagnostic tests for ME and CFS, work … Continue reading

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Can simple blood tests help to identify ME/CFS

Health rising forum discussion started by Cort Johnson, 30 April 2016:  Can simple blood tests help to identify Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)? How great it would be if a doctor could give a teenager with lingering fatigue after infectious mononucleosis/glandular … Continue reading

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