Tag Archives: diagnostic test

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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Promising Australian research could lead to diagnostic test

Griffith University press release: Screening test for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome on its way Ground-breaking research at Griffith University into Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is leading the way for the development of a new screening tool for the condition. The research … Continue reading

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SNPs in CFS/ME genes could lead to diagnostic test for CFS/ME subtypes

Research abstract Aims We have reported gene expression changes in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) and the fact that such gene expression data can be used to identify subtypes of CFS/ME with distinct clinical phenotypes. Due to the … Continue reading

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