Tag Archives: Dr Oystein Fluge

Research: Pathomechanisms & possible interventions in ME/CFS

Pathomechanisms and possible interventions in myalgic encephalomyelitis/ chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), by Øystein Fluge, Karl J. Tronstad, and Olav Mella in J Clin Invest. 2021;131(14):e150377 [doi.org/10.1172/JCI150377] July 15, 2021   Research abstract: Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is a disease with … Continue reading

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New study shows reduced ability to regulation of the cardiovascular system in patients with ME/CFS

Kavli Trust blog post on research into ME / CFS at Haukeland University: New study shows reduced ability to regulate the cardiovascular system in patients with ME / CFS, March 26, 2021     [Google translation of a Norwegian article]   … Continue reading

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Human Leukocyte Antigen alleles associated with ME/CFS

Human Leukocyte Antigen alleles associated with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS), by Asgeir Lande, Øystein Fluge, Elin B Strand, Siri T Flåm, Daysi D Sosa, Olav Mella, Torstein Egeland, Ola D Saugsta, Benedicte A Lie, Marte K Viken in Scientific … Continue reading

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Left out – a Norwegian documentary about ME & research

Left out – a documentary about ME The documentary Left Out (De Bortgjemte) was shown on national TV in Norway in 2018 and now has its international release on YouTube with English subtitles, 29 January 2020. Director Paul Schaathun followed … Continue reading

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Searching for serum antibodies to neuronal proteins in patients with ME/CFS

Searching for serum antibodies to neuronal proteins in patients with Myalgic Encephalopathy/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, by Maria Pia Giannoccaro, Judith Cossins, Kari Sorland, Oystein Fluge, Angela Vincent in Clinical Therapeutics Vol 41, Issue 5, May 2019, Pages 836-847   Research abstract: Purpose: … Continue reading

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B-Lymphocyte depletion in patients with ME/CFS: the final rituximab trial results

B-lymphocyte depletion in patients With Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/ Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial by Oystein Fluge, Ingrid G. Rekeland, Katarina Lien, Hanne Thurmer, Petter C. Borchgrevink, Christoph Schafer, Kari Sorland, Jorg Assmus, Irini Ktoridou-Valen, Ingrid Herder, Merethe E. … Continue reading

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Immunosignature analysis of ME/CFS – promising diagnostic biomarker

Immunosignature Analysis of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) Oliver P Günther, Jennifer L Gardy, Phillip Stafford, Øystein Fluge, Olav Mella, Patrick Tang, Ruth R Miller, Shoshana M Parker, Stephen A Johnston, David M Patrick in Molecular Neurobiology (2018) pp 1-9 [Published online: … Continue reading

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Norwegian rituximab trial reports negative results

The Norwegian Rituximab trial reports negative results ahead of the publication of the full results. Attempts are now under way to determine the best way forward in understanding what has been learned and how to find out which patients may still benefit from … Continue reading

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Norwegian Rituximab studies update

Helse Bergen blog post, 29 Sep 29017: RituxME B-lymphocyte depletion using the anti-CD20 antibody rituximab (Mabthera®) in Myalgic Encephalopathy/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (“RituxME”) ​RituxME is a multicentre study conducted in five study centres in Norway: the Oncology Department at Haukeland University … Continue reading

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Metabolic switch may bring on CFS

New Scientist article, by Andy Coghlan, 13 February 2016: Metabolic switch may bring on chronic fatigue syndrome It’s as if a switch has been flicked. Evidence is mounting that chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is caused by the body swapping to … Continue reading

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