Tag Archives: Dr Suzanne Vernon

A better way to measure ME/CFS experience is needed

Research abstract: PURPOSE: Debilitating fatigue is a core symptom of myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS); however, the utility of patient-reported symptom outcome measures of fatigue for ME/CFS patients is problematic due to ceiling effects and issues with reliability and validity. … Continue reading

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Bateman Horne Centre outlines steps to mainstream ME/CFS research

Health rising blog post, by Cort Johnson, 30 June 2016: Bateman-Horne Center Tells NIH to Create Building Blocks For Success For Chronic Fatigue Syndrome “The Bateman Horne Center – a clinic specializing in ME/CFS, with a large number of patients … Continue reading

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Dr Vernon video: Precision medicine & ME/CFS

Video lecture: Precision Medicine for ME/CFS & Fibromyalgia, by Dr Suzanne Vernon, 6 May 2016 In this educational seminar, Dr. Suzanne D. Vernon speaks about the Bateman Horne Center’s quest to bring precision medicine to ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia. What is … 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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Diagnosing post infectious fatigue in adolescents using routine lab tests

Research abstract: BACKGROUND: While biomarkers for chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) are beginning to emerge they typically require a highly specialized clinical laboratory. We hypothesized that subsets of commonly measured laboratory markers used in combination could support the diagnosis of post-infectious … Continue reading

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Immune system dysfunction in ME/CFS as a potential biomarker

Bateman Horne Center blog, by Dr Suzanne Vernon, 15 April 2016: Uncovering Biomarkers – Fcg receptors in ME/CFS Uncovering Biomarkers – Is protein dysfunction a risk factor for the development of ME/CFS? The Bateman Horne Center (BHC) is determined to bring ME/CFS and … Continue reading

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The importance of clinical intuition when treating ME/CFS

Treatment Strategies for MECFS/FM, By Suzanne D. Vernon PhD, February 11 2016 An author discusses her newly released paper and cites the importance of clinical intuition when treating ME CFS/FM: In 2012 I organized a meeting at the Banbury Center, Cold … Continue reading

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Survey of treatment strategies for ME/CFS

Research abstract: Background: The treatment of myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) symptoms poses significant challenges. Purpose: To enumerate current clinical treatment strategies for ME/CFS. Methods: A survey was deployed via the Internet to eleven expert clinicians in ME/CFS. The experts … Continue reading

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Exercise triggers gut changes comment by Cort Johnson

Cort Johnson comments on recent research: Exercise triggers gut changes in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) December 21 2015 It seems every week brings more news highlighting the surprising importance the gut has on our health. A couple of years ago … Continue reading

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Abnormal cytokine/chemokine profile in ME/CFS is associated with clinical symptoms

Research highlights: Abnormal cytokine/chemokine profile in ME/CFS associated with clinical symptoms. A cluster of IL-16, IL-7 and VEGF-A that may suggests neuro-inflammation as the pathogenesis mechanism in ME/CFS. Potential diagnostic biomarkers proven by vigorous mathematical/statistical analysis. Abstract: Recently, differences in … Continue reading

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