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Machine Learning detects pattern of differences in fMRI data between CFS & Gulf War Illness

Machine Learning detects pattern of differences in Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) data between Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) and Gulf War Illness (GWI), by Destie Provenzano, Stuart D Washington, Yuan J Rao, Murray Loew and James Baraniuk in Brain Sci. … Continue reading

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Exercise alters brain activation in Gulf War Illness & ME/CFS

Exercise alters brain activation in Gulf War Illness and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/ Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, by Stuart D Washington, Rakib U Rayhan, Richard Garner, Destie Provenzano, Kristina Zajur, Florencia Martinez Addiego, John W VanMeter, James N Baraniuk in Brain Communications, Vol 2, … Continue reading

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A machine learning approach to the differentiation of fMRI data of CFS from a sedentary control

A machine learning approach to the differentiation of Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging data of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) from a sedentary control, by Destie Provenzano,  Stuart D Washington and  James N Baraniuk in Front. Comput. Neurosci., 29 January 2020 [https://doi.org/10.3389/fncom.2020.00002] … Continue reading

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Intra brainstem connectivity is impaired in CFS

Intra brainstem connectivity is impaired in chronic fatigue syndrome, by Leighton R Barnden, Zack Y Shan, Donald R Staines, Sonya Marshall-Gradisnik, Kevin Finegan, Timothy Ireland, Sandeep Bhuta, in NeuroImage: Clinical Vol 24, 2019, [https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nicl.2019.102045]   Research highlights: RAS connectivity was … Continue reading

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Brain responses in CFS & TMD to autonomic challenges

Brain responses in CFS and TMD to autonomic challenges: an exploratory fMRI study, by QC Vuong, JR Allison, A Finkelmeyer, J Newton, J Durham in JDR Clinical & Translational Research, August 28, 2019   Research abstract: Introduction: Dysfunction of the … Continue reading

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Intracranial compliance is associated with symptoms of orthostatic intolerance in CFS

Research abstract: Intracranial compliance is associated with symptoms of orthostatic intolerance in chronic fatigue syndrome, by Andreas Finkelmeyer, Jiabao He, Laura Maclachlan, Andrew M Blamire, Julia L Newton in PLoS One. 2018 Jul 3;13(7):e0200068 Symptoms of orthostatic intolerance (OI) are … Continue reading

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Hyperactive brain in CFS – neurometabolites in anterior cingulate cortex

Research abstract: Neurometabolites in anterior cingulate cortex in chronic fatigue syndrome: a magnetic resonance spectroscopy study at 7 Tesla, by Chi Chen, [Master’s Thesis, Oxford University Sep 2017] Background: Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a disorder characterized by prolonged physical and mental fatigue that … Continue reading

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Cognitive neuroscientists use electrical imaging to search for cause of CFS

DePaul University press release, by Jordyn Holliday, 16 March 2017: Cognitive neuroscientists use systems level approach to search for cause of chronic fatigue syndrome Using electrical neuroimaging, a team of cognitive neuroscientists at the Center for Community Research at DePaul University, is working … Continue reading

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Neural consequences of PEM in ME/CFS

Research abstract: Highlights: Acute exercise affects symptoms, cognitive performance and brain function in ME/CFS. Symptom provocation by exercise is a useful model to study post-exertion malaise. Objective neurophysiological evidence of the phenomenon of post-exertion malaise. Post exertion malaise is one … Continue reading

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The Brain Initiative: FM & ME/CFS perspective

Health rising blog post, by Cort Johnson, 8 Jan 2017: The Brain Initiative: a Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) perspective In the third of three blogs looking at the research efforts of tomorrow and their potential impact on fibromyalgia and … Continue reading

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