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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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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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Altered neural networks in adolescent CFS

Research abstract: Neural network investigations are currently absent in adolescent chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). In this study, we examine whether the core intrinsic connectivity networks (ICNs) are altered in adolescent CFS patients. Eighteen adolescent patients with CFS and 18 aged … Continue reading

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Abnormal cerebral blood flow found in ME/CFS by ASL fMRI

Research abstract: BACKGROUND Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is a debilitating disorder characterized by severe fatigue and neurocognitive dysfunction. Recent work from our laboratory and others utilizing arterial spin labeling functional magnetic resonance imaging (ASL) indicated that ME/CFS patients have … Continue reading

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Abnormal brain activity found in women with CFS

Research abstract: The biological underpinnings of the psychological factors characterizing chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) have not been extensively studied. Our aim was to evaluate alterations of resting-state functional connectivity in CFS patients. Participants comprised 18 women with CFS and 18 … Continue reading

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