Tag Archives: gut microbiome

Faecal Microbiome Transplantation (FMT) a promising treatment for CFS with IBS

A retrospective outcome study of 42 patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, 30 of whom had Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Half were treated with oral approaches, and half were treated with faecal microbiome transplantation, by JN Kenyon, Shelly Coe, Hooshang Izadi in Human … Continue reading

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A systematic review of enteric dysbiosis in CFS/ME

A systematic review of enteric dysbiosis in chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis, by S Du Preez, M Corbitt, H Cabanas, N Eaton, D Staines and S Marshall-Gradisnik in Systematic Reviews 2018 7:241 [Published: 20 December 2018] Review abstract: Background: Chronic fatigue syndrome or myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) is an … Continue reading

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Does the microbiome & virome contribute to ME/CFS?

Review abstract: Does the microbiome and virome contribute to myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome? by Fiona Newberry, Shen-Yuan Hsieh, Tom Wileman, Simon R. Carding in Clinical Science Vol 135, #5, pp 523-542 [Published online March 9, 2018] Myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME)/chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) (ME/CFS) is a disabling … Continue reading

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Eukaryotes in the gut microbiota in ME/CFS

Research abstract: Eukaryotes in the gut microbiota in myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome, by Alexandra H. Mandarano, Ludovic Giloteaux, Betsy A. Keller, Susan M. Levine, Maureen R. Hanson in  PeerJ 6:e4282 [January 22, 2018] Patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) … Continue reading

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ME/CFS linked to imbalanced microbiome

Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health Press release, 26 April 2017: Chronic fatigue syndrome linked to imbalanced microbiome Scientists identify abnormal levels of specific gut bacteria in individuals with chronic fatigue syndrome, including those with and without co-morbid IBS … Continue reading

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US top science journal asserts shift in attitude towards ME/CFS has occurred

Simmaron Research blog post, by Cort Johnson, 31 March 2017: The Shift: Top Science Journal Asserts Shift in Attitude Towards ME/CFS Has Occurred, “Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is a biological disease” Dr. Ian Lipkin’s Center for Infection and Immunity at Columbia … Continue reading

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Support for the microgenderome invites enquiry into sex differences in ME/CFS

Research abstract: The microgenderome defines the interaction between microbiota, sex hormones and the immune system. Our recent research inferred support for the microgenderome by showing sex differences in microbiota-symptom associations in a clinical sample of patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis / … Continue reading

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Dr Bested’s experience of treating gut symptoms in ME/CFS

Altered Gut Microbiome in ME/CFS, by Alison C Bested, October 2016 In 2007 as a doctor specialized in treating patients with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME)/ Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), I was curious to see if there was a relationship of the … Continue reading

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Canadian perspective on gut research

The star article, by Lauren Pelley, 4 July 2016: New research unlocking mysteries behind chronic fatigue syndrome, Study showing biological markers of long-misunderstood condition “one more piece of the puzzle,” researchers say. ’80 per cent of patients still go undiagnosed’ Scott … Continue reading

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Do the answers to ME/CFS lie within our gut?

Institute of Food Research Blog post, by Ben Halford, 8 July: Do the answers to ME/CFS lie within our gut? Researchers on the Norwich Research Park have published a review of evidence for a role of the gut microbiota and … Continue reading

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