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Potential of CFS biomarkers

Abstract Chronic fatigue syndrome¬†(CFS) remains an incompletely characterized illness, in part due to controversy regarding its definition, biological basis and diagnosis. ¬† Biomarkers are objective measures that may lead to improvements in our understanding of CFS by providing a more … Continue reading

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Brain neuron damage level in CFS similar to MS

Abstract ¬† Objective: This study examined the levels of a major regulator of neuronal survival, brain derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) in two populations; individuals with multiple sclerosis and chronic fatigue syndrome. BDNF is a protein involved in the maintenance and … Continue reading

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Does the energy envelope theory improve function?

Abstract Objective/Hypothesis: The objective of this study was to examine sub-types of individuals with chronic fatigue syndrome based on variables that are associated with the energy envelope theory and to examine the role of coping strategies in explaining the differences … Continue reading

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ME/CFS epidemiological study in US

Abstract In previous qualitative research on Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), researchers have focused on the experiences of patients with ME/CFS in tertiary care samples. This qualitative study examined the natural history of people with ME/CFS (n=19) from a community-based … Continue reading

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Paediatric ME/CFS research review

Abstract Research on pediatric Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) is reviewed in this article. Many recent articles in this area highlight the existence of key differences between the adult and pediatric forms of the illness. This review article provides an … Continue reading

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