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´╗┐Patient perceptions regarding possible changes to the name & criteria for CFS & ME

Research article abstract: For decades, researchers and patients have been debating the terms and criteria for chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). This has led to considerable difficulties in clearly communicating to the public the nature of these … Continue reading

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Invite to join research into the name & criteria for ME & CFS

Prof Leonard Jason invites those with ME and CFS & family to take this 15-20 min survey on their opinions of the name and criteria, March 1, 2016 INFORMATION SHEET FOR PARTICIPATION IN RESEARCH STUDY PATIENT SURVEY ON THE NAME … Continue reading

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CFS patients want name to reflect physical symptoms

Research abstract: OBJECTIVE: Medically unexplained symptoms/syndromes are common, highly distressing and are often associated with profound disability. One of the controversies surrounding this area relates to which umbrella term should be used to group such symptoms. The purpose of this … Continue reading

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New name & diagnostic criteria for ME/CFS recommended in US

The committee formed by the Institute of Medicine in the USA to examine diagnostic criteria in ME/CFS released its 280-page report on Tuesday 10th February. Its primary message is that the disease is serious, chronic, complex and multisystem, and that … Continue reading

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