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David Tuller comments on the NICE guidelines consultation

Virology blog post by Dr David Tuller, 17 July 2017: Trial by error: the NICE guidelines and more on the CDC Excerpt: … What is obvious, but what NICE appears to overlook, is that the CBT/GET literature is plagued by … Continue reading

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WAMES challenges NICE’s reason not to update the CFS/ME guidelines

WAMES sent our response to the NICE consultation on Monday 24th July 2017. NICE asked: Do you agree with the proposal not to update the guideline? WAMES replied: We believe the NICE Guidance CG53 on CFS/ME omits guidelines on key … Continue reading

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Standard research criteria would aid ME/CFS research

Research abstract: Background: The Institute of Medicine (IOM) recently developed clinical criteria for what had been known as chronic fatigue syndrome. Given the broad nature of the clinical IOM criteria, there is a need for a research definition that would … Continue reading

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UK ME research criteria 2014

Abstract Myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) is a disabling condition characterised by profound fatigue following minimal exertion and a delay in recovery after exertion ends. In 1988, when specialists introduced the concept of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), it was assumed that the … Continue reading

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ME: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or a distinct clinical entity?

Dr Ellen Goudsmit has updated the 1999 paper written by her, Dr Charles Shepherd, Christine Dancey and Sandra Howes outlining new criteria for research into ME and challenging the view that CFS and ME are the same condition.  The research … Continue reading

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