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Advances in ME/CFS: past, present and future

Advances in ME/CFS: Past, Present and Future, by Kenneth J Friedman in Front. Pediatr., 18 April 2019  https://doi.org/10.3389/fped.2019.00131 Article abstract: The forerunner of what is today termed myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) was described by the CDC in 1934. At … Continue reading

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Dr Unger says ‘CFS: It’s real, and we can do better’

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: It’s Real, and We Can Do Better In a Medscape blog post Dr Elizabeth Unger from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) talks in a 5 minute video for healthcare professionals about the CDC’s … Continue reading

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A content analysis of CFS & ME in the US news from 1987 to 2013

Research abstract: A content analysis of chronic fatigue syndrome and myalgic encephalomyelitis in the news from 1987 to 2013, by Zachary A Siegel, Abigail Brown, Andrew Devendorf,  Johanna Collier, Leonard Jason in Chronic Illness [Preprint April 2017] Objectives: The aim of this … Continue reading

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ME/CFS presents a medical education challenge in the US

Dr Kenneth Friedman submits evidence to the US Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee (CFSAC) which he hopes will stimulate a long overdue, effective, national ME/CFS Medical Education program: Introduction: ME/CFS presents a medical education challenge in the United States.[1]   Perhaps … Continue reading

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The art & science of ME/CFS: a 2016 synopsis by Dr Daniel L. Peterson

Article abstract: ME/CFS, a complex multisystem disease of diverse etiology, which results in significant functional and costly impairment, is estimated to affect approximately 40,000 Swedish residents. This synopsis describes developments by governmental agencies (i.e. the CDC); emerging clinical centers in … Continue reading

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