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Grey and white brain matter differences in CFS

Research abstract: Grey and white matter differences in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – a voxel-based morphometry study, by Andreas Finkelmeyer, Jiabao He, Laura Maclachlan, Stuart Watson, Peter Gallagher, Julia L. Newton, Andrew M. Blamire in NeuroImage: Clinical, Volume 17, 2018, Pages 24-30 [Preprint Available online 28 September … Continue reading

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Central nervous system findings in CFS

Review abstract: CNS findings in chronic fatigue syndrome and a neuropathological case report Kimberly Ferrero, Mitchell Silver, Alan Cocchetto, Eliezer Masliah, Dianne Langford in Journal of Investigative Medicine Vol 65 Issue 4 [published 6 April 2017] Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is characterized as a persistent, debilitating complex disorder of unknown … Continue reading

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ME/CFS studies link autonomic nervous system problems to brain

Health rising blog post, by Cort Johnson, 3 Feb 2017: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Studies Link Autonomic Nervous System Problems to Brain Dr. Barnden of the National Centre for NeuroImmnology and Emerging Diseases (NCNED) in Griffith University, Australia has been doing … Continue reading

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Six year study of abnormal brain changes in ME/CFS

ME Australia blog post, by  Sasha Nimmo, 12 July 2016: Six year study of abnormal brain changes in chronic fatigue syndrome patients An Australian six year study evaluating progressive brain changes associated with chronic fatigue syndrome (Fukuda and Canadian Consensus … Continue reading

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Brain white matter abnormalities in ME/CFS

ME Research UK research article, by Dr Neil Abbot, 25 May 2016: White matter abnormalities Most studies in ME/CFS are cross-sectional in nature – researchers look at patients and controls at one point in time and make comparisons between the … Continue reading

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Progressive brain changes in patients with CFS

Research abstract: PURPOSE: To examine progressive brain changes associated with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). MATERIALS AND METHODS: We investigated progressive brain changes with longitudinal MRI in 15 CFS and 10 normal controls (NCs) scanned twice 6 years apart on the same … Continue reading

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Fatigue may involve abnormal function of the motor system

Research abstract: Although the prevalence of chronic fatigue is approximately 20% in healthy individuals, there are no studies of brain structure that elucidate the neural correlates of fatigue outside of clinical subjects. We hypothesized that fatigue without evidence of disease … Continue reading

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MRI shows differences between CFS and depression

Research article: White matter (WM) involvement in chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) was assessed using voxel-based regressions of brain MRI against CFS severity scores and CFS duration in 25 subjects with CFS and 25 normal controls (NCs). As well as voxel-based … Continue reading

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MRI shows white matter abnormalities in CFS brains

Stanford University radiology researchers have discovered that the brains of patients with CFS have diminished white matter and white matter abnormalities in the right hemisphere. Press release Abstract Purpose To identify whether patients with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) have differences … Continue reading

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