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February 10, 2016

Brain Imaging Reveals Clues About Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

May 23, 2014 — A brain imaging study showed differences in the basal ganglia when chronic fatigue syndrome patients (CFS) vs. healthy controls played a card game. The findings suggest that chronic fatigue syndrome ... read more

Apr. 4, 2014 — Functional PET imaging to show that levels of neuroinflammation, or inflammation of the nervous system, are higher in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome than in healthy people, research has ... read more

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Inherited Virus Can Cause Cognitive Dysfunction and Fatigue

July 26, 2013 — Many experts believe that chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) has several root causes including some viruses. Now, researchers suggest that a common virus, Human Herpesvirus 6, may cause some CFS ... read more

Rehabilitation Therapies Can Lead to Recovery from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Jan. 31, 2013 — Recovery from chronic fatigue syndrome is possible for some patients, and new research has identified two treatments most likely to lead to ... read more

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Patients Need an Effective Therapeutic, Leading Expert Argues

Jan. 24, 2013 — Ampligen, the first drug ever seeking approval to treat chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME), recently hit another roadblock with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). ... read more

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: System Under Stress

Nov. 15, 2012 — Evidence links autonomic functioning to cognitive impairment in chronic fatigue ... read more

Discovery Could Lead to Faster Diagnosis for Some Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Cases

Nov. 14, 2012 — For the first time, researchers have landed on a potential diagnostic method to identify at least a subset of patients with chronic fatigue syndrome - testing for antibodies linked to latent ... read more

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Not Linked to Suspect Viruses; Study Puts to Rest Notion That XMRV or pMLV Cause the Mysterious Ailment

Sep. 18, 2012 — The causes of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) have long eluded scientists. Since investigations by several laboratories have been unable to detect XMRV or pMLV in CFS patients, researchers ... read more

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Not Related to XMRV Retrovirus, Comprehensive Study Finds

May 4, 2011 — New findings show that the retrovirus called XMRV is not present in the blood of patients who have chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). These findings contradict a widely reported 2009 Science study that ... read more

Ethnic Minorities Are 'Silent Sufferers' of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Mar. 21, 2011 — Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is characterized by unexplained and debilitating tiredness and is associated with headaches, disrupted sleep, muscle pain and difficulty in concentrating. New research ... read more

Spinal Fluid Proteins Distinguish Lyme Disease from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Feb. 23, 2011 — Patients who suffer from neurologic post treatment Lyme disease and those with the chronic fatigue syndrome report similar symptoms. However, unique proteins discovered in spinal fluid can ... read more

Virus Previously Linked to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Was a Lab Contaminant, Not Cause of Disease, New Study Shows

Dec. 20, 2010 — A virus previously thought to be associated with chronic fatigue syndrome is not the cause of the disease, a detailed study has shown. The research shows that cell samples used in previous research ... read more

Links Between XMRV and Human Disease Studied

Oct. 12, 2010 — New evidence supports a possible link between Xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus and prostate cancer but not other links involving chronic fatigue syndrome, HIV infection, or hepatitis C ... read more

New Study Casts Doubt on Link Between Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Human Retrovirus XMRV

Feb. 25, 2010 — A new study casts doubt on recent claims that a human retrovirus known as XMRV is linked to chronic fatigue syndrome or ME (myalgic ... read more

Further Doubt Cast on Virus Link to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Feb. 16, 2010 — Researchers investigating UK samples have found no association between the controversial xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus and chronic fatigue syndrome. Their study calls into question a ... read more

New Virus Is Not Linked to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Suggests New Research

Jan. 6, 2010 — New research has not reproduced previous findings that suggested chronic fatigue syndrome may be linked to a recently discovered virus. The authors of the study say this means that anti-retroviral ... read more

Abuse in Childhood Linked to Migraine and Other Pain Disorders

Jan. 6, 2010 — Researchers have found that incidence of childhood maltreatment, especially emotional abuse and neglect, are prevalent in migraine ... read more

Stimulating Recovery From Chronic Stress Disorders: Novel Approach Uses Body's 'Fight Or Flight' Mechanism

Jan. 22, 2009 — A Canadian/US research team has reported a novel approach to stimulating recovery from chronic stress disorders. Researchers have detailed a therapeutic model which exploits the natural dynamics of ... read more

Childhood Trauma And Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Risk Biologically Linked

Jan. 5, 2009 — Childhood trauma is a potent risk factor for development of chronic fatigue syndrome, according to a new ... read more

Vaccine-Related Chronic Fatigue Syndrome In An Individual Demonstrating Aluminium Overload

Nov. 18, 2008 — A team of scientists have investigated a case of vaccine-associated chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and macrophagic myofasciitis in an individual demonstrating aluminum ... read more

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