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October 24, 2016

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October 24, 2016

Mar. 31, 2015 — A unique pattern of immune molecules in the cerebrospinal fluid of people with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome have been discovered, providing insights into the basis for cognitive ... read more

Robust Evidence That Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Is a Biological Illness

Feb. 27, 2015 — Researchers have identified distinct immune changes in patients diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome, known medically as myalgic encephalomyelitis or systemic exertion intolerance disease. The ... read more

Link Between Early Menopause, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Discovered

Feb. 4, 2015 — A newfound link between chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and early menopause has been reported by researchers. This link, as well as links with other gynecologic problems and with pelvic pain, may help ... read more

Reducing Fear Avoidance Beliefs Key to Improving Symptoms and Reducing Disability in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Jan. 13, 2015 — Reducing fears that exercise or activity will make symptoms worse is one of the most important factors determining the success of cognitive behavior therapy or graded exercise therapy in reducing ... read more

Oct. 29, 2014 — An imaging study has found distinct differences between the brains of patients with chronic fatigue syndrome and those of healthy ... read more

Poorly Understood Postural Syndrome Blights Lives of Young, Well Educated Women

June 16, 2014 — Postural tachycardia syndrome, or PoTS for short, is a debilitating syndrome that predominantly affects young well educated women, and blights their lives because it is so poorly understood and ... read more

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

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