This is the second blog to focus on Miller's recent basal ganglia findings in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. First a quick review of the first blog.
“Recent evidence indicates that the basal ganglia and dopamine (DA) may be primary targets of inflammatory cytokines leading to cytokine-induced Read more [...]
Psychiatrist Theodore Henderson kept getting highly fatigued adolescents diagnosed with treatment resistant depression referred to him ...who did not meet the criteria for depression.
Read why one Colorado psychiatrist believes many adolescents diagnosed with treatment resistant depression Read more [...]
About ten years after being struck by an autoimmune disorder, science journalist Donna Jackson Nakazawa realized that, while traditional approaches (drugs) had kept her alive, hers was nevertheless a rather joyless, difficult existence. Recent studies suggested that mindfulness practices might Read more [...]
Pain Reliever, Anti-inflammatory, Microglial Inhibitor
“However, a great body of evidence exists for PEA, comprising at least 40 clinical trials in around 6,000 subjects. This body of evidence shows a positive risk/benefit ratio for PEA, warranting much wider use of this compound by the medical Read more [...]
“This grant is the outcome of many years of talking to other scientists about ME/CFS and merging that information with other important findings.”
It’s rare to find a study with so many interesting angles. The fact that it’s focused on post-exertional malaise (PEM) makes it all the more interesting.
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The data suggest that the neurocircuitry of fatigue in CFS patients may share a similar basis in the basal ganglia as is observed in other neurologic disorders and cases of basal ganglia lesions, as well as in the context of immune activation." Miller et. al.
Andrew Miller M.D. is a psychoneuroimmunologist Read more [...]
Dr. Mary Fletcher and the ME/CFS research team at the Institute for Neuroimmune Medicine at Nova Southeastern University have received a very large grant ($1.9 million) from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke at the NIH. This grant will look for biomarkers in, get this, men Read more [...]
Health Rising has had a good year. Traffic has almost doubled and our subscriptions have more than doubled. We've published almost 400 blogs since Health Rising started in December 2012. Just in the past month or so some of the blogs we've published include
A Mystery No Longer: the Read more [...]