Is the Two Day Exercise Test Ready for the Big Time?
The results I described above are quite foreign and illogical to those who are accustomed to predictable physiological responses to physical activity stress- so skeptics abound, particularly when they know nothing about ME/CFS. Dr. Betsy Keller
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Dr. Ian Lipkin surprised everyone on the CDC's Conference call yesterday when he presented many of the results from the two major pathogen studies involving the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Initiative and Dr. Montoya at Stanford.
These studies, easily the most rigorous of their type ever attempted Read more [...]
This technology is currently being developed for routine clinical use in many areas of medicine. Hackshaw et. al. 2013
A Biomarker for Fibromyalgia
Has a cheap and readily available biomarker for fibromyalgia been found? Ohio State University researchers assert they've done just that using Read more [...]
A Case Report
Do exercise programs developed using the results of exercise tests results really work in chronic fatigue syndrome? The folks at the Workwell Foundation use exercise tests to determine the heart rate at which your body begins to rely heavily on anaerobic energy production - and spew Read more [...]
"This indicates a large unmet need to diagnose and treat migraine in GWI and CFS"
Could chronic fatigue syndrome be a form of migraine? That might not be so wacky an idea as it sounds. About ten years ago Puri and Chaudhuri suggested chronic fatigue syndrome was similar to migraine. In the last two Read more [...]
I think that this is such big news because it gives proof that this disease is not in peoples heads. I really hope that we can get the word out to patients and even more importantly… the primary care docs and rheumatologists. These studies are “game changers” because they make an incredibly elusive Read more [...]
Dr. Susan Vernon and Dr. Lucinda Bateman spoke in Denver on Saturday, June 28. Dr. Bateman gave a presentation on research out of the University of Utah she co-authored in her talk, "Treatment Options for ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia patients
I took two main points from her presentation. Read more [...]
If the virus situation in ME/CFS with its possibilities of aborted, endogenous or just plain hidden viruses wasn't enough, now perhaps comes the strangest
twist of all; ME/CFS patients infected with one herpesvirus that's been integrated into the DNA of every cell in their body, and another Read more [...]