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IOM Report Knocks Out the CDC Toolkit For Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

The reverberations from the IOM Report continue. In their first official response to the 300 plus page IOM Report (Beyond Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Redefining an Illness) the CDC stated it was archiving both its brochure on ME/CFS: "Recognition and Management of CFS: A Read more [...]

Dr. Montoya Talks – With the CDC – On ME/CFS

The CDC is having a public call-in session on Monday, Feb 23rd. First Dr. Unger will talk and then Dr. Jose Montoya of Stanford.  (See the schedule below). Everybody is invited. It's not a call to be missed. Dr. Unger and the CDC First Dr. Unger will talk on what the CDC has going on - and Read more [...]

Advocates Rebuffed: CDC Whiffs On Opportunity to Prove Reduced Exercise Capacity Present in Major Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Study

  Advocates Rebuffed In July, eleven ME/CFS groups and thirty-one advocates requested the CDC use the two-exercise protocol in phase two of their multi-site study. Their letter stated: The two-day CPET regimen known as the Stevens Protocol provides gas exchange and other objective and measurable Read more [...]