Archive for IOM

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 [...]

Strong Core of ME/CFS Experts Bodes Well for IOM Clinical Definition of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

IOM in Control Once the statement of task and budget are finalized, the committee works independently to come to consensus on the questions raised. Up to now the DHHS has been in charge.  Now it was the IOM's turn in spotlight. Once the statement of task and budget are finalized, the committee Read more [...]

Experts Expand Efforts to Stop IOM Contract: Wanda Jones to Step In – Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Definition Controversy Continues

The thirty-five is now fifty... Instead of being mollified by the DHHS working document, the effort by ME/CFS experts to rescind the IOM contract to produce a clinical case definition has actually gathered steam. The fifty ME/CFS experts signing the letter now include Dr. Lily Chu, Dr. Kenneth Read more [...]