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Sleep-specific phenotypes in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome? A cross-sectional polysomnography analysis.

Study Outcome: People with ME/CFS should be routinely screened for Primary Sleep Disorders, Four sleep phenotypes were established and treatment should be tailored to the phenotype. Read here.

What Is Lyme Disease?: Signs And Symptoms Of The Invisible Illness.

What Is Lyme Disease?: Signs And Symptoms Of The Invisible Illness. Medical Daily Journal 17 July 2013.

Lyme disease, which is sometimes referred to as the 'invisible illness,' is often diagnosed by its symptoms, which includes a signature bull's eye rash. Read more here.

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Fibromyalgia Effects of Shiatsu in the Management of Fibromyalgia Symptoms: A Controlled Pilot Study.

This pilot study showed the potential of Shiatsu in the improvement of pain intensity, pressure pain threshold, sleep quality, and symptoms impact on health of patients with fibromyalgia. The proposed Shiatsu treatment protocol was feasible and well accepted by the patients. Read more here.

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Hepatitis B vaccine has been ruled as a cause of chronic fatigue syndrome (Video)

Hepatitis B vaccine has been ruled as a cause of CFS by a US Court of Federal Claims, NUTRITION JULY 11, 2013. Read more here  

News story: Georgia Eastley member of ME/CFS Australia (VicTasNT) is raising awareness of ME in Tasmania

Georgia Eastley member of ME/CFS Australia (VicTasNT) is raising awareness of ME in Tasmania. Read her story here.

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The role of mitochondrial dysfunctions due to oxidative and nitrosative stress in the chronic pain or chronic fatigue syndromes and fibromyalgia patients: peripheral and central mechanisms as therapeutic targets?

The role of mitochondrial dysfunctions due to oxidative and nitrosative stress in the chronic pain or chronic fatigue syndromes and fibromyalgia patients: peripheral and central mechanisms as therapeutic targets? Meeus M, Nijs J, Hermans L, Goubert D, Calders P. Expert Opin Ther Targets. 2013 Jul 9. Read here

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Chronic fatigue syndrome from vagus nerve infection: A psychoneuroimmunological hypothesis

Michael B VanElzakker, 'Chronic fatigue syndrome from vagus nerve infection: A psychoneuroimmunological hypothesis', Tufts University Psychology; Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatric Neuroscience

According to this hypothesis, any pathogenic infection of the vagus nerve can cause CFS, which resolves the ongoing controversy about finding a single pathogen. Read here.

Malta gets up strategy to support ME patients

 Malta gets up strategy to support ME patients. Read here.

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Discriminative Validity of Metabolic and Workload Measurements to Identify Individuals With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Discriminative Validity of Metabolic and Workload Measurements to Identify Individuals With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Read full article here.

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Health News Ireland: The fight of his life

Health News Ireland - The fight of his life: Rory Hafford talks to Tom Kindlon, Assistant Chairperson of the Irish ME/CFS Association, about the systemic failure to effectively treat this ‘energy pirate'. Read here.

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