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Scientific and legal challenges to the functional capacity evaluation in chronic fatigue syndrome

Functional capacity evaluation of  CFS. Is this  the best way to determine disability in ME/CFS or should it be  maximal cardiopulmonary exercise testing? Read more.

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Video 'ME and the Brain' - Prof Dr. Kenny De Meirleir

Video 'ME and the Brain' by Prof.Dr Kenny De Meirleir, view video here.

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Interview with Dr Dan Peterson - ME/CFS Researcher and Clinician

Dr Dan Peterson: An interview with one of the worlds foremost ME/CFS cutting egde researcher and clinician for over 2 decades (20 minutes). View video here.

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Emerge Journal - Spring 2013 Edition Out Now!

Australian ME/CFS Emerge Journal Spring 2013 Edition is out now. Packed with  stories, tips for management, latest ME/CFS research findings and conference updates. If you are not a member you can still order a copy. Call us on (03) 9529 1500 or admin@mecfs-vic.org.au. $5 inc postage. Or become a member and receive 4 free Emerge Journals a year delivered straight to your door!! Join here.

Australia's ME/CFS research team's presentation at international conference

Australia's ME/CFS research team from Griffith University are presenting the following 3 posters at the MILAN immunology conference. Read here.

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Biological phenotypes underpin the physio-somatic symptoms of somatization, depression, and chronic fatigue syndrome

Biological underpinnings, such as immune-inflammatory pathways, may explain, at least in part, the occurrence of physio-somatic symptoms in depression, somatization, or myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome and thus the clinical overlap among these disorders. Read here.

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A pilot registry of unexplained fatiguing illnesses and chronic fatigue syndrome

Research Article: 'A pilot registry of unexplained fatiguing illnesses and chronic fatigue syndrome', Brimmer et al. August 2013. Read here.

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Randomized clinical trial to evaluate the efficacy and safety of valganciclovir in a subset of patients with chronic fatigue syndrome Dr Montoya

VGCV may have clinical benefit in a subset of CFS patients independent of placebo effect, possibly mediated by immunomodulation and/or antiviral effect, further investigation required. Read here.

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Migraine in gulf war illness and chronic fatigue syndrome: prevalence, potential mechanisms, and evaluation

The high prevalence of migraine in CFS was confirmed and extended to GWI subjects. GWI and CFS may share dysfunctional central pathophysiological pathways that contribute to migraine and subjective symptoms. Read article here.

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News Article: Allergic to the 21st Century

Allergic to the 21st centuary, Duncan Abbey, August 18, 2013. Read article here.

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