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Clinical characteristics of a novel subgroup of chronic fatigue syndrome patients with postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome.

Clinical characteristics of a novel subgroup of chronic fatigue syndrome patients with postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. Institute for Ageing & Health, Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK. Read here.

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ME isn’t 'all in the mind’, but it’s still a mystery

As medical adviser to the ME Association and an ME sufferer, Dr Charles Shepherd has spent the past two decades vigorously fighting the dismissive attitude still common among the medical profession. Read more here.

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DSM-5 Wins APA Board Approval

DSM-5 Wins APA Board Approval, By John Gever, Senior Editor, MedPage Today. Read here.

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DSM 5 Is Guide Not Bible—Ignore Its Ten Worst Changes

 Note: The APA has approved the final version of the upcoming DSM 5. Although this is not about any one disease, the revisions may have a substantial impact on millions. The DSM's impact on mental health practice and research by Allen Frances, M.D. Read here.

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Fibromyalgia patients reported learning disability symptoms

WASHINGTON — Patients with fibromyalgia reported more symptoms and features of a learning disability compared with patients with other rheumatoid diseases in research presented at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) and Cancer Related Fatigue (CRF): two “fatigue” syndromes with overlapping symptoms and possibly related aetiologies

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) and Cancer Related Fatigue (CRF): two “fatigue” syndromes with overlapping symptoms and possibly related aetiologies.  Original Source.  Read here. 

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Fibromyalgia Family and Relationship Impact Exploratory Survey

Fibromyalgia Family and Relationship Impact Exploratory Survey. Read here.  Original Source.

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What is Ampligen?

The Hunter-Hopkins Center, who specialise in ME/CFS says 80% of its patients improved on Ampligen, and 50% improved significantly. Read more 

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Establishment of the UK ME/CFS Biobank: an international resource

ME Research UK has joined forces with Action for MEthe ME Association and a private donor to fund the UK’s first biobank of human blood samples for research into the causes of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS). Read more here. 

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Doing it Tough for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis

Simon Goninon, a ME/CFS Australia (Vic Tas NT) member, has just competed in one of the world's most demanding physical challenges ‘Worlds Toughest Mudder’. Read how Simon went here.

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