Category Archives: Science

PACE Trial ‘medical scandal’ Sparks UK Parliament Debate

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Members of Parliament heard about the flaws of the PACE Trial - and its devastating effects on people with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) - in a Westminster Hall debate today. Twenty-six MPs attended the debate ...

OMF Announces the New Analyzing Patient Data Study (APS)

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This study will gather and analyze the clinical laboratory tests and results ordered by ME/CFS specialists. OMF is hopeful that analyzing a large number of clinical records using robust statistical methods may reveal new insights ...

Update on the Metabolomics Validation Study by OMF

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OMF funded Metabolomics Validation Study update ...

The Failure of Clinical Guidance for People with ME

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ME advocate Mary Dimmock has written a comprehensive report about the flawed science that led to the recommendation of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and graded exercise therapy (GET) for people with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis.  The patient community has long reported these treatments to be ineffective and harmful, and, yet, health societies and ...

OMF receives $5 million donation from Pineapple Fund

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Pineapple Fund was so moved by the outpouring of support from the patient community and the importance of OMF's research that they have increased their donation to a total of $5 million for research ...

OMF Research Update from Dr. Jonas Bergquist

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OMF is funding Dr. Bergquist to determine the role of hormones, proteins, and antibodies in ME/CFS. Research update ...

The Launch of “Science for ME” Internet Forum

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Science for ME is our major new ME/CFS internet forum with a focus on community, support, advocacy – and, at the heart of it all, science. The forum opened this October and has already attracted over 500 members, with over 25,000 messages on more than 1,400 threads ...

Don’t Miss the CFS Advisory Committee Meeting This Wednesday & Thursday

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CFSAC is Wednesday (12/13) and Thursday (12/14) of this week! Please stand with us as we continue to urge the U.S. government to fund ME fairly and equally. View the calendar event here. This Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee (CFSAC) meeting will take place at the Hubert H. Humphrey Building, 200 Independence ...

SCMI Shares Research Update: the Ramsay Team 2

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Dr. Fane Mensah (University College London (UCL)) and Ramsay Award Program 2016 Team 2 recently provided Solve ME/CFS Initiative (SMCI) with a progress update on their work. Mensah reflected on the driving force behind the study design, potential implications of the research, and the intercontinental partnership making it possible ...

OMF Introduces #OMFScienceWednesday

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Learn about science that OMF is supporting. Follow OMF on Facebook and Twitter ...
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