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Fluge, Mella, and Armstrong: more support for disordered metabolism in ME patients

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One of the frequent complaints of patients, researchers, and policymakers about ME research is that the findings are scattered, and the studies, small.  One group will discover X is elevated in 20 ME patients, only to find that when the test is done on another 13 patients two years down ...

Attend the IACFS/ME conference this month

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Where does rituximab fit in among the treatment options for ME/CFS? What is the US government's research plan? How can I increase the chances my disability application will be or continue to be approved? What medications can I try for fibromyalgia now that morphine and related prescriptions are restricted?   Come to our international scientific ...

2016 ME/CFS conference season opens

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The Invest in ME conference in London on Friday, 3 June is the first of three major ME/CFS conferences this year and there are indications that patients may be able to access live updates or recorded presentations from all three. Some audience members attending the Invest in ME conference are expected ...

IACFS/ME conference to include Koroshetz and Fluge

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This year’s conference of the International Association for CFS/ME (IACFS/ME) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on 27–30 October will include speeches by Dr. Walter Koroshetz and Dr. Øystein Fluge. Dr Koroshetz, who is Director of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke and head of the Trans-NIH ME/CFS Working Group, will ...

Fluge and Mella’s search for genetic markers

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In Dr. Albright's study of the families of ME/CFS patients in Utah, risk of ME was found to be 2.7 times greater in first-degree relatives of ME patients, 2.3 times greater in second-degree relatives, and 1.93 times greater in third-degree relatives.  This familial clustering is the basis for new research ...