Professor Vincent Racianello of Columbia University has said of the PACE trial controversy, “I think they are going to ignore, obfuscate, and give their usual responses until we are all dead. I don’t have hope that the PACE authors, or Lancet, will respond in any meaningful way until there is more of an outcry.” Racianello’s
Tag: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis
ME/CFS patient and science blogger Simon McGrath has produced a patient-friendly version of a recent peer-reviewed editorial on the disease that appeared in the science journal Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health & Behavior. The article, titled The biological challenge of myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome: a solvable problem, became Fatigue’s most-read paper ever within a week of publication, with over 3700 views as
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 in Norway, where scientists are
#MillionsMissing is calling for some literal boots on the ground, and the deadline is fast approaching. If you want your shoes to be displayed at the U.S. main protest in Washington D.C., your shoes must be postmarked no later than May 12. If you send your shoes past this date, they may be used for
Progressive Brain Changes in Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Are our brains starved of oxygen?
A recent Australian study, Progressive Brain Changes in Patients With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A Longitudinal MRI Study finds that CFS patients meeting both Fukuda and CCC have decreased grey and white matter volumes in the areas of the brain we use for language processing. Interestingly, patients had increased grey matter volume in the supplementary motor
Introducing the #MillionsMissing Profile Filter App! This app was designed to help raise awareness for the millions of people living with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). It lets you add a special theme to any picture you choose so that you can upload it to your social media profiles to show your
New US paper says it is critical that scientists world-wide develop consensus on how to identify and classify chronic fatigue syndrome and myalgic encephalomyelitis patients using clinical and research criteria.
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