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Cochrane Temporarily Removes Review of "Exercise Therapy for CFS"

Cochrane has temporarily removed a review from its database that claims exercise therapy is effective for chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). Cochrane is a database of medical reviews and meta-analyses, which medical providers around the world rely on for diagnosing and treating disease. Their review, Exercise Therapy for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, covers

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UK: More than 250 GPs Attended ME Workshop at the RCGP Conference

A week after the recent RCGP Annual Primary Care Conference & Exhibition held in Glasgow on the 4th – 6th October, it seems appropriate to reflect on the impact of the conference on educating GPs about myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). The RCGP Conference is the must-attend event of the year for GPs and practice team colleagues, showcasing

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Emerge Australia Releases Report on National Survey of ME Patients

Emerge Australia has released a report on the findings of a survey of more than 600 Australians with ME/CFS. The National Survey of the Health and Wellbeing of People with ME/CFS was carried out in conjunction with ASDF Research, and highlights the need for greater understanding of ME/CFS in Australia.

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POTS and Beyond Conference 2018

The POTS and Beyond conference held in Salt Lake City this past weekend brought together experts in the field to educate physicians and patients on what is known about autonomic dysfunction. The neurology department of the University of Utah School of Medicine partnered with Dysautonomia International and Granger Medical to create this two-day event. The

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Join the Stanford Community Symposium via Livestream

The Stanford Genome Technology Center will host the Second Annual Community Symposium on the Molecular Basis of ME/CFS, sponsored by the Open Medicine Foundation, at Stanford University on Saturday, Sept. 29. The following researchers will be presenting: Ronald W. Davis, PhD, Maureen Hanson, PhD, Jonas Bergquist, MD, PhD, Wenzhong Xiao, PhD, Alain Moreau, PhD, Ronald G.

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NIH Creates Council to Advance ME Research

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has formed a new council focused on how best to advance research into myalgic encephalomyelitis / chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). The committee, called the NANDS Council Working Group for ME/CFS Research, will be comprised of scientists, clinicians, representatives from advocacy organizations, and individuals with ME, including a representative from

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August 2018 — Research Roundup

August was a mixed month in the world of ME research, with some truly innovative studies coming out and a few that needed another couple of rounds with the thesis advisor.  Some great books and book chapters debuted — and we faced Afflicted, battling not only the usual stigma, but the directors’ framing of chronically ill patients

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Announcing Launch of the #MEAction Young Researcher Fellowship

#MEAction is thrilled to announce that we are supporting the work of two research assistants working on myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) for one year as part of our inaugural #MEAction Young Researcher Fellowship. The goal of the fellowship is to grow the field by supporting aspiring research scientists early in their careers and connecting them with

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Do You Have MCAS? Fill Out this Survey.

If you have been diagnosed with mast cell activation syndrome (MCAS), please take a minute to fill out this anonymous survey. The Mastocytosis Society will use data from the survey in its presentations at a National Institutes of Health (NIH) workshop on MCAS in early September. This survey is only open until Saturday, August 25th at 10p.m. EDT /

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