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A multicenter blinded analysis indicates no association between chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis and either xe by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Tue 18 Dec 2012 11:14pm There was much discussion of the possible imprtance of the xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus (XMRV) in conditions such as chronic fatigue syndrome or myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME), prostate cancer and autism. To be clear, the possibility of an autism association was made in the press, not in the research literature. For XMRV ... Read on »
Severe Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Understanding and Remembrance Day - August 8 by Erica Verrillo Posted Fri 02 Aug 2013 9:46am Press Release:  The 25% M.E. Group , August 8, 2013 By Simon Lawrence 'I am a ghost in the land of the living – forgotten, ignored and drifting on the edges of life, whispering my message in the ears of the lucky ones who can participate in life. I have Myalgic Encephalomyelitis. I call it paralysis, muscle and cardiac failure, brain ... Read on »
House of Lords: Written Answers and Statements on Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and the Files Held in the National Archives, 24 Janu by Andrea P. Patient Expert Posted Wed 26 Jan 2011 10:27am House of Lords The Countess of Mar (Crossbench) To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will release the public records, reference BN 141/1, relating to Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome , from 1 January 1984 to 31 December 1993, including correspondence with members of the medical profession, held in the ... Read on »
Myalgic Encephalomyelitis: International Consensus Criteria by Rachel M. Patient Expert Posted Fri 22 Jul 2011 9:29pm Myalgic Encephalomyelitis: International Consensus Criteria was published at Journal of Internal Medicine on 20 July 2011. Full article can be found at ME Association . I personally feel this is a leap to positive future for people with ME/CFS and their family and friends. I also like the fact that my local Bond Uni ME/CFS Resea ... Read on »
The Disconnect between Rhetoric and Reality in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) by Dominique Posted Wed 21 Mar 2012 3:19pm I am posting my upcoming column for Life Skills Magazine here today as a tribute, and in honor, to Emily Rose Collinridge, who passed away from Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) this past week. ___________________________________ Photo Credit: Stonebird In my column this month, I wanted to use my words to pay homage and ho ... Read on »
ACTION FOR M.E ( Myalgic Encephalomyelitis)... by Barmac Posted Sun 01 Apr 2012 3:23pm Action for M.E. is the leading UK charity for people with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (M.E.) and their carers. M.E. is a chronic, fluctuating illness affecting 250,000 people in the UK. It may be diagnosed as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) or Post Viral Fatigue Syndrome (PVFS). M.E. symptoms may include persistent exhaustion, muscle ... Read on »
Book Review: Adolescence and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Journeys with the Dragon by Erica Verrillo Posted Wed 24 Oct 2012 4:58pm 3 1/2 Stars - Useful for Parents of Adolescents with ME/CFS The author of this book, Naida Edgar Brotherston, is a Canadian whose daughter fell ill with a mysterious illness at the age of thirteen. Eventually, the girl was diagnosed with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis or, as it is currently known, ME/CFS. Inspired by her experience with ... Read on »
Autoimmune disorders, Myalgic Encephalomyelitis by KonaRose Posted Thu 10 Feb 2011 5:52am Aloha, My name is Rosy - I am new to Wellsphere :) I am a registered nurse, have had 4 kids, worked in both hospitals and in home care settings. I am also a patient. I suffer from polyautoimmune disorders and possibly ME which I continue trying to get clarified, which is a very difficult road to be on. I hope I can be a source of encoura ... Read on »
Documented involvement of viruses in ME/CFS by Margaret Williams by Andrea P. Patient Expert Posted Sat 02 Jan 2010 9:24am Permission to Repost Documented involvement of viruses in ME/CFS Margaret Williams 30th December 2009 For decades it has been known and shown that viruses play a role in ME/CFS. Now there is evidence of a direct association with a gamma retrovirus - XMRV -- that disables the immune system in ME/CFS, thus allowing numerous latent ... Read on »
Evidence that ME/CFS is NOT a Somatisation Disorder by Andrea P. Patient Expert Posted Fri 01 May 2009 10:11pm 1 Comment Permission to Repost http://www.meaction uk.org.uk/ ME_CFS_is_ not_a_somatisati on_disorder. htm Evidence that ME/CFS is not a somatisation disorder Margaret Williams 26th April 2009 Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) is not a somatisation disorder. That ME/CFS is not a somatisation disorder is ... Read on »