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Discovery: XMRV Retrovirus Linked to CFS

Posted Oct 09 2009 10:03pm
Image of XMRV from Whittemore Peterson Institute

Wow! This discovery is all over the news. Check out these articles:

Scientific American"Retrovirus Linked to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Could Aid in Diagnosis"

National Cancer Institute"Consortium of Researchers Discover Retroviral Link to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome"

Medical News Today"Retrovirus Linked To Chronic Fatigue Syndrome"

New York Times"Virus Is Found in Many With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome"

Reuters"Study isolates virus in chronic fatigue sufferers"

The Independent"Has Science Found the Cause of ME?"

Nature"Virus linked to chronic fatigue syndrome"

NPR"Virus Linked To Chronic Fatigue Syndrome" (includes link to audio recording)

ABC News Video"CFS Linked to XMRV Virus" (approx 1 minute)

CFIDS Association"Landmark CFS research reported in Science magazine"

BBC"ME virus discovery raises hopes"

US News and World Report"Retrovirus May Be at Root of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome"

The Australian"Chronic fatigue linked with virus"

The Wall Street Journal"The Virus That Links Prostate Cancer & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome"

Telegraph"Most cases of chronic fatigue syndrome linked to virus"

The Washington Post"Virus Associated With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome"

WebMD"Retrovirus Linked to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome"

Whittemore Peterson Institute for Neuro-Immune Disease: Overview and Q&A about their research

This post is short because I'm on my lunch break. I'll add new links as I find them.

The list of articles goes on and on! I can't even express in words how much hope this gives me...

Today's Activities: work. Today's Most Annoying Symptoms: exhaustion, muscle fatigue, nausea, itching.

Mood (10 is best): 9
Energy (10 is best): 3
Physical Discomfort (10 is worst): 4

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