Severe ME features in the two studies published this week: suggestions for healthcare improvements and CPET testing that confirms poor exercise capacity.
Tag: chronic fatigue syndrome
New Statesman: For #LongCovid sufferers – around 5 per cent of those who catch the disease – debilitating symptoms drag on interminably.
The uncertainty surrounding recovery from Covid-19 is something that we hope is being discussed within the NHS and Government, but pacing and self-management remain the only options for many people.
We update our general leaflet on Covid-19 and ME/CFS and this is reproduced below along with all our range of free leaflets about the infection and lockdown.
The ME Association said many people are asking whether or not their post-Covid fatigue could be developing into ME.
Paul Garner, Professor at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, talks about those who have not recovered from Covid-19.
The research bulletin highlights 2 of 4 new studies about ME/CFS published in the last week.
Dr Charles Shepherd contributes to a new article about Covid-19 and possible Post-Viral Fatigue Syndrome.
The research bulletin highlights 3 of 6 new studies into ME/CFS and we’ve provided abstracts from all 6 studies published this week.
This free download provides information to help in the understanding of Myalgic Encephalopathy.
Evidence is mounting that Covid-19 infection might lead to instances of PVFS meaning we may see an increase in cases of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis.
MailOnline: Barely able to leave the house, told they are exaggerating and even that their ailment does not exist.
In this month’s website survey we’re asking how your M.E. has affected your health over the last year.
Following a SMC briefing, many news-media outlets report on the claim that chronic lyme disease is likely to be CFS.
Failure to detect the novel retrovirus XMRV in chronic fatigue syndrome. Erlwein O et al. Public Library of Science/PLoS ONE open access journal: January 2010. In October 2009, an American research group published a paper in Science which reported that they had found evidence of a new retrovirus called XMRV (xenotropic murine leukaemia virus-related virus) in […]
From the New York Times, 12 October 2009 (writer: Denise Grady) A study published last week in the journal Science suggested that might be the case, reporting that many patients who had the syndrome were infected with a recently discovered virus.
Lead story in The Independent, 9 October 2009, by science editor Steve Connor Scientists say they have made a dramatic breakthrough in understanding the cause of chronic fatigue syndrome – a debilitating condition affecting 250,000 people in Britain which for decades has defied a rational medical explanation.
From BBC Online, 9 October 2009 US scientists say they have made a potential breakthrough in understanding what causes the condition known as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) or ME.
From BBC News online, Friday 18 September 2009 The only treatment centre for ME sufferers in Northern Ireland has closed down.
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