Tag Archives: XMRV

XMRV replication study in Sweden – announcement by MERUK and Irish ME Trust

ME Research UK and the Irish ME Trust have this afternoon announced that they are co-funding a study in Sweden which will explore the relationship between ME/CFS and the XMRV…

XMRV and blood donation – update following letter to the Chief Medical Officer

The ME Association wrote to Sir Liam Donaldson, Chief Medical Officer at the Department of Health, on Tuesday 27 October about XMRV research.  In particular, we raised the situation regarding people with ME/CFS…

MEA statement on retrovirus XMRV and ME/CFS

RETROVIRUS XMRV and ME/CFS:  WHAT DO WE KNOW SO FAR?  AND WHAT DON’T WE KNOW? BACKGROUND   On Friday 9 October, the front page of the UK Independent newspaper carried…

Is a virus the cause of fatigue syndrome?

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…

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