Tag Archives: chronic fatigue syndrome

The ME Association End of Week Research Round-Up | 08 May 2020

The research bulletin highlights 3 of 6 new studies into ME/CFS and we’ve provided abstracts from all 6 studies published this week.

ME Association statement – XMRV: UK research group fails to replicate American findings

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…

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…

Has science found the cause of ME?

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 –…

ME virus discovery raises hopes

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.

Northern Ireland’s only ME clinic closes down

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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