Scientific ‘Signatures’ for ME/CFS

Scientific 'Signatures' for ME/CFS

These diverse research approaches are complementary, exciting signs that better results are to come.   Research has become more multidisciplinary in recent years, with the need to integrate findings in diverse fields. Over the past year, CDC scientists have worked Read more…


The Clinical and Scientific Basis of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

The Clinical and Scientific Basis of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

M.E. Epidemics 1934 1.  Los Angeles City and California State, USA Epidemic among personnel at L.A. County Hospital, Ruth Protection Home and throughout California, paralleling poliomyelitis, often diagnosed as atypical poliomyelitis, sometimes including arthropathy. 1936 2.  Fond-du-Lac, Wisconsin, USA An outbreak Read more…


SPECT Scan of an ME/CFS Patient’s Brain

SPECT Scan of an ME/CFS Patient's Brain

Neurological Dysfunction in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Journal of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (The Haworth Medical Press, an imprint of The Haworth Press, Inc.) Vol. 6, No. 3/4, 2000, pp. 51-68. Abhijit Chaudhuri, DM, MD, MRCP; Peter 0. Behan, DSc, MD, FACP, Read more…


Fibromyalgia & CFS/M.E. Resources for Physicians

Fibromyalgia & CFS/M.E. Resources for Physicians

Resources for Physicians Overview The new Canadian Guidelines for CFS A weekly chart to record patient symptoms Physician Information Resources; FM Physician Information Resources; CFS/M.E.   Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Guidelines – The new Canadian Concensus Fibromyalgia Guidelines – The new Read more…


What is Fibromyalgia?

What is Fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia Guidelines – The new Canadian Concensus Fibromyalgia Guidelines (130 pages) Onset of FM: These illnesses are different experiences for different people.   Sometimes the illness hits quick and hard, in other cases it comes on slowly.   There is Read more…