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Who is Sarah?

Who is Sarah?

Gillian Lacy says she never doubted her daughter Sarah who has Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Sarah Lacy, 18, of St. Catharines finds solace in her paintings since she was diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia at age 12. She painted Read more…


What is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (M.E./CFS)?

What is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (M.E./CFS)?

This illness is to fatigue what a nuclear bomb is to a match. It’s an absurd mischaracterization.” – Laura Hillenbrand, battling CFS, bestselling author of Seabiscuit   World Health Organisation ICD classification of “Benign Myalgic Encephalomyelitis”: a specific condition under Read more…


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…