July 2019 Facebook Blog

The following is a summary of relevant article/research links provided in July by Facebook members.  Please click on the article name to open and read it. Articles / Blogs How swearing helps Fibromyalgia pain.  Australian teenager with severe ME describes forced psychiatric treatment.  Why Graded Exercise Therapy and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy are Controversial in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.  Cognitive Behavioral Therapy “Evidence-Base” Is Exaggerated.  Post-Exertional Malaise Is Associated with Hypermetabolism, Hypoacetylation and Purine Metabolism Deregulation in ME/CFS Cases.  Advances in Understanding the Pathophysiology of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.  A Girl Behind Dark Glasses.  The Cochrane correspondence.  Support while you travel or shop.  The National Neurology Patient experience survey.  Good gut bacteria ‘helps

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June 2019 Facebook Blog

The following is a summary of relevant article/research links provided in June by Facebook members.  Please click on the article name to open and read it. Articles / Blogs Quick ME/CFS research update: Dr. Ron Davis speaks to Norway.  Rare Gene Mutations May Be Affecting Energy Levels in ME/CFS.  Burnout is an official medical diagnosis, World Health Organization says.  Abnormal blood lactate accumulation during repeated exercise testing in myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome.  DWP quietly hands private firms £600m extra to test disabled people for benefits.  Study identifies protein that causes ‘exhaustion’ of immune system cells.  Lyme Disease’s Arthritis Inflammation Trigger Identified.  ME/ CFS experience and disease history.  Introducing #MEAction’s 2019

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May 2019 Facebook Blog

The following is a summary of relevant article/research links provided in May by Facebook members.  Please click on the article name to open and read it. Articles / Blogs A nanoelectronics-blood-based diagnostic biomarker for ME/CFS.  Epstein-Barr Virus dUTPase Induces Neuroinflammatory Mediators: Implications for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.  Stanford scientists devised a blood-based test that accurately identified people with chronic fatigue syndrome, a new study reports.   “Just Be Positive!” Toxic Positivity, ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia.  Should you worry about painkiller addiction?   Threading the Needle: Nanoneedle Scores Big in First ME/CFS Test.  ME – The Shocking Disease.  Cognitive behavioural therapy for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome is not effective. Re-analysis of a Cochrane review.  Hope

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April 2019 Facebook Blog

The following is a summary of relevant article/research links provided in April by Facebook members.  Please click on the article name to open and read it. Articles / Blogs The Endless Cycle of Recovery and Relapse in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.  Cellular Immune Function in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS).  GET and CBT are not safe for ME – Summary of survey results.  Response to Commentary: ‘Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and Chronic Fatigue: Three Distinct Entities Requiring Complete Different Approaches’.  Do you really believe in ME?   Evidence of Clinical Pathology Abnormalities in People with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) from an Analytic Cross-Sectional Study.  Medscape: New Findings Elucidate Potentially Treatable Aspects

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March 2019 Facebook Blog

The following is a summary of relevant article/research links provided in March by Facebook members.  Please click on the article name to open and read it. Articles / Blogs Solving the mystery of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome No. 1 Pacing Tip: How To Unlearn The “Completion Compulsion”. It’s Time to Pay Attention to “Chronic Fatigue Syndrome”. The Atypical Hypothyroidism in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS), Plus a New Thyroid Subset?  MSP reveals £10.5 million NHS agency locus spend in one year for Dumfries and Galloway.   What happens when you have a disease doctors can’t diagnose. Just What The Doctor Ordered? Dumfries And Galloway Set For Boost As Social Prescribing Takes Off.

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February 2019 Facebook Blog

The following is a summary of relevant article/research links provided in February by Facebook members.  Please click on the article name to open and read it. Articles / Blogs Hypocapnic Cerebral Hypoperfusion: New Kind of Orthostatic Intolerance Points to Key Factor in ME/CFS and Others. For all my family and friends   Musings of a police officer on a diagnosis of ME/CFS. A brain short on sleep dials up pain intensity. Metabolomics Study Suggests Chronic Fatigue Syndrome May Be Oxidative Stress/Low Oxygen Disease. Newly Discovered Gene Governs Need for Sleep When Sick. Are Fluoroquinolones Causing Connective Tissue Disorders that are Leading to ME/CFS?  ‘We want to be regular people’ — pop

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January 2019 Facebook Blog

The following is a summary of relevant article/research links provided in January by Facebook members.  Please click on the article name to open and read it. Articles / Blogs Chuck Norris Sues 11 Big Pharma Drug Companies For Poisoning His Wife. My wife isn’t tired.  Death in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) – What has it Told Us? The Autopsy Files.   Free course: Understanding depression and anxiety. How does ME research fare? Evidence of widespread metabolite abnormalities in Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome: assessment with whole-brain magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Chronic fatigue syndrome in the emergency department. The Hibernation Diseases? Mitochondrial Finding Suggests Fibromyalgia May Be Hibernation Disease as Well. MEA Summary

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December 2018 Facebook Blog

Happy New Year to all our followers. The following is a summary of relevant article/research links provided in December by Facebook members.  Links to all the items are included, just click on the article name, word ‘link’ or ‘article’ to open. Articles / Blogs British doctor exposes the abuse of M.E. patients link The MEchanical Basis of ME/CFS link Could Crippled Herpesviruses Be Contributing To Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) And Other Diseases? link Could Poor Microcirculation Be Causing Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)? link ME/CFS involves Brian inflammation link Ten Ways To Prove That Exercising Will Not Cure Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) link Immune Factor May Jump Start Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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November 2018 Facebook Blog

The following is a summary of relevant article/research links provided in November by Facebook members.  Links to all the items are included, just click on the link, article name, word ‘link’ or ‘article’ to open. You can now help us raise funds at no cost to yourself by going through Amazon Smile whenever you shop on Amazon – select Dumfries & Galloway ME and Fibromyalgia Network as your cause. Alternatively you can still use the Easyfundraising portal for donations from many merchants as well as Amazon and eBay marketplaces. Articles / Blogs The Triumph of Eminence-Based Medicine https://notthesciencebit.net/2018/11/03/the-triumph-of-eminence-based-medicine/ Ramsay’s Continue Focus on the Mitochondria in ME/CFS – Plus, the Hunt

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October 2018 Facebook blog

The following is a summary of relevant article/research links provided in October by Facebook members.  Links to all the items are included, just click on the article name, word ‘link’ or ‘article’ to open. Articles / Blogs Indie pop sensation’s disease became his muse  Chronic fatigue syndrome: everything you need to know.  Invasion: The Source Of The Neuroinflammation In Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?   CDC Roundtable, Multisite Study and Dr. Klimas’ Attempt to Permanently “Reset” Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS).  Immunosignature Analysis of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS). Fibromyalgia Neuroinflammation Finding Could Open New Treatment Options.  Enrolling: White matter evaluation with Stanford University.  Pregabalin and gabapentin to be controlled as class C drugs. 

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