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24 February, 2024

NIH Study Of ME/CFS Points To Immune Dysfunction And Brain Abnormalities At Core Of Long-Dismissed Disease

A new, detailed study from the US National Institutes of Health takes the most rigorous look yet inside the bodies of patients with the condition. The 70-page manuscript, published in Nature Communications, took almost eight years and over $8 million to complete. It has more than 70 authors from 15 of the 27 NIH institutes.

24 February, 2024

Sweeping Chronic Fatigue Study Brings Clues But Not Clarity To Mysterious Syndrome

The deepest dive yet into myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) offers a complex view of this mysterious condition. ME/CFS produces crushing exhaustion, particularly after even mild exertion. Many patients struggle to find care, or doctors who believe their symptoms aren’t imagined.

24 February, 2024

People Who Have Had COVID Face A Much Higher Risk Of Chronic Fatigue, Study Says

Here’s why the virus can lead to unrelenting exhaustion.

23 February, 2024

Long Covid ‘Brain Fog’ May Be Due To Leaky Blood-Brain Barrier, Study Finds

From forgetfulness to difficulties concentrating, many people who have long Covid experience “brain fog”. Now researchers say the symptom could be down to the blood-brain barrier becoming leaky.

23 February, 2024

Trinity Team Discovers Underlying Cause Of “Brain Fog” Linked With Long COVID

Today, a team of scientists from Trinity College Dublin and investigators from FutureNeuro announced a major discovery that has profound importance for our understanding of brain fog and cognitive decline seen in some patients with Long COVID.

23 February, 2024

Future Australian Centre For Disease Control To Tackle Recommendation On Long COVID-19 Data Collection

The federal government has confirmed some data-related activities will fall within the scope of the forthcoming Australian Centre for Disease Control (CDC).

22 February, 2024

People With Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome May Have An “Exhausted” Immune System

A long-awaited study of people with ME/CFS revealed differences in their immune and nervous system. The findings may offer clues about long COVID.

22 February, 2024

Steph Kelly's Resilient Journey: Chronic Illness To Advocacy On TikTok

After a life-altering car accident, Steph Kelly bravely shares her journey with chronic illness on TikTok, becoming a source of hope and education for over 350,000 followers. Learn about her challenges, resilience, and advocacy for those living with ME/CFS.

22 February, 2024

Long COVID: More Than 1 In 4 Floridians With COVID Developed Lasting Symptoms, Survey Says

More than 1 out of every 4 people in Florida who reported a positive COVID test developed lasting COVID symptoms, according to the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

21 February, 2024

Tonix Drug Shown To Relieve Pain In Fibromyalgia Without Risk Of Addiction

People who are suffering from fibromyalgia pain but don't want to risk addiction to an opioid are closer to a new option for treatment.

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