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Blood proteins linked to severity of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - UPI.com;

Blood proteins linked to severity of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - UPI.com

UPI.comBlood proteins linked to severity of Chronic Fatigue SyndromeUPI.comMONDAY, July 31, 2017 -- Chronic fatigue syndrome has no cure and reliable treatments remain elusive, but new research links it to changes in 17 immune-system signaling proteins called cytokines. That suggests inflammation plays a part in the disease, ...and more »

Finally, a scientific test can prove chronic fatigue syndrome - Cosmos

Finally, a scientific test can prove chronic fatigue syndromeCosmosProtein concentrations in the bloodstream clearly show CFS, or myalgic encephalomyelitis, is an inflammatory disease. Share. Tweet. A scientist looks at a vial of blood. Elevated levels of certain proteins in the blood are a sure sign of chronic ...and more »

Scientists trade insults over myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) study - The Times;

Scientists trade insults over myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) study - The Times

The TimesScientists trade insults over myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) studyThe TimesAn acrimonious scientific row has broken out after a £5 million publicly funded study investigating treatments for chronic fatigue syndrome was condemned as “deeply flawed” and a “textbook example of a poorly done trial”. The dispute led to mass ...and more »

A battle of prescriptions - The Times;

A battle of prescriptions - The Times

The TimesA battle of prescriptionsThe TimesOne lot of scientists is mocked as stooges of a free-market conspiracy to dismantle the welfare state. The other stands accused of marshalling a bloody-minded and ideologically driven “witch-hunt”. How did an argument about a clinical trial become so ...and more »

Molecular profile hints at inflammatory processes in chronic fatigue - AOL;

Molecular profile hints at inflammatory processes in chronic fatigue - AOL

AOLMolecular profile hints at inflammatory processes in chronic fatigueAOL(Reuters Health) - People with severe symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome have a molecular signature in their blood made up of 17 immune system signaling molecules that are elevated, which may provide insight into how inflammation contributes to the ...and more »

Blood test: Scientists crack code of chronic fatigue syndrome's inflammatory underpinnings - Scope (blog);

Blood test: Scientists crack code of chronic fatigue syndrome's inflammatory underpinnings - Scope (blog)

Scope (blog)Blood test: Scientists crack code of chronic fatigue syndrome's inflammatory underpinningsScope (blog)A new study led by Stanford chronic fatigue syndrome expert Jose Montoya, MD, and published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has linked chronic fatigue syndrome to variations in 17 immune-system signaling proteins, or cytokines, ...and more »

Scientists Edge Closer To Elusive Lab Test For 'Chronic Fatigue Syndrome' - NPR;

Scientists Edge Closer To Elusive Lab Test For 'Chronic Fatigue Syndrome' - NPR

NPRScientists Edge Closer To Elusive Lab Test For 'Chronic Fatigue Syndrome'NPRImagine feeling horribly sick, day after day, yet doctors repeatedly tell you they can't find anything wrong. That typically happens to people with the mysterious illness commonly known as "chronic fatigue syndrome." Research findings from Stanford ...and more »

Stanford discovery: Biomarkers linked to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - The Mercury News;

Stanford discovery: Biomarkers linked to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - The Mercury News

The Mercury NewsStanford discovery: Biomarkers linked to Chronic Fatigue SyndromeThe Mercury NewsStanford's Dr. Jose Montoya and his team with the Chronic Fatigue Initiative run a clinic that evaluates patients with chronic diseases in which infection or its immune response may play a role. By Lisa M. Krieger | [email protected] | Bay ...and more »

New Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Biomarkers in the Pipeline - Medscape;

New Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Biomarkers in the Pipeline - Medscape

MedscapeNew Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Biomarkers in the PipelineMedscapePatients with myalgic encephalomyelitis or chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) have different circulating levels of two cytokines when compared with healthy individuals, a study has found. In addition, the circulating levels of 17 cytokines correlate ...and more »

Researchers identify biomarkers associated with chronic fatigue syndrome severity - Stanford Medical Center Report;

Researchers identify biomarkers associated with chronic fatigue syndrome severity - Stanford Medical Center Report

Stanford Medical Center ReportResearchers identify biomarkers associated with chronic fatigue syndrome severityStanford Medical Center ReportStanford investigators used high-throughput analysis to link inflammation to chronic fatigue syndrome, a difficult-to-diagnose disease with no known cure. Jul 31 2017. Man in a lab coat sitting near a microscope with a woman in a lab coat. Jose Montoya ...and more »

Blood biomarkers may help diagnose chronic fatigue syndrome - New Scientist;

Blood biomarkers may help diagnose chronic fatigue syndrome - New Scientist

New ScientistBlood biomarkers may help diagnose chronic fatigue syndromeNew ScientistInflammation biomarkers may help doctors diagnose chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), a poorly-understood condition in which people feeling continually exhausted. These biomarkers could also give new clues to what causes the condition, and how to treat it.and more »

'Yuppie flu' an inflammatory disease which blood test could easily diagnose, say scientists - Telegraph.co.uk;

'Yuppie flu' an inflammatory disease which blood test could easily diagnose, say scientists - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk'Yuppie flu' an inflammatory disease which blood test could easily diagnose, say scientistsTelegraph.co.ukChronic fatigue syndrome is an inflammatory disease which could soon be diagnosed through a simple blood test, scientists have said. Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine discovered that people suffering the symptoms of CFS show ...and more »

Chronic fatigue syndrome is a real disease driven by inflammation - International Business Times UK;

Chronic fatigue syndrome is a real disease driven by inflammation - International Business Times UK

International Business Times UKChronic fatigue syndrome is a real disease driven by inflammationInternational Business Times UKImmune system signalling proteins have been identified as playing a role in the development of the condition. Léa Surugue. By Léa Surugue. July 31, 2017 20:00 BST. A gene linked to sleep deprivation Chronic fatigue syndrome affects millions worldwide.and more »