Chronic Fatigue Patients May Not Receive Proper ED Care
FRIDAY, Jan. 11, 2019 -- Many patients with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) do not receive proper care in the emergency department, according to a study published online Jan. 11 in Open Access Emergency Medicine. Christian R. Timbol, M.D., and James... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 11, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Patients Get Short Shrift in ERs
Title: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Patients Get Short Shrift in ERsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/10/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/11/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - January 11, 2019 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Patients Get Short Shrift in ERs
THURSDAY, Jan. 10, 2019 -- Many chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) patients say they aren't taken seriously when they arrive in hospital emergency rooms, a new study finds. It included 282 people with diagnosed CFS who completed an online... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 10, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Breast implants can cause cancer chronic fatigue arthritis and other side effects
Daisy Jones, a 29-year-old life coach from Leigh-on-Sea in Essex thinks the breast implants she had fitted at 19 have ruptured. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Chronic fatigue syndrome: New evidence of immune role
A new study uses an intriguing model to investigate chronic fatigue syndrome. The study gives fresh insight into the role of the immune system. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

An introduction to chronic fatigue syndrome: What it is, how to prevent it, and natural ways to treat it
(Natural News) If you are always tired, even after taking a good long rest, you could be suffering from chronic fatigue syndrome. A Life Force Homeopathy article offered some tips on how to avoid it, as well as natural ways of treating it. This isn’t any ordinary fatigue. It is a kind of tiredness that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Runaway Immune System May Play Role in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Title: Runaway Immune System May Play Role in Chronic Fatigue SyndromeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/17/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/18/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - December 18, 2018 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Runaway Immune System May Play Role in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
MONDAY, Dec. 17, 2018 -- Researchers say they've pinpointed a possible culprit in chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), reporting that an overactive immune system might send the entire body into an overwhelming state of exhaustion. " For the first time,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 17, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome may be due to an overactive immune system, study finds
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, a condition which causes extreme tiredness, could be triggered by an overactive immune system, a study has found. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - December 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chronic fatigue syndrome 'could be triggered by overactive immune system'
Research suggests body ’s response to infection may be responsible for onset of CFSAn overactive immune response appears to be a trigger for persistent fatigue, say researchers in a study that could shed light on the causes of chronic fatigue syndrome.Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a debilitating long-term condition in which individuals experience exhaustion that is not helped by rest, as well as pain, mental fogginess and trouble with memory and sleep. It is also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME).Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 17, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: ME / Chronic fatigue syndrome Health Science Health policy Medicine Source Type: news

Overactive immune system 'may trigger ME-like symptoms'
Researchers say the study is a "light in the fog" in the search for the causes of chronic fatigue syndrome. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - December 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chronic fatigue: Overactive immune system 'may trigger ME-like symptoms'
Researchers say the study is a "light in the fog" in the search for the causes of chronic fatigue syndrome. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - December 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study finds chronic fatigue clues in overactive immune response
Scientists exploring what may trigger a complex disorder known as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) have found clues in the way some people's immune systems respond more actively to a health attack. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Increased risk of chronic fatigue syndrome following burn injuries - Tsai SY, Lin CL, Shih SC, Hsu CW, Leong KH, Kuo CF, Lio CF, Chen YT, Hung YJ, Shi L.
BACKGROUND: The overlapping symptoms and pathophysiological similarities between burn injury and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) are noteworthy. Thus, this study explores the possible association between burn injury and the subsequent risk of CFS. M... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

The benefits of acupressure on gallbladder health
(Natural News) Underneath your liver is a small pouch called the gallbladder. It’s an organ that stores the bile produced by the liver. The gallbladder plays an important role in flushing out toxic byproducts from the muscular system. Without it, our muscular strength and vitality would wane and we would be left with chronic fatigue... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical Evidence Supports Disability Plan's Limitation Of Benefits, Judge Says
WASHINGTON, D.C. - A disability insurer's conclusion that a claimant suffered from chronic fatigue syndrome, which limited long-term disability benefits to 24 months, and not from symptoms of Lyme disease was not unreasonable based on the medical evidence in the administrative record, a District of Columbia federal judge said Nov. 7 (Wesley Loucka v. Lincoln National Life Insurance Co., No. 17-1375, D. D.C., 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 190935). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News - November 13, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

What role should the public play in science? - Science Weekly podcast
How far is too far when it comes to the public directing research? There are concerns than a science journal may revise a paper amid pressure from activists. It raises the issue of what role the public should play and whether science should have boundaries to protect its integrity.Ian Sample presents.Chronic fatigue syndrome is a severe, long-term illness with a wide range of symptoms, the most common of which is extreme mental and physical fatigue. Scientists haven ’t been able to find the cause and current interventions focus on helping sufferers cope with the syndrome. These interventions are cognitive behavioural...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 2, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Presented by Ian Sample and produced by Graihagh Jackson Tags: Science Medicine Source Type: news

FDA committed to studying breast implant safety
By Dr. Binita Ashar, director of the division of surgical devices in the FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health Choosing to obtain a breast implant, whether for augmentation or reconstruction, is a deeply personal choice, from the initial decision to undergo breast implant surgery to the size, material and surface texture. These types of decisions should be discussed between a patient and their provider in a transparent and balanced way with clear information about the benefits and risks of the breast implants and the procedure. As a public health agency, we play an important role in ensuring that patients ...
Source: Mass Device - October 29, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: Blog FDA Voice Source Type: news

Journal to Withdraw Chronic Fatigue Review Amid Patient Activist Complaints Journal to Withdraw Chronic Fatigue Review Amid Patient Activist Complaints
The decision, described by the scientists involved as'disproportionate and poorly justified,'is being seen as a victory for activists in a research field plagued by uncertainty and dispute over whether CFS has physical and psychological elements.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Exclusive: Science journal to withdraw chronic fatigue review amid patient activist complaints
A respected science journal is to withdraw a much-cited review of evidence on an illness known as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) amid fierce criticism and pressure from activists and patients. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Diving for Data
Discussion around this is definitely part of the public discourse now but this is going to turn slowly like an ocean liner as incentives become more aligned.“The reimbursement of volume-based agreements is such a complex calculation to unwind, and people acknowledge that it is sensible but a hard thing to do. It takes a lot to move people off tried-and-true, low-risk ways of measuring the performance of a drug.Related Content: Rid Yourself Of Dirty DataTalking The Same LanguageNavigating the ChaosSeeking the Holy Grail of RWEThe Naked Truth About Outcomes-Based PricingPrimary Event: Value Summit USA 2018Pr ...
Source: EyeForPharma - October 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Andrew Stone Source Type: news

Natural remedies for low blood pressure
(Natural News) You may be familiar with high blood pressure, but what about low blood pressure? Hypotension, another name for low blood pressure, is linked to various health problems, and can cause side effects like: Chronic fatigue Dizziness Fainting Poor circulation Vertigo Weak arteries Low blood pressure is often characterized by blood pressure readings of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Surgeon insists he did nothing wrong when he wrongly removed a woman's healthy kidney
Dr Scott Baker of South Dakota is being sued by his patient Dena Knapp, who claims his medical error in 2016 left her with stage three kidney disease, depression and chronic fatigue. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breast Implant Study Should Be Taken with a Grain of Salt, FDA Says
A study linking silicone gel-filled breast implants with several rare diseases should be viewed with caution, according to FDA. The authors of the study, published last week in the Annals of Surgery, say they looked at data from nearly 100,000 breast implant procedures gleaned from FDA-mandated postmarket studies for implants made by Johnson & Johnson's Mentor business, and by Allergan. The analysis showed that silicone implants are associated with higher rates of  Sjögren syndrome, scleroderma, rheumatoid arthritis, stillbirth, and melanoma. The researchers reported that 56% of the...
Source: MDDI - September 18, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Implants Source Type: news

UNREST: Movie and Expert Panel Q & A
The Geisel School of Medicine and the Massachusetts ME/CFS & FM Association are sponsoring a viewing and expert panel discussion for UNREST, an award-winning documentary about Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), disabling and complex illness. The event will be held Oct. 16, from 4:00 - 6:00 PM in Auditorium E at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - September 12, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: Insider News event movie panel discussion Source Type: news

Teenager battles chronic fatigue after parasite burrowed into her eye
Skye Wheeler, 19, from Cambourne, Cornwall, endures unrelenting exhaustion and excruciating pain that has left her confined to her small bedroom. She became unwell at 14. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Millions suffer from an invisible disease: My ME/CFS story
Every morning, I shave, brush my teeth, and swallow a dozen pills. I look in the mirror and thank God I can even walk out the door. Since 2007, I've lived with an incurable disease known as chronic fatigue syndrome. Internationally, doctors call it myalgic encephalomyelitis, or ME/CFS. The tongue-twister means "painful inflammation of the brain and nervous system." (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Parental illness linked to children's increased use of health services
Parent ’s depression particularly linked to heightened use Related items fromOnMedica Bereaved parents lack support after loss of child We are ‘sitting on a young people’s health time bomb’ Hospitals to publish data on self-harm admissions CCGs ’ duties for children with disabilities Trial launched to test online treatment for chronic fatigue syndrome (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - July 31, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Book Review: The Intelligent Body
One of my dearest friends has struggled with chronic pain and fatigue for years. At her worst, she was sleeping roughly 20 hours a day and would still not feel refreshed. When she speaks of that time in her life, there is apparent sadness in her voice. What if there had been a resource that provided a possible way out of that vortex of darkness? Perhaps The Intelligent Body would have given her some insight into her condition and the role she played in it. Kyle L. Davies has quite the resume and experience to support the theory in his book, The Intelligent Body: Reversing Chronic Fatigue and Pain From the Inside Out. Davie...
Source: Psych Central - July 23, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Caroline Comeaux Lee Tags: Book Reviews Chronic Pain Disorders General Memory and Perception Psychology Self-Esteem Self-Help Stress deepak chopra intelligent body Source Type: news

The Latest on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
WEDNESDAY, July 18, 2018 -- Illnesses that lack exact testing methods can be difficult to diagnose, treat and live with, both physically and emotionally. Chronic fatigue syndrome, or CFS, is one such disease. Until recently, it was very poorly... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 18, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

The Latest on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Title: The Latest on Chronic Fatigue SyndromeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/18/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/18/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - July 18, 2018 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Suicidal ideation in non-depressed individuals: the effects of a chronic, misunderstood illness - Devendorf AR, McManimen SL, Jason LA.
Chronic illness is a risk factor for suicide but is often explained with depression. Research has shown an increased suicide rate in patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis and chronic fatigue syndrome, but specific risk factors have been unexplored. We qu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

CDC Launches New ME/CFS Guidance for Clinicians CDC Launches New ME/CFS Guidance for Clinicians
New web content addresses diagnosis, management, and additional clinical considerations for managing patients with mylagic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: New chronic fatigue syndrome test is 84 percent accurate
Researchers have developed a diagnostic test that can predict who has myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome with 84 percent accuracy. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Fibromyalgia Source Type: news

Insights from metabolites get us closer to a test for chronic fatigue syndrome
(Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health) A study led by researchers at the Center for Infection and Immunity at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health has identified a constellation of metabolites related to myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome. Combining this data with data from an earlier microbiome study, the researchers now report they can predict whether or not someone has the disorder with a confidence of 84 percent. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

' Chronic Fatigue Syndrome' Takes Down Doctors, Too'Chronic Fatigue Syndrome' Takes Down Doctors, Too
Four physicians whose medical careers were derailed by the complex and poorly understood condition urge their colleagues to take it seriously.Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Article Source Type: news

Lyme-disease sufferer, 27, is forced to live in a TENT
Rachel Gordon, 27, who is believed to be from London, was diagnosed with Lyme disease privately last year after NHS doctors told her she had chronic fatigue syndrome. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

MP Carol Monaghan leads campaign for new ME treatment
Patients, carers and MPs say exercise therapy prescribed for chronic fatigue syndrome can be harmful to patients. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Former Newspaper Reporter Entitled To Retroactive Disability Benefits, Judge Says
NEWARK, N.J. - A New Jersey federal judge on May 31 determined that a former newspaper reporter is entitled to short-term disability and long-term disability benefits under a disability plan issued by his employer because the wealth of medical evidence supports a finding that the claimant is disabled as a result of chronic fatigue syndrome under the terms of the plan and unable to perform the duties of his own occupation (Brian Vastag v. Prudential Insurance Company of America, No. 15-6197, D. N.J., 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 91458). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News - June 11, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Your thyroid hormones could be the reason why you're tired all the time
(Natural News) Researchers may have caught a break in understanding chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), a debilitating and poorly understood condition marked by bouts of persistent extreme fatigue, weakness, and depression. In a study published in the journal Frontiers in Endocrinology, researchers established a link between the condition and decreased thyroid levels. In particular, lower thyroid hormones, not... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fibromyalgia pain: Four top tips for treating painful symptoms, according to a GP
FIBROMYALGIA symptoms include widespread pain across the body, difficulty sleeping and chronic fatigue. Dr Roger Henderson, a GP in Shropshire, spoke to the express.co.uk on his top tips for treating pain caused by the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ME protesters gather in London
Protesters call for more research into treatments for chronic fatigue syndrome. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chronic fatigue syndrome treatment 'should be withdrawn'
A leading expert on the illness says some people are being harmed by graded exercise therapy (GET). (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Missing the fizz: my long battle to understand the mysteries of ME
Is chronic fatigue syndrome physiological or psychological? The medical world remains divided – leaving millions unsure about the efficacy of the treatment they receiveThe point at which I realised just how confounding some illnesses – and the human beings that suffer them – are was when, three years into a mysterious illness, someone told me that I could beat it by eating a clove of garlic each morning.This person – not a medical professional, it is perhaps unnecessary to point out – swore by its efficacy. By this stage, I had tried all sorts of things to get better – yoga, meditation, ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 6, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Nick Duerden Tags: ME / Chronic fatigue syndrome Health & wellbeing Society Medical research Science Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can endometriosis make you tired all the time?
Endometriosis is common, and symptoms include painful periods and heavy menstrual bleeding. Some researchers have linked reproductive disorders like endometriosis to chronic fatigue syndrome. In this article, we explore how to identify endometriosis fatigue, other causes of fatigue, and treatments for this symptom. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Endometriosis Source Type: news

A Revised Approach for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome A Revised Approach for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Dr Arefa Cassoobhoy highlights a new and revised approach for managing chronic fatigue syndrome.Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Linked to Low T3 Syndrome Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Linked to Low T3 Syndrome
Findings suggest that people with the condition known as chronic fatigue syndrome may be in a hypometabolic state.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - March 29, 2018 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

EndoBreak: Diabetes and IBD; Thyroid and Chronic Fatigue; Obesity and Taste
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the endocrinology world (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - March 23, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Chronic fatigue syndrome: Does the thyroid play a role?
Chronic fatigue syndrome remains a puzzling condition with unknown causes. A recent study now asks whether or not thyroid hormones could be at its root. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Fibromyalgia Source Type: news

Feeling tired: Do you have extreme tiredness or chronic fatigue syndrome?
CHRONIC fatigue syndrome symptoms include feeling tired all the time and generally unwell, but could you just have extreme tiredness? Signs of the condition are similar to many common illnesses, but the NHS distinguishes the difference. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news