Anti-herpesvirus drug treatment may benefit some chronic fatigue syndrome patients
Many experts believe that chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) has several root causes including some viruses. Now, lead scientists Shara Pantry, Maria Medveczky and Peter Medveczky of the University of South Florida's Morsani College of Medicine, along with the help of several collaborating scientists and clinicians, have published an article in the Journal of Medical Virology suggesting that a common virus, Human Herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6), is the possible cause of some CFS cases... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 30, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases / Bacteria / Viruses Source Type: news

Anti-herpes virus drug treatment may benefit some chronic fatigue syndrome patients
Many experts believe that chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) has several root causes including some viruses. Now, lead scientists Shara Pantry, Maria Medveczky and Peter Medveczky of the University of South Florida's Morsani College of Medicine, along with the help of several collaborating scientists and clinicians, have published an article in the Journal of Medical Virology suggesting that a common virus, Human Herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6), is the possible cause of some CFS cases... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 30, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases / Bacteria / Viruses Source Type: news

Inherited virus can cause cognitive dysfunction and fatigue
(University of South Florida (USF Health)) Many experts believe that chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) has several root causes including some viruses. Now, lead researchers at the University of South Florida, along with the help of several collaborating scientists and clinicians, have published an article in the Journal of Medical Virology suggesting that a common virus, Human Herpesvirus 6, may cause some CFS cases. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 26, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

One in four cancer survivors suffers serious side-effects, study finds
Call for survivors to receive 'cancer recovery package' of care and support to help them with consequences of treatmentAt least one in four cancer survivors suffers serious medical side-effects of their treatment such as heart failure, osteoporosis and sometimes extreme pain, according to a new report.Women who have had breast cancer are at nearly double the risk of heart failure than those who have not had the disease, while men who have had prostate cancer are at 2.5 times greater risk of developing the brittle bones disease osteoporosis than those who have never had it.Professor Jane Maher, chief medical officer of Macm...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 19, 2013 Category: Science Authors: Denis Campbell Tags: News Health guardian.co.uk Medical research Society Cancer UK news NHS Science Source Type: news

Don’t Be Intimidated in the Doctor’s Office: Six Strategies
Here are six strategies to help minimize the odds that you’ll be intimidated and to help ensure that you'll make the most of the short time allotted to you with the doctor.read more (Source: Psychology Today Anxiety Center)
Source: Psychology Today Anxiety Center - July 1, 2013 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Toni Bernhard, J.D. Tags: Anxiety Health Self-Help Stress accountant bernhard blood pressure Chronic Fatigue Syndrome chronic illness doctors examining room experiences hairdresser law professor medical condition mindful attention nightgown odds Source Type: news

Qigong alleviates chronic fatigue symptoms
Read the full story on MD Consult: Qigong alleviates chronic fatigue symptoms (Source: MD Consult: News: Top Stories)
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ANH-Intl Feature: Build your energy reserve or age prematurely and die early
Insights and ‘take homes’ from the Institute for Functional Medicine’s 2013 annual conference in Dallas, Texas, USA (Source: Alliance for Natural Health)
Source: Alliance for Natural Health - June 5, 2013 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Sophie Tags: advanced glycation end AGE ageing Alzheimer’s disease antibiotics calorie restriction cancer carbohydrate cardiocytes cardiometabolic impairment chronic fatigue syndrome dementia diabetes energy europe fibromyalgia functi Source Type: news

HIV Patients Continue to Suffer From Severe Fatigue Despite HAART
In this study, HIV-infected patients experienced high levels of fatigue similar to those experienced by patients with chronic fatigue syndrome/myagalic encephalomyelitis. (Source: Consultant Live)
Source: Consultant Live - June 4, 2013 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Probiotics with antibiotics cut diarrhoea infections
Researchers say probiotics should be used where there are C.diff outbreaksRelated items from OnMedicaCertain probiotics more effective than others for child diarrhoea Chronic fatigue and IBS linked to gut parasiteE. coli linked to long-term illnessC.diff drug shows promise (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - June 3, 2013 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

hCGTreatments / Diet Doc hCG Diets & Weight Loss Plans Announces...
By designing sound nutritional diet plans that are customized to each patient's needs, Diet Doc has been successful in helping thousands reduce the risk and the symptoms of chronic fatigue...(PRWeb May 24, 2013)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/diet-plans/chronic-fatigue/prweb10766250.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - May 25, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The Workaholic Breakdown
What happens to your health as the workaholic breakdown spirals downwards?read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - April 30, 2013 Category: Addiction Authors: Barbara Killinger, Ph.D. Tags: Addiction Health Self-Help Stress acute anxiety arms and legs blood cholesterol chronic fatigue copious amounts defensive attitude depersonalization dr archibald hart facial muscles fear of failure heart muscle left brain thi Source Type: news

The Workaholic Breakdown - The Loss of Health
What happens to your health as the workaholic breakdown spirals downwards?read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - April 30, 2013 Category: Addiction Authors: Barbara Killinger, Ph.D. Tags: Addiction Health Self-Help Stress acute anxiety arms and legs blood cholesterol chronic fatigue copious amounts defensive attitude depersonalization dr archibald hart facial muscles fear of failure heart muscle left brain thi Source Type: news

Patients with chronic fatigue use additional areas of brain when using memory
Scientists studying the brain scans of chronic fatigue patients have found they use additional brain regions to do simple tasks requiring attention. This may explain the problems many sufferers have with memory. The findings are just one of several new studies being presented today [22 Apr] at the launch of a new UK-wide research body to advance understanding and treatment into this debilitating condition which affects over 600,000 people in the UK. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - April 22, 2013 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: news_text Tags: Press releases Source Type: news

Re-moralization, Depression, and You
In an experimental seminar called the History of Medicine Interest Group members are encouraged to undertake research on their own illnesses and experiences. What are the routes to recovery? One pathway to explore, for people who are totally dejected, is “re-moralization.”read more (Source: Psychology Today Depression Center)
Source: Psychology Today Depression Center - April 21, 2013 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Edward Shorter, Ph.D. Tags: Depression Education Psychiatry bathwater carol nash cause of depression chief complaint Chronic Fatigue Syndrome demoralization dr carol edward shorter formica history of medicine irritability malady medical help medical p Source Type: news

The Only Certainty Is Uncertainty
Doctors should admit medical uncertainty, not assume a problem is all 'in the patients head. read more (Source: Psychology Today Anxiety Center)
Source: Psychology Today Anxiety Center - April 20, 2013 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Allen J. Frances, M.D. Tags: Anxiety Depression Health Psychiatry antibiotics brink chronic fatigue chronic pain disease causing bacteria dsm 5 endicott Fibromyalgia fifty years giant galaxies human body human genome human history humility irritabl Source Type: news

Chronic Fatigue Limits Quality of Life in Imatinib-Treated CML Patients
A study of patients with chronic myeloid leukemia treated with imatinib found that chronic fatigue is the major factor that limits health-related quality of life. (Source: Cancer Network)
Source: Cancer Network - April 17, 2013 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Chronic Fatigue In Adults May Be An Increased Risk For Survivors Of Childhood Leukemia And Lymphoma
Chronic fatigue, a persistent lack of energy that does not improve with rest, is at least three times more prevalent among adult survivors of acute lymphoblastic leukemia and lymphoma experienced during childhood or adolescence than in the general adult population, according to an article in Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology (JAYAO), a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed publication from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. JAYAO is the Official Journal of the Society for Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology. The article is available online on the iJAYAO website... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 21, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma Source Type: news

Are survivors of childhood leukemia and lymphoma at greater risk of chronic fatigue as adults?
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) Chronic fatigue, a persistent lack of energy that does not improve with rest, is at least three times more prevalent among adult survivors of acute lymphoblastic leukemia and lymphoma experienced during childhood or adolescence than in the general adult population, according to an article in Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 19, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

The fog of fatigue I live din for 16 years has lifted at last: How pop art legend Roy Lichtenstein's muse has conquered chronic ME
Erica Wexler, 43, has won the battle with debilitating neurological condition chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), once known as ME (myalgic encephalomyelitis). (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 23, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

PTSD: A Window into the Bodymind (Part 5)
Science and medicine are evolving toward a major change in outlook, where patient health and well being are viewed along a spectrum and no condition can be dismissed as 'merely' psychosomatic.read more (Source: Psychology Today Personality Center)
Source: Psychology Today Personality Center - February 22, 2013 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Michael Jawer Tags: Health Neuroscience Personality Stress amalgam bou chronic fatigue conscious awareness constant contact conventional science Fibromyalgia flip side genetic predispositions hormonal systems human personality immune system ir Source Type: news

Another reason to drink green tea - Greatly reduce your risk of Alzheimer's
Perhaps there is no beverage studied for health benefits more than green tea. It has been established as having anti-aging properties, promoting cardiovascular health, protecting against diabetes, reversing chronic fatigue syndrome, and exhibiting anti-cancer properties... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 21, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

healtheo360’s 360 Interviews highlight the life of Howard Bloom,...
healtheo360 announces 360Interviews, an in-depth spotlight series on healtheo360 members living with chronic conditions.(PRWeb February 13, 2013)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/chronic-fatigue-syndrome/bloom/prweb10420984.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - February 14, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA rejects rintatolimod (AmpligenT) for chronic fatigue syndrome
Source: BioSpace Area: News The US Food and Drug Administration has rejected the New Drug Application for rintatolimod (AmpligenT), an injectable immunomodulator being investigated for chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS).   The Agency considered that the evidence provided by the company did  not provide sufficient information to determine whether the product is safe and effective for CFS.   It will require the company to conduct at least one addition clinical trial of the medicine, complete various nonclinical studies and perform further data analysis. (Source: NeLM - News)
Source: NeLM - News - February 6, 2013 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

FDA Nixes Rintatolimod for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome FDA Nixes Rintatolimod for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
The FDA asked Hemispherx to perform at least 1 more clinical trial, nonclinical studies, and data analyses of Ampligen for chronic fatigue syndrome before reconsidering the New Drug Application. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 6, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Alert Source Type: news

FDA Turns Down Chronic Fatigue Drug
(MedPage Today) -- The FDA will require a new clinical trial of rintatolimod (Ampligen) as well as additional types of data before it will approve the drug for chronic fatigue syndrome, its manufacturer said. (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - February 5, 2013 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Hemispherx Biopharma Receives Complete Response Letter From FDA on Ampligen New Drug Application for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hemispherx Biopharma, Inc. announced that it received a Complete Response Letter from the US Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") declining to approve its new drug application ("NDA") for Ampligen(R)... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications - February 5, 2013 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Rehabilitation Therapies Can Lead To Recovery From Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Research led by Queen Mary, University of London, has shown that recovery from chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is possible for some patients, and has identified two treatments most likely to lead to recovery. The latest results from the PACE trial* show that cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) and graded exercise therapy (GET), as supplements to specialist medical care, increase the likelihood of recovery from CFS three-fold compared to other treatments studied... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 5, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Source Type: news

Hemispherx says FDA rejects fatigue drug application
(Reuters) - Hemispherx Biopharma Inc said U.S. regulators had declined to approve its new drug application for Ampligen, its experimental drug for treating chronic fatigue syndrome, five years after the company first filed for the drug's approval. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 5, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Chronic Fatigue Treatments Lead To Recovery In Trial
In a large UK trial, chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) patients who received cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) or graded exercise therapy (GET), combined with specialist medical care, were three times more likely to recover than those who received other treatments. Researchers from King's College London, Queen Mary University of London, the University of Oxford and the Medical Research Council , write about the results of the PACE trial in a paper published in the January online first view issue of Psychological Medicine... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 1, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Source Type: news

Rehabilitation therapies can lead to recovery from chronic fatigue syndrome
Research has shown that recovery from chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is possible for some patients, and has identified two treatments most likely to lead to recovery. (Source: Medical Research Council Research News)
Source: Medical Research Council Research News - January 31, 2013 Category: Research Source Type: news

Dr Esther Crawley provides expert comment on latest research into Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Dr Esther Crawley, Reader in Child Health at the University’s School of Social and Community Medicine has commented to the media on new findings, published in Psychological Medicine today [31 Jan 13], about a multi-centre PACE trial, which found that rehabilitative cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) and graded exercise therapy (GET) were more effective treatments for chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) than specialist medical care (SMC) alone. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - January 31, 2013 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: news_text Tags: In the media Source Type: news

Rehabilitation therapies can lead to recovery from chronic fatigue syndrome
(Queen Mary, University of London) Research led by Queen Mary, University of London, has shown that recovery from chronic fatigue syndrome is possible for some patients, and has identified two treatments most likely to lead to recovery. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 31, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Chronic fatigue syndrome patients need an effective therapeutic
Ampligen, the first drug ever seeking approval to treat chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME), recently hit another roadblock with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). In its long quest to treat 1 million Americans suffering from this debilitating illness, the FDA advisory panel did not recommend the drug to be sold on the market, largely because CFS/ME doesn't have clear biomarkers such as blood tests to define patients who most likely to respond to the drug. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - January 25, 2013 Category: Science Source Type: news

Chronic fatigue syndrome patients need an effective therapeutic, leading expert argues
Ampligen, the first drug ever seeking approval to treat chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME), recently hit another roadblock with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). In its long quest to treat 1 million Americans suffering from this debilitating illness, the FDA advisory panel did not recommend the drug to be sold on the market, largely because CFS/ME doesn't have clear biomarkers such as blood tests to define patients who most likely to respond to the drug. A leading clinician argues that the real loser is not Ampligen, but CFS/ME patients whose daily suffering continues to be unabated. (So...
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - January 25, 2013 Category: Science Source Type: news

Identifying and Treating Common Psychiatric Conditions Comorbid With
This article reviews the diagnostic criteria for both myalgic encephalomyelitis and fibromyalgia and describes how to differentiate them from depressive and anxiety disorders, the psychiatric conditions with which they are most often confused. (Source: Psychiatric Times)
Source: Psychiatric Times - January 18, 2013 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Identifying and Treating Common Psychiatric Conditions Comorbid with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and/or Fibromyalgia
This article reviews the diagnostic criteria for both myalgic encephalomyelitis and fibromyalgia and describes how to differentiate them from depressive and anxiety disorders, the psychiatric conditions with which they are most often confused. (Source: Psychiatric Times)
Source: Psychiatric Times - January 18, 2013 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

30 Days to Better Sleep: Learn the Difference Between Sleepiness and Fatigue
It may seem like semantics, arguing over the meanings of similar words, but it really does matter: What is the difference between sleepiness and fatigue? Not only may discriminating between these distinctive feelings identify different causes, but it may also help to treat insomnia. Some people lose touch with what it feels like to be sleepy. Sleepiness or drowsiness is the extreme desire to fall asleep. Imagine that you are sitting after lunch in your most comfortable chair. You are cozy and relaxed. Your eyelids become heavy, each time they close they stay that way a moment longer. You are ready to doze off. You are sle...
Source: About Sleep Disorders - January 7, 2013 Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: news

FDA Advisory Committee Makes Recommendations on Ampligen for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 21, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hemispherx Biopharma, Inc. (the "Company" or "Hemispherx") today announced the outcome of the meeting of the Arthritis Advisory Committee (the "AAC") of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (the... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications - December 27, 2012 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

FDA Panel Considers 1st Drug for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Title: FDA Panel Considers 1st Drug for Chronic Fatigue SyndromeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/20/2012 10:36:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/20/2012 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - December 20, 2012 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news