In the News: Researchers Find Evidence Gut Bacteria Plays a Role in Fibromyalgia

by Renee Fabian (The Mighty) This article originally appeared in Yahoo! Lifestyle The connection between the bacteria in your gut and a wide range of chronic (and even mental) illnesses is one of the trendiest research topics. For conditions like fibromyalgia, which doesn’t have a definitive diagnostic test, a new study linking specific gut microbiome patterns […]

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In the News: Healthy volunteers needed for ME/CFS/FM research at Sussex University

Healthy volunteers needed for ME/CFS/FM research at Sussex University by James Ledward This article originally appeared in GScene Dr Jessica Eccles and her team at Sussex University are keen to recruit healthy controls for their current ME/CFS/FM study. Unaffected family or friends may consider taking part. The team are looking for healthy volunteers to take part […]

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You can power the next wave of M.E. research

The 2019 Ramsay application cycle is winding down and this promises to be a banner year for the program. The Ramsays provide seed funding to build pilot data and recruit new researchers to the field. Importantly, Ramsay grants help young investigators begin to build careers studying ME/CFS. 11 early-career stage investigators have been involved in […]

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In the News: Energy Crisis

Energy Crisis by Lauren Arcuri // Art by Juan Bernabeu This article originally appeared in Proto magazine. Those who suffer from chronic fatigue syndrome often face years of doubt from their medical providers. But now the physical hallmarks of the disease are coming into focus. KATIE HART HAS BEEN sick most of her life, but it took more […]

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1,500 additional gifts of any amount by June 30 secures $20,000 for Solve M.E We’re so pleased to announce that you helped us exceed our $75,000 June 30 matching challenge! Thanks to generous donors like you, we’ve raised over $113,000 so far, which will go directly to our many advocacy and research initiatives designed to […]

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Will You Help Us Fight ME/CFS Next Year? You’ve probably already heard about our $75,000 matching challenge, but did you know that it applies to our ADVOCACY program too? We hope you’ll consider giving a gift to Solve M.E. in support of our Advocacy and Community Relations program. Check out this message from our Director […]

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Introducing the Common Data Elements Working Group

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has recently launched the Common Data Element (CDE) Working Group with the intent to streamline medical and research terminology in ME/CFS. The ultimate goal of this ambitious project is to standardize the collection, analysis, and comparison of data […]

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February 2017 Research 1st – Dr. Nahle Letter

Dear Friends, On January 27, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) posted two competitive funding opportunities: one for collaborative research centers (CRCs, U54) and another for a data management and coordinating center (DMCC, U24). This was followed by a call with the ME/CFS community in which Dr. Koroshetz, the director of the National Institute of […]

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