National Health Council Webinar on Coronavirus Preparedness for People With Chronic Diseases: What are the Mental Health Implications?

In this webinar, our partners at the National Health Council focused on the impact of the Coronavirus on mental health in the US. The speakers discussed the increase in anxiety as well as gave general advice for self-care and advice for LGBTQ youth on coping with stress during the COVID-19 crisis. This webinar is intended […]

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Deciphering Post-Exertional Malaise

On September 18, 2014, Dane B. Cook, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Kinesiology at the University of Wisconsin, Madison and a Solve ME/CFS Initiative 2011 funded investigator, presented our most popular webinar of the year on the system biology approach his team is taking to provide a clear picture as to what causes post-exertional malaise. In this guest post for our blog, Dr. Cook reviews the material presented and tackles the many questions we received from webinar participants.

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The Importance of a Representative Patient Population for Research

Being able to offer researchers access to ME/CFS patients with demographic and clinical characteristics that represent the full range of people affected with ME/CFS removes a significant hurdle all researchers face. With the SolveCFS BioBank™ we can make ME/CFS research more appealing and accessible. But how do we ensure our SolveCFS BioBank™ is representative of the entire patient population? READ MORE….

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Research Digest – August 2014: More Results from the SolveCFS BioBank

More results from the work being done through the SolveCFS BioBank: We are pleased to report the publication of the initial BioBank study on XMRV and the publication of the first study of epigenetics in ME/CFS. Both used the clinical information and samples from the SolveCFS BioBank that were collected in 2010. READ MORE…

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SolveCFS BioBank: Calling YOU to Participate in Gathering a Breadth & Depth of ME/CFS Data, Part 4 of 4

The SolveCFS BioBank allows us to seek out and attract the brightest investigators, allowing multiple research projects on participant samples where results are combined. ME/CFS is complex, like a jigsaw puzzle. When you participate in the BioBank, different research studies are brought together. READ MORE in part 4 of 4 of this series…

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