This morning I was reading some posts on Facebook and saw that some new information regarding XMRV & ME/CFS has been published by the Wall Street Journal but unfortunately - again - it isn't good news for us CFS … [Read more...] about XMRV Link to ME/CFS Disputed by CDC
We have been hearing a lot of information, both confirming and denying, the presence of XMRV in ME/CFS patients. According to this article on ProHealth, the consensus at the World Retrovirus Meeting in Prague, a replication … [Read more...] about World Conference: XMRV Replication Study Eventually
CFS patients have been told for years that we should not give blood because the cause of the illness is unknown and any transmission concerns are still not answered. When the XMRV reports came out in October, CFS patients … [Read more...] about Is XMRV Potential Risk to Blood Supply?
The XMRV studies have been the talk of most ME/CFS websites these days and the one organization paying the most attention to the XMRV studies is the CFIDS Association. The CFIDS Assoc. President, Kim McCleary, and their CFS … [Read more...] about Updates On XMRV Findings In Studies
The CFIDS Association has reported that a second UK XMRV study, recently published in Retrovirology, has come up showing negative results. As we all know, the UK has a really negative attitude towards anything related to … [Read more...] about Second XMRV Study In UK Reveals Negative Results
As of February 14th this year, William Reeves will no longer be head of the CDC's CFS Research Program. He is taking another position and will be replaced with Dr. Elizabeth Unger, who will serve as acting chief of the … [Read more...] about Leadership Change for CDC’s CFS Research Program
There is now more information coming forth from Neuro Endocrinology Letters, dated 12/30/09, on ME/CFS patients dying earlier from heart disease than the normal population figures show. According to what ProHealth reported … [Read more...] about Will ME/CFS Eventually Kill Us?
The CFIDS Association announced today that a recent study done in the United Kingdom revealed that XMRV infection results were negative in their study participants. This report is published on the online journal PLoS ONE: … [Read more...] about UK Study Reveals Negative XMRV Test Results in ME/CFS Patients
I have written several times on Fighting Fatigue about the heart failure theory in ME/CFS patients. I have talked to a cardiologist regarding this but she wasn't much help. I have also worn a halter monitor for 24 hours but … [Read more...] about More Studies Suggest Possible Heart Failure in ME/CFS
There will be a free presentation & Q & A session with XMRV researcher, Dr. Judy Mikovits, on January 22nd. This session is sponsored by ProHealth & the HHV-6 Foundation and will be held in Santa Barbara, CA, and … [Read more...] about Presentation/Online Q & A with XMRV Researcher, Dr. Judy Mikovits