Staying informed about the latest CFIDS-related research can
be a time-consuming process. This page may help save time and effort by
providing regular research updates. The abstract of many articles that we list
are available on the National Library of Medicine’s digital archive site, PubMed
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live links to articles for which full text is available. We will add this as a
regular CFIDSLink feature, bringing you additional abstracts as they become
available. Please note: The following research items are not subject to review,
and the CFIDS Association of America assumes no responsibility for their content
Fatigue Intervention by Nurses Evaluation - The FINE
Trial. A randomised controlled trial of nurse led self-help treatment for
patients in primary care with chronic fatigue syndrome: study protocol.
Preliminary evidence of mitochondrial dysfunction associated
with post-infective fatigue after acute infection with Epstein Barr
Vernon SD, Whistler T, Cameron B, Hickie IB, Reeves WC, Lloyd
BMC Infectious Diseases 2006, 6:15 (31 January 2006)
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McCully K, Malucelli E, Iotti S.
Increase of free
Mg2+in the Skeletal Muscle of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Patients.
11, 2006; 5:1. Available at http://www.dynamic-med.com/content/pdf/1476-5918-5-1.pdf.
Cornell S. Cognitive Therapy. Advance
for Nurses online edition 2005 October 27. Available at http://nursing.advanceweb.com/common/editorial/PrintFriendly.aspx?CC=61351
Thieme K, Turk DC. Heterogeneity of
psychophysiological stress responses in fibromyalgia syndrome patients.
Arthritis Research & Therapy 2006. Available at http://arthritis-research.com/content/8/1/R9
Baraniuk JN, Casado B, Maibach H, Clauw
DJ, Pannell LK, Hess S. A chronic fatigue syndrome - related proteome in human
cerebrospinal fluid BMC Neurology 2005 5:22. Available online at http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2377/5/22
Jones JF, Kulkarni PA, Butera ST, Reeves WC. GBV-C – a virus
without a disease: We cannot give it chronic fatigue syndrome. BMC
Infectious Diseases 2005,5:78. Available at
definition of disabling fatigue in children and adolescents.
BMC Fam Pract.
2005 Aug 9;6(1):33 [Epub ahead of print]. Available at http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2296-6-33.pdf.
Drug Used To Treat Parkinson's Disease May Be Beneficial In
Available at http://news.biocompare.com/newsstory.asp?id=89760.
Wagner D, Nisenbaum R, Heim C, Jones JF, Unger ER, Reeves
WC. Psychometric properties of the CDC Symptom Inventory for assessment of
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
. Popul Health Metr
. 2005 Jul 22;3(1):8
[Epub ahead of print]. This is an Open Access article. The full text in
PDF format is available for free at
Wheeler F, Anderson L, Boddie-Willis C, Price P, Kane M.
The Role of State Public Health Agencies in Addressing Less Prevalent
. Preventing Chronic Disease Public Health Research,
Practice and Policy.
July 2005Vol 2;3. Available online at
Whistler T, Jones JF, Unger ER, Vernon SD.
Exercise responsive genes measured in peripheral blood of women with
chronic fatigue syndrome and matched control subjects
BMC Physiol. 2005 Mar 24;5(1):5. Available at http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6793/5/5
Remzi Cevik, Ali Gur
Suat, Acar Kemal Nas and Aysegul JALE Sarac. Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Gonadal Axis Hormones And
Cortisol In Both Menstrual Phases Of Women With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome And
Effect Of Depressive Mood On These Hormones
. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2004,
5:47. Published online December 8, 2004. Available at http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2474/5/47/abstract.
Burnet RB, Chatterton
BE. Gastric Emptying is Slow in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. BMC
Gastroenterol. 2004 Dec 26;4(1):32. Available at http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-230X/4/32.
Okada T, Tanaka M, Kuratsune H, Watanabe Y,
Mechanisms underlying fatigue: a voxel-based morphometric study of
fatigue syndrome . BMC Neurol. 2004 Oct
4;4(1):14. Available at http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2377/4/14.
R, Moldofsky H, Cesta A, Sammut C, Reyes M, Reeves WC.Sleep assessment in a population-based study of
chronic fatigue syndrome
. BMC Neurology 2004, 4:6. Available athttp://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2377/4/6.