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2009-01-06 14:06:10

Trauma during childhood could predispose the sufferer to chronic fatigue syndrome as an adult, researchers at Emory University in Atlanta found. In a report in Tuesday's Archives of General Psychiatry, researchers said they found 62 percent of adults with chronic fatigue syndrome suffered a childhood trauma such as neglect or abuse, compared with 24 percent of adults who hadn't experienced such trauma, USA Today reported. Chronic fatigue syndrome is unexplained exhaustion, aches and pains...

2009-01-06 08:47:52

Chronic fatigue syndrome affects as many as 2.5 percent of adults in the United States.

2008-12-10 13:46:47

Sixteen percent of Georgia's residents have trouble staying awake during the day, U.S. heath officials said.

2008-12-03 14:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The four million Americans who suffer from chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) have new reason for hope today with the announcement of an unprecedented research program to help identify biomarkers for the illness and improve diagnosis and treatment of CFS.

2008-10-21 09:00:54

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 21, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hemispherx Biopharma, Inc. (AMEX:HEB) today announced that its Medical Director, Dr. David Strayer, will present clinical data at the 48th Annual Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC) in Washington, D.C.

2008-09-13 12:00:08

By Lois M. Collins Deseret News Understanding of fibromyalgia -- and even its recognition as a legitimate illness -- has come a long way in the past few years.

2008-09-12 09:00:09

By Lois M. Collins Deseret News Understanding of fibromyalgia --and even its recognition as a legitimate illness -- has come a long way in the past few years.

2008-08-12 00:00:11

By Roger Dobson Doctors call them heart-sink cases: the one in four patients whose symptoms have no known cause. So are they really ill? Roger Dobson investigates Most patients expect a quick diagnosis and cure from their doctor.

2008-07-26 18:00:17

By Shawn Burnette, Daily Press, Newport News, Va. Jul. 26--Judy McClary, leader and founder of the Tidewater Chronic Pain & Chronic Illness Support Group in Chesapeake, holds monthly meetings at her house for those suffering from chronic pain or chronic illnesses.


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