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2014-07-02 15:13:09

University of Southampton One in three severely affected adults with ME in England have no access to local specialist services, new research has shown. Published in the British Medical Journal Open, the research by the University of Southampton reveals NICE guidelines, which say severely affected patients with ME, otherwise known as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), should have access to specialist care, are not being met by many NHS Trusts across England. Over a third of specialist...

2014-06-08 23:01:52

The Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Solution developed by Jennifer Nolan is a new program that provides people with natural remedies, and detailed instructions on how to treat their chronic fatigue syndrome effectively. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 08, 2014 Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is a complicated disorder characterize by extreme fatigue that cannot be explained by any underlying medical condition. CFS may...

2014-05-21 08:29:37

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Open Medicine Institute (OMI), an organization with a mission to improve health care by applying a multi-disciplinary, "big data" approach, today announced that it will begin development of a biomarker for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) and other prevalent, chronic but difficult-to-diagnose diseases. Plans are in place for development of two key tests - a detection biomarker based on RNA expression data from patients...

2014-03-31 23:35:15

The Editorial Board of Living with a Disability, a full-color print and online magazine that help individuals with various disabling medical conditions live life to the fullest, has published a must-read new article to mark Chronic Fatigue Awareness (CFS) month. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 The Editorial Board of Living with a Disability, a full-color print and online magazine that help individuals with various disabling medical conditions live life to the fullest, has published...

2011-03-23 07:52:39

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is characterized by unexplained and debilitating tiredness and is associated with headaches, disrupted sleep, muscle pain and difficulty in concentrating. New research shows that ethnicity, depression, lack of exercise or social support, and social difficulties are major risk factors for CFS. A multi-institute study funded by the Medical Research Council (UK), involving researchers across London and Manchester, looked at data from over 4000...

2011-03-21 16:24:17

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is characterized by unexplained and debilitating tiredness and is associated with headaches, disrupted sleep, muscle pain and difficulty in concentrating. New research published by BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Medicine shows that ethnicity, depression, lack of exercise or social support, and social difficulties are major risk factors for CFS. A multi-institute study funded by the Medical Research Council (UK), involving researchers across London and...

2010-02-11 14:12:11

Editorial: Chronic fatigue syndrome An air of defeatism exists within the medical profession about chronic fatigue syndrome that is undermining evidence that it can be treated, argue three senior doctors in this week's BMJ. The recent acquittal of Kay Gilderdale, who had been charged with the attempted murder of her 31 year old daughter Lynn, has led to blanket press coverage. Yet Alastair Santhouse, consultant at The South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and colleagues from...

2010-01-06 11:39:37

New UK research, published today in PLoS ONE, has not reproduced previous findings that suggested Chronic Fatigue Syndrome may be linked to a recently discovered virus. The authors of the study, from Imperial College London and King's College London, say this means that anti-retroviral drugs may not be an effective treatment for people with the illness. An estimated three in 1000 people have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), or myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), experiencing severe physical and...

2006-04-20 15:08:36

By Megan Rauscher NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Results from the largest study of chronic fatigue syndrome to date suggests that there are specific genes and gene activity patterns that make some people more prone to develop the disorder. During a telebriefing Thursday, Dr. William C. Reeves, head of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) research at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, said: "For the first time ever, we have documented that people with CFS have certain...


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siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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