There is now an OMF Canada! advocacy me/cfs Sep 01, 2019

There is now an OMF Canada!  https://www.omfcanada.ngo/

The Open Medicine Foundation is a non-profit group in the US founded in 2012. Under the leadership of Linda Tannenbaum, the OMF has...

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NEW Made in Alberta Clinical Practice Guidelines for ME/CFS guidelines me/cfs Apr 01, 2016

Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) are documents which take into account all of the published, peer reviewed medical literature and make recommendations based on that evidence.

Evidence based...

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PACE Protest cognitive behavior therapy graded exercise therapy me/cfs Dec 01, 2015

Many of you will have heard of the PACE study, a large multicentre study of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and Graded Exercise Therapy (GET) for ME/CFS conducted in the UK. The first paper from...

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Flu Vaccination me/cfs vaccines Oct 01, 2015

We are entering flu season. I anticipate getting many questions as to my recommendations regarding whether people with ME/CFS should get the flu vaccine or not. Health Canada recommends that...

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Paper Published by Dr. Karin Olson on the nature of "fatigue" in ME/CFS fatigue me/cfs me/cfs research Jun 01, 2015

I was fortunate to have the chance to work with Dr. Karin Olson, a professor of Nursing at U of Alberta and long time CFS researcher and her graduate student Oksana Zimka testing her hypothesis of...

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Progress in ME/CFS: Slow and Steady Wins the Race - Lucinda Bateman me/cfs May 19, 2015

Recorded May 19, 2015, as part of the Calgary International Awareness Day Educational Event for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, & Multiple Chemical...

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Important Findings from the Columbia Study of ME/CFS immune function me/cfs me/cfs research Mar 08, 2015

“Distinct plasma immune signatures in ME/CFS are present early in the course of illness.”

Hornig et al Sci. Adv. 2015;1:e1400121 Feb 27, 2015

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Sea Change for ME/CFS? The NIH P2P, AHRQ and IOM Reports me/cfs Mar 01, 2015

In the past few months three important reports have been published that will impact the future (and possible even the name) of ME/CFS.

This newsletter provides a brief summary of each reports and...

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