Blog - ME/CFS, FM, ES and LC

Eleanor Stein, MD FRCP(C)
ICanCME: Interdisciplinary Canadian Collaborative ME Research Network
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ICanCME: Interdisciplinary Canadian Collaborative ME Research Network me/cfs help me/cfs research Jan 23, 2022


In August 2019, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) funded the first team grant ever for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis.

 

The press release states “Government of Canada invests...

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How Do You Know If Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia or Environmental Sensitivities Information Is Legitimate? me/cfs research Oct 16, 2021

When False Ideas Cost Lives - Scurvy and ME/CFS

In any young field and in the absence of gold standard tests and treatments theories about what causes and what cures diseases abound. This has been...

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Summary of IACFS/ME Online Conference August 21, 2020 iacfs/me me/cfs research Sep 02, 2020

The IACFS/ME conference  scheduled for June 2020 was cancelled due to COVID and a mini-version was presented online on Aug. 21, 2020. This blog covers some of the highlights.

Research...

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Metabolic Features and Regulation of the Healing Cycle (The theory of everything expanded) chronic illness me/cfs research Dec 15, 2019

To provide context for this new information, please re-read my blogs on Naviaux’s work from May 2016 and October 2016.  In the May 2016 blog, I summarize Naviaux’s 2014 paper on...

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Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Treatment me/cfs research Sep 08, 2019

Komaroff Paper: State of Knowledge of ME/CFS in JAMA

ME/CFS State of the Knowledge 

The Journal of the American Medical Association is a major medical journal. A recently published paper by...

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Accelerating Research on ME/CFS me/cfs research Apr 04, 2019

 National Institutes of Health
April 4 & 5 2019

Summary of select presentations
by Dr. Eleanor Stein

This 2-day NIH symposium on ME/CFS research is one of the most exciting I have listened...

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Montreal 2018 ME/CFS Canadian Collaborative Team Conference me/cfs research Mar 01, 2018

First-ever National Conference on ME/CFS

I have just returned from Montreal where I attended the first-ever National Conference on ME/CFS. I always leave ME/CFS meetings feeling less alone. I met...

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Objective Evidence of Post Exertional Malaise and Brain Fog in ME/CFS me/cfs research Mar 01, 2018

Mental and Physical Exertion Cause Brain Fog

Cook et al. Neural consequences of post-exertional malaise in ME/CFS. Brain, Behavior and Immunity 62 (2017) 87-99.

This study was a collaboration...

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New Research on Energy Metabolomics & Mitochondrial Function in ME/CFS by Fluge & Mella me/cfs research Jan 08, 2017

Drs. Oystein Fluge and Olav Mella from Norway are the authors of research over the past few years showing that some individuals with ME/CFS recover (at least temporarily) with rituximab, a drug...

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What are Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes (EDS) and Hypermobility Spectrum Disorders? me/cfs research Jan 01, 2017

It has been known for almost two decades that there is a connection between ME/CFS and FM and joint hypermobility. Dr. Peter Rowe was one of the first to publish on this topic. For more on his work...

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