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ME/CFS and related chronic complex diseases

University of Melbourne: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome a kick in the guts

Metabolomics & Genetics Study Update

Samples Collected and Shared with a New Collaborator We are happy to announce that OMF and Scientific Advisory Board member Dr. Robert Naviaux at University of California, San Diego (UCSD), are now collaborating with Director Oliver Fiehn, PhD and his team at the West Coast Metabolomics Center (WCMC), University of California, Davis (UCD). Metabolomics Validation Study update from Dr....

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Bruce Kasanoff: How Great Human Beings Find Their Purpose

It’s probably a mistake to think you were “born to be” an entrepreneur, cure cancer, or become an actor. Your purpose is not just a function of your inherent talents, but rather the product of how those talents interact with what life throws in your path. Jen Brea was studying for her PhD at Harvard....

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Forbes: Entrepreneur Needed To Cure Anti-Initiative Disease

Bruce Kasanoff in Forbes magazine seeks a a world-changing entrepreneur with money, connections, and audacity. Perhaps 20 million people worldwide have had their lives curtailed by what I’m calling the Anti-Initiative disease. (In a moment, I’ll tell you its more traditional names.) This disease is horrific in that it literally punishes its victims when they display...

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OMF Newsletter – January 2017

TED Talk Brings New Awareness to ME/CFS ME activist, turned film director and producer, Jennifer Brea, took center stage at a recent TED Talks event and brought her audience to their feet. Jen begins her story when she first became ill five years ago. She shared the frustration, angst and obstacles she’s encountered in seeking...

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Inside Story: In Melbourne, progress on Chronic Fatigue

Peter Clarke talks to Bio21 researcher Chris Armstrong about new research that challenges popular views of this enigmatic illness With its debiliating symptoms – fatigue, “brain fog,” pain, gastrointestinal disorders – and its elusive causes, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome has been one of the great unsolved medical mysteries. Now, a growing number of research teams around...

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University of Melbourne: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome a kick in the guts

Research suggests that chronic fatigue is linked to gut bacteria and how our bodies convert food into energy By Florienne Loder, University of Melbourne As the New Year gets going, are you still feeling tired and run down? Do you feel like you could sleep for a week and that you’ve reached the limit of...

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