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ME/CFS and related chronic complex diseases

Why study metabolomics in ME/CFS?

Why study metabolomics in ME/CFS?

Happy new year, and happy #OMFScienceWednesday! As many of you out there are recovering from the holidays, today’s topic is metabolomics. Metabolomics simply describes a way to study metabolism – that is, through measuring amounts of the metabolites (small molecules) produced by our bodies as we convert food into energy and other molecules that our…

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New ME/CFS Metabolomics Study Begins

Now that the ME/CFS Severely Ill Big Data Study is fully underway, we want to perform multiple investigations at the same time. Because of the many recent small and large donations, we can start another research project now without waiting. We are very excited to announce an amazing new collaboration with Dr. Robert Naviaux and our very own Dr….

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Tannenbaum on ME/CFS Alert about Fundraising and our Primary Research Goal

A champion of ME/CFS patients, Llewellen King, interviews our executive director about fundraising and what will attract government research funding, pharmaceutical companies, and large foundations. King, who is reporter and commentator on national politics and host of his own television show, became interested in ME/CFS after his colleague was afflicted. His first report drew such…

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More Tests Added to the ME/CFS Severely ill-BIG DATA Study

Thanks to the generous donations and increased knowledge, we have added more tests to the OMF ME/CFS Study that has been launched. We’ve uploaded an updated tests list and an updated full description of the study. As always, Cort Johnson has done a great job in explaining what we now have in our plans in…

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San Francisco TV News Covers Davis’ Family Struggle with Severe ME/CFS

It’s a compelling story that has brought lots of news media attention: A famous scientist, our own ME/CFS Scientific Advisory Board director Ronald W. Davis, PhD, trying to find scientific answers to save his son from a devastating disease, Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. A San Francisco television news station reported Whitney Dafoe’s story of being…

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NIH Report Shows OMF Is on the Right Track

The NIH released its P2P (Pathways to Prevention) report with suggestions on what types of ME/CFS studies should be conducted. As most expected, the panel called for a singular and better diagnostic criteria to be used in research, or at least for more details of cohorts to be given so comparisons between studies can easily…

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