Study proposes new name, definition and biomarkers for chronic fatigue syndrome

by Sasha Nimmo New case definition and biomarkers suggested from Australia’s Deakin University: Neuro-Inflammatory and Oxidative Fatigue  An Australian university is suggesting a new name to replace ME/CFS. The new name is Neuro-Inflammatory and Oxidative Fatigue or NIOF, after they studied 196 subjects with CFS (CDC criteria) and 83 with chronic fatigue and found two distinct groups. … Continue reading Study proposes new name, definition and biomarkers for chronic fatigue syndrome

Study overturns old ideas on mitochondria which may explain ME muscle problems

by Sasha Nimmo Mitochondria’s electrical system may explain exercise intolerance in ME. New 3D microscopic images of mice show how mitochondria are arranged in muscle and now explain how muscle rapidly distributes energy into the cell for movement. Researchers believe the information will change the way scientists think about muscle function and open up a … Continue reading Study overturns old ideas on mitochondria which may explain ME muscle problems