New study: review of drugs for chronic fatigue syndrome and ME

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by Sasha Nimmo Australian scientists looked at 26 studies on drug therapy for chronic fatigue syndrome symptoms and found no recommended pharmaceuticals.  The study looked at the English-language archives of Ovid MEDLINE, EMBASE and PubMed. Just 26 studies were considered suitable for review and only 13 'reported statistically significant results'. The scientists only reviewed randomised, placebo-controlled trials. "...despite … Continue reading New study: review of drugs for chronic fatigue syndrome and ME

Treadmill test shows how Ampligen may help

by Sasha Nimmo Drug company research team identifies which CFS patients may respond best to Ampligen. Hemispherx Biopharma has identified new criteria to see which CFS patients may get significant clinical benefit from Ampligen (rintatolimod). Patients who are able to complete more than 9 minutes of exercise (modified Bruce protocol exercise tolerance test) are likely to benefit from Ampligen. Data from a previous Phase … Continue reading Treadmill test shows how Ampligen may help