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Association of mitochondrial dysfunction and fatigue: A review of the literature (ME/CFS related)

Discussion in 'Latest ME/CFS Research' started by Bob, Apr 20, 2014.

  1. Bob

    Bob

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    Association of mitochondrial dysfunction and fatigue: A review of the literature.
    Kristin Filler, Debra Lyon, James Bennett, Nancy McCain, Ronald Elswick, Nada Lukkahatai, Leorey N. Saligan.
    BBA Clinical, Available online 13 April 2014

    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S221464741400004X

    This is very much a CFS-related paper: The study reviewed 25 papers, 18 of which investigated only patients with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), with three more investigating ME, or ME and CFS:

    "Eighteen studies investigated only patients with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS); remaining studies investigated a combination of myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) and CFS (n = 2), ME (n = 1), multiple sclerosis (n = 1), HIV-related fatigue (HRF) (n = 1), systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) (n = 1), and cancer-related fatigue (CRF) (n = 1)."

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    From Wikipedia:

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    Chronic phase lipids in sera of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), chronic ciguatera fish poisoning (CCFP), hepatitis B, and cancer with antigenic epitope resembling ciguatoxin, as assessed with MAb-CTX.

    http://www.ncf-net.org/pdf/Hokama3.pdf
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  3. August59

    August59 Daughters High School Graduation

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    I have been following the "United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation" for the lest year or so. I just received a newsletter from them which is highlighting their upcoming symposium set for June 5-7 in Pittsburgh, PA.

    I actually found this link on their website which may have already been posted.
    http://www.envita.com/lyme-disease/...algia-autoimmune-disease-chronic-lyme-disease

    The speakers at the symposium in June has some familiar names, but cannot tie them to specific research or studies.

    They are well organized and are very broad in the scope of research they pursue. I think it is definitely a disease and a area of research to follow!!

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