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Carmine Pariante's MRC research award-Persistent fatigue induced by interferon-alpha

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS News' started by Dolphin, Dec 21, 2011.

  1. Sean

    Sean Senior Member

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    It is pretty well all she (and a few others) have. They have largely built their careers and reputations on it, so if it turns out to be wrong or trivial, then ignominy and irrelevancy loom for them.


    Some of the usual suspects in there. :whistle:
     
  2. Esther12

    Esther12 Senior Member

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    Maybe of interest:

    http://journals.cambridge.org/actio...0091&fulltextType=RV&fileId=S0033291713002468
     
  3. Firestormm

    Firestormm Guest

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    what constitutes a 'childhood stressor'? And can it include persistent viral infections as a kid?
     
  4. Dolphin

    Dolphin Senior Member

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    Not for many of them anyway.

    Here's a sample from a CDC study:


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    Free full text:
    http://archpsyc.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=668231

    One of the big problems in this study was it used the empiric criteria (2.54% of the population, picks a lot who likely simply have depression).
     
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  5. Dolphin

    Dolphin Senior Member

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    I've started a specific thread on this paper here:
    http://forums.phoenixrising.me/index.php?threads/childhood-stressors-in-the-development-of-fatigue-syndromes-a-review-of-past-20-years-of-research.25698/
     
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  6. Firestormm

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    Childhood stress not a likely trigger for MS: http://www.medpagetoday.com/MeetingCoverage/ECTRIMS/42093

    5 October 2013

     
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