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Details of XMRV Study Available

Discussion in 'XMRV Research and Replication Studies' started by mezombie, Oct 13, 2009.

  1. mezombie

    mezombie Senior Member

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    The UK's NHS has published an article that delves into the methodology and specifics of the XMRV study. For those without access to the original Science article, I think it's very helpful as it adds information not addressed in any accessible articles I've seen to date.

    It can be found here:

    http://www.tyronetimes.co.uk/nhsmental/Does-a-virus-cause-ME.5722026.jp
  2. heapsreal

    heapsreal iherb 10% discount code OPA989,

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    good

    Does explain it better then other articles i have read. Its all very promising. I just hope a test comes soon as well as a treatment, especially where i am in australia. Sometimes it can take awhile for medical break throughs from the states to filter through to Australia.
  3. mezombie

    mezombie Senior Member

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    Very helpful

    I'm glad you liked it, Heapsreal.

    Unless I pay, I can't access the Science article in Cort's resource thread. And I felt like I was reading the same thing over and over again in many other articles.

    This really answers a lot of my questions in a reader-friendly format.

    I hear you about the lag-time between testing and treatment here in the U.S. and in Australia. You've been very clever in getting your doc to prescribe antivirals and antibiotics, so perhaps you'll find a way to speed up the process.
  4. garcia

    garcia Aristocrat Extraordinaire

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  5. acer2000

    acer2000 Senior Member

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    Interesting analysis:

    From the aformentioned article in the UK: http://www.tyronetimes.co.uk/nhsmental/Does-a-virus-cause-ME.5722026.jp
  6. mezombie

    mezombie Senior Member

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    XMRV study methodology in layman's terms

    I still think this is a great article for those of us who are too brainfogged due to ME/CFS to read the longer, more detailed Science article.
  7. kamina

    kamina Retired account

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    When I try to download the PDF it takes me to a page that says:

    "Subscribe/Join AAAS or Buy Access to This Article to View Full Text. The content you requested requires a AAAS member subscription to this site or Science Pay per Article purchase. If you already have a user name and password, please sign in below."

    Basically, you do have to pay, unless I'm missing something. :confused:

    The only thing you're allowed to view for free is the abstract.
  8. cfs since 1998

    cfs since 1998 *****

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    kamina Retired account

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    Tidbit

    Trivial:
    Sadly, at the bottom of the Tyrone Times story about the Study Details, it says "Related: Mental Health".

    Perhaps that is their attitude at Tyrone Times; makes me wonder if they get CFS yet.
  11. Dx Revision Watch

    Dx Revision Watch Suzy Chapman dxrevisionwatch.com

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    NHS Choices article

    This article was originally published on the UK NHS Choices website on 9 October 09.

    It appeared in the News section listed in Categories under Mental Health along with Mediterranean diet fights for depression , Smacking and childrens IQ, Antidepressants and pregnancy and others!

    Following representations by some UK patients, it was, with a day or two, shifted to the "Neurological" Category.

    It's difficult to locate the article now through the search function but it can be found at the original URL which is:

    http://www.nhs.uk/news/2009/10October/Pages/Does-a-virus-cause-ME.aspx



    This is the page for "Chronic fatigue syndrome"

    http://www.nhs.uk/me/introduction.aspx
  12. oerganix

    oerganix Senior Member

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    all samples from outbreak areas?

    It seems to me that this idea has already been refuted on this forum, but don't remember where. If it's misinformation, it's been repeated a lot of times.
  13. anne

    anne Guest

    Right. That outbreak stuff is wrong.

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