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Dr Alan Light: why ME/CFS is an easier research target than many cancers and Alzheimer's...

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS News' started by Sasha, Oct 4, 2015.

  1. Sasha

    Sasha Fine, thank you

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    Very interesting points that Dr Light makes in this short interview with Carole Head of Solve (poor sound quality): basically, because once you've got it the disease doesn't change much and (mostly) doesn't progress to the point where it kills you, it's a single, static target for research and more curable.

    Also says that we can take advantage of the 30-year start that research into other diseases have on us, by nicking their tools. :cool:

    And that his team have identified an integrated "fatigue system" and know what its components are. They believe it interacts with the cardiovascular system, GI system, brain and ANS - can investigate this and see which components are involved in causing the symptoms.



    Very encouraging little interview, published in May this year.

    Dr Light is giving a Solve webinar on Thursday, October 15 and I, for one, will be glued to it!
     
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