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New Ampligen/NK cell study performed by Hemispherx on CFS samples

Discussion in 'Latest ME/CFS Research' started by cigana, Jan 13, 2015.

  1. cigana

    cigana Senior Member

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  2. Kati

    Kati Patient in training

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    Did you notice the term 'CFS disease spectrum'?
     
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    cigana Senior Member

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    Interesting point, it suggests whoever wrote that isn't completely ignorant!
     
  4. Kati

    Kati Patient in training

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    I'm just wondering as we are in interesting times with the IOM report is due in a month time.
     
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    What is the difference between subgroups and a spectrum?

    Interesting. I don't think I have heard the term spectrum for us before.

    Barb
     
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    Kati Patient in training

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    Subgroups or subsets and spectrum are total opposite. A patient spectrum implies a wide range of patients.

    For instance, autism spectrum disorder refers to a wide variety of autistic patients, from mild to severely affected children.
     
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    It will be interesting data for sure, but I wish they had gone at least partly out of house for this one. Hemispherx has already had plenty of critique on their patient selection criteria in the past, and that n = 15 is automatically going to suggest a curated data set to a wary FDA. I've got a lot of faith that Ampligen can improve quality of life for a number of PWCFS, but Dr. Strayer really needs to let someone else play with the baby so that independent verification can put reviewer minds at ease.
     
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