New era for ME/CFS research as top cytokine study attracts media headlines
The immune systems of patients who have recently developed ME/CFS look markedly different from those who have been ill for much longer, according to a major new study from Drs. Ian Lipkin and Mady Hornig at Columbia University. This shift in immune function hadn’t been seen before.
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Norway bans ME/CFS patients from donating blood

Discussion in 'Media, Interviews, Blogs, Talks, Events about XMRV' started by Jemal, Dec 10, 2010.

  1. Jemal

    Jemal Senior Member

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    I just read on this Dutch website that Norway has now also banned ME/CFS patients from donating blood:
    http://www.hetalternatief.org/XMRV Noorwegen Bloedbanken 2010 785.htm

    A letter was sent by the government to bloodbanks that states that the relationship between XMRV and ME/CFS is not clear at the moment. It's also stating though that sick people should not donate blood and that therefore ME/CFS patients should not donate blood.

    So officially this ban is not about XMRV... :angel:
     
  2. Enid

    Enid Senior Member

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    But recognition of an infection.
     

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