Hunting down the cause of ME/CFS & other challenging disorders - Lipkin in London
In a talk to patients in London on 3rd September, Dr. W. Ian Lipkin described the extraordinary lengths he and his team are prepared to go to in order to track down the source of an illness, with examples ranging from autism to the strange case of Kawasaki disease.
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What's the worldwise incidence of neuro-immune ME?

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS News' started by willow, Aug 21, 2010.

  1. willow

    willow Senior Member

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    Sorry if this is an obvious question but searching only confused me.

    Anyhow, a healthy person I've been updating on XMRV etc has asked me and I'd like to give good info.

    Other stats welcome too.

    Thanks!
     
  2. Dolphin

    Dolphin Senior Member

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    Firstly, it's important to get terminology correct.
    Incidence is the amount of people who become ill in any one year.
    But the figure that is usually looked for is prevalence: the amount of people ill at any one time.

    This issue was covered in this thread:
    http://www.forums.aboutmecfs.org/sh...-cfs-affects-17-million-worldwide-quot-source
     
  3. willow

    willow Senior Member

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    Thanks Dolphin
     

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