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Which studies are most prominent within the ME/CFS community?

Discussion in 'Latest ME/CFS Research' started by JD_Lucas, Nov 12, 2017.

  1. JD_Lucas

    JD_Lucas

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    Hi there,


    I'm a newcomer to scientific research for ME/CFS. In my reading so far Ron Davis, Robert Naviaux and Jose Montoya seem to be the names which are cited the most.


    The reason I ask is because I'm attempting to summarise research into images which can be easily understood and shared across the Internet (see my original thread here: http://forums.phoenixrising.me/index.php?threads/infographics-archive.55912/ )


    After a bit of research I found these 2 studies:

    'Metabolic features of chronic fatigue syndrome' by Naviaux
    ( https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5027464/ )

    'Cytokine signature associated with disease severity in chronic fatigue syndrome patients'
    by Jose G. Montoya
    ( http://www.pnas.org/content/114/34/E7150.full?sid=4fca51a6-9278-402d-af47-48d7aedc67f1 )


    Could someone point me towards studies by Ron Davis?

    And are there any other researchers I should be looking at?


    Thanks



    PS. To give you an idea, below is a draft image I created yesterday based on Naviaux's work

    _Naviaux PR Draft.png
     
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  3. Countrygirl

    Countrygirl Senior Member

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    @thegodofpleasure has produced an excellent summary of the main studies over recent years. Maybe he will be prepared to share them with you.
     
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    Countrygirl Senior Member

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  5. Hip

    Hip Senior Member

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    A good way to dip into the many areas of ME/CFS research might be via the Phoenix Rising articles, which you can find archived here. Have a look at the Categories pop-up menu on the right of that page, which lists dozens of different ME/CFS research categories.

    You will find a similar set of articles and categories on Health Rising.
     
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    Countrygirl Senior Member

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    @Hip , who is keeping the research articles up to date, do you know? There is the new one on Nov 10th, but I don't recall seeing it in the research papers.
     
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  9. Joh

    Joh Inactivist

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    Prof. Ron Davis hasn't published on ME yet, but you might be able to extract information for your graphics from his talks, e.g. this one:

    More of his talks are on the OMF youtube channel.

    I guess you just would need to be extra careful how to present unpublished data (and I know nothing about copyright etc). The talks include very interesting information about a possible factor in the serum and a disrupted metabolism:

    Snap1473769_zpshgmdmecm.png

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  10. Joh

    Joh Inactivist

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    I imagine the studies from the Workwell Foundation (on 2 day CPET) should translate nicely into graphics.
     
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  11. Hip

    Hip Senior Member

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    You mean editing the old articles to update them when necessary? I don't think anyone has ever done that.
     
  12. JD_Lucas

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    Thanks for quick & varied replies everyone! That will keep me busy over the next few weeks.


    - Thanks for highlighting this @Joh. Not something I considered. I will start with published studies so won't be a problem in the near future, but maybe something to consider as I progress.
     
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  13. Joh

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    I think I already saw a graphic from you on twitter today? Anyway, thank you for your effort! :)
     

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