Review: 'Through the Shadowlands’ describes Julie Rehmeyer's ME/CFS Odyssey
I should note at the outset that this review is based on an audio version of the galleys and the epilogue from the finished work. Julie Rehmeyer sent me the final version as a PDF, but for some reason my text to voice software (Kurzweil) had issues with it. I understand that it is...
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XMRV:How do you establish a causalty link with CFS?

Discussion in 'XMRV Research and Replication Studies' started by Kati, Feb 23, 2010.

  1. Kati

    Kati Patient in training

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    So as the replication studies are under way, i wonder what needs to be demonstrated to prove that XMRV is responsible to cause CFS ? Is this an important part of research ?

    Anyone?
     
  2. Hope123

    Hope123 Senior Member

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    If you go to the post I made called 'HERVs and XMRV' on this same subforum, the link Kurt posts on "Rumor Viruses" has a section on criteria for establishing causality for retroviruses in illnesses.

    Also, for general purposes: Bradford-Hill criteria:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epidemiology#Bradford-Hill_criteria
     

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