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  1. SWAlexander

    Exercise Challenge Reveals a “Remarkable Discordance” in the Brains of People with ME/CFS

    Results There are several ways things can go wrong in the body. You can have too much or too little of something. You can have something that just sits there – doesn’t respond at all. You know you really have a problem, though, when you have what this study found: a complete reversal of...
  2. C

    Review of the Midbrain Ascending Arousal Network Nuclei and Implications for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (M... (Baraniuk, 2022)

    Review of the Midbrain Ascending Arousal Network Nuclei and Implications for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS), Gulf War Illness (GWI) and Postexertional Malaise (PEM) Abstract Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS and Gulf War Illness (GWI) share...
  3. Pyrrhus

    Subcortical brain segment volumes in Gulf War Illness and ME/CFS (Martinez Addiego et al., 2021)

    Subcortical brain segment volumes in Gulf War Illness and ME/CFS (Martinez Addiego et al., 2021) https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0024320521007359 From the team of James Baraniuk, this paper looks at the size of certain brain regions in ME/cfs, Gulf War Illness, and...
  4. Pyrrhus

    Informatics Inference of Exercise-Induced Modulation of Brain Pathways Based on Cerebrospinal Fluid Micro-RNAs in ME/CFS (Narayan et al. 2020)

    Here's a recent study that looked at microRNA's in the Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF), before and after an exercise challenge, from James Baraniuk's team: Informatics Inference of Exercise-Induced Modulation of Brain Pathways Based on Cerebrospinal Fluid Micro-RNAs in ME/CFS (Narayan et al. 2020)...