Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Patients push limits for clues to chronic fatigue syndrome

Researchers hooked Zach Ault to medical monitors as he slowly climbed onto a gym bike. An invisible disease is sidelining this once avid athlete and he knew the simple exercise would wipe him out—but Ault was pedaling for ...

Neuroscience

Veterans study suggest two sub-types of Gulf War illness

Brain imaging of veterans with Gulf War illness show varying abnormalities after moderate exercise that can be categorized into two distinct groups—an outcome that suggests a more complex illness that previously thought.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New scale helps identify more serious cases of mononucleosis

(HealthDay)—A new scale for rating the severity of mononucleosis can identify patients at risk for more serious cases, including those who might develop chronic fatigue syndrome following infectious mononucleosis, according ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

No benefit seen with rituximab for chronic fatigue syndrome

(HealthDay)—In patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), B-cell depletion using several infusions of rituximab over 12 months is not associated with clinical improvement, according to a ...

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