From Medscape Rheumatology

Coverage from the

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) Clinician Summit 2018

March 02 - 03, 2018; Salt Lake City, Utah

March 02 - 03, 2018 Salt Lake City, Utah

Conference News

Popular ME/CFS News from 2017

  • Possible Mechanism Identified for 'Chronic Fatigue Syndrome' Possible Mechanism Identified for 'Chronic Fatigue Syndrome' Norwegian researchers have identified disorders in energy metabolism that could explain the hallmark postexertion 'crashes' and 'burning' muscle sensation reported by patients with ME/CFS.
  • New Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Biomarkers in the Pipeline New Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Biomarkers in the Pipeline Patients with chronic fatigue syndrome have variations in 17 circulating cytokine levels, and their concentrations in the blood correlate with disease severity, a study has found.
  • Cytokine Blocker Does Not Ease Chronic Fatigue Cytokine Blocker Does Not Ease Chronic Fatigue The interleukin 1 receptor antagonist anakinra had no effect on fatigue in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome, a study found, but cytokine inhibition is still viewed as a promising approach.

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