ME Research Summary

Research

 

From ME Action.

 

Myalgic encephalomyelitis is a complex chronic disease that affects multiple body systems. While funding for research and clinical care remains a serious concern, there is now a growing body of literature that identifies and explicates dysfunction in the immune, neurological, and energy metabolism systems in people with ME. What follows is an abbreviated summary of ME research over the past ten years.

THE INSTITUTE OF MEDICINE REPORT, 2015 Beyond Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Redefining an Illness is a literature review conducted by the National Academies of Medicine. A panel of experts reviewed over 9,000 separate studies and concluded that ME/CFS is a multi-system disease often preceded by an immune challenge

 

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