Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Possible Breakthrough Treatment

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Possible Breakthrough Treatment Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Possible Breakthrough Treatment A new study reveals that chronic fatigue syndrome, a debilitating condition with unknown causes, can be explained by lower thyroid levels — but may be distinct from thyroidal disease. This can be seen as a first step to finding a treatment for a…

47th Health Research Report 06 JAN 2009 – Reconstruction

  Editors Top Five:   **Holiday Light Version   In this issue:   1. Common food additive found to increase risk and speed spread of lung cancer 2. Another reason to avoid high-fat diet — it can disrupt our biological clock 3. Nutrigenomics — developing personalized diets for disease prevention 4. Grape-seed extract kills laboratory…

Chronic fatigue syndrome is not linked to suspect viruses

Contact: stephanie Berger sb2247@columbia.edu 212-305-4372 Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health Multi-site blinded study puts to rest the notion that these viruses cause the mysterious ailment The causes of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) have long eluded scientists. In 2009, a paper in the journal Science linked the syndrome—sometimes called myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME)—to infection with…