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27 May 2019 seminar Lisbon - What can a bioestatician advise to acelerate the understanding of myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS News' started by Sly Saint, May 22, 2019.

  1. Sly Saint

    Sly Saint Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Nuno Sepúlveda (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine & CEAUL)

    https://ciencias.ulisboa.pt/en/node/11136
     
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    Dudden Established Member (Voting Rights)

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    Word about CFS seems to be spreading. Let us hope that more scientists get attracted to studying the syndrome.
     
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    Sean Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Looks interesting.

    Though not sure about this:

    "characterized by non-specific symptoms,... post exertion malaise"

    Non-specific? In my experience PEM is pretty specific. The more I do the sicker I get. Broadly speaking the basic symptom profile remains unchanged, the PEM just amplifies it (or the amplification is PEM). That phenomenon is quite distinct from my perspective.
     
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    obeat Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Surely in a sense all symptoms are nonspecific. If I go to the doctor with difficulty swallowing, they don't immediately diagnose cancer of the oesophagus. It's the pattern of symptoms that is more useful.
     
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