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K De Meirleir: Conference speech August, 6th:"Biomarkers which identify CFS/ME patients"

Discussion in 'BioMedical ME/CFS News' started by Helen, Jul 27, 2018.

  1. Helen

    Helen Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    adambeyoncelowe Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    This is a bit naughty, since there isn't a proven biomarker.
     
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    Jonathan Edwards Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    I wouldn't worry too much. This looks like a commercial conference, not an academic venue. It is probably geared to making money out of drug company reps learning the ropes. Money for old ropes you might say.
     
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    "A bit naughty". :laugh:
     
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    Sly Saint Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    the Griffith Uni in Oz seem to think there is just about once a year
     
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    Dr Carrot Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    KDM seems to claim once per year that he’s found ‘the answer’.
     
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    JaimeS Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    .....SIIIIIIIIIIIGH.
     
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    I think there is a difference between “a” biomarker and “the ultimate” biomarker for ME. There are a lot of bloodlevels or other markers “off” in patients, but we just don’t know yet if it specific enough for this one disease.

    KDM has presented these findings of a combination of four biomarkers to diagnose ME more often, so it’s not new. I do find it interesting because those four levels are indeed off in my case, so I would be interested if this was replicated.
     
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    ivorin Established Member (Voting Rights)

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    The snake oil salesman at it again.
     

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