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    1. Gut Bacteria May Hold Clues to Chronic Fatigue

      By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, July 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Chronic fatigue syndrome -- a condition that continues to baffle doctors -- may be influenced by a person's intestinal bacteria -- sometimes called gut microbiome, new research finds. "Patients with chronic fatigue syndr

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    2. Chronic Fatigue Therapies Provide Some With Relief

      By Christine Chen HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Nov. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- For some people with chronic fatigue syndrome, two types of treatment can provide long-term benefits, new research suggests. Chronic fatigue syndrome is characterized by extreme, debilitating fatigue that doesn't go away

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    3. Chronic Fatigue 'Brain Fog' Clues in Spinal Fluid

      By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, March 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with chronic fatigue syndrome show a distinct pattern of immune system proteins in their spinal fluid -- a finding that could shed light on the "brain fog" that marks the condition, researchers say. The new study fou

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    4. Immune System Changes and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

      By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Chronic fatigue syndrome appears to be linked to specific changes in a person's immune system, particularly increased amounts of chemical messengers that regulate immune responses, researchers report. The study adds to g

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    5. New Name, Criteria for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

      By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Chronic fatigue syndrome, a debilitating illness affecting up to 2.5 million Americans, may soon get a new name and set of diagnostic criteria. In a report released Tuesday, an independent panel of experts convened by t

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    6. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Linked to Early Menopause

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- There's a link between early menopause and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), a new study suggests. The findings may help explain why women are two to four times more likely to have CFS than men, and why the condition is mos

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    7. Brain Scans Give Clues to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

      By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Oct. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- There are clear differences in the brains of people with chronic fatigue syndrome and the brains of healthy people, new research indicates. Scientists at Stanford University School of Medicine said their findings

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    8. Possible Clues to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

      By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, May 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Seeking better insight into chronic fatigue syndrome, a new brain scan investigation has pinpointed what could be the first evidence of a connection between nerve cell inflammation and the onset of this debilitating and somewha

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    9. Web Therapy Helps With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

      Feb. 29, 2012 -- Internet-based behavioral therapy appears to be a highly effective new tool for the treatment of teenagers with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), according to a new study from the Netherlands. After just six months of treatment, the self-reported recovery rate among teens with CFS who

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    10. Cancer Drug May Also Treat Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

      Oct. 19, 2011 -- Researchers in Norway say they’ve been able to treat symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome by giving patients a biologic drug that affects the immune system. The drug, rituximab (Rituxan), works by depleting immune cells called B-cells. It is FDA approved to treat non-Hodgkin’s lymph

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