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  1. Inactivity Linked to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    Oct. 5, 2004 -- Physical activity is vital for children for many reasons, from reducing obesity to building healthy fitness habits. Now, British researchers have added another benefit to the list: Active kids are less likely to develop chronic fatigue syndrome later in life than their sedentary chil

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  2. Potential Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Drug Fails

    Sept. 7, 2004 --The largest completed trial to date of people with chronic fatigue syndrome shows that the drug galantamine is not a potential treatment for the condition. The study, reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association, was crystal clear: Galantamine was no better than a plac

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  3. Skin Offers Clues to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    Aug. 26, 2004 -- The long sought-after physical evidence of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) may be found in the skin, according to a new research. The study suggests that differences in skin temperature and electrical activity may provide a new way to identify the potentially disabling disorder. CFS

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  4. Exercise Helps Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    July 22, 2004 -- With three months of regular exercise, chronic fatigue syndrome sufferers can get renewed energy, a new report shows. Chronic fatigue syndrome has long been a mystery -- a major health problem that severely affects quality of life, even the ability to carry on with usual day-to-day

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  5. High Price of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Set

    June 24, 2004 -- The physical and mental fatigue caused by chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) costs the U.S. more than $9 billion each year in lost productivity alone, according to a new study. Researchers say CFS affects between 400,000 and 800,000 people in the U.S. The mysterious condition of unknown

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  6. Tricky Heart May Cause Chronic Fatigue

    April 14, 2003 -- Many people with chronic fatigue syndrome may have a serious heart problem. A new finding hints that blood circulation problems may be an underlying cause of the mysterious illness. Nobody is sure what causes chronic fatigue syndrome. As more becomes known, it's likely that some ch

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  7. Chronic Fatigue Is Very Disabling, Doctors Say

    Nov. 20, 2001 -- If you have chronic fatigue, do you feel as if it has led you down a long road of frustration? You're not alone. Diagnosing and treating this mysterious -- and disabling -- medical problem is a source of aggravation for doctors too. Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is also known as ch

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  8. Two Treatments for Chronic Fatigue Top the List

    Sept. 19, 2001 -- Chronic fatigue is a perplexing medical problem for patients and doctors, and so far, there are no great answers for treating it. But researchers are furiously looking for which treatments seem to lead the pack in helping people with this crippling disease. Doctors do not know what

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  9. Possible New Cause of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Identified

    May 29, 2001 -- Yet another potential cause of chronic fatigue syndrome has been uncovered, this time by an Australian group of researchers. They implicate an abnormality in a body system called the anandamide system, but a U.S. chronic fatigue syndrome expert is not convinced by their early finding

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  10. Protein May Lead to First Test for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    Feb. 16, 2000 (New York) -- It's been labeled everything from a stress disorder to the "yuppie flu," but a study in the February issue of The American Journal of Medicine suggests that chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), for which there is no real diagnostic test, causes changes to the immune system tha

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