Research Articles regarding ME and FM (Updated April 2017)

3 April 2017

by Susan Katz

Dear Readers,

Here is a list of recent articles about ME/FM and links to the full article. We have included this list of recent articles as a feature service in our newsletter to save you time and energy in searching the Internet. You can just click and read! The articles range from those of general interest about ME/FM to those that are scientific or technical.


General Interest Articles and Videos:

Moving Toward Answers in ME/CFS

Q&A on ME/CFS Research with Dr. Ron Davis

Janet Dafoe, an ME/CFS Caregiver, Speaks about Living with the Disease

An Update on ME/CFS Research with Dr. Ronald W. Davis

Getting It Wrong on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME)


Through the “Valley of Death”: Dr. Pridgen, Fibromyalgia and the Looming Trials

Red Deer lawyer campaigns for medical research

SXSW Film: “Unrest” examines pain-riddled life with ME


Recent Articles by National Pain Report:

  • 10 Reasons to Fire Your Fibromyalgia Doctor
  • Trial Shows Positive Results for Treatment for Fibromyalgia
  • Green Light LED Being Tested to Treat Chronic Pain and Fibromyalgia
  • 6 Gadgets to Help Relieve Fibromyalgia Pain
  • 9 Tips For Anyone Newly Diagnosed with Fibromyalgia
  • A Year in Review: 2016’s Top Fibromyalgia Stories

A Doctor with Chronic Illness

By Amy Stenehjem, M.D

I'm a Doctor With Chronic Illness. Here Are 12 Things I Wish People Knew.

Did you have medical expenses? You may be able to claim them on your income tax and benefit return: More information here.

Tired of explaining ME/CFS?  Report By Healthwatch-Trafford

Trump’s Budget Cuts Threaten Progress in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia (ME/FM)

Trump’s Budget Cuts Threaten Progress in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia

Unanimous vote in Georgia State House to support ME patients

Kathryn Zador of Kitchener received a Sovereign's Medal for founding FibroMoves, an in-pool rehabilitation program to help people who suffer from fibromyalgia (FM)

Grief and Chronic Illness not part of the care plan

The risk of suicide among ME/CFS patients is a staggering five times higher than the general population. Read this Spanish study.

How have selection bias and disease misclassification undermined the validity of myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome studies? Great article by Dr. Luis Nacul.

 Metabolic features of chronic fatigue syndrome (ME), a groundbreaking study. Here is the full Study

Metabolomics and Genetics Study and Updates

Medscape articles:

Looking at Fibromyalgia and Eye Problems

Activin B is a novel biomarker for chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) diagnosis: a cross sectional study

An open letter to Psychological Medicine about “recovery” and the PACE trial: 

Links to all articles related to ME/CFS that have been published at virology blog, and episodes of the science show This Week in Virology

Humoral Immunity Profiling of Subjects with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Using a Random Peptide Microarray Differentiates Cases from Controls with High Specificity and Sensitivity