National Institutes of Health Pathways to Prevention Workshop: Advancing the Research on Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

@article{Green2015NationalIO,
  title={National Institutes of Health Pathways to Prevention Workshop: Advancing the Research on Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome},
  author={Carmen R. Green and Penney Cowan and Ronit Elk and Kathleen O’neil and Angela L. Rasmussen},
  journal={Annals of Internal Medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={162},
  pages={860-865}
}
Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is a chronic, complex, multifaceted condition characterized by extreme fatigue and other symptoms, including pain, impaired memory, sleep disturbance, and insomnia that are not improved by rest. Persons with ME/CFS may have substantial disability, and some may even become homebound and bedbound. The cause and pathogenesis remain unknown, and there are no laboratory diagnostic tests or known cures for ME/CFS. One million persons (mostly… 
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