Tagged: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Why governments will have to consider the costs of long COVID when easing pandemic restrictions - COVID-19

Guest Author Jul 27, 2021

Richard Meade, Auckland University of Technology   With governments worldwide under pressure to ease pandemic restrictions as vaccination rates rise and impatience with border restrictions grows, new threats become clearer. One of the costliest, it is now feared, could be a tsunami of “long COVID” cases. Long COVID is a serious ongoing illness that follows an acute episode of the … Read More

Making life from the primordial soup - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Sep 09, 2011

This looks like a great lecture coming up next week. At least for residents of Rotorua, Palmerston North and Christchurch. It’s the 2011 Rutherford Lecture: How to Make Life from the Primordial Soup. Why RNA is the key ingredient to … Continue reading → … Read More

Chronic fatigue research sparks death threats - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Aug 22, 2011

Since I’ve been in the science sector, I’ve heard about scientists in the UK involved in animal testing receiving death threats as well as Australian climate scientists being intimidated. Source: The Observer I’ve also heard unconfirmed reports that at least one genetic modification scientist in New Zealand left the country a few years ago because … Read More

XMRV prompts media thought: ask for the ’state of play’ - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Jun 29, 2010

Previously I considered that media might ask experts what is known rather than their opinion.* [caption id="attachment_2805" align="alignleft" width="236" caption="XMRV (Source: Singh Laboratory, University of Utah.)"][/caption] The fuss about the potential link between XMRV and CFS over the past few months has reminded me of the need for coverage to present what the current state … Read More

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - MacDoctor

Jim McVeagh Oct 10, 2009

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome sufferers the world over will be very happy that there is now reliable evidence that the  virus XMRV is a likely cause of CFS. XMRV is a retrovirus found in rats, which has previously been implicated in certain type of aggressive prostate cancer. This study ably demonstrates that 67% of CFS sufferers carry the [...] … Read More