Documented involvement of viruses in ME/CFS: M Williams 30 December 09

Documented involvement of viruses in ME/CFS by Margaret Williams

One of a series – see notice below

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Full text here in MS Word format: Documented involvement of viruses in ME 30.12.09

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Documented involvement of viruses in ME/CFS

by Margaret Williams

30 December 2009

For decades it has been known and shown that viruses play a role in ME/CFS. Now there is evidence of a direct association with a gamma retrovirus – XMRV – that disables the immune system in ME/CFS, thus allowing numerous latent viruses to re-activate, which could result in the protean symptomatology…

NOTICE

Magical Medicine: How to make a disease disappear – Hooper and Williams – Spring 2010

Prior to the publication of the MRC PACE Trial results in the Spring of 2010, Professor Malcolm Hooper and Margaret Williams will be releasing a series of linked documents addressing central flaws in the PACE Trial.

These documents form part of a more substantial document that has the provisional title

Magical Medicine: How to make a disease disappear

This document has a dedicated web page at:

http://www.meactionuk.org.uk/Magical-Medicine.htm

This web page will contain an easily accessible Contents page so that people can surf and then select whatever section (or part of a section) they may wish to look at.

Although he and Margaret Williams have previously addressed some of the issues contained in the substantial document, Professor Hooper thinks it essential for there to be a single, comprehensive narrative of events and information leading up to and involving the PACE Trial.

Magical Medicine: How to make a disease disappear

Professor Malcolm Hooper and Margaret Williams

Spring 2010

http://www.meactionuk.org.uk/Magical-Medicine.htm

Documents already published that form part of the larger PACE Response document:-

1. Interstitial cystitis and CFS (26th August 2009)

http://www.meactionuk.org.uk/Interstitial_cystitis_and_Chronic_Fatigue_Syndrome.htm

2. More evidence of inflammation in ME/CFS (14th November 2009)

http://www.meactionuk.org.uk/More-evidence-of-inflammation-in-(ME)CFS.htm

3. The role of viruses in ME/CFS // XMRV (21st November 2009)

http://www.meactionuk.org.uk/The-role-of-viruses-in-ME.htm

4. The MRC’s secret files on ME/CFS (10th December 2009)

http://www.meactionuk.org.uk/The-MRC-secret-files-on-ME.htm

5. Statements of concern about CBT/GET for the Judicial Review (12th December 2009)

http://www.meactionuk.org.uk/Statements-of-Concern-for-High-Court.htm

6. Can the MRC PACE Trial be justified? (17th December 2009)

http://www.meactionuk.org.uk/Can-the-MRC-PACE-Trial-be-justified.htm

and now this latest one:

7. Documented involvement of viruses in ME/CFS (30th December 2009)

http://www.meactionuk.org.uk/Documented-involvement-of-viruses-in-ME.htm

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