Posts Tagged ‘Fatigue Syndrome’

Researchers at the University of Utah went looking for XMRV in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome and came up empty-handed. There have been a number of studies that failed to replicate a study published in Science in 2009 that found the virus XMRV in a greater proportion of CFS patients than in healthy controls. But [...]

The much-awaited PNAS paper published yesterday (and reported in today’s WSJ) about the discovery of a family of retroviruses in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome came with a backstory — its own editorial explaining the publication process. Here’s why that was necessary. Earlier in the summer, the WSJ reported that the completed paper, by a [...]