Some of the abnormalities that have been demonstrated in ME/CFS


Eileen Marshall      Margaret Williams     31st March 2006


In view of the fact that the peer-reviewed research data supports the following organic abnormalities in ME/CFS, how can so many members of the UK medical profession still persist in the belief that ME/CFS is a behavioural disorder?  It is shameful that UK Government bodies have consistently refused to fund any biomedical research into this devastating disorder.



For references, see:


(i) “Illustrations of Clinical Observations and International Research Findings from 1955 to 2005 that demonstrate the organic aetiology of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome” by Professor Malcolm Hooper, Eileen Marshall and Margaret Williams, 12th December 2005 (submitted to the Gibson Parliamentary Inquiry into ME).  174 pages.


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(ii) “What the Experts say about ME/CFS” by Margaret Williams, 28th March 2006.


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