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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Advancing Research and Clinical Education

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 1 pm ET

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We may know chronic fatigue syndrome by several other names, myalgic encephalomyelitis and systemic exertion intolerance disease among them. Doctors and scientists have not yet found what causes chronic fatigue syndrome. Infections and other medical and biological events are among the many possible triggers, but with no certain cause this disease is difficult to diagnose. A systematic approach to evaluating people with persistent symptoms combined with new diagnostic criteria offers hope for more accurate and faster diagnosis. Over the past several years, research has shined new light on this complex condition. The Institute of Medicine is encouraging healthcare providers to look at chronic fatigue syndrome in new ways.

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In the News - Zika Virus

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The first case of Zika virus has been reported in the continental U.S. Zika is a virus that’s carried by Aedes mosquitoes. Though there is a lot we don’t know about this virus, we do know that there is a link between Zika and birth defects. To learn more about how we can prevent mosquito-borne diseases like Zika, watch our Grand Rounds session, “Dengue and Chikungunya in Our Backyard: Preventing Aedes Mosquito-Borne Disease.”

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