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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Research Gains Funding, And Controversy
National Public Radio

People who suffer from the condition known as chronic fatigue syndrome are accustomed to being dismissed by health care professionals and to only occasional mentions of their condition in the media. These past few weeks have been a notable exception, but with quite different conversations going on in the United States and the United Kingdom. Last week, the National Institutes of Health announced that it is “strengthening its efforts to advance research” on the illness, which has been known as chronic fatigue syndrome in the United States and myalgic encephalomyelitis in the UK, It’s increasingly referred to as ME/CFS.

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