Founder of Health Rising and Phoenix Rising
Simon McGrath has done it again....Another superb overview of the NIH Clinical Center project on ME/CFS
Next, the researchers will systematically probe the physiology of fatigue by measuring function of brain and body both before and after exercise. That’s a core part of the design, and never before has a study taken such a comprehensive look at the impact of exercise on patient’s biology and functioning.
Nath pointed out that all these technologies – fMRI, TMS and metabolic chambers – were pioneered by the NIH, with world experts on each ready to help with the study. Finally, they will measure autonomic function (yes, more NIH world experts in that field too, said Nath, and they have agreed to help).