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Chronic fatigue gets new name

A health advisory body in the US has proposed a new name and diagnostic criteria for chronic fatigue syndrome. Many patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome believe that the term “chronic fatigue syndrome” perpetuates misunderstanding of the illness and dismissive attitudes from health care providers and the public. The term “myalgic encephalomyelitis” ...

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