Friday, December 10, 2010

The XMRV Controversy continues

by Xand Xmrv on Thursday, December 9, 2010:

Controversy (scientific and social) has accompanied the retrovirus XMRV since it was identified in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), a year ago.

The disparity of results obtained by different laboratories and the scarce knowledge of this virus replication mechanism, have greatly limited scientific advances and therefore, their direct applicability to people affected.

We need to reflect on the current situation so as to be able to define the steps that have to be taken by the various groups involved in the research of XMRV , whether they are health authorities, medical and research professionals, and of course, the people affected by CFS.

In the current situation, we should highlight these points: Read more>>

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

The US government spends approximately $37.53 per day on ME/CFS research.

It spends approximately $379,726,027 per DAY on war in Afghanistan/Iraq.

Just one day's war funding would provide 10,117,933 times the funding this disease gets now.


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