By National Alliance for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis:
by A. Melvin Ramsay M.D., Hon Consultant Physician, Infectious Diseases Dept., Royal Free Hospital (Pub. 1986)
The too facile assumption that such an entity - despite a long series of cases extending over several decades - can be attributed to psychological stress is simply untenable. Although the aetiological factor or factors have yet to be established, there are good grounds for postulating that persistent virus infection could be responsible.
Recent work suggests that the key to the problem is likely to be found in the abnormal immunological response of the patient to the organism. Read more>>