Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Dr Ester Crawley: The prognosis for adults with ME is poor

Dr Ester Crawley, who specialises in children with the illness, said:

"The prognosis for adults is poor, but for children it is really good, up to 94% get better." She said the reason for this was unclear, but theories included "neuronal plasticity" - as children's brains are not fully developed, they can heal better.

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