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Belfast-born doctor pushes ME research
Monday 22 June 2009
Dara Gantly talks to Dr Derek Enlander — a Belfast-born doctor who specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of myalgic encepalomyelitis (ME) — also known as chronic fatigue syndrome — in his New York practice.
It was two decades ago, on a return visit to his native Belfast, that Dr Derek Enlander formed what was to become a lasting interest in myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). Now often diagnosed under the name Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), ME is a potentially disabling and chronic illness, affecting the brain, muscles and immune system that can cause profound exhaustion, pain and mental confusion.
The article also has this interesting snippet:
Author of The CFS Handbook, Dr Enlander has recently been appointed editor of a new medical journal, Fatigue, which plans to start publishing early next year.
You can read the full article here.
And you can read an excerpt from The CFS Handbook here.
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