About the SA Blog Network

Posts Tagged "chronic fatigue syndrome"


Journal Retracts Paper that Linked Chronic Fatigue Syndrome to Retrovirus

A recent research paper that linked a retrovirus to chronic fatigue syndrome was fully retracted Thursday, following more than a year of growing doubts and incremental backpeddling by researchers and journals alike. Subsequent studies by others and even retests by the original research team (led by Vincent Lombardi, of the Whittemore Peterson Institute in Reno) [...]

Keep reading »

New research linking chronic fatigue syndrome to retrovirus is released after being held by a journal

journal and editing tools

The perplexing condition known as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) might be linked to infection with a retrovirus, report the authors of a new paper published this week in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). The association is not new, but the researchers reportedly asked the journal to delay publication of their study, which [...]

Keep reading »

More from Scientific American

Email this Article