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Opinionated Science Episode 37: Finding Answers for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) and Mesothelioma

In this podcast, the team look at two overlooked diseases. Malignant mesothelioma was known to be caused by the construction material asbestos decades before it was banned, while ME/CFS remains poorly understood by science. Two new developments could bring and clarity and a route to better treatment for these conditions. 

Opinionated Science is Technology Networks’ homemade podcast, where our team of scientists-turned-journalists cut out the chewy jargon and serve up slices of the most fascinating stories from the world of science. Expect a new Opinionated Science every other Friday.

Read more from this podcast: 

Health Body Scraps Graded Exercise Therapy Recommendation for ME/CFS
What Is ME/CFS?
How the Pace Trial Misled ME/CFS Patients - via STAT
Medical Leaders Sign Joint Statement in Response to NICE Guidelines on ME/CFS

Therapy for Mesothelioma and Metastatic Cancer Enters Phase 1 Trial
What Is Mesothelioma?

Meet the Authors
Laura Elizabeth Lansdowne
Laura Elizabeth Lansdowne
Managing Editor
Ruairi J Mackenzie
Ruairi J Mackenzie
Senior Science Writer