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Neuroinflammation & cytokines in ME/CFS: a critical review of research methods

Neuroinflammation and  cytokines in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS): a critical review of research methods, by Michael B VanElzakker, Sydney A. Brumfield and Paula S. Lara Mejia in Front. Neurol., 10 January 2019 Review article abstract: Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) … Continue reading

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CFS: Suggestions for a nutritional treatment in the therapeutic approach

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS): Suggestions for a nutritional treatment in the therapeutic approach, by Geir Bjørklund, Maryam Dadar, Joeri J Pen, Salvatore Chirumbolo, Jan Aaset in Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy Vol 109, Jan 2019, Pp 1000-1007 Review abstract: Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is known as a multi-systemic … Continue reading

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Value of circulating cytokine profiling during submaximal exercise testing in ME/CFS

Research abstract: Value of circulating cytokine profiling during submaximal exercise testing in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, by Kegan J. Moneghetti, Mehdi Skhiri, Kévin Contrepois, Yukari Kobayashi, Holden Maecker, Mark Davis, Michael Snyder, Francois Haddad & Jose G. Montoya in Nature, Scientific … Continue reading

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Dysregulation of cytokine pathways in CFS & MS

Research abstract: Dysregulation of cytokine pathways in chronic fatigue syndrome and multiple sclerosis by Matthew Sorenson, Jacob Furst, Herbert Mathews & Leonard A. Jason in Fatigue: Biomedicine Heath & Behavior pp1-14 [Published online 7 Jun 2017] Background: Cytokine studies in chronic … Continue reading

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The role of cytokine IP-10 in CFS

Research Abstract: The role of IP-10 in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, by Anne McArdle, Arief Gusnanto, Kate Ear, George Sakellariou, Clare Lawton, Daniel Owens, Graeme Close, Michael Beadsworth, Louise Dye in FASEB Journal Vol. 31:1 Supplement, lb789  April 2017 Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a … Continue reading

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CFS and the immune system

Review summary: Chronic fatigue syndrome and the immune system: Where are we now?, by Fane Kojo Fosu Mensaha, Amolak Singh Bansal, Brian Ford, Geraldine Cambridge in Neurophysiologie Clinique/Clinical Neurophysiology [Available online 12 April 2017] Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is characterised by multiple … Continue reading

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Effects of telephone-delivered cognitive behavioral stress management intervention in CFS

Research abstract: The perceived impact of chronic fatigue on daily living (i.e., fatigue interference) is particularly relevant for patients diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME), a medically unexplained illness associated with neuroendocrine and immune abnormalities. Literature suggests that fatigue … Continue reading

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Are ME/CFS and FM immune exhaustion disorders?

Are Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) and Fibromyalgia Immune Exhaustion Disorders?, by Cort Johnson 21 March 2016 When we think of immune problems we often think of the immune system going berserk and attacking healthy cells but another kind of immune … Continue reading

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Illness progression in CFS: immune signature changes

Research abstract: Background: Validation of biomarkers for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) across data sets has proven disappointing. As immune signature may be affected by many factors, our objective was to explore the shift in discriminatory cytokines across ME/CFS subjects … Continue reading

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Altered immunity found in Q fever fatigue syndrome

Research Highlights: We explored the specific IFNγ production, and the IFNγ/IL-2 ratio in QFS patients. QFS patients have a significant higher IFNγ production than seropositive controls. The IFNγ/IL-2 ratio is significantly lower in QFS than in chronic Q-fever patients. These … Continue reading

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