Tag Archives: inflammation

ME/CFS – Metabolic disease or disturbed homeostasis?

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome-Metabolic Disease or Disturbed Homeostasis? by Erifili Hatziagelaki, Maria Adamaki, Irene Tsilioni, George Dimitriadis and Theoharis C Theoharides in Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics August 3, 2018, jpet.118.250845 Research article abstract: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) is a complex disease characterized by debilitating fatigue, lasting … Continue reading

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The putative role of oxidative & inflammation in the pathophysiology of sleep dysfunction across neuropsychiatric disorders

Review summary: The putative role of oxidative stress and inflammation in the pathophysiology of sleep dysfunction across neuropsychiatric disorders: Focus on chronic fatigue syndrome, bipolar disorder and multiple sclerosis, by Gerwyn Morris, Brendon Stubbs, Cristiano A Köhlerx, Ken Walder, Anastasiya Slyepchenko, … Continue reading

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The high costs of low-grade inflammation

Review abstract: The High Costs of Low-Grade Inflammation: Persistent Fatigue as a Consequence of Reduced Cellular-Energy Availability and Non-adaptive Energy Expenditure. by Tamara E. Lacourt, Elisabeth G. Vichaya, Gabriel S. Chiu, Robert Dantzer and Cobi J. Heijnen in Front Behav Neurosci. … Continue reading

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Inflammation correlates with symptoms in CFS

Research overview abstract: Inflammation correlates with symptoms in chronic fatigue syndrome, by Anthony L Komaroff in PNAS August 15, 2017 It is not unusual for patients who say they are sick to have normal results on standard laboratory testing. The physician … Continue reading

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ME/CFS: A new explanation – and cure from Dr Willy Eriksen?

Tracy Duvall blog post, 10 June 2017: ME/CFS: A new explanation – and cure? In a recent paper, Dr. Willy Eriksen proposes a complete explanation for the development, diversity, and persistence of myalgic encephalomyelitis, aka chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). He … Continue reading

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The role of inflammation & over active immune system in depression

BBC news report, by James Gallagher, Rachael Buchanan & Andrew Luck-Baker, 24 August 2016: Depression: A revolution in treatment? The Inflamed Mind, BBC Radio 4 It’s not very often we get to talk about a revolution in understanding and treating depression … Continue reading

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Is CFS/ME autoimmune & inflammatory?

VeryWell blog post, by Adrienne Dellwo [Reviewed by a board-certified physician], 8 July 2016: Is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Autoimmune & Inflammatory? What We Know About It You still hear that chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is a “mystery illness,” but the nature … Continue reading

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Dr Neil Harrison videos for patients on the brain & inflammation in ME

Seven webinars of Dr Neil Harrison have been broadcast by the Dutch group ME/cvs Vereniging: 75, Mar 8, 2016: Me & ME: type of research, Models of inflammation, How does this relate to ME? 76, Mar 22 2016: ME & fatigue: How do you measure … Continue reading

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Anti-citrullinated protein antibodies in CFS

The Vermont CFIDS Association reports on a recent pilot study and invites contributions to enable further research: While preliminary, the results from this University of Vermont study is the first evidence for the potential existence of autoantibodies in ME/CFS, indicative … Continue reading

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