Tag Archives: Autoimmunity

ME/CFS as a hyper-regulated immune system driven by an interplay between regulatory T cells & chronic human herpesvirus infections

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome as a hyper-regulated immune system driven by an interplay between regulatory T cells and chronic human herpesvirus infections, by Nuno Sepúlveda,  Jorge Carneiro,  Eliana M Lacerda and  Luis C Nacul in Front. Immunol. 21 Nov 2019 … Continue reading

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Neuroimmunology: what role for autoimmunity, neuroinflammation, & small fiber neuropathy in FM, CFS, & adverse events after HPV?

Neuroimmunology: what role for autoimmunity, neuroinflammation, and small fiber neuropathy in Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and adverse events after Human Papillomavirus Vaccination?, by Varvara A Ryabkova, Leonid P Churilov and Yehuda Shoenfeld in Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2019, 20(20), 5164; [https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms20205164] … Continue reading

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Infection elicited autoimmunity & ME/CFS: an explanatory model

Hypothesis and Theory article: Infection elicited autoimmunity and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: an explanatory model, by Jonas Blomberg, Carl-Gerhard Gottfries, Amal Elfaitouri, Muhammad Rizwan and Anders Rosén in Front. Immunol., 15 February 2018 Myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) often also called chronic fatigue … Continue reading

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Antibodies to adrenergic & muscarinic receptors in ME/CFS

Blog post, by Paolo Maccallini, 29 August 2017: Antibodies to adrenergic and muscarinic receptors in ME/CFS, During the Community Symposium on the molecular basis of ME/CFS two different groups of researchers reported on the increased level of antibodies to beta adrenergic and … Continue reading

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MS and ME similarities

Review abstract Background ‘Encephalomyelitis disseminata’ (multiple sclerosis) and myalgic encephalomyelitis/ chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) are both classified as diseases of the central nervous system by the World Health Organization. This review aims to compare the phenomenological and neuroimmune characteristics of … Continue reading

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