Tag Archives: Autoimmunity

Complex syndromes of chronic pain, fatigue & cognitive impairment linked to autoimmune dysautonomia and small fiber neuropathy

Complex syndromes of chronic pain, fatigue and cognitive impairment linked to autoimmune dysautonomia and small fiber neuropathy, by Yehuda Shoenfeld, Varvara A Ryabkova, Carmen Scheibenbogen, Louise Brinth, Manuel Martinez-Lavine, Shuichi Ikeda, Harald Heidecke, Abdulla Watad, Nicola L Bragazzi, Joab Chapman, … Continue reading

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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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