Tag Archives: Dr Nancy Klimas

System reset? Study suggests Pro-Inflammatory / Autoimmune reset in ME/CFS

Simmaron Research blog post, by Cort Johnson, 4 August 2018: System Reset? Study Suggests Pro-Inflammatory / Autoimmune Reset Occurred in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) Epigenetics research holds the fascinating possibility of figuring out what shifted at the very beginning of chronic … Continue reading

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Identification of ME/CFS-associated DNA methylation patterns

Identification of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome-associated DNA methylation patterns, by Malav S. Trivedi, Elisa Oltra, Leonor Sarria, Natasha Rose, Vladimir Beljanski, Mary Ann Fletcher, Nancy  G. Klimas, Lubov Nathanson in PLoS One Vol 13, #7, p e0201066 [Published: July 23, 2018] Abstract: Background: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue … Continue reading

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Insights into ME/CFS phenotypes through comprehensive metabolomics

Research abstract: Insights into myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome phenotypes through comprehensive metabolomics, by Dorottya Nagy-Szakal, Dinesh K. Barupal, Bohyun Lee, Xiaoyu Che, Brent L. Williams, Ellie J. R. Kahn, Joy E. Ukaigwe, Lucinda Bateman, Nancy G. Klimas, Anthony L. Komaroff, … Continue reading

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KPAX002 as a treatment for ME/CFS – disappointing trial results

  Research abstract: KPAX002 as a treatment for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS): a prospective, randomized trial, by Jose G Montoya, Jill N Anderson, Danya L Adolphs, Lucinda Bateman, Nancy Klimas, Susan M Levine, Donn W Garvert, Jon D Kaiser … Continue reading

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ME/CFS linked to imbalanced microbiome

Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health Press release, 26 April 2017: Chronic fatigue syndrome linked to imbalanced microbiome Scientists identify abnormal levels of specific gut bacteria in individuals with chronic fatigue syndrome, including those with and without co-morbid IBS … Continue reading

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ME/CFS & Gulf War patients exhibit increased humoral responses to the enzyme dUTPase

Research abstract: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) and Gulf War Illness (GWI) are debilitating diseases with overlapping symptomology and there are currently no validated tests for definitive diagnosis of either syndrome. While there is evidence supporting the premise that some … Continue reading

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Poor sleep quality, greater circulating pro-inflammatory cytokines & severity & frequency of CFS/ME

Research highlights: Sleep quality, inflammation, and CFS/ME symptoms were analyzed. Poor sleep quality predicted pro-inflammatory cytokines IL-1β, IL-6, and TNF-α. Worse sleep quality related to greater fatigue severity and daily interference. Worse sleep quality related to more severe and frequent … Continue reading

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TV interview with Dr Nancy Klimas

US TV news report [NBVDFW Dallas], December 1, 2016 Dr Nancy Klimas of the Institute for Neuro Immune Medicine and ex marine Paula Bushman are interviewed. Researchers helping those tired of chronic fatigue [2 mins 4 sec] Now Dr. Klimas and … Continue reading

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The most extreme consequence of ME/CFS – trauma & premature death

Livets bilder (Life images) blog post, 25 October 2016: The most extreme consequence – trauma and premature death  (Originally written in Swedish) In this post I will write about something that I see as the most extreme consequence of what I … 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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