Tag Archives: Gulf War Illness

Metabolic features of Gulf War illness [similarities & differences to CFS]

Metabolic features of Gulf War illness, by Robert K Naviaux, Jane C Naviaux, Kefeng Li, Lin Wang, Jonathan M Monk, A Taylor Bright, Hayley J Koslik, Janis B Ritchie, Beatrice A Golomb in PLoS ONE 14(7): e0219531 [Published: July 26, 2019] … Continue reading

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Brain chemistry profiles shows CFS & Gulf War Illness as unique disorders

Georgetown Medical Centre Press Release, 10 November 2017: Brain Chemistry Profiles Shows Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Gulf War Illness as Unique Disorders Researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center have found distinct molecular signatures in two brain disorders long thought to … 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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ME and Gulf War Illness have distinct immune profiles

Research abstract Highlights Gulf War illness (GWI) is characterized by a Th1/Th17 shift. Th1, Th2 and inflammatory cytokines characterize myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). Cytokine importance by Random Forest were IL-7, IL-4, TNF-a, IL-13, and IL-17F. GWI and ME have distinct cytokine … Continue reading

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Homeostatic drive in Gulf War illness and CFS

Abstract A key component in the body’s stress response, the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis orchestrates changes across a broad range of major biological systems. Its dysfunction has been associated with numerous chronic diseases including Gulf War Illness (GWI) and chronic fatigue … Continue reading

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