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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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Human herpesvirus 6 and 7 are biomarkers for fatigue

Research highlights: Salivary HHV-6 and HHV-7 can be used for assessment of physiological fatigue. Activation and differentiation of macrophages are needed for viral reactivation. Salivary HHV-6 and HHV-7 do not increase with pathological fatigue. Salivary HHV-6/7 can distinguish between physiological … Continue reading

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Human herpesvirus-6 infection can be inherited

HHV-6 has been found in people with ME. Abstract Human herpesvirus-6 (HHV-6)A and 6B are ubiquitous betaherpesviruses viruses with lymphotropic and neurotropic potential. As reported earlier, these viruses establish latency by integration into the telomeres of host chromosomes. Chromosomally integrated … Continue reading

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