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DNA methylation modifications in CFS

Abstract Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis, is a complex multifactorial disease that is characterized by the persistent presence of fatigue and other particular symptoms for a minimum of 6 months. Symptoms fail to dissipate after sufficient … Continue reading

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Altered immune response to exercise in CFS/ME

Abstract An increasing number of studies have examined how the immune system of patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), or myalgic encephalomyelitis, responds to exercise.   The objective of the present study was to systematically review the scientific literature addressing … Continue reading

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Review of the role of T cells in the ME/CFS immune system

Abstract Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) is a multifactorial disorder defined by symptom-specific criteria and characterised by severe and prolonged fatigue. CFS/ME typically affects a variety of bodily systems, including the immune system. Patients with CFS/ME exhibit significantly reduced Natural … Continue reading

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Important to distinguish ME (with Post-exertional malaise) from CFS

Abstract Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) was identified as a new clinical entity in 1959 and has been acknowledged as a disease of the central nervous system/neurological disease by the World Health Organisation since 1969. Cognitive impairment, (muscle) weakness, circulatory disturbances, marked … Continue reading

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Bad sleep dramatically alters body

BBC News reports that a run of poor sleep can have a potentially profound effect on the internal workings of the human body according to UK researchers. The activity of hundreds of genes was altered when people’s sleep was cut … Continue reading

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