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Humoral immune dysfunction common in CFS

Research abstract: Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a severe disease characterized by various symptoms of immune dysfunction. CFS onset is typically with an infection and many patients suffer from frequently recurrent viral or bacterial infections. Immunoglobulin and mannose binding lectin … Continue reading

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COMT gene dysfunction linked to susceptibility to infection in CFS

Research abstract: BACKGROUND: Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is considered as a neuroimmunological disease but the etiology and pathophysiology is poorly understood. Patients suffer from sustained exhaustion, cognitive impairment and an increased sensitivity to pain and sensory stimuli. A subset of … Continue reading

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Calls for use of immunotherapy to treat chronic pain

Cort Johnson writes: We all know the medical profession is poor at providing pain relief in general, but its record with regards to neuropathic or nerve pain is something else indeed. Despite the fairly large array of drugs physicians use … Continue reading

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