Tag Archives: inflammation

Inflammatory proteins are altered in CFS

Inflammatory proteins are altered in chronic fatigue syndrome – a systematic review and meta-analysis, by Rebecca Strawbridge, Maria-Laura Sartor, Fraser Scott, Anthony J Cleare in Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, August 26, 2019 [https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neubiorev.2019.08.011]   Highlights: 42 studies meta-analysed, testing 20 … Continue reading

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Pathological mechanisms underlying ME/CFS

Pathological mechanisms underlying Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, by Daniel Missailidis, Sarah Annesley, Paul Fisher in Preprints  [Published  online: 16 July 2019] doi: 10.20944/preprints201907.0196.v1   Review abstract The underlying molecular basis of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) is not well understood. … Continue reading

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The clinical value of cytokines in CFS

The clinical value of cytokines in chronic fatigue syndrome, by Tiansong Yang, Yan Yang, Delong Wang, Chaoran Li, Yuanyuan Qu, Jing Guo, Tianyu Shi, Wang Bo, Zhongren Sun and Tetsuya Asakawa in Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:213 [Published: 28 … Continue reading

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Myalgic encephalomyelitis or chronic fatigue syndrome: how could the illness develop?

Myalgic encephalomyelitis or chronic fatigue syndrome: how could the illness develop?, by Gerwyn Morris, Michael Maes, Michael Berk, Basant K. Puri in Metabolic Brain Disease pp 1–31 [Online: 13 February Review article abstract: A model of the development and progression of chronic fatigue syndrome (myalgic encephalomyelitis), … Continue reading

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Changes in the transcriptome of circulating immune cells of a N Z cohort with ME/CFS

Changes in the transcriptome of circulating immune cells of a New Zealand cohort with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome, by Eiren Sweetman, Margaret Ryan, Christina Edgar, Angus MacKay, Rosamund Vallings, Warren Tate in International Journal of Immunopathology and Pharmacology vol 33 2019 [Published … Continue reading

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Low omega-3 index & polyunsaturated fatty acid status in patients with CFS/ME

Low omega-3 index and polyunsaturated fatty acid status in patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, by Jesús Castro-Marrero, Joan Carles Domingo, Alba Martinez-Martinez, José Alegre, Clemens von Schacky in Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids (PLEFA) [Published online: November 9, 2018] Highlights: Erythrocyte omega-3 … Continue reading

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ME/CFS – Metabolic disease or disturbed homeostasis?

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome-Metabolic Disease or Disturbed Homeostasis? by Erifili Hatziagelaki, Maria Adamaki, Irene Tsilioni, George Dimitriadis and Theoharis C Theoharides in Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics August 3, 2018, jpet.118.250845 Research article abstract: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) is a complex disease characterized by debilitating fatigue, lasting … Continue reading

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The putative role of oxidative & inflammation in the pathophysiology of sleep dysfunction across neuropsychiatric disorders

Review summary: The putative role of oxidative stress and inflammation in the pathophysiology of sleep dysfunction across neuropsychiatric disorders: Focus on chronic fatigue syndrome, bipolar disorder and multiple sclerosis, by Gerwyn Morris, Brendon Stubbs, Cristiano A Köhlerx, Ken Walder, Anastasiya Slyepchenko, … Continue reading

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The high costs of low-grade inflammation

Review abstract: The High Costs of Low-Grade Inflammation: Persistent Fatigue as a Consequence of Reduced Cellular-Energy Availability and Non-adaptive Energy Expenditure. by Tamara E. Lacourt, Elisabeth G. Vichaya, Gabriel S. Chiu, Robert Dantzer and Cobi J. Heijnen in Front Behav Neurosci. … Continue reading

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Inflammation correlates with symptoms in CFS

Research overview abstract: Inflammation correlates with symptoms in chronic fatigue syndrome, by Anthony L Komaroff in PNAS August 15, 2017 It is not unusual for patients who say they are sick to have normal results on standard laboratory testing. The physician … Continue reading

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