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Cytokine signatures in CFS patients: a Case Control Study & the effect of anakinra treatment

Research abstract: Cytokine signatures in chronic fatigue syndrome patients: a Case Control Study and the effect of anakinra treatment, by Megan E. Roerink, Hans Knoop, Luuk J. A. C. Hawinkels, Leo A. B. Joosten and Jos W. M. van der Meer in Journal of Translational Medicine 2017 15:267 Background: Cytokine disturbances have been suggested to be associated with the Chronic … Continue reading

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Cytokine inhibition in CFS

Research abstract: Background: Interleukin-1 (IL-1), an important proinflammatory cytokine, is suspected to play a role in chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). Objective: To evaluate the effect of subcutaneous anakinra versus placebo on fatigue severity in female patients with CFS. Design: Randomized, … Continue reading

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Prevalence of POTS in Dutch people with CFS

Research abstract: BACKGROUND: Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) is considered a diagnostic marker for chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). OBJECTIVES: The aims of this study were to (i) compare POTS prevalence in a CFS cohort with fatigued patients not meeting CFS criteria, and … Continue reading

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