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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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Chronic viral infections in ME/CFS

Chronic viral infections in myalgic encephalomyelitis/ chronic fatigue syndrome  (ME/CFS), by Santa Rasa, Zaiga Nora-Krukle, Nina Henning, Eva Eliassen, Evelina Shikova, Thomas Harrer, Carmen Scheibenbogen, Modra Murovska, Bhupesh K Prusty and the European Network on ME/CFS (EUROMENE) in Journal of Translation Medicine 2018, #16 p 268, August 2, … Continue reading

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Two radically different immune subsets in ME/CFS?

Health rising blog post, Cort Johnson, 15 July 2017: Early Results Suggest Two Radically Different Immune Subsets Present in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) Subsets, Subsets, Subsets Everyone with ME/CFS who’s been around a bit must ask themselves at some point, … Continue reading

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The Intestinal Microbiota & Virome – cause of infectious trigger in ME/CFS ?

Review abstract: Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is a heterogeneous disorder of significant societal impact that is proposed to involve both host and environmentally derived aetiologies that may be autoimmune in nature. Immune-related symptoms of at least moderate severity persisting … Continue reading

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Are ME/CFS and FM immune exhaustion disorders?

Are Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) and Fibromyalgia Immune Exhaustion Disorders?, by Cort Johnson 21 March 2016 When we think of immune problems we often think of the immune system going berserk and attacking healthy cells but another kind of immune … Continue reading

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Altered lymphocytes and immune system in CFS

Research Announcement Objective: The goal of our research is to define immunologic deficiencies of patients with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and ultimately to improve the health of these patients by increasing their immunity. Setting: CFS is a debilitating disease of … Continue reading

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Relationship found between CFS and infections

Introduction: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is a complex disorder with a common set of core symptoms and with many secondary symptoms. Underlying chronic infection has been advocated as a contributing factor to CFS, yet its role and the extent of … Continue reading

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Future of research: an e-book

An open access e-book published in Feb 2012 presents 5 articles. A common theme in them all is CFS as a multisystem disease with the possibility of more than one cause and influenced by a variety of interacting factors. Further, … Continue reading

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