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Viruses and CFS: statement by Prof Robert Naviaux

Open Medicine Foundation blog post, 9 Sep 2016: Viruses and CFS: Statements by Ron Davis and Bob Naviaux Dr Bob Naviaux: Question – Many ME/CFS experts have improved the symptoms in some patients by treating with antivirals and Ampligen (polyIC double … Continue reading

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Viruses and CFS: statement by Prof Ron Davis

Open Medicine Foundation blog post, 9 Sep 2016: Viruses and CFS: Statements by Ron Davis and Bob Naviaux Prof Ron Davis: There is a great deal of evidence that a variety of viruses can initiate ME/CFS, but it is less clear … Continue reading

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Dr Ian Lipkin says 3-5 years to solve ME/CFS

Cort Johnson reports: Ian Lipkin: Three to Five Years* to Solve Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)  December 26, 2015 Ian Lipkin flew to Lake Tahoe this December to fundraise for joint projects with Simmaron Research Foundation. In a talk covering his … Continue reading

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The role of infections & moulds in chronic fatigue

Abstract Patients who present with severe intractable apparently idiopathic fatigue accompanied by profound physical and or cognitive disability present a significant therapeutic challenge. The effect of psychological counseling is limited, with significant but very slight improvements in psychometric measures of … Continue reading

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Hormones, autoimmunity and/or viruses at work in ME/CFS

Cort Johnson explores the significance of a study into age peaks in ME/CFS: Age patterns provide pointer A  Norwegian study of ME/CFS patient records that found two age peaks in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, one starting from ages 10-19, the other … Continue reading

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Viruses and cytokines in ME

Research abstract Myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) is a polymorphic clinical entity. In some patients, chronic infection with Epstein–Barr virus (EBV), human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6), and human herpesvirus 7 (HHV-7) is regarded as an important pathogenetic factor that contributes to chronic neuroinflammation. … Continue reading

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Hunting the cause – Dr Lipkin’s London talk

Simon McGrath reports on Dr. Lipkin’s talk to patients in London … In a talk to patients in London on 3rd September, Dr. W. Ian Lipkin described the extraordinary lengths he and his team are prepared to go to in … 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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