“Threat receptors” are damaged in people with ME

Scientists at Queensland’s Griffith University (Australia) have discovered that “threat receptors” which deal with potential attacks to the body are damaged in people with ME. From www.thecitizen.org.au There are many different kinds of receptors found throughout cells that help them function normally. It is common for receptors to make harmless, tiny changes to the…

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The role of viruses, bacteria and fungal biotoxin exposure in CFS

Should people with ME/CFS be lumped into a “fatigue of unknown origin” basket and just given counselling and an exercise program? This new paper from Dr Michael Maes and colleagues says no! They suggest that Parvoviruses, HHV6, variants of Epstein-Barr Virus, Cytomegalovirus, Mycoplasma, Borrelia burgdorferi, chronic fungal infections or other…

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