1. Patients launch a $1.27 million crowdfunding campaign for ME/CFS gut microbiome study.
    Check out the website, Facebook and Twitter. Join in donate and spread the word!
Hyperparathyroidism: An Often Overlooked Differential Diagnosis to ME/CFS
Andrew Gladman puts hyperparathyroidism under the microscope, exploring what the disease is, how it can mimic ME/CFS in presentation and how it is treated.
Discuss the article on the Forums.

Lancet: Mouse viruses and human disease

Discussion in 'XMRV Research and Replication Studies' started by blacksnake, Mar 29, 2011.

  1. blacksnake

    blacksnake

    Messages:
    12
    Likes:
    1
    Melbourne Australia
    I couldn't find this in any threads but sorry if it has been posted before:--

    http://www.thelancet.com/journals/laninf/article/PIIS1473-3099(11)70082-2/fulltext

    The first paragraph:
    Simard and colleagues1 reported the most current and largest comprehensive assessment of cancer incidence in people with HIV on antiretroviral therapy. Whereas the incidence of AIDS-defining cancers, Hodgkin's lymphoma, and many other non-AIDS-defining cancers was increased, a striking finding of this report was the nearly 50% reduction in the incidence of breast and prostate cancer. This paradoxical reduction in breast-cancer risk has been reported in the context of immune suppression
  2. Esther12

    Esther12 Senior Member

    Messages:
    5,087
    Likes:
    4,856
    Thanks for that. I've seen those stats mentioned before, but it's nice to have it properly referenced.

    To me, the strongest evidence against XMRV and CFS is also evidence against XMRV and PC. If the association with PC were to hold up, I'd feel much more positive about the association with CFS.
  3. Jemal

    Jemal Senior Member

    Messages:
    1,031
    Likes:
    60
    That's certainly a nice find. It suggests there's something there, something like XMRV perhaps.
  4. currer

    currer Senior Member

    Messages:
    1,324
    Likes:
    769
    This was mentioned at the CROI conference I remember, in connection with prostate cancer.

See more popular forum discussions.

Share This Page