New Atmosphere, New Vision: Gibson and Whittemore Kick Off Invest in ME Conference 2016
Mark Berry reports on Dr. Gibson's introduction and Dr. Whittemore's keynote speech, at the 11th Invest in ME International ME Conference in London.
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Mass General researcher investigating possible fibromyalgia vaccine - tuberculosis Called BcG

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by Nickster, Nov 7, 2017.

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    Nickster Senior Member

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    Interesting article but bcg was administered to teenagers in the uk up until 2005. I would expext that to affect numbers of people in the uk with fybromyalgia if bcg was effective.
     
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    is there really a reliable test to diagnose Fibro?
     
  4. Nickster

    Nickster Senior Member

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    The site states FM/a test currently costs $936 but is covered by some insurance companies and Medicare. They are doing trials to see if the vaccine can treat.
     
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    Yes I saw the site, but they doesn't explain which cytokines/chemokines are tested, and what are the specific findings for fibro....

    I wonder if Fibro patients and ME patients tests were compared as well...
     
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    This vaccine was felt to be a risk factor for ME.
     

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