The 12th Invest in ME Research Conference June, 2017, Part 2
MEMum presents the second article in a series of three about the recent 12th Invest In ME International Conference (IIMEC12) in London.
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The Fatigue and Pain Hormone? Leptin Shows Up Again – in Fibromyalgia

Discussion in 'Fibromyalgia' started by osisposis, Jul 22, 2016.

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    osisposis Senior Member

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    Plus eotaxin, another factor that wasn’t discussed at all until a few years ago, but which has shown up recently in several ME/CFS as well as FM studies, appeared to be associated with leptin. Eotaxin, a chemokine which plays a role in allergic reactions, is definitely an immune factor to keep an eye one. by Cort Johnson | Jul 22, 2016 | Fibro, Homepage, Research | 11 comments

    http://www.healthrising.org/blog/2016/07/22/fatigue-pain-hormone-leptin-shows-time-fibromyalgia/

    extra reading if interested

    Eotaxins and CCR3 receptor in inflammatory and allergic skin diseases: therapeutical implications.

    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14561178

    cited
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?linkname=pubmed_pubmed_citedin&from_uid=14561178

    Eotaxin (CCL11) and eotaxin-2 (CCL24) induce recruitment of eosinophils, basophils, neutrophils, and macrophages as well as features of early- and late-phase allergic reactions following cutaneous injection in human atopic and nonatopic volunteers.

    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12193745

    The Eotaxin Chemokines and CCR3 Are Fundamental Regulators of Allergen-Induced Pulmonary Eosinophilia
    http://www.jimmunol.org/content/175/8/5341.full
     

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