1. Hip

    Could the hydroxychloroquine + zinc coronavirus antiviral combo also work for enterovirus ME/CFS?

    A new study found evidence that hydroxychloroquine 400 mg plus zinc 50 mg daily has efficacy against COVID-19. This is in contrast to several other studies which found that hydroxychloroquine without zinc is not effective for COVID-19. Hydroxychloroquine is a zinc ionophore, meaning that it...
  2. Pyrrhus

    Is FND over-diagnosed? A surprising statistical anomaly!

    Is FND over-diagnosed? A surprising statistical anomaly! This is the first of two posts. The first post provides some essential background, and the second post examines the statistical anomaly that suggests that FND might be over-diagnosed in the US and UK. Background: 1) Functional...
  3. J

    Article/Study: „Knocking out 1 protein may cure the common cold“

    Article: „Knocking out 1 protein may cure the common cold“ https://www.futurity.org/common-cold-viruses-2162532-2/ Study: Enterovirus pathogenesis requires the host methyltransferase SETD3, Nature Microbiology, Page 2058-5276, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41564-019-0551-1
  4. SgtGerryBoyle

    We are so close: Petition to Dr. Davis to include viral research!

    Finally, serious research is being deployed into physical causes of ME/CFS, giving hope to many who had given up hope for a better future and had resigned themselves to a life of ill health with very little prospect of improvement. I for one am very happy that serious research is being...
  5. Pyrrhus

    CDC: Enterovirus D68 causes paralysis

    After spending decades carefully avoiding the use of the word “cause” in relation to enteroviruses, the CDC has now conceded for the first time that Enterovirus D68 causes paralysis. https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/68/wr/mm6815a4.htm?s_cid=mm6815a4_w
  6. Pyrrhus

    Viral Extracellular Vesicles known as ‘Stealth Spheres’

    Given the recent interest in exosomes, I thought I might share some research on extracellular vesicles that the media have, somewhat sensationally, dubbed “Stealth Spheres”: References: (Chen et al., 2015)...