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    LL-37 peptide

    any folks tried the LL-37 peptide? I was suggested I alternate it with Thymosin alpha 1 (which has helped me tremendously) but I'm a bit hesitant to take out something that has helped so much for an unknown. thanks!
  2. SNT Gatchaman

    Virus Control of Cell Metabolism for Replication and Evasion of Host Immune Responses (Moreno-Altamirano, 2019)

    Virus Control of Cell Metabolism for Replication and Evasion of Host Immune Responses María Maximina B Moreno-Altamirano, Simon E Kolstoe, Francisco Javier Sánchez-García Over the last decade, there has been significant advances in the understanding of the cross-talk between metabolism and...
  3. SWAlexander

    Fibromyalgia likely the result of autoimmune problems

    Summary: New research has shown that many of the symptoms in fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) are caused by antibodies that increase the activity of pain-sensing nerves throughout the body. The results show that fibromyalgia is a disease of the immune system, rather than the currently...
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    Update from The Jackson Laboratory (NIH funded research center)

    Has to be watched on youtube it seems, not directly from here.
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    Lactoferrin dosage

    Hi, does anyone know how often Lactoferrin should be taken in order to inhibit tryptase? Thanks
  6. leokitten

    Do catatonia and ME/CFS have pathophysiological similarities?

    @hmnr asg kudos and credit to you for bringing up this interesting theory and info, I thought it worthy of a thread! I searched PR and only found a few mentions of catatonia and ME over the years, so definitely good to have a dedicated thread on it. I had no idea of the theory that catatonia...
  7. ShepherdK

    Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome as a Hyper-Regulated Immune System Driven by an Interplay Between Regulatory T Cells and Chronic Hu

    Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome as a Hyper-Regulated Immune System Driven by an Interplay Between Regulatory T Cells and Chronic Human Herpesvirus Infections Full Text...
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