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  1. nerd

    Review: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A Neurological Entity?

    Authors: Iñigo Murga Gandasegui, Larraitz Aranburu Laka, Pascual-Ángel Gargiulo, Juan-Carlos Gómez-Esteban, José-Vicente Lafuente Sánchez Published: 27 September 2021 doi: 10.3390/medicina57101030 Abstract
  2. nerd

    What happened to parasite research?

    In face of the current Ivermectin discussion, I'd like to reopen an old post in the context of chronic parasite infection. Firstly, I'd like to cover the nematode Strongyloides Stercoralis. Here is one recent study that shows the prevalence in rural Cambodia and its chronified symptoms...
  3. leokitten

    Can’t or Won’t? Immunometabolic Constraints on Dopaminergic Drive. Treadway MT et al. Trends Cogn Sci. (2019)

    Interesting review of research on the impact of inflammation on the dopamine system as well as a theoretical model and computational method trying to connect it all. Could be a hypothesis as to why Abilify and dopaminergic agents have some partial efficacy in ME, even if it is temporary (so...
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