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Phase II Clinical Trial: Multi-dosing the BCG Vaccine for Fibromyalgia

Hufsamor

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https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03582085

The researchers believe that the BCG vaccine can benefit people with fibromyalgia by increasing immune signaling molecules, called cytokines. The Faustman Immunobiology Laboratory has previously studied BCG in long term type 1 diabetics, and found that BCG vaccinations showed a short and small pancreas effect of restored insulin secretion.
 
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Hufsamor

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From last year:
https://www.prohealth.com/library/century-old-vaccine-gives-new-hope-to-fibromyalgia-community-42689

Researchers discovered several white blood cell abnormalities in fibromyalgia patients, leading them to conclude symptoms are associated with a suppressed immune system.

The test analyzes the levels of four chemokines and cytokines found at reduced levels in fibromyalgia patients. These four chemokines and cytokines just happen to be the same ones that are boosted by the BCG vaccine.