This leaflet provides a summary of what biomedical research is telling us about M.E. It considers key symptoms, common triggers, and explains how various aspects of disease pathology could be linked to specific symptoms.
Tag: immune system
Results suggest that glycolysis, a less efficient method of energy production, may be disrupted in ME/CFS.
A number of drugs which act on the body’s immune system (immunomodulatory drugs) have been suggested as possible forms of treatment for sub-groups of people with ME/CFS. These drugs include Ampligen, immunoglobulin, alpha interferon, inosine pranobex/Imunovir and tumour necrosis factor alpha inhibitors. Unfortunately, the results from clinical trials so far have failed to demonstrate any really […]