Archive for HHV-6

Antivirals, Immune Support, the Pridgen Study and Testing: Kristin Loomis Talks Pt. II

Treatment Chimerix, the manufacturer of the herpesvirus drug, brincidofovir (formerly known as CMX001), recently went public and the guess is that they're very confident about getting FDA approval. On your alternative treatments page you note brincidofovir appears to be 100x's more powerful that Read more [...]

The Lipkin Study, The Vagus Nerve Infection Hypothesis and HHV-6: Kristin Loomis of the HHV-6 Foundation Talks – Pt. I

Highlights The assays Dr. Lipkin used in the CFI ME/CFS pathogen study would not detect the kind of 'persistent, subacute' infections some researchers and doctors believe are present in chronic fatigue syndrome Fine needle biopsies of the thyroid gland in ME/CFS could uncover evidence Read more [...]

Could the Vagus Nerve Infection Hypothesis Explain Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

It could explain the disappointing Lipkin Chronic Fatigue Initiative pathogen study results. It shows how an infection could trigger ME/CFS and then - poof - seemingly disappear.  It includes two hot research topics in ME/CFS; the autonomic nervous and immune systems.  It explains how sickness Read more [...]

Viral Study Suggests Treatment Options for Twenty Thousand Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Patients

If the virus situation in ME/CFS with its possibilities of aborted, endogenous or just plain hidden viruses wasn't enough, now perhaps comes the strangest twist of all; ME/CFS patients infected with one herpesvirus that's been integrated into the DNA of every cell in their body, and another Read more [...]