Archive for HHV6

Report From Paris: Little Used Antiviral Found Effective in Severely Ill Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Patients

In a first for ME/CFS, at the HHV6 Conference in Paris Dr. Peterson reported a retrospective study indicated a little used anti-herpesvirus drug called Vistide significantly helped 70% of severely ill patients - with many able to return to work. With this unusually high success rate in this difficult Read more [...]

The Immune Disorder: the DeMeirleir Video on the Immune System and Pathogens in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)

In the seventh of the ME Association's ME/CFS experts video series on the immune system and viruses we're really getting into the heart of things.  Dr. DeMeirleir co-wrote a densely technical book on immune interactions in ME/CFS called 'Chronic Fatigue Syndrome A Biological Approach' about a decade Read more [...]

Study Suggests Retroviral Activation/Autoimmunity Possibly Linked in ME/CFS: Dr. Lombardi of WPI Talks

This study looked at broken up bits of old retroviruses called  Human Endogenous Retroviruses (HERV's) that have been collected over time in our DNA and probably used successfully. (Did you know you were part retrovirus?). Most of these old retroviruses are too broken and mangled to do anything Read more [...]