Perhaps the most perplexing aspect of myalgic encephalomyelitis is not any feature of the disease which, after all, has been subject to limited investigation, but the deafening non-response of the world’s governments, the American and British governments especially, which is a response against human decency. Nevertheless, in spite of this, […]
Myalgic Encephalomyelitis – Could there be a wrench in the mitochondrial motor?
If there is a problem in the mitochondria (and ATP-synthase especially), given their centrality to the cell’s energy production, (and thus to virtually all the functions of life) this would also have the effect of simplifying things–since it is likely whatever is impairing the mitochondria is either a direct cause or proximate to the pathomechanism of myalgic encephalomyelitis…
August and September Research Review – Part 1
(Part 2 will be shorter) A map of metabolic phenotypes in patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome. 1 Lead Authors: Fredrik and August Hoel. I believe this new paper from Norway (including the well-known Fluge and Mella as coauthors) is a seminal contribution to the understanding of the metabolic derangement […]