Another Autoimmune Disease Discovered: Narcolepsy

While parents of newborns may sometimes claim to have narcolepsy, this mysterious disease has presented a challenge to medical researchers for some time.  Individuals with narcolepsy experience the frequent and sudden episodes of sleep during daytime hours.  While sleep deprived parents of newborns know why they are falling asleep, those with narcolepsy and their doctors…

Epstein Barr Virus FB Live Bibliography

EBV Bibliography Symptoms and Diseases associated with EBV: Loebel, Madlen et al. “Deficient EBV-specific B- and T-cell response in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome” PloS one vol. 9,1 e85387. 15 Jan. 2014, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0085387 Halpin, Peter et al. “Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome and gulf war illness patients exhibit increased humoral responses to the herpesviruses-encoded dUTPase: Implications…

Facebook Live References Mold & Leaky Gut

Allergies & Food Sensitivities: Bischoff SC. Food allergy and eosinophilic gastroenteritis and colitis. Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol. 2010;10:238–245. doi: 10.1097/ACI.0b013e32833982c3. Autoimmune disease: Megan Ciara Smyth; Intestinal permeability and autoimmune diseases, Bioscience Horizons: The International Journal of Student Research, Volume 10, 1 January 2017, hzx015, https://doi.org/10.1093/biohorizons/hzx015 Qinghui Mu, Jay Kirby, Christopher M. Reilly and Xin M.…

Methylation Cycle Connections to Vitiligo

The number of correlations linking methylation cycle SNPS (single nucleotide polymorphisms) to various disease is growing.  In this case, researching in Italy found three gene SNPS in higher frequencies for patients with vitiligo.  This autoimmune attack on one’s skin melanin cells leaves behind an absence of pigment in coalescing patches.  Stopping its progression across the…