Research report — Increased neutrophil apoptosis in people with chronic fatigue syndrome.
A new study is described in The British Medical Journal. The short report says –
“Evidence is emerging that people with chronic fatigue syndrome may have a detectable immunological abnormality…”
Read the item in full at the BMJ website; and the comments at the Journal of Clinical Pathology, including a response by the authors. The original paper, in the August 2014 issue of the Journal of Clinical Pathology, reports evidence of increased neutrophil apoptosis (programmed cell death) in patients.
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