A new UK study suggests an overactive immune system might be a trigger for the debilitating illness chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). Photo: Alamy

Clues to cause of chronic fatigue syndrome found in immune system

  • An overactive immune system may have caused persistent fatigue in drug trial patients, suggesting it could be linked to debilitating illness CFS
  • Researchers suggest the immune response might trigger changes in the brain, muscles or metabolism, but as yet the evidence is inconclusive
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A new UK study suggests an overactive immune system might be a trigger for the debilitating illness chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). Photo: Alamy
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