Taking Stock - A Year Later
About a year ago Health Rising rose out of the ashes (:)) and began. Two hundred and twenty blogs and over 200,000 visitors and 720,000 pageviews later, we can say it's a pretty darn good year.
Traffic has steadily risen over time and we expect that to continue.
ME/CFS Read more [...]
It could explain the disappointing Lipkin Chronic Fatigue Initiative pathogen study results. It shows how an infection could trigger ME/CFS and then - poof - seemingly disappear. It includes two hot research topics in ME/CFS; the autonomic nervous and immune systems. It explains how sickness Read more [...]
As a former Tae Kwan Doe national champion, Dr. Terry Wahls knew what it was like to be supremely fit. In 2000, though, she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, a disease without a cure, and her future looked bleak. Going to the best MS center in the country and taking the latest drugs provided Read more [...]
The Pain Mystery
It's an incredible thing; Americans spend up to 600 billion (billion with a B) dollars to treat pain. Almost 30% percent of people with pain have low back pain and about 25% of them have chronic low back pain.
You'd think with that many people in pain we'd be pretty far along Read more [...]
An Institute for All Americans?
This Budget request represents the Administration’s priorities for guiding the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to enhance the health and well-being of all Americans. National Institutes of Health
The Department of Health and Human Services 2013 Read more [...]
(Dr. Peterson speaks to the Swedish Parliament and years of effort in Holland culminate in the delivery of a petition to have ME/CFS be considered and treated as a biomedical disease in blogs by Anne Ortegren and Esme de Groot.)
Dr Peterson in Sweden
by Anne Ortegren
Dr Peterson and Gunnar Read more [...]
(The text is by Dr. Rosamund Vallings of New Zealand. I added the commentary (in brackets) and headings.)
December 2013, Gold Coast, Australia.
I felt privileged to be invited to attend this symposium, which was combined with the opening of the National Centre for Neuroimmunology and Emerging Read more [...]
Fibromyalgia, not chronic fatigue syndrome, is going be the recipient of the first large, multi-center antiviral treatment trial. In an entirely new approach to FM, Dr. Skip Pridgen is using a novel two-drug approach, to smother the herpesviruses he believes are causing the disorder (and ME/CFS Read more [...]