The Other Davis
The ME/CFS community got some tough news recently with the AHRQ report finding fault with most ME/CFS diagnostic and treatment trials. We had some good news, too, when we saw a top immune researcher at a top lab, Derya Unutmaz, applying cutting edge technology to ME/CFS patients. Now Read more [...]
Solve ME/CFS took its shot at the AHRQ report and it didn't pull any punches. The Solve ME/CFS review is notable because it was produced by an experienced researcher, Suzanne Vernon PhD, in collaboration with a Research Advisory Board that is made up of doctors, researchers, and industry leaders.
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Dr. Derya Unutmaz is one of those researchers we want in the ME/CFS field; he’s well-published, he’s an ace in immune system functioning, he has his own laboratory, and he’s doing cutting edge work. Suzanne Vernon described meeting in San Francisco with Esther Dyson, a technology Read more [...]
Engineering Better Health With Low Dose Naltrexone
One Size Fits All Approach Fading
“ We envision that the concepts presented in this paper will lead to novel individualized treatments where treatment dosages can be assigned by a mobile device at the disposal of the participant.”
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My assumption has been that the AHRQ knows what it’s doing and is doing its job well. That assumption is based on the fact that the AHRQ appears to be thriving as an institution.
The AHRQ notes in its report, however, that “divergent and conflicted opinions are common” even among experts Read more [...]
“Because of limitations in the evidence base, we did not have high confidence in any of the findings from this review.”
The reports from ME/CFS advocates are in. The AHRQ report is “appallingly bad”, “scientifically indefensible and irresponsible”, and is “fundamentally and irredeemably Read more [...]
Now this is exciting.
The Open Medicine Foundation (OMF) has announced it has created and is raising funds for a huge "End ME/CFS" project. They're looking for five million dollars a year to fund it -- about double the NIH's current annual spending on all ME/CFS research. That's a really ambitious Read more [...]
In the third of our blog series on using supplements to treat Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and/or Fibromyalgia, Dr. Courtney Craig talks about testing and her approach
An Interview with Dr. Courtney Craig
You noted that you'd spent thousands of dollars on supplements before you found the approach Read more [...]