A Unique Biobank - and Its Work
The Solve ME/CFS Initative's webinar series is back. Their research director, Suzanne Vernon, Ph.D, will start the series off with an update on the SolveCFS research efforts and the SolveCFS's 'unique' Biobank.
The SolveCFS Biobank was one of the first biobanks Read more [...]
“The Autonomic Nervous System is the interface between the mind and body.” - Martinez-Lavin
This is the second in our series of blogs overviewing Doctor Martinez-Lavin’s short primer “Fibromyalgia: How Stress Becomes Real Pain”. (Note that Dr. Martinez-Lavin has a very specific view Read more [...]
“For the first time, physicians have access to technology which enables them to obtain blood volume measurement rapidly and with a high degree of precision.” - Daxor Corporation
Some people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) have been doing a bit more travel lately. It used to be that Read more [...]
People with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome have weakened muscles and, let's face it, weakened brains as well. They can't exercise worth a darn and their ability to focus, to process information quickly and to retain it, is shall we say, blunted. One would think those two problems are not related, Read more [...]
“We are on the brink of an explosion of scientific progress.”
In the last blog we focused on Dr. Lucinda Bateman's belief that Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is finally beginning to reveal its secrets. She feels like the big picture--i.e., the cause of this disease--is finally emerging in a Read more [...]
Puzzle Pieces Coming Together
“There have been some things that have really helped me … to move my thinking forward....The picture is coming together." Dr.. Bateman from a talk at OFFER
Take the pieces of a big puzzle – piece a few together, scatter some of the rest on the floor, and then Read more [...]
Intermittent fasting has been crucial in my long-lasting CFS recovery. - Dr. Courtney Craig
The pleasure of eating good tasting food is undeniable, but food can have a dark side for people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) and Fibromyalgia (FM).
Digesting food, for one thing, takes work Read more [...]
Stanford did it right. They produced video's of the March 2014 Stanford Symposium on ME/CFS and now they're giving us access to them - for free. Some of the most exciting findings in years came out in the Symposium.
Dr. Unger's excellent introduction to epidemiology in Read more [...]