“We are cautiously optimistic regarding these results because, if confirmed, we may have identified a contributing factor to the innate immune issues associated with ME/CFS and a molecular target for potential treatment strategies.” - Lombardi et al.
Over the past couple of years the Whittemore-Peterson Read more [...]
"I can put my fingers on 2,000 well-characterized patients. The work could be done, so why haven't we done that yet? Because - every single one of the things I have just described - not one of them is receiving federal dollars." - Dr. Nancy Klimas - P2P Workshop
The Federal Advisory Committee for Read more [...]
“If we are successful, we may not only produce an objective test for fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome, but we may also be able to develop more effective treatments for those disorders.” - Dr. Jarred Younger
Jarred Younger dazzled attendees with his leptin and chronic fatigue syndrome Read more [...]
As part of our goal to create a more professional appearance Health Rising has engaged a logo designer to produce a logo. Please let us know which of the following logos you think would be the best for Health Rising.
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The holidays are over. If you have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), however, that holiday infusion of good, rich food may have left your gut bloated, gurgling, gassy, stopped up, or loosened up at some point.
IBS is a complex disorder that researchers are still learning about, but they’re pretty Read more [...]
“We hope our work has dignified ME/CFS and those affected, while providing expert guidance to the NIH and the broader research community.” - P2P Executive Draft Summary
The Pathways to Prevention Program (P2P) is an NIH program begun in 2012 that is tasked with identifying research gaps, methodological Read more [...]
2014 was a very good year for Health Rising. We put out well over two hundred blogs. Web traffic went up about 70% and we're averaging over 4,000 page views a day. Over 5,000 people now subscribe to the blog.
Without people reading and participating on the blogs this website Read more [...]
"To me your story - battling your disease ....is as compelling as his (Louis Zamperini's) story" Bob Schieffer
Two powerful pieces - one a short interview with Laura on Face the Nation and another a long piece appearing several years earlier in Elle - demonstrate why Laura, with her very severe ME/CFS, Read more [...]