Vitamin D3 has become a big deal in the past couple of years, but the findings in fibromyalgia have not been particularly promising. Several fibromyalgia studies have not found evidence of low Vitamin D3 (calcifediol) levels in fibromyalgia. Noting,though, that other studies suggest low Vit Read more [...]
Dear Patient Community:
We are asking your help to continue to push for treatments for ME/CFS. Our ME/CFS Treatment team will continue to work for meetings between the FDA and pharmaceutical companies with the sole purpose of urging them to develop and approve drugs to treat ME/CFS. People Read more [...]
Taking the Next, er, Step
First you document the problem, then you try to figure out what's causing it. At least three research groups have decided it's time to move past documenting a messed up energy production system in ME/CFS and to begin figuring what's causing it. Over the next couple Read more [...]
On Fibromapp Friday we bring some news and events from the ME/CFS and FM communities to your attention, but first check out a cheap and easy way to manage your illness for better health.
"The FibroMapp app is SUPERB! I have not only been able to control my medications, but track which ones Read more [...]
"Abdominal bloating is a frequent and bothersome but poorly understood clinical problem"
It's not a subject for dinner table conversation but about 15-30 percent of the population experiences it, it can be very painful, and it's just beginning to get the respect it deserves in the research arena. Read more [...]
What's up in 2014? Federal funding still sucks, but it's clear that the Research Foundations and non-profits are finding a way. As the list of studies or trials ending in 2014 indicates, we're going to learn a lot about chronic fatigue syndrome this year.
UK Rituximab Trial Underway - Invest Read more [...]
Three years ago Joey Tuan told his mother that if he wasn't better within two years he was going to end his life. It was a practical decision for him. What after all was the point? A graduate from a top University, Joey's brain now was mush, he couldn't walk for 10 minutes without suffering for two Read more [...]
Pre-Conference 'Conference' - Stanford ME/CFS Symposium, Wednesday, March 19th
Stanford's Chronic Fatigue Symposium bears notice for a couple of reasons.
A) The fact that one of the top medical schools in the country is producing a symposium on chronic fatigue syndrome is startling and Read more [...]