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Breakthough! Norway Wakes Up – Funds Big Multicenter Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Rituximab Trial

Norway funds Major Rituximab Trial After a torrent of protest six months ago at the Norwegian Research Council's (NRC) failure to fund a Rituximab trial, the NRC said they would revisit the issue.  This time they got it right, agreeing to provide funding for a big Phase 3 multi-center  Rituximab Read more [...]

Redefining ME/CFS the Easy Way: Crowdsourcing Effort to Fund Norwegian Rituximab Trial Begins

A Little Background The Norway Rituximab story is an incredible one. Olav and Mella, two Norwegian oncologists find that several Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) patients unexpectedly improve dramatically after giving them Rituximab for cancer. Amazed at the effects of this two-disease-for-one package, Read more [...]

Rituximab Watch

Norway Says 'No Go' to Further Fluge/Mella Rituximab Funding It's kind of inexplicable. Fluge and Mella put Norway on the map of the chronic fatigue syndrome community in a big way, and stimulated interest and efforts from the US to Australia yet the Norwegian Government just announced their proposed  Read more [...]