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The Health Rising ME/CFS, Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain Forums Are Here!

It's finally happened. The Health Rising ME/CFS, Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain Forums are open for business. We (Stavya and I) actually started working on them well over a year ago. Why did it take so long? We scoured the market for ways to improve the Forums and settled on some add on's that Read more [...]

Dr. Montoya Talks – With the CDC – On ME/CFS

The CDC is having a public call-in session on Monday, Feb 23rd. First Dr. Unger will talk and then Dr. Jose Montoya of Stanford.  (See the schedule below). Everybody is invited. It's not a call to be missed. Dr. Unger and the CDC First Dr. Unger will talk on what the CDC has going on - and Read more [...]

Health Rising Looks Back and Forward : Our Yearly Update

Traffic 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 [...]

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Researcher Turns Pilot Study into Major Grant

Patrick McGowan's  epigenetic research started out as a small 24 person pilot project funded by the SolveCFS Initiative but it's not small any more. With the help of a $500,000 grant from the Dr. Ralph and Marian Falk Medical Research Trust, Patrick McGowan (and Dr. Lucinda Bateman) are now embarking Read more [...]

They Built It and They Are Coming: Effort Attracts New Researchers To ME/CFS Field

“Our intention is to evolve the SolveME/CFS BioBank™ into the most sought after resource for ME/CFS research in existence” In 2008, seeking to shift their focus to research, the then CFIDS Association of America (CAA) (now The SolveME/CFS Initiative) hired their first Research Director, Read more [...]

Shake That *^#&! ing Stigma – The Shake the CFS Stigma Challenge Begins

Wouldn't you just love to "Shake the Stigma"? You know the stigma that says chronic fatigue syndrome is just about fatigue (and mild fatigue at that). That everyone has it from time to time. That it's a cover up for malingerers. That it's not "real". Wouldn't you just love for the National Read more [...]

Five Dollar Recurring Donation Challenge for Health Rising

Health Rising has had a good year. Traffic has almost doubled and our subscriptions have more than doubled. We've published almost 400 blogs since Health Rising started in December 2012.  Just in the past month  or so some of the blogs we've published include A Mystery No Longer: the Read more [...]

Models Suggesting Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Is “Amenable to Intervention” Provide Hope: Dr. Broderick Talks

"The objective is to deliver relief as quickly as possible but to keep working on the problem until we find a cure." - Gordon Broderick Dr. Gordon Broderick of Dr. Klimas' Institute for Neuro Immune Medicine at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) was in a loquacious mood. He likes what he’s seeing Read more [...]
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