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Simmaron Research Foundation Study Targets Heart of the Immune Breakdown in ME/CFS

So many different pathogens can trigger ME/CFS that immune system problems (not the bugs themselves) are probably the key factor in this disorder. That fact and increasing evidence of high rates of heritability convinced the Simmaron Research Foundation to launch an effort to get at the underpinnings Read more [...]

The Fibromyalgia Treatment Group Sponsors Health Rising – An Interview with Cindy Sparling on a Natural Approach to FM

Health Rising is very glad to announce the Fibromyalgia Treatment Group is our third corporate sponsor. Like so many ME/CFS and FM efforts, the Fibromyalgia Treatment Group's work was  triggered by a personal experience with FM: Cindy Sparling, the President of the FTG, came down with Fibromyalgia Read more [...]

A New Approach To Talking About and Finding Answers to ME/CFS and FM: HealClick Debuts

HealClick My experience with most ME/CFS projects (including my own) is that they're usually done in a kind of ad-hoc, seat-of-the-pants manner, but HealClick is a horse of a different color.  Long-time ME/CFS patient Joey Tuan had a vision, enrolled developers in it, and ultimately put together Read more [...]

Health Rising Rises With Prohealth’s Making a Difference Campaign

Sick with ME/CFS Rich Carson started Prohealth out of his laundry room in 1988 in order to bring lower cost supplements to patients. Prohealth has always been more than a business, though. I found that out when I worked with Rich on his Campaign for a Fair Name to replace chronic fatigue syndrome Read more [...]

Looking Back and Looking Forward: Health Rising Begins New Era in 2014

Taking Stock - A Year Later About a year ago Health Rising rose out of the ashes (:)) and began.  Two hundred and twenty blogs and over 200,000 visitors and 720,000 pageviews later, we can say it's a pretty darn good year. Traffic has steadily risen over time and we expect that to continue. 2014 ME/CFS Read more [...]

Bringing Relief to Many: the B-12/Folate ME/CFS/FM Crowdfund Trial Begins – Peterson/Kogelnik on Board

Opportunities abound to make a difference in ME/CFS, but the Open Medicine Institute  (OMI) may have hit on the quickest way to do that for the most people.  Could a simple, inexpensive treatment provide more energy for many?What if an effective, relatively inexpensive and readily available Read more [...]

Looking Up Down Under: Center for Neuroimmunology and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Opens at Griffith University In Australia

PHANU (now the Center for Neuroimmunology and Emerging Diseases), was doing well at Bond University, but then Griffith University, spying a hot research group with a future, grabbed them up.  (Dr. Klimas found herself in much the same boat with Nova Southeastern University. It makes one hopeful Read more [...]

Black Friday, the Holidays, Prohealth, IGiving and More – Support Health Rising By Shopping Online

PROHEALTH The only nutritional support company created by someone with chronic fatigue syndrome/fibromyalgia, we're very happy to be affiliated with Prohealth. Founded by an ME/CFS patient, Rich Carson, Prohealth has dedicated 10% of its profits to ME/CFS support for decades, and this year Prohealth's Read more [...]