A Unique Biobank - and Its Work
The Solve ME/CFS Initative's webinar series is back. Their research director, Suzanne Vernon, Ph.D, will start the series off with an update on the SolveCFS research efforts and the SolveCFS's 'unique' Biobank.
The SolveCFS Biobank was one of the first biobanks Read more [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
ME/CFS Read more [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]