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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 [...]

Methylation, Post-exertional Malaise, Disproportionate Immune Responses and Unique Science -the Solve ME/CFS Webinar Series Begins

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 [...]

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 [...]