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 [...]
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 [...]
"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 [...]
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 [...]