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NIH Spending on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome ….Increases in 2013

(Thanks to Jennie Spotila for her advocacy work and  letting Health Rising reprint her blog  on NIH funding.  Jennie presents some good news - an actual increase in funding at the NIH in 2013 - and for good grants by good investigators. It wasn't a huge increase and we're not nearly where we Read more [...]

Secretary of Health Sebelius Responds to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)

We thank Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid for his longtime work and support for the ME/CFS community, and especially for his recent efforts with the Secretary of Health to stress the serious unmet need in the ME/CFS community and the drastic implications of the FDA's denial of the only medicine in Read more [...]

The Underfinanced ME/CFS Research Field Pt I: The Facts… Plus “What Can We Do? “

(Thanks to Anne for providing this eye-opening guest blog on the funding situation facing Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS). Anne has pledged to donate her share of any blog donations to ME/CFS research. Part II of Anne's series on ME/CFS funding will appear shortly) Find out more about Anne here Read more [...]