Could Crippled Herpesviruses Be Contributing to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) and Other Diseases?
Given the ubiquity of herpesviruses, the common infectious trigger in ME/CFS and the fact that once you're infected with them - you're infected for life - it's no surprise that researchers have been interested in herpesviruses and ME/CFS for decades. An NIH-funded...read more
It was a typically warm July southern Florida day as we pulled out of our hotel to find one exit blocked by construction. Google Maps sent us in another direction, and when that didn't work out, we made our own map and, once again, hurried with time running out to our...read more
A Focus on Education The Bateman Horne Center in Salt Lake City is much more than one of the very few treatment clinics that focus on chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) and fibromyalgia (FM). Its extensive video library of educational talks - containing talks on...read more
Are “Old” Muscles Holding People with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) Down? Plus Tompkins’ Team Promises New Insights
"New data collectively supports the presence of specific critical points in the muscle that are affected by free radicals." Fulle et. al. A group of pioneering Italian researchers have been studying the muscles of people with ME/CFS - a rather lonely task - for over...read more
The Solve ME/CFS Initiative's Ramsay Awards are small grants (@$50K - only in the medical field is 50K small) but potentially mighty grants. They are designed to give researchers the funding to produce pilot data needed to get really big grants - the NIH and other...read more
Health Rising generally stays as far away from politics as possible. While one side of the political realm may at times offer more for chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), fibromyalgia, and chronic pain patients, the difference is rarely dramatic enough for Health...read more