A recent study by the University of Utah & Emory University has found that Isentress, Merck's AIDS treatment drug, fights the XMRV virus. While researchers are still saying that it is way too early to suggest that … [Read more...] about Study Found Isentress (AIDS Drug) Blocks XMRV
In my previous post, I announced the release of a great new book by Dr. Neil Nathan, On Hope and Healing: For Those Who Have Fallen Through the Medical Cracks. In this book, Dr. Nathan discusses an effective treatment that … [Read more...] about Methylation Protocol Effective Treatment for ME/CFS & Fibromyalgia
The FDA announced yesterday, 1/13/11, that they were asking manufacturers of prescription acetaminophen and opioid combination medications to 325 mg. per capsule, tablet or dosage unit, whatever may apply. According to the … [Read more...] about FDA Limits Acetaminophen/Opioid Combination Dosages
The FDA removed Darvocet & Darvon from the market on November 19th citing serious heart risk. The FDA also warns that anyone taking these medications should call their doctor immediately. Darvocet & Darvon contain … [Read more...] about FDA Bans Darvocet & Darvon (Propoxyphene) from Market
There was a 40-week trial using the drug Ampligen to treat XMRV-positive tested patients. Only severely debilitated patients were selected for this study. Below is an excerpt from ProHealth and the link to the rest of the … [Read more...] about XMRV-Positive Patients Respond Well to Ampligen Treatment
Just two weeks ago, the FDA had announced that they would be taking the drug midodrine off the market but now they have backtracked and decided to continue marketing the drug for orthostatic intolerance. The FDA originally … [Read more...] about FDA Returns Midodrine To Market for Orthostatic Intolerance
I have a niece who just became a health coach for Medifast and she was curious if I knew of anyone who uses Medifast. She has lost 50 lbs. on the program and she said a woman at her meeting who has CFS & FM has seen … [Read more...] about Is Anyone Using Medifast?
The FDA has approved a new forumlation for controlled-released Oxycontin, a powerful pain medication that is typically prescribed severe, chronic pain. The goal of this new Oxycontin formula is to help discourage abuse and … [Read more...] about New Formulation For Oxycontin Approved By FDA
The following article discusses an experimental and groundbreaking treatment by Dr. Paul Cheney that involves stem cells. It addresses the potential benefits of stem cell transfusions for ME/CFS patients; the benefit of … [Read more...] about Experimental Stem Cell Transfusion Treatment for ME/CFS
This week an advisory committee voted to ban prescription pain medications Vicodin and Percocet, and to lower the amounts of Acetaminophen in products that we can currently purchase over the counter (Tylenol, several … [Read more...] about Will Acetaminophen Drugs Be Restricted by the FDA?