ME/CFS & Fibromyalgia Around the Web



  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome:

Hemispherx (AMEX:HEB) Seeks Rebound: Phase 6 Flu Pandemic

With the World Health Organization (WHO) officially declaring the flu a pandemic of phase 6, one company looking to make waves is Hemispherx BioPharma (AMEX:HEB). Hemispherx has recently been in limbo awaiting FDA decision on the long-awaited treatment for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), Ampligen. Ampligen, also known as poly I:poly C12U, is an experimental immunomodulatory double stranded RNA drug developed by HEMISPHERx Biopharma of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Ampligen was first synthesized in the 1970s and has been proposed and tested as a treatment for many illnesses, but primarily chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).


Experts Launch Think Tank For Mystery Disease

Ten leading scientists in Europe have formed a Think Tank for ME and will hold their first meeting on the 13th of June. They want to initiate an effective research effort to find the secret behind the mystery disease that cripples an increasing number of lives. Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, often referred to as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), is a disease which affects at least one million individuals in the US, and an even greater number in Europe. Despite the large number of people affected, there is a lack of serious large-scale research initiatives focused on the disease. The number of patients is rapidly increasing but healthcare personnel lack knowledge about existing research and possible treatments.

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How To Cope With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Some people who suffer from chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) may find their condition frustrating and difficult to deal with. This condition varies with each person. While some may be able to maintain an active life others may suffer from debilitating symptoms. We will try to offer some useful advice for coping with CFS in this article.

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Warm Mouse, Heated Keyboard — ValueRays Healthy Ergonomic Computer Official Launch announced today its official launch for using the computer in healthy ways any time of year. There’s computer ergonomic news written daily about the warnings of long-tern computer usage. Computer use has infiltrated every aspect of our lives, and we have become dependent upon the computer for daily living. The computer has become a tool more so now, than ever before. Therefore, computer-related injuries are on the rise. Just like the telephone and TV, if the home does not have a computer, people miss important communications! But, using the computer properly is the key to long term, healthy living.


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