Category: For medical practitioners

Unrest – a personal documentary by Jennifer BreaUnrest – a personal documentary by Jennifer Brea

The ME/CFS Foundation of South Africa is currently screening the award-winning documentary film, “Unrest”. Synopsis Jennifer Brea is an active Harvard PhD student about to marry the love of her life when suddenly her body starts failing her. Hoping to shed light on her strange symptoms, Jennifer grabs a camera and films the darkest moments […]

New pediatric primer for ME/CFS is published – authors include P. Rowe, N. Speight, R. Vallings, K. Rowe plus othersNew pediatric primer for ME/CFS is published – authors include P. Rowe, N. Speight, R. Vallings, K. Rowe plus others

Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is a complex disease that affects children and adolescents as well as adults. The etiology has not been established. While many pediatricians and other health-care providers are aware of ME/CFS, they often lack essential knowledge that is necessary for diagnosis and treatment. Many young patients experience symptoms for years before […]

Scientist Ron Davis talks about how the Open Medicine Foundation are “fast-tracking” ME/CFS researchScientist Ron Davis talks about how the Open Medicine Foundation are “fast-tracking” ME/CFS research

In this video, published on 3 February 2017, Open Medicine Foundation’s Scientific Advisory Board Director, Ronald Davis, PhD, answers 3 questions on new technology and strategies for “fast-tracking” ME/CFS research. [youtube video=”-bs6_5Ldat4″ width=”700″ height=”420″]

MILLIONS MISSING CAMPAIGN – 27 SEPTEMBER 2016MILLIONS MISSING CAMPAIGN – 27 SEPTEMBER 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR:  Tuesday, September 27, 2016 CONTACT:  Brett Abrams | +1-516-841-1105 | brett@unbendablemedia.com   09/27: Thousands Protest in 24 Cities Worldwide Demanding Support for Patients Suffering with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome   #MillionsMissing International Day of Action Urges Public Health Officials to Ramp Up Funding for ME/CFS Research and Clinical Trials   […]

ME/CFS: A Primer for Clinical Practitioners 2014ME/CFS: A Primer for Clinical Practitioners 2014

The International Association for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (IACFS/ME) produced a primer designed to provide medical practitioners with the information necessary to understand, diagnose, and manage the symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome, also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME/CFS). The document covers etiology, pathophysiology, clinical diagnosis, and management/treatment. Download: http://iacfsme.org/portals/0/pdf/Primer_Post_2014_conference.pdf File format: PDF | File Size: 2 MB