Can you take the heat? Join Simon McGrath in support of the Chilli ME Challenge … Watch renowned researchers Drs. Ian Lipkin and Mady Hornig take the Chilli ME Challenge, LIVE from New York by webcast this coming Wednesday, 1st July at 1 p.m. EST. To spice things up, the researchers from Columbia University have promised that the more you give,Continue
Jen Brea launches mass-advocacy platform — #MEAction goes live!
Sasha gives you the tour and tells you what it’s all about… Jen Brea is a phenomenon. After working as a freelance writer in China and Africa, she enrolled for a PhD at Harvard in political science but, four years ago, got sick. She had a fever that lasted ten days. Her health collapsed, and she was forced to goContinue
The End ME/CFS Project: History Taking Root
Clark Ellis spoke with Dr. Ronald W. Davis and Linda Tannenbaum about the End ME/CFS Project … History The history books record that in the nineteenth century Louis Pasteur formulated a “germ theory” of microbes as the causative agents of disease, and thus revolutionized medicine. His findings, along with his contemporary, John Snow (who linked cholera to infected water supply), changedContinue
AVIVA Semi-Finals: National ME/FM Action Network is competing for $100,000
The National ME/FM Action Network in Canada is competing for $100,000 for biomedical research of ME and FM in the Aviva Community Fund contest. With thanks to all who helped, they made it through the first round of voting into the Semi-Finals. The Semi-Finals are now underway and require casting a daily vote through Dec 10th. Voting ends at 4pmContinue
Join the National PR Campaign for ME: Power to the Patient (P2tP)
Have you had enough of all the neglect and abuse of ME/CFS patients? Gabby Klein says now is the time for a National PR Campaign for ME/CFS to impress a change. Join the Patient Revolution to restore power to ME patients … Thirty years of neglect, incompetence and malfeasance by the Department of Human services (HHS) have rendered ME patientsContinue
Entrevista: la apelación del millón de dólares de Ian Lipkin para un estudio en el Microbioma
Simon McGrath se aseguró recientemente una entrevista con el mundialmente famoso doctor Ian Lipkin – un científico que sigue creyendo que EM / SFC tiene una causa física – para descubrir más sobre sus planes para un importante estudio del microbioma intestinal y para averiguar por qué está pidiendo el apoyo de la comunidad de pacientes… Dr. W. Ian LipkinContinue
Interview: Ian Lipkin’s Million Dollar Appeal for Microbiome Study
Simon McGrath recently secured an interview with the world famous Dr Ian Lipkin – a scientist who continues to believe that ME/CFS has a physical cause – to discover more about his plans for a major study of the gut microbiome and to find out why he’s asking the patient community for its support… Dr W. Ian Lipkin has demonstratedContinue
Introducing the Blue Ribbon Foundation
Ryan Prior recalls why he and Nicole Castillo decided to make a movie about ME/CFS, and explains why they’ve now decided to form the Blue Ribbon Foundation as a new non-profit organization A year ago, I wrote a story for USA Today about my experience with ME/CFS that changed the trajectory of my life. The response to my story taughtContinue
Aviva Community Fund Semi-Finals – Vote Daily for the National ME/FM Action Network!
Your help ensured the National ME/FM Action Network of Canada romped through to the Semi-Finals of the Aviva Community Fund competition. Now we need to vote again and see them through to the Finals and a chance at that all important $100,000! Vote online, each and every day from 02 – 11 December 2013! You did it! Your online votesContinue
New Phoenix Rising Store is Now Open!
Mark Berry introduces the new Phoenix Rising Store and explains how you can donate to Phoenix Rising for free while doing your holiday shopping online. At the risk of stating the blindingly obvious, the annual festive season is now well and truly upon us. In the United States, today is Thanksgiving Day, so I’ll take this opportunity to wish allContinue
Canary in a Coalmine – Exclusive interview and film trailer help launch Kickstarter campaign!
Filmmaker Jennifer Brea launches the Kickstarter campaign today with the trailer of her forthcoming documentary Canary in a Coal Mine – a film that will help change the face of ME. Interview and article by Russell Fleming (Firestormm). When did you first get sick and why did you decide to make a film? “It started with the worst flu ofContinue
Aviva! Your vote can help fund a year of ME/FM awareness in Canada!
It will cost you nothing more than an online vote to help see the National ME/FM Action Network enter the second round of the Aviva community competition to win $100,000. Voting in this round closes 14th October and you can vote every single day until then – so please join us and cast your vote now! By Firestormm. Join usContinue