Monthly Archives: March 2011

Author Writes to Escape Her Circumstances

Laura Hillenbrand’s newest book, Unbroken, which came out last November, is a fascinating story of the life of an athlete and war hero, Louis Zamperini. Hillenbrand admits her writing is a way for her to escape her circumstances-“It’s my own … Continue reading

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Seeking Biological Causes for ME/CFS

Here’s another article by the Wall Street Journal’s Amy Dockser Marcus. This is an excellent in-depth article on Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and it shows that not only is Amy Dockser Marcus very interested in the illness but that she … Continue reading

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Stanford University’s Dr. Montoya Delivers a Lecture to Wake Up the Medical Community

Stanford University’s Dr. Jose Montoya says Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is one of the most misperceived illnesses in medicine and the medical community should apologize to patients for not believing them all these years. He talks about the viral onset, … Continue reading

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NATURE Publishes an Article on the Scientific Debate Over XMRV

Nature International weekly journal of science- the second most read science journal in the world, has just published a lengthy article dealing with the scientific debate over XMRV. It’s a very comprehensive article portraying Dr. Mikovits as someone who is … Continue reading

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New teaser for WHAT ABOUT ME makes for great drama

There’s a new teaser/trailer for the feature documentary WHAT ABOUT ME  which is expected to be released in 2012. The film’s director, Geoffrey Smith, juxtaposes the plight of ME/CFS sufferers against political pushback. The conceivably infectious nature of XMRV, the new … Continue reading

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Journalist, Author and Screenwriter John Falk Comes “Out of the Closet” at the Huffington Post

While on assignment for the National Geographic in the Congo a few years ago John Falk picked up a virus and fell ill. Until recently, John Falk has only told his family about his “breakdown in health, vitality, and cognition” … Continue reading

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ME/CFS in the Media

There are many YouTube videos, films and documentaries on the subject of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. They all capture the essence of what it’s like to live with this illness, but there are a few that are worth mentioning : 1. What … Continue reading

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