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More NIH Funding Needed for ME/CFS Research!

According to the recent Institute of Medicine report, up to 2.5 million Americans have chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). Patients with ME/CFS are more functionally impaired than those with other disabling illnesses, including congestive heart failure, multiple sclerosis, and end-stage renal disease. The NIH funds ME/CFS at $5 million per year, and that amount is estimated by

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The $10 Challenge For Columbia CII ME/CFS Research

The Microbe Discovery Project began as a patient-driven crowdfund to raise funds for world-class researchers Dr Ian Lipkin and Dr Mady Hornig at Columbia University’s Center for Infection and Immunity (CII), New York. Research into ME/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is sorely needed and there is a paucity of research into the illness. Patients raised a whopping

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Retire this stock photo

Tired of reading news about ME and seeing images of people slumped at their desks or yawning? Submit your REAL photo to the flickr group. Help us create a pool of stock photos that authentically portray the experience of living with ME. The photos will be made available to newspapers and magazines. [button_dark url=”https://www.flickr.com/groups/meaction/pool/” content=”Submit your stock photos!”

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