Archive for January, 2013

LOW-DOSE NALTREXONE SHOWS PROMISE

January 28, 2013

Researchers at Stanford University report that a study of 31 women with fibromy algia (FM) shows promising results for low-dose naltrexone to reduce pain and improve mood and satisfaction with life. The study used a cross-over design and participants received medication for 12 weeks and […]

Manual Therapy in CFS: Part 1 of 2

January 25, 2013

By Peter C. Rowe, MD, Kevin R. Fontaine, PhD and Rick L. Violand, PT Mark Twain loathed exercise. “Whenever I get the urge to exercise,” he is said to have remarked, “I lie down until it goes away.” He did acknowledge that his approach was […]

Introducing Leigh Reynolds: Our Newest Team Member

January 24, 2013

This is an exciting post to write! I am so thrilled to be joining the Solve ME/CFS Initiative as the new engagement manager. But let me begin at the beginning… My name is Leigh Reynolds and I come to the Solve ME/CFS Initiative as my […]

CDC Stakeholder Call Coming Up

January 7, 2013

In the fall of 2012, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) began a new series of conference calls to update stakeholders about CFS-related research activities and other topics of interest. Information on the next call, scheduled for Jan. 14, 2013, is provided […]