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Stuart Murdoch Talks About ME/CFS with CNN

OMF Ambassador Stuart Murdoch on CNN – Oct 3rd & Oct 6th OMF Ambassador Stuart Murduch will be featured this week on CNN News in the U.S. as a part of its feature, Turning Points. Stuart’s message is to raise awareness about ME/CFS. Tune in to CNN to watch Stuart on: Wednesday, October 3, 2018 – CNN “New Day”...

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Working Group Meeting on the Molecular Basis of ME/CFS

“So much hope in one room.”  – “This is what progress looks like.”  Check out photos from the Working Group Meeting on the Molecular Basis of ME/CFS, sponsored by OMF. More than 50 scientists have gathered for three days to give presentations, engage in in-depth discussions, brainstorm new ideas and next steps, and develop targeted...

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OMF Sponsors Second Annual Community Symposium on the Molecular Basis of ME/CFS at Stanford University

Open Medicine Foundation Delivers Hope to Millions of Patients For Immediate Release Sept. 20, 2018 (Los Angeles, CA) – Open Medicine Foundation (OMF), the premier nonprofit organization investing in research to cure myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), sponsors the Second Annual Community Symposium on the Molecular Basis of ME/CFS on September 29, 2018, at Stanford...

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Ronald W. Davis’s presentation at the IIMEC13

Dr. Ron Davis presented a research update at the International Invest in ME Conference 13 in London. His presentation reviewed the latest progress on research funded by OMF. View Dr. Davis’ full presentation here. The full IIMEC13 conference DVD can be ordered here. Gratefully shared with permission from Invest in ME Research. Transcript – Dr. Ron...

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CNN – Millions suffer from an invisible disease: My ME/CFS story

Author: Ryan Prior Every morning, I shave, brush my teeth, and swallow a dozen pills. I look in the mirror and thank God I can even walk out the door. Since 2007, I’ve lived with an incurable disease known as chronic fatigue syndrome. Internationally, doctors call it myalgic encephalomyelitis, or ME/CFS. The tongue-twister means “painful...

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InsideSources – The Monster Disease Medical Schools Don’t Mention

Author: Llewellyn King   For 10 long years, I’ve been writing and broadcasting about Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, now called Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME). Like all chronic diseases, it’s brutally unfair to the afflicted. But ME also can claim to have been unfairly treated by doctors and medical researchers, the pharmaceutical giants, and the politicians who control...

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South China Morning Post: Why ME, or yuppie flu, is like Aids was once – misunderstood or dismissed as not real, and ignored by most doctors

Author: Anthea Rowan Twenty million people suffer from myalgic encephalomyelitis, yet there is still no test for it, nor any approved treatment. We talk to a mother whose daughter has the illness, and who has consulted dozens of doctors in search of help Until my friend Caroline introduced me to myalgic encephalomyelitis, or ME, I...

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Message from an OMF Volunteer

Ben Howell, one of our most dedicated volunteers, recently took the time to record a video message to share with the OMF community. Ben is OMF’s liaison/correspondent on the Phoenix Rising forum, and was also instrumental in setting up the bitcoin donation program that allowed us to receive a $5 million donation from the Pineapple...

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CDC releases updated website on ME/CFS

(Press Release by CDC) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today released an updated website for healthcare providers about myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). Stethoscope Public domain image/Darnyi Zsóka The new site is designed specifically with clinicians in mind and offers information about how physicians can better assess and help their patients manage the illness. CDC’s...

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ME/CFS Alert: Llewellyn King interviews Dr. David Systrom

This excellent ME/CFS Alert video by Llewellyn King is an interview with Dr. David Systrom, a key member of our team at the newly OMF funded Harvard ME/CFS Collaborative Center. “Dr. Systrom covers how an interest in exercise intolerance led him to Myalgic Encephalomyelitis. He talks about his work, a new research incubator he has assembled, the testing...

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