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ME/CFS and related chronic complex diseases

National Magazine Exposes ‘Tragedy’ of ME/CFS

BU News Service: A Problem Coffee Cannot Fix; Boston Community Comes Together for ME/CFS

by Sarah Wells “Imagine you had the worst flu ever, but it never went away,” said Linda Tannenbaum, a clinical laboratory scientist, to a crowd gathered at Newton-Wellesley hospital earlier this month for a research update. She was describing Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, more commonly referred to as just “Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.” Despite its mild-sounding name, Chronic…

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National Magazine Exposes ‘Tragedy’ of ME/CFS

People impacted by ME/CFS are always glad to see the news media give accurate attention to the disease and the struggle for appropriate federal research funding. Rarely does a national media company do an in-depth report. But this month, The Atlantic magazine did just that in an article titled “The Tragic Neglect of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.” You…

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