Recovery: One Patient's Saga
A hard-won career in voice acting nearly destroyed by the onset of ME, followed by cancer and a major stroke. An unlikely story of recovery from all three.
Francis Collins and the Zombie Apocalypse, Part Two
Collins outlines the historical events that piqued his interest in ME and offers his medical hypotheses about the existence of multiple, if unidentified, subsets.
Francis Collins and the Zombie Apocalypse, Part One
A Poor Showing by Francis Collins at the NIH Accelerating Research Conference.
Origins of the Damning Label, "Extremist"
In 2011, Simon Wessely began whining about death threats. The UK press loved it. The word extremist lingers to this day
David Bell, Part Two: Low Blood Volume in Myalgic Encephalomeylitis--Shocking
Are the time-honored values of clinical observation and logic driving ME research? David Bell's research on low blood volume in ME.
An introduction to Dr. David Bell
"I can't wait to tell my farmers they have the Yuppie flu," were among the first words David Bell of Lyndonville, NY said to me when I met him in 1987.
Francis Collins: Should M.E. Sufferers Care Whether He Leads the NIH? (Part Two)
The struggle to recognize M.E. as a serious disease and fund it appropriately: Francis Collins has failed on both counts.
NIH Director Francis Collins: A Trump Fave or A PlaceHolder? And Does it Matter? (Part One)
Should Francis Collins' fate matter to M.E. sufferers? A report on the politics of leadership at NIH and the opaque Trump agenda.