Monthly Archives: October 2010

Thought for the week:

Posted in Graphics - advocacy

Where The Dragon Lurks

Where The Dragon Lurks By John Herd Usually, I prefer to keep my private life private. However, in this case, I feel I must make an exception. What I share I have never disclosed publicly. The medical research politics now taking place make it impossible for me to … Continue reading

Posted in Medical Advocacy

Temperature Rhythms Keep Body Clocks in Sync

ScienceDaily (Oct. 15, 2010)     I thought this article was interesting because slightly low body temperature is common amongst Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) patients.   Many doctors have shrugged off this clinical finding in CFS patients.   As we … Continue reading

Posted in General medicine

You Are Being Watched

You Are Being Watched — Internet Data Mining By John Herd “Scraping” is the practice of collecting personal information about people from the Internet. The technology may be improving but the phenomenon is far from new. Various forms of scraping … Continue reading

Posted in Advocacy in general

That “Triple Trouble” graphic

Here’s the “Triple Trouble” graphic I had written about.

Posted in Graphics - research

Because a picture is worth a thousand words…

Okay, actually just because I was feeling mischievous. 🙂 Doctors Reeves, Jones and Wessely may have done more to change our lives, all be it negatively, than possibly any others doctors working on ME/CFS. Given that their theories ignore and … Continue reading

Posted in Graphics - general, Uncategorized

Donating to the Whittemore Peterson Institute

Donating to the Whittemore Peterson Institute — every dollar donated is a dollar donated to helping all of us By John Herd Given the number of pieces I’ve written about contributing funds to the Whittemore Peterson Institute, I don’t mean to … Continue reading

Posted in Advocacy in general, Medical Advocacy, Political Advocacy

Science Is The One And Only Path Out Of What You Are Feeling Today

By John Herd Scientific advancement  in physics often requires thinking beyond the confines of what seems concrete, often beyond the imagination. In Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) advocacy and in being a CFS patient we get caught up in the minutia … Continue reading

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