Dr. Nancy Klimas Provider Lecture 24th November 2010

This is a precis of Dr. Nancy Klimas‘ talk to health providers in Wellington on 24th November 2010, very skillfully recorded by Eileen Brodigan.

Update 16 December 2010: There is now an audio file available of this lecture. Please click here to download (73MB).

Dr. Klimas is the director of the Allergy and Immunology Clinic, and is a licensed laboratory director in Florida. Dr. Klimas is Director of Research for the Clinical AIDS/HIV Research at the Miami Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

A leader in the field of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) research, Dr. Klimas is the current President of the International Association for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Dr. Klimas is the principal investigator of the National Institute of Health’s (NIH) Center for Multidisciplinary Studies of CFS Pathophysiology at the University of Miami. Dr. Klimas has been appointed to the inter-agency CFS Coordinating Committee, chaired by the Surgeon General of the United States.

Dr Nancy Klimas Provider Lecture 24th November 2010


“XMRV has strong link with human cancer, including prostate and breast cancer”

Months ago, XMRV researchers Dr. Ila Singh and colleagues at the University of Utah’s Singh Laboratory filed a US patent application for “Methods and Compositions Relating to XMRV-Related Diseases and Conditions.”

The application (archived at the World Intellectual Property Organization website) is hard for the layperson to understand & plow through, but XMRV Global Action facebook, tipped off by poster “jmk” at http://www.MECFSforums.com, has pulled out some compelling direct quotes of immense potential import regarding neuro-immune illnesses and, in a riveting new twist, breast cancer.

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Managing Stress and Feelings in Families Coping with ME/CFS & FM

Dr. Bruce Campbell is a chronic-illness educator whose information-packed website and online courses (www.cfidsselfhelp.org) build on his own experience identifying and refining the strategies that helped him return to better health after debilitation with ME/CFS.

Even though you may not have the ability to change the fact that someone in your life has Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) or fibromyalgia, there are many things you can do to improve their, and your, quality of life.

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