The #MEAction Network:  A fascinating publication by Mary Dimmock and colleagues estimates the disease burden of ME in the United States, and uses this data to predict fair funding for research into the illness.  What would parity look like? $188,000,000/year, or $188 per patient.

Dimmock, Mirin & Jason: Estimating disease-burden in the US

(US) "The Cut"  Posted on March 17, 2017 by Jennie Spotila  Trump’s proposed budget is out. Among all the cuts – because you have to cut in order to increase defense spending while simultaneously giving the rich a tax cut – among all these cuts is one that people with ME should take very personally. NIH’s budget will be cut by 18% or $6 billion in fiscal year 2018, if Trump’s budgets passes as is. The proposed budget also calls for a reorganization of NIH’s Institutes, but offers little…

Trump’s proposed budget is out. Among all the cuts – because you have to cut in order to increase defense spending while simultaneously giving the rich a tax cut – among all these…

Matt ‏@DondochakkaB 1h1 hour ago  This is my idea for a Journalists' guide when covering #mecfs #pwme News & Issues

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MECFSCanada‏ @MECFSCanada  19h19 hours ago  More   Love the tag #allergic2BS @ValeBodi Totally. Let's turn to real research and keep this wave's momentum.

MECFSCanada‏ @MECFSCanada 19h19 hours ago More Love the tag #allergic2BS @ValeBodi Totally. Let's turn to real research and keep this wave's momentum.

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