Wednesday, 23 January 2013

The Underfinanced ME/CFS Research Field Pt I: The Facts… Plus “What Can We Do? “ :: Health Rising

According to the Fair Allocations In Research Foundation in 2013 cancer research received $4,400 in funding per cancer patient. Compare that to the $150 per patient prostate cancer and Parkinson’s Disease research receives yearly. Then compare that to the $85 per patient for Alzheimer’s research and the $45 per patient for Hepatitis B.

Finally compare that to the funding for ME/CFS research: $6 per patient per year!

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Pamela is a former accountant, recovering journalist and international cat herder, disabled and chronically sick with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, Fibromyalgia and Cervical spondylosis, fluent in three languages; English, Spanish and Rubbish. Mostly writes in the latter. She likes Genealogy, Model Railways and Cats.

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