Category Archives: chronic fatigue syndrome

‘Fast’ Progress: Ampligen Activist Ends Hunger Strike

Robert Miller, the patient advocating for Hemispherx Biopharma Inc.’s Ampligen (rintatolimod) for chronic fatigue syndrome by going on a hunger strike in protest of the FDA’s complete response letter, ended the hunger strike over the weekend. Progress was made, he said,…


On the ‘Gom-Boo,’ Ampligen, and Holding Out Hope

About a week ago, my obituary arrived by email. But something related, which you might think is weirder, happened Tuesday afternoon, and all of it involves chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), and Hemispherx Biopharma Inc.’s drug candidate for it, Ampligen. More…


‘Final Chapter’ on XMRV? Good Luck With That One

Viruses are on the border between living and dead. So are the theories about what some of them cause. Two studies were published last week that showed no link between xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus (XMRV) and either chronic fatigue…