The Healing Benefits of Massage

Everyone knows that massage is good for your body. However, studies show that it’s also good for your mind. Research indicates that the power of touch provides benefits beyond relaxation and relief from muscle tension and that massage may actually reduce the need for medications that induce sleep, increase attention span, and alter moods. When […]

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Among Physicians: A Potential Result of Occupational Exposure to Stealth Viruses (Part II)

Continued from Part I Case 3: In 1983, a 38-year old medical oncologist was exposed to hematemesis and bloody diarrhea from an elderly patient with persistent thrombocytopenia, splenomegaly and progressive cirrhotic liver disease. The patient showed elevated liver enzymes, but remarkably normal bilirubin until shortly before her death. Among other investigations, the elderly patient was […]

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Among Physicians: A Potential Result of Occupational Exposure to Stealth Viruses (Part I)

Abstract Four physicians with complex chronic disabling illnesses labeled as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) were shown by culture to be stealth virus infected. The clinical histories indicate multi-system stealth virus infection with encephalopathy (MSVIE). The exposure of physicians and other health care providers to stealth viruses is a potential occupational hazard.

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