This week Richard Hill talks about inflammation, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and the brain. Interesting stuff!

The paper is: Nakatomi et al (2014) Neuroinflammation in patients with chronic fatigue/myalgic encephalomyelitis: an 11c-(R)-PK11195 PET study. Journal of Nuclear Medicine 55(6): 945-950.

and you can read a news article here: http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/baffling-chronic-fatigue-syndrome-set-for-diagnostic-overhaul/

Also Richard points out Rick Hanson’s very interesting looking interviews ‘Hardwiring Happiness’ – https://www.entheos.com/Hardwiring-Happiness

Dr. Dave of Shrink Rap Radio fame lets us know about his latest podcast #407 – Mindfulness as An Antidote for The Busy-ness Epidemic with Brigid Schulte – Brigid Schulte is an award-winning journalist for The Washington Post and Washington Post magazine. She is also a fellow at the New America Foundation. In her career, she has written about, among other subjects, politics, culture, the military, science, the environment, work-life issues, gender and poverty.