“There are physicians around who say if there is no biomarker the disease doesn’t exist, as far as they’re concerned. So there’s been a real effort to find a biomarker. I’m hoping this will help the medical community accept that this is a real disease.” SF Chronicle: Stanford discovery validates chronic fatigue syndrome, could improve diagnosis.

+ “Consumers seem to have a limitless appetite for trying products that will help them sleep–and startups are taking note.” FastCo: The $70 billion quest for a good night’s sleep.