JJAMD disseminates helpful, important, and useful patient and professional , educational material. The Foundation cannot provide referrals or specific medical/dental advice. The 1996 NIH Technology Assessment conference noted the absence of any universally accepted scientifically-proven treatments and concluded that future advances in diagnosis and treatment requires collaboration of multidisciplinary fields involving basic and applied science and practice. The conference concluded "a Consensus must be developed regarding the professional expertise needed to diagnosis and treat these serious health problems."