Post-SARS CFS-Like Syndrome

In 2003, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) spread from southeast Asia to North America causing a public health panic and many deaths. Fever, cough, muscle pain and air hunger were the primary … [Read more...]

Lack of Government Funding for ME/CFS & Fibromyalgia Research

The buzz among ME/CFS & Fibromyalgia patients and bloggers is the latest government funding figures for 2011 for ME/CFS & Fibromyalgia research, which were posted by the ME/CFS Worldwide … [Read more...]

Possible Detection of Fibromyalgia Markers Found In Saliva

As we all know, there are currently no tests that definitively diagnose Fibromyalgia.  Over the past few years, there have been several attempts made in Fibromyalgia research of specific biological … [Read more...]

Study Links Obesity & Fibromyalgia – Not Sure I Completely Agree

A new study that was recently conducted at the University of Utah says that there is a possible link between obesity and an increased severity of Fibromyalgia symptoms.  The report says that some … [Read more...]

Small Study: Does Yoga Ease Symptoms Of Fibromyalgia?

  A study that was published in the November issue of Pain found that yoga may help ease some of the debilitating symptoms of Fibromyalgia for some female patients.  According to the Washington … [Read more...]

Researchers Discover Chronic Pain Gene

Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have discovered a gene associated with susceptibility to chronic pain caused by nerve injury in people.  The researchers' findings were reported … [Read more...]

Fibromyalgia Association of Houston Research Updates Symposium

The Fibromyalgia Association of Houston will be hosting a day long symposium on Saturday, September 25, 2010.   Thank you to the President of the FMAH, Mary Harper, for emailing me this information so … [Read more...]

Fibromyalgia Research Abstracts From ProHealth

Excess glutamate in specific brain region linked to FM pain sensitivity Central pain augmentation resulting from enhanced excitatory and/or decreased inhibitory neurotransmission is a proposed … [Read more...]

Fibromyalgia Research Abstracts From ProHealth

Reliability of ACR criteria over time to differentiate classic fibromyalgia from nonspecific widespread pain syndrome: a 6-month prospective cohort study American College of Rheumatology (ACR) … [Read more...]

Professor Says Chiropractic Care “Insufficient” In Treating Fibromyalgia

According to an article I recently read on the Arthritis Research Campaign website, a recent study revealed that there is no evidence to suggest chiropractic care is effective in treating … [Read more...]

Fibromyalgia Research Abstracts from ProHealth

Neurobiology of depression, fibromyalgia and neuropathic pain - Source: Frontiers in Bioscience, Jun 2009 This article synthesizes recent data suggesting that the high rates of comorbidity observed … [Read more...]

Coenzyme Q10 Altered In Patients With Fibromyalgia

What is Coenzyme Q10?  According to ProHealth: Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ(10)) is an essential electron carrier in the mitochondrial respiratory chain and a strong antioxidant. The purpose of this research … [Read more...]

Chlamydia Pneumoniae Infections Possibly Linked to Inflammatory Arthritis

Research has discovered that Chlamydia pneumoniae, a believed trigger of ME/CFS & Fibromyalgia, and C trachomatis may be responsible for 150,000 new cases of inflammatory arthritis each year in … [Read more...]

Children with Fibromyalgia Function Better When Active

A study presented at the American Pain Society's 28th Annual Scientific Meeting suggests that children with juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome (JPFS) have greater overall functioning (within the … [Read more...]

Fibromyalgia & Arthritis Linked To Computer Problems

Research published in the May issue of Arthritis Care & Research reports that people who have Fibromyalgia and/or arthritis who experience discomfort or problems working on the computer contribute … [Read more...]