ME/CFS & Fibromyalgia Around the Web

Hemispherx Biopharma Addresses Ampligen(R) Manufacturing Issues

Hemispherx Biopharma, Inc. (NYSE Amex:HEB) (the “Company”), stated that on December 11, 2009, the Company, via its manufacturing subcontractor, in Spokane, WA, submitted comprehensive new data to the regional office of the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”), Seattle, WA, which Hemispherx management believes demonstrate that certain manufacturing issues noted in earlier pre-approval inspections at the facility have been fully addressed.

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Canadian brain re-trainer offers recovery from chronic conditions using the laws of neuroplasticity

Santa came early this year, and instead of the usual toys, gadgets, and trinkets, he brought hope for those suffering from chemical sensitivity (MCS), Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), fibromyalgia, and electrical sensitivity. It hasn’t escaped notice that the above conditions behave in somewhat the same way, and many people suffer from more than one of these ailments. Without knowledge of a specific cause however, treatment has focused on holistic treatments, and a complete recovery was thought to be impossible.

Fibromyalgia & Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

Pain in the neck, hips, knees, hands and feet. Getting cold a lot. Being tired all day. Brain fog. Problems swallowing. These symptoms are just par for the course when you have fibromyalgia. But what does it mean when those symptoms get worse and worse while other fibromyalgia symptoms are well controlled? FM & CF

Fibromyalgia – Drug Pipeline Analysis and Market Forecasts to 2015

GlobalData estimates the global Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS) market to have be worth $1 billion in 2008. It is estimated to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 9.2% for the next seven years to reach $1.8 billion by 2015.

Cognitive impairment in patients with Fibromyalgia syndrome as assessed by the Mini-Mental State Examination

This study evaluated the frequency of cognitive impairment in patients with Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) using the Mini Mental State Examination (MMSE).

Is Chronic Pain Ruining Your Relationship?

Athena Champneys, 37, has been in near-constant pain since 2003, when she was diagnosed with fibromyalgia, a chronic condition characterized by widespread pain and tenderness. Her husband hasn’t always been 100% sympathetic, however. “I was in so much pain that I couldn’t bend over to put on my own shoes or socks,” recalls Champneys, who lives in Salt Lake City. “And my husband was like, ‘You’ve got to be kidding me! Get up and deal!’”

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