Making their voices heard
Funds raised from the evening will support the Nightingale Research Foundation, an Ottawa-based organization established to explore and understand chronic fatigue syndrome, myalgic encephalomyelitis and fibromyalgia-type illnesses.
Will Hemispherx Biopharma (AMEX:HEB) Make The Cut? I Think So
It has been over a month since the FDA last informed Hemispherx Biopharma (AMEX:HEB) “it may require up to 1-2 additional weeks” to make its decision on HEB’s drug Ampligen, a treatment for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. So now investors are in this state of “limbo” and no one knows when the FDA will make their decision.
Understanding the Diagnosing Process
Doctors can have a difficult time processing information and making a diagnosis of fibromyalgia. It is important that individuals have an accurate diagnosis so that proper treatment can be started. Fibromyalgia can be very uncomfortable and involve many different symptoms. Fibromyalgia does not have any specific test but can be diagnosed based on symptoms.
Increasing Diagnosis Rates and Growing Use of Key Agents Such as Pfizer’s Lyrica Will Drive Eight Percent Annual Growth in the Fibromyalgia Drug Market Through 2018
Decision Resources, one of the world’s leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that increased use of key agents such as Pfizer’s Lyrica, Eli Lilly/Boehringer Ingelheim’s Cymbalta/Xeristar/Ariclaim and Forest Laboratories/Cypress Bioscience’s Savella will drive eight percent annual growth in the fibromyalgia market through 2018 in the United States, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom and Japan.
Fibromyalgia: The Dreaded Diagnosis
Fibromyalgia, you little devil you, is characterized as chronic widespread pain with multiple tender spots throughout the body. Fatigue, depression, and sleep disturbances all play a significant role as well. Patients with Fibromyalgia can also see overlapping conditions such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome as well as lupus and arthritis.
Relating to Your Doctor, Specialists When You Have Fibromyalgia
The journey you take when you have fibromyalgia is filled with new faces, new treatments and many questions. You will come to know your medical team closely because you will need to schedule many routine appointments, as they will be monitoring your progress as you learn how to cope with fibromyalgia and how to manage the symptoms you have.