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Oral Agent Cuts Fibromyalgia Pain in Trial, but ...

Publication comes after another study's failure to demonstrate benefit

May 15, 2023
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Caregivers Face Increased Arthritis Burden

Question remains: why?

Nov 03, 2022
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Fibromyalgia Patients See Rapid Benefit From Low-Cal Diet

With marked symptom reduction in just 3 weeks, weight loss not a factor

Mar 02, 2022
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Fibromyalgia: A New Feature of Long COVID?

Almost one-third of patients in Italian study had musculoskeletal sequelae

Aug 31, 2021
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'Dancing With the Stars' Judge Carrie Ann Inaba's Autoimmune Diseases

TV host takes leave of absence

May 04, 2021
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Delayed Diagnosis Common in Spinal Ailment

Typical 7-year delay after symptom onset leaves patients at risk for irreversible damage

Apr 30, 2021
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Op-Ed: Rheumatic Patients Should Proceed Cautiously After COVID Vax

Certain patients with rheumatic and musculoskeletal disease remain particularly vulnerable

Apr 25, 2021
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Do Vaccines Help COVID Long-Haulers?

Anecdotal reports say some get relief from their long COVID symptoms after just one dose

Mar 04, 2021
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Opioids Concerningly Common for Diabetic Nerve Pain

But overall prescriptions for pain meds have tapered off over the years

Jan 28, 2021
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Op-Ed: COVID and Chronic Pain

Pandemic highlights the need for tailored approaches

Oct 18, 2020
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Op-Ed: Cannabis Will Not Solve the Opioid Problem

Or maybe any public health problem

Oct 13, 2020
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Abuse in Many Fibromyalgia Patients' Past

And tied to more severe symptoms

Nov 11, 2019
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Pop Star Sia Opens Up About Her Chronic Pain

Hitmaker diagnosed with connective tissue disorder

Oct 10, 2019
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Gabapentinoids Tied to Suicidal Behavior and Unintentional Overdose

New patterns emerge, especially for young people

Jun 14, 2019
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