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08 June, 2021

Andrea Levy Sends A Public Message To María José Campanario After The Latest News About Her Fibromyalgia

According to Semana magazine, María José Campanario, 42, has been admitted to the hospital after suffering a relapse of fibromyalgia, a disease that Andrea Levy also suffers from.

07 June, 2021

Teenager Could Only Whisper For Whole Year After Mysteriously Waking Up With No Voice

Grace Burke-Whyte was hit by a wave of crippling fatigue at the age of 16, lost her voice almost completely and was unable to use her hands properly.

06 June, 2021

What We Know And Don’t Know About Long COVID

More than a year into the pandemic, long COVID still confounds scientists.

05 June, 2021

‘Brain Fog’ Lingers Among COVID-19 Long-Haulers: Study

A DePaul University study of nearly 280 long-haulers — people who experience symptoms of COVID-19 months after their initial diagnosis — found that while most of the symptoms improved over time, some lingered or even got worse.

04 June, 2021

Little-Known Illnesses Turning Up In COVID Long-Haulers

Dr Elizabeth Dawson is among what one doctor called "waves and waves" of "long-haul" covid patients who remain sick long after retesting negative for the virus. A significant percentage are suffering from syndromes that few doctors understand or treat.

03 June, 2021

Fibromyalgia Sufferers And Cannabidiol

Researchers at University of Michigan Medical School surveyed 878 fibromyalgia patients who were using cannabidiol (CBD) to gauge their reasons for doing so.

02 June, 2021

COVID-19 Long Haulers Experience Lingering Symptoms Similar To Those With Cognitive Problems, Study Shows

Most of those infected with COVID-19 get better after a few weeks from getting the virus, but there are also people known as COVID-19 long haulers.

01 June, 2021

Griffith Students Unlock Scholarships With Golden Key

Studying Medicine and completing his PhD at the same time, Stanley Du Preez has devoted his research to myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), commonly known as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS).

31 May, 2021

Doctors Scramble To Understand Long Covid, But Causes And Prognosis Are Elusive

For people suffering with lingering, debilitating symptoms months after a bout with covid, pinning down a definition for long covid may seem pointless. They just want relief.

30 May, 2021

Some Long-Haul COVID Patients Report Vaccines Are Easing Their Lingering Symptoms

A Facebook group called “Survivor Corps” polled 962 COVID-19 long haulers and found 39% said they saw mild to full resolution of their lingering symptoms after they were vaccinated.

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