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29 January, 2023

Positive Results Observed With Predictive Model Designed To Identify Fibromyalgia Risk

New research has helped to validate a predictive design model created to identify those most at risk for developing fibromyalgia.

28 January, 2023

Long COVID Expert: Not Much Being Done To Help Patients

Not enough is being done to help patients with long COVID symptoms, says Dr. Eric Topol, a senior author on a recent review article published in Nature Reviews Microbiology.

28 January, 2023

Daily Journalist Reveals 18-Month Fight Over ‘Unseen’ Illness

A regional daily journalist has opened up on her 18-month fight to be diagnosed with an “unseen” illness. Liverpool Echo life writer Elle May Rice has gone public on her struggles with fibromyalgia, a long-term condition that causes pain all over the body.

28 January, 2023

Long COVID Might Ruin Booze For You

“I just really, really struggled if I had one drink. I would wake up so hungover, terrible headaches, and super tired. It was so bizarre.”

27 January, 2023

Long COVID Can Lead To Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Doctors Are Working To Help Patients Manage.

Some studies have shown that half of people with long COVID develop symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome or ME/CFS.

27 January, 2023

Can ‘Radical Rest’ Help With Long COVID Symptoms?

A profile of US medical researcher and long-COVID sufferer Megan Fitzgerald.

27 January, 2023

Stress Can Cause Epstein Barr Virus To Reactivate

More than one medical professional and a lot of persons with adhesive arachnoiditis (AA) have asked why we have been studying the Epstein Barr Virus (EBV) and its relationship to AA. After all, almost everyone over age 25 will show EBV antibodies on a blood test.

26 January, 2023

People Struggling With Long COVID Face Increased Stigma, New Edmonton Study Shows

A profile of Canadian physician Dr. Daisy Fung who developed long COVID.

26 January, 2023

What Are The Major Findings Of Long COVID Research?

In a recent review published in Nature Reviews Microbiology, researchers explored existing literature on long coronavirus disease (COVID). They highlighted key immunological findings, similarities with other diseases, symptoms, associated pathophysiological mechanisms, and diagnostic and therapeutic options, including coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccinations.

26 January, 2023

More Than Two Years Of Long COVID Research Hasn't Yielded Many Answers: Scientific Review

The world has been grappling with the spectre of long COVID since mid-2020, when some patients realized their COVID-19 symptoms hadn’t fully disappeared — but nearly three years later, how much do we really know about this persistent issue?

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