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28 February, 2024

Managing Pain Should Be More Than ‘Hammering Patients With Immunomodulatory Medications’

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Understanding the science of pain can help rheumatologists better manage fibromyalgia and other chronic conditions, according to a presenter at the Basic and Clinical Immunology for the Busy Clinician symposium.

27 February, 2024

Tonix Pharmaceuticals' Fibromyalgia Trial Shows Promising Results In Webinar Presentation

Tonix Pharmaceuticals CEO Dr. Seth Lederman joined Steve Darling from Proactive to share positive Phase 3 data on Tonmya, also known as TNX-102 SL, for the management of fibromyalgia, and discussed the company's plans to file for FDA approval in the second half of 2024. Dr. Lederman highlighted that Tonmya, a centrally acting, non-opioid, non-addictive bedtime medication, showed promising results in the RESILIENT Phase 3 study.

27 February, 2024

NIH Study Offers New Clues Into The Causes Of Post-Infectious ME/CFS

In-depth study from the US National Institutes of Health finds brain, immune, and metabolic abnormalities linked to debilitating chronic disease.

27 February, 2024

Study Offers New Clues Into The Causes Of Post-Infectious Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

In a detailed clinical study, researchers at the National Institutes of Health have found differences in the brains and immune systems of people with post-infectious myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (PI-ME/CFS). They also found distinct differences between men and women with the disease. The findings were published in Nature Communications.

26 February, 2024

An Ambitious NIH Study Has Brought New Attention To Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Long COVID has brought new attention to how complex chronic illnesses can develop in the aftermath of a viral infection. Prior research may help forward clinical trials to test possible treatments.

26 February, 2024

Covid-19 Tied To Chronic Fatigue, Brain Injury Risks

The high incidence rates of fatigue reinforce the need for public health actions to prevent infections, provide clinical care to those in need, and find effective treatments.

26 February, 2024

Yet Another Woman With Severe ME Has Been Sectioned And Abused By An NHS Hospital

A young woman in the UK living with severe myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) is being catastrophically neglected by an NHS hospital. Millie’s story in itself is shocking. Medical professionals appear to be ignoring official guidelines into the disease – going so far as to section her under the Mental Health Act, and limiting her mother’s visiting rights.

25 February, 2024

Scientists Find Link Between Brain Imbalance And Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Scientists describe small study as long overdue deep dive into biology of condition.

25 February, 2024

Proof Chronic Fatigue Syndrome IS Real: Researchers Probing Poorly-Understood Illness Find Subtle Differences In Brains And Immune Systems Of Patients For The First Time

For years, chronic fatigue syndrome has been dismissed as being all in the mind. But new research ruled the illness — also called myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) — is real. Scientists have found, for the first time, key differences in the brains and immune systems of CFS patients.

25 February, 2024

Patients With Fibromyalgia, Cognitive Dysfunction Report Significantly Reduced Quality Of Life

An analysis of online peer support groups for patients with fibromyalgia revealed themes related to understanding, distrust, decision-making challenges, societal misunderstanding, and the broader impacts on social interaction and identity regarding cognitive dysfunction. These findings emphasize the significant negative impact of cognitive dysfunction on quality of life in this patient population, according to a study published in Journal of Patient Experience.

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