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05 May, 2022

Man Kicks Schoolboy's Crutches And Issues Murder Threat Over Faking Disability

A UK schoolboy was accused of faking his disability by a man who kicked his crutches out of his hand twice before screaming "I'm going to kill you. I'm going to murder you if I see you again."

04 May, 2022

'Interesting But Frustrating' - Councillor Resigns With Parting Shot

A UK councillor has announced his resignation due to ill health - with a parting shot criticising the influence of party politics on local government.

04 May, 2022

Evaluating Gender Differences In Egyptian Fibromyalgia Patients Using The 1990, 2011, And 2016 ACR Criteria

This is a prospective cross-sectional study that was carried out on 352 patients with Fibromyalgia in the Rheumatology Department, Al-Azhar University Hospital in Egypt, in the period between January 1, 2020, and June 1, 2021.

03 May, 2022

New Release By Barbara Robbins, "Fibromyalgia: The Invisible Illness, Revealed," Is The Premiere Anthology By 30+ Fibromyalgia Patients Chronicling Their Journeys

"Fibromyalgia: The Invisible Illness, Revealed" from Christian Faith Publishing contributor and organizer Barbara Robbins is a powerful message about the challenges faced by many living with Fibromyalgia. Hailing from nine different countries these authors, together with Barbara, chronicle their moving personal stories showcasing the challenges with this life-altering illness called Fibromyalgia.

03 May, 2022

UK Patient With Persistent COVID-19 Had Infection For 505 Days Straight, Study Shows

A patient in the United Kingdom with a severely weakened immune system had COVID-19 for almost a year and a half, scientists say.

02 May, 2022

Doctors With ME Confront The Taboo Of Suicide

Eleanor Stein, MD and Lily Chu, MD are both US doctors with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME). They have dedicated their careers to helping others with ME.
Trigger Warning: This article discusses death.

02 May, 2022

How Are Doctors Unravelling The Mystery Of Long COVID?

They call them long-haulers – people still suffering symptoms long after a bout of COVID. But what is the condition, exactly? Doctors expect the answer will change our understanding of immunity forever.

01 May, 2022

County Durham Mum Diagnosed With Fibromyalgia Takes On Charity Bike Ride After Shedding 4st

Gemma Bailey said she was left feeling "hopeless" following her diagnosis as she struggled to do activities with her two young children.

01 May, 2022

Pietrina Oggianu And Fibromyalgia, The Writer’s Story – Curler

For many they are still “imaginary patients”. The Sardinian writer Pietrina Oggianu talks about fibromyalgia, one still little-known disease which causes excruciating pain in patients who suffer from it. Those who suffer from it are often not believed: there are still those who consider these people to be imaginary patients. And society tends to isolate these patients.

30 April, 2022

Allergic To Everything, She Can Only Live In A Refuge In Valtrebbia

A profile of Italian Multiple Chemical Sensitivity sufferer Antonella Maltese.

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