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10 November, 2022

What Is ATP?

Adenosine triphosphate (ATP) is every living cell's source of energy.

10 November, 2022

Can Diet Help Improve The Quality Of Life Of Those With Fibromyalgia?

Dear Dietitian: I have been diagnosed with Fibromyalgia. There is a lot of information on the internet about Fibromyalgia diets. Some websites say one thing, while others say another. I’m confused and I need your help.

10 November, 2022

Has Long COVID Always Existed?

The pandemic might not have spawned a new chronic illness but rebranded an old one.

09 November, 2022

World-First Chronic Fatigue Study To Help Sufferers Get Answers

How a person’s brain controls its blood flow may hold the key to diagnosing and treating chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia, according to Queensland's UniSC researchers.

09 November, 2022

Five Patients Are Helping Doctors Crack The Long Covid Mystery

Harvard University economist David Cutler puts the total cost of long Covid in the US at $3.7 trillion.

09 November, 2022

South Florida Lacks Long COVID Treatment Options

More than a quarter of Floridians who know they've had COVID say they've also experienced the often disabling aftereffects known as long COVID, according to recent CDC data.

09 November, 2022

The Road Ahead

Elizabeth Weaver II (B.S.’05, M.S.’09), associate director of the Brains & Behavior Program of the Neuroscience Institute and an Alumni Association 40 Under 40 honoree, is helping raise awareness of the growing threat posed by long COVID-19 and the community of patients rallying to push for research and treatment options.

08 November, 2022

“I Used To Think I Was Weird And Abnormal”: Artist Tina Crawford With ADHD And Fibromyalgia

Tina Crawford’s art career has been diverse – from working on television for CBBC, to having work acquired by London's Science Museum. Despite suffering from fibromyalgia and mental health issues, the 50-year-old artist found a way to make the best out of it all.

08 November, 2022

Dear Dietician: Link Between Fibromyalgia And Diet Needs More Study

While the internet has brought a world of information to our fingertips, nutrition information must be evaluated for its authenticity. Fibromyalgia is a disorder characterized by widespread chronic pain, sleep problems, fatigue, and problems with memory and thinking (fibro fog). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, fibromyalgia affects about 4 million Americans. The cause of fibromyalgia is not well understood, and there is no cure. It is important to note that while nutrition therapy is a hot topic in research, not all diseases are treatable with diet.

08 November, 2022

Hebden Bridge Artist's Work Features On Scope Charity Calendar And Christmas Card

Disability equality charity Scope’s calendar features artwork from artist, Kate Boyce, inspired by the scenery of Yorkshire, the Lake District and the east coast of England.

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