Monthly Archives: February 2009

FIBROMYALGIA AND PFIZER

From the Fibromyalgia (FMS) Global News Desk of Jeanne Hambleton Pfizer, the manufacturers of Lyrica, the first fibromyalgia drug to be approved by the American Food & Drugs Associations (FDA), have decided to end human testing on a late-stage experimental … Continue reading

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‘Murky Disease” – FMA UK reponds to AP story

From the Fibromyalgia News Desk of Jeanne Hambleton The Fibromyalgia Association UK responding to the controversial ‘Murky Disease’ article published by Associated Press on February 9, 2009, wrote: Many charities and nonprofit groups around the world have been struggling to … Continue reading

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Fibromyalgia Research News

From the Fibromyalgia FMS Global News Desk of Jeanne Hambleton A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine – NCBI – http://www.pubmed.gov and the National Institutes of Health Multidisciplinary care and stepwise treatment for fibromyalgia J Clin Psychiatry. 2009 … Continue reading

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More ‘Murky Business’ – AP Report – A healthy dose of skepticism

From the Fibromyalgia FMS Global News Desk of Jeanne Hambleton Letter to the Editor of trib.com :

 Thursday, February 19, 2009 11:01 PM MST The Feb. 9 Associated Press article on fibromyalgia in the Star-Tribune was appropriately skeptical of the … Continue reading

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New drug, Savella, brings hope for fibromyalgia patients

From the Fibromyalgia FMS Global News Desk of Jeanne Hambleton By Marty Clear, Times Correspondent 
Posted: Feb 20, 2009 04:46 PM Courtesy of tampabay.com St Petersburg Times Hard to define and even harder to treat, fibromyalgia has become one of … Continue reading

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Do You Have Fibromyalgia? Drug Company Hopes So

From the FMS Global News Desk of Jeanne Hambleton Wednesday, 18 February 2009, Columnist – Martha Rosenberg Even as new reports surface about alleged fake medical articles Pfizer planted to sell seizure drug Neurontin for unapproved uses from 1995 to … Continue reading

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Fibrobenefit – E-petition response

From the FMS Global News Desk of Jeanne Hambleton I received this email from the Prime Minister’s Office at No.10 Downing Street, London, UK, today – You signed a petition asking the Prime Minister to “Ease the pressure on fibromyalgia … Continue reading

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