Monthly Archives: October 2007

Characteristic electron microscopic findings in the skin of patients with

Kim SH, Kim DH, Oh DH, Clauw DJ. Dongguk University College of Medicine, Gyeongju, South Korea, junjan@dongguk.ac.kr. This blinded study was done to determine if there are any abnormal electron microscopic (EM) findings in the skin of fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) … Continue reading

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FMS Global News October 12, 2007

Global Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS) and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) News. DID IT HAPPEN IN OUR LONDON? by Jeanne Hambleton © 2007 This is reported to have happened in London – I don’t think so. Not our London, not the one … Continue reading

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Alexithymia in adolescents with chronic fatigue syndrome.

Global Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS) and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) News. van de Putte EM, Engelbert RH, Kuis W, Kimpen JL, Uiterwaal CS. Department of Pediatrics, Wilhelmina Children’s Hospital, University Medical Center Utrecht; The Netherlands. BACKGROUND: Alexithymia is postulated as an … Continue reading

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Fibromyalgia syndrome : New developments in pharmacotherapy.

[Article in German] Harten P. Schwerpunkt Rheumatologie, Sophienblatt 1, 24103, Kiel, Deutschland, p.harten@web.de. Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) affects 2-10% of the adult population in industrial countries and although it is associated with substantial morbidity and disability, treatment options are unsatisfactory. The … Continue reading

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The Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Self-Help Group, Lenoir, NC

For Immediate Press Release Thursday, October 11, 2007 Meeting The FIBROMYALGIA and CHRONIC FATIGUE SELF-HELP GROUP will meet Thursday, October 11 at 7:00 pm at Quest-4-Life. The focus of the group is on Positive Self-Help. The program this month is … Continue reading

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Gulf War Illness: Lessons from medically unexplained symptoms.

Iversen A, Chalder T, Wessely S. King’s Centre for Military Health Research, King’s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, UK. Service in the Persian Gulf in 1991 is associated with increased reporting of symptoms and distress in a proportion of those … Continue reading

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Antidepressants and painkillers – a dangerous combination

Contact: Simon Dunford s.dunford@uea.ac.uk 44-016-035-92203 University of East Anglia Taking antidepressants together with painkillers can substantially increase the risk of bleeding from the stomach, according to new research by the University of East Anglia. The antidepressant drugs, selective serotonin reuptake … Continue reading

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FIBROMYALGIA FLUMMERIES

by Jeanne Hambleton © 2007 I didn’t! I won’t and I am not telling everyone I am 110. Can I help it if I am 109 and only look 55? Well that is my story and I am sticking to … Continue reading

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Treatment blocks pain without disrupting other functions

Contact: Natalie Frazin 301-496-5924 NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke A combination of two drugs can selectively block pain-sensing neurons in rats without impairing movement or other sensations such as touch, according to a new study by National Institutes … Continue reading

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A FRANTIC FIBROMITE

by Jeanne Hambleton © 2007 It has been one of those days. I am trying to sort myself out before I can escape on holiday for a few days and get myself some sunshine before the clocks go back and … Continue reading

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