Tag Archives: Research

Inexpensive drug appears to relieve fibromyalgia pain in Stanford pilot study

From the FMS Global News Desk of Jeanne Hambleton (UK) Courtesy Stanford University Medical Center and Eurekalert.org Margarita Gallardo -17-Apr-2009 STANFORD, Calif. — For Tara Campbell, the onset of her fibromyalgia began slowly with repeated sore throats, fevers and fatigue. … Continue reading

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Diet Plans for Men

From the FMS Global and UK News Desk of Jeanne Hambleton Atkins vs. Ornish, South Beach Diet vs. the Zone: Does any weight loss plan really work? Courtesy of WebMD.com By Peter Jaret – Reviewed by Matthew Hoffman, MD – … Continue reading

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Six Surprising Stress Fixes

From the FMS Global and UK News Desk of Jeanne Hambleton Courtesy of WebMD – Feature from “Good Housekeeping” Magazine USA By Catherine Guthrie Simple, field-tested strategies you can use right now You know what stress looks like: The sun … Continue reading

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Sleep may help clear the brain for new learning

From the FMS Global and UK News Desk of Jeanne Hambleton Contact Michael C. Purdy (purdym@wustl.edu) 314-286-0122 Courtesy Eureka Alert and Washington University School of Medicine St. Louis, March 30, 2009 A new theory about sleep’s benefits for the brain … Continue reading

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Chronic Opioid Therapy Guidelines Offer Direction for Physicians

From the FMS Global News Desk of Jeanne Hambleton Courtesy of Fibromyalgia Network – February 2009 While patients are rightfully concerned about not receiving adequate pain relief, physicians harbor fears about drug abuse, safety issues, and government oversight. New clinical … Continue reading

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MD accused of falsifying findings in 21 important pain-drug studies

“His findings had a huge impact on the field…. Doctors have been using (his) findings very widely.” – Dr. Steven Shafer, editor, Anesthesia and Analgesia

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Those Who Have Chronic Pain May Need to Assess Vitamin D Status

Mayo Clinic research shows a correlation between inadequate vitamin D levels and the amount of narcotic medication taken by patients who have chronic pain. This correlation is an important finding as researchers discover new ways to treat chronic pain. Continue reading

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Chili Pepper Compound Can Bring Pain Relief

From the FMS News Desk of Jeanne Hambleton COURTESY usnews.com Health Day – Monday March 16 Capsaicin works on nerves to ease joint discomfort, scientists say (HealthDay News) — University of Buffalo scientists say they have found how capsaicin, the … Continue reading

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Eat Your Way to Clearer Thinking

From the FMS News Desk of Jeanne Hambleton Courtesy of TheVitaminService.com By Suzanne Dixon, MPH, MS, RD Healthnotes Newswire (March 12, 2009) — Anyone who’s cared for a loved one with dementia understands the agony of watching a clear mind … Continue reading

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EINSTEIN RESEARCHERS DEVELOP NOVEL ANTIBIOTICS THAT DON’T TRIGGER RESISTANCE

From the FMS Global News Desk of Jeanne Hambleton Courtesy Einstein News – Albert Einstein College of Medicine March 12, 2009 — (BRONX, NY) — Bacterial resistance to antibiotics is one of medicine’s most vexing challenges. In a study described … Continue reading

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