Fibromyalgia

Allergan: Is Linzess 'Restasis 2.0'?

AGN, IRWD and Forest Labs sued TEVA for infringing upon a Linzess patent. Patent '371 was only approved in July 2017.<p>AGN sued TEVA and MYL in 2016 …

Business

Irregular heartbeat linked to higher thyroid hormone levels

DALLAS, Oct. 23, 2017 -- Individuals with higher levels of thyroid hormone (free thyroxine, FT4) circulating in the blood were more likely than …

Medicine

Migraine pain could be eased with ketamine, study finds

Migraine is one of the most common and debilitating conditions in the United States. While there are therapies that can help to manage migraine, not …

Medicine

6 ways to manage your migraine, explains a neurologist

Ease the pain<p>Migraine is unbelievably common in the UK and can be triggered by a multitude of factors ranging from genetics, food intolerances and …

Pain

First official UK death from chronic fatigue syndrome

Chronic fatigue syndrome has been given as an official cause of death for the first time in the UK. CFS, which is also known as myalgic …

Pain

Unrest review – bracingly inventive and moving

Jennifer Brea’s documentary about coping with chronic fatigue syndrome sheds much-needed light on an often misunderstood illness<p>Intended as an activist text, Jennifer Brea’s bracingly inventive and moving documentary chronicles her often debilitating struggle with myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) or …

Film (UK)

Bowness Group | Immunology of Ankylosing Spondylitis — Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences

Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a chronic condition which affects primarily the joints of the lower back. 'Ankylosing' means stiffening and …

Pain

'Doctors call it bull**** disease - but I can't get out of bed'

A young woman in such crippling pain she can barely leave her home is urging people not to see her condition as a “made-up illness”.<p>Faye Dempsey, a …

Pain

The Top 8 Most Powerful Natural Remedies for Alleviating Migraine Headaches

<i>There are many powerful, effective natural remedies for migraines that can help the holistically minded avoid medication and actually work to heal</i> …

Alternative Medicine

Symptom Checker : Check Your Medical Symptoms

Assess Your Symptoms<p>Want to know what's causing your aches, pain, or rashes? We can identify conditions related to your symptoms.<p>Learn About Possible …

Health

Do You Have Restless Leg Syndrome Or Are You Just Fidgety?

There's probably at least one person in your office who taps their foot or shakes their leg incessantly while they work — maybe it's you. Indeed, …

Pain

How Your Diet Can Make Your Psoriasis Symptoms Worse—And What To Do About It

Chronic inflammation is at the root of this disease, but you can find relief through what you eat.<p>Psoriasis is a chronic, autoimmune skin disease that causes skin cells to build up rapidly, resulting in redness, scaling, itchiness, dry skin, and pain. These patches of inflamed skin are known as …

Weight Loss

Pain 101: The Latest Thinking About Pain Catastrophizing and Why It Matters for Chronic Pain - RELIEF: PAIN RESEARCH NEWS, INSIGHTS AND IDEAS

Catastrophizing predicts future pain and the response to treatment. Image credit: lightwise/123RF Stock Photo.<p><i>Editor’s Note: The second North</i> …

Pain

The skinny on lipid immunology

Phospholipids - fat molecules that form the membranes found around cells - make up almost half of the dry weight of cells, but when it comes to …

Biology

Oxidative Stress and Antioxidant Defense

1. Valko M, Rhodes CJ, Moncol J, Izakovic M, Mazur M. Free radicals, metals and antioxidants in oxidative stress-induced cancer. Chem Biol Interact. …

Medical Research

Are migraines a self-defense mechanism?

An emerging theory suggests that migraine attacks might be the brain's self-protective response to oxidative stress, which is a cellular process tied …

Medicine

Is this the Cause of Belly Bloat?

If you regularly feel bloated after eating, functional medicine practitioner and women’s health expert Amy Myers, M.D. says it could be caused by …

Microbiome

Unrest review – powerful documentary about chronic fatigue syndrome

Jennifer Brea uses her own experience and others to build up a multifaceted portrait of the condition and the toll it takes<p>Jennifer Brea, the director of this powerful documentary about chronic fatigue syndrome or ME (the condition’s many names is a subplot here), was a bubbly, intelligent young …

Pain

How Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Messes With Carrie Ann Inaba’s Sex Life

On an episode of CBS’ <i>The Talk</i> this week, <i>Dancing With the Stars</i> judge Carrie Ann Inaba spoke about her experience with chronic fatigue syndrome …

Pain

What Causes Migraines? Scientists Discover Chemical Imbalance That Might Be Behind Severe Headaches

The link between migraines, depression, and anxiety may be explained by similar imbalances in the brain.

Depression

Titan Pharmaceuticals Presents Non-Clinical Data From Liothyronine (L-T3) Implant Studies

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Titan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTNP) announced today the planned presentation of non-clinical data on the use of its ProNeura™ subdermal implant for the long-term, sustained delivery of liothyronine (L-T3) during a poster session on …

Pharma

IBS: 5 things To Know About Disorder Mychael Knight Suffered From Before His Death

Mychael Knight was just 39-years-old when he was reportedly hospitalized for ‘intestinal issues,’ and later died. Before his death, he suffered from …

Celebrity Gossip

Lupus, The Autoimmune Disease That Often Affects Young Women

<i>Written by Natalie Chung-Sayers, communications advisor for the Holland Musculoskeletal Program and the St. John's Rehab Program at Sunnybrook</i>Singer …

Pain

Integrative Medicine: About

Overview<p>Integrative Medicine techniques support the body's natural ability to heal, reducing stress and promoting a state of relaxation that leads to …

Pain

Celgene Provides Update on GED-0301 (mongersen) Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program

SUMMIT, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--<p>Celgene Corporation (CELG) today announced that the GED-0301 (mongersen) phase III REVOLVE trial (CD-002) in Crohn’s …

Medicine

Fibromyalgia and Rheumatoid Arthritis Often Go Hand in Hand

Anyone afflicted with rheumatoid arthritis knows what it's like to live with chronic pain. And if the disease isn't bad enough in itself, it's …

Pain

'Project Runway' designer Mychael Knight's death: Is irritable bowel syndrome fatal?

The cause of death for designer Mychael Knight, a “Project Runway” finalist, remains a mystery. The 39-year-old fashion star had been open about his battle with irritable bowel syndrome and extreme weight loss in recent months, leaving many to wonder if the disease may have played a role in his …

Health

The Important Role Exercise Plays In Chronic Fatigue & Fibromyalgia

It's controversial, but it's important to know about....

Pain

New Genes Linked to Restless Legs Syndrome

By Mary Elizabeth Dallas, <i>HealthDay Reporter</i><p>(HealthDay)<p>WEDNESDAY, Oct. 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists have pinpointed more gene mutations …

Pain

Sensory Processing Dysfunction: Explanation & Treatment Options

• The barber tools required for your child’s haircut include sedatives and a scissor silencer. <br>• Seven different family meals need to be prepared for …

Pain