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Lady Gaga's fibromyalgia puts poorly understood illness in the spotlight
Earlier this month, Lady Gaga revealed on social media that she has long struggled with fibromyalgia -- putting the poorly understood illness on center stage. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lady Gaga Puts Fibromyalgia in the Spotlight
Daily struggle with chronic pain, disability defines patients' lives, experts say (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lady Gaga's Fibromyalgia Puts Illness in the Spotlight
Title: Lady Gaga's Fibromyalgia Puts Illness in the SpotlightCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/21/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/22/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - September 22, 2017 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Lady Gaga's Fibromyalgia Puts Illness in the Spotlight
Daily struggle with chronic pain, disability defines patients' lives, experts say (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lady Gaga ’ s Fibromyalgia Puts Illness in the Spotlight
Daily struggle with chronic pain, disability defines patients'lives, experts say (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 22, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Neurology, Psychiatry, Rheumatology, News, Source Type: news

Lady Gaga's Fibromyalgia Puts Illness in the Spotlight
THURSDAY, Sept. 21, 2017 -- Earlier this month, superstar Lady Gaga took to social media to announce that she has long struggled with fibromyalgia. The news has put the painful and poorly understood illness center stage. Just this week, the singer... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 21, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Mother has Lady Gaga's fibromyalgia disorder
Darla Fowler Tarpey, 53, from Massachusetts was diagnosed with fibromyalgia 13 years ago. She suffers from the same disorder Lady Gaga is speaking about in her new Netflix documentary. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Wayne State research findings offers hope to people with fibromyalgia
(Wayne State University - Office of the Vice President for Research) A novel psychological therapy that encourages addressing emotional experiences related to trauma, conflict and relationship problems has been found helpful for people with the chronic pain condition fibromyalgia. A research team led by Mark A. Lumley, Ph.D., distinguished professor of psychology at Wayne State University, has released the results of its research in the prestigious journal, PAIN. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Humor use moderates the relation of stressful life events with psychological distress - Fritz HL, Russek LN, Dillon MM.
Three studies examined humor and adjustment to stressful events. In Study 1, patients with fibromyalgia syndrome ( N = 22) reported on mental and physical adjustment, social interaction, and reappraisal of their illness. Dispositional humor was associated ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 20, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Lady Gaga's tour-busting fibromyalgia disorder: What you need to know
The true cause is unknown and there's no test to diagnose it. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Health Highlights: Sept. 19, 2017
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Lady Gaga Postpones European Tour Due to Fibromyalgia Pain has forced Lady Gaga to postpone the upcoming European leg of her current tour. In... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 19, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Lady Gaga Has Postponed Her Tour Because of Her Fibromyalgia. Here ’s What to Know About the Painful Disorder
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories)
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amanda MacMillan / Health Tags: Uncategorized celebrities with fibromyalgia Lady Gaga lady gaga disease lady gaga fibromyalgia lady gaga tour lady gaga tour cancelled public health what disease does lady gaga have what is fibromyalgia Source Type: news

Fibromyalgia Forces Lady Gaga to Delay Tour
Pop star says pain forced her to postpone European appearances until next year. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lady Gaga Postpones European Tour Dates, Citing Chronic Pain
The European leg of her “ Joanne ” tour, scheduled to start Thursday in Barcelona, will be pushed back to 2018. She had canceled a show in Brazil last week. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: DAVID RENARD Tags: Pop and Rock Music Lady Gaga Fibromyalgia Joanne (Album) Europe Gaga: Five Foot Two (Movie) Source Type: news

Lady Gaga Put A Much-Needed Spotlight On Chronic Pain
The singer opened up about living with fibromyalgia. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lady Gaga Has Fibromyalgia
Title: Lady Gaga Has FibromyalgiaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/14/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/15/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - September 15, 2017 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Fibromyalgia: What to know about Lady Gaga's chronic condition
Fibromyalgia affects about 4 million U.S. adults, or about 2 percent of the adult population (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - September 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fibromyalgia: What to know about Lady Gaga ’s chronic condition
Fibromyalgia affects about 4 million U.S. adults, or about 2 percent of the adult population (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lady Gaga shares her struggles with fibromalygia
Lady Gaga revealed on twitter that she suffers from chronic pain caused by fibromyalgia. She is releasing a documentary covering her disorder and how she attempts to manage it daily. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lady Gaga chronic illness: What is singer’s fibromyalgia condition?
LADY Gaga this week revealed she suffers from fibromyalgia - a condition with symptoms that include pain, fatigue and irritable bowel syndrome. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lady Gaga opens up about fibromyalgia
Lady Gaga revealed on Twitter that she suffers from fibromyalgia, a disorder characterized by chronic musculoskeletal pain (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - September 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A systematic review of the effectiveness of policies restricting access to pregabalin - Stacey BR, Liss J, Behar R, Sadosky A, Parsons B, Masters ET, Hlavacek P.
BACKGROUND: Formularies often employ restriction policies to reduce pharmacy costs. Pregabalin, an alpha-2-delta ligand, is approved for treatment of fibromyalgia (FM); neuropathic pain (NeP) due to postherpetic neuralgia (PHN), diabetic peripheral neuropa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 31, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Made In Chelsea star's doctors failed to spot MS
For more than two decades, Jane Felstead, 65 (pictured with daughter and MIC co-star, Binky Felstead), believed she had fibromyalgia because of chronic aching joints and fatigue. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fibromyalgia: Linked to other health problems?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - August 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AVACEN Medical Receives CE (Conformité Européenne) Mark for Increasing Microcirculation and Treating Widespread Fibromyalgia Pain
SAN DIEGO, Aug. 4, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- AVACEN Medical (AVACEN) announced its AVACEN 100, Class II, OTC medical device has received the CE (Conformité Européenne) Mark approval to treat widespread pain associated... Devices, Regulatory AVACEN Medical, AVACEN 100, fibromyalgia syndrome (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - August 4, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Invisible misery of fibromyalgia
"Like a poison or acid" in the veins, fibromyaliga pain and exhaustion can make life unbearable. Learn the facts about this invisible, debilitating disease that strikes mostly women. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Famous people with fibromyalgia
Celebrities such as Morgan Freeman and Sinead O'Connor who suffer the widespread pain, extreme fatigue and memory issues of fibromyalgia. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Patient Reps: Bringing the voice of patients to FDA
By: Jack Kalavritinos At FDA we never lose sight of the fact that the work we do in evaluating and approving new medical products is done to benefit patients. Increasingly, that means taking into account the views and expertise of patients and their caregivers, because they provide a unique voice and perspective and know best what they are living with on a day-to-day basis. Earlier this month, for instance, we announced the creation of the first advisory committee made up solely of patients and caregivers, who will provide advice on complex issues related to medical devices. Another way we incorporate the patient viewpoint...
Source: Mass Device - July 31, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: Blog FDA Voice Source Type: news

Fibromyalgia, a Missed Comorbidity in Spondyloarthritis Fibromyalgia, a Missed Comorbidity in Spondyloarthritis
How might the presence of fibromyalgia impact treatment decision-making among patients with spondyloarthritis?Current Opinion in Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Chronic Widespread Pain Patients More Likely to Die Early (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Lifestyle may explain excess mortality in fibromyalgia and other chronic pain patients (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 30, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Newcastle woman left in wheelchair from can of hairspray
Lisa Kenny, from Newcastle, developed fibromyalgia - a long-term condition that causes pain all over the body. Doctors said it was sparked by her neck jolting when she was struck by the can. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia or fibromyalgia? Memory loss could be linked to lesser-known condition
MEMORY loss may not be a sign of dementia, but a painful, life-long condition called fibromyalgia. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Top 8 reasons the fight for a new "healthcare bill" is all a Ponzi scheme for Americans investing in more dangerous chemical medicine choices
(Natural News) One hundred years ago in America, there was hardly a case of cancer, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke, arthritis, osteoporosis, fibromyalgia, ADHD, autism, Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease. All of those “diseases” are really just disorders (since they’re not contagious), most of which happen to be preventable and curable with an organic, plant-based... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Childhood adversities in patients with fibromyalgia: are they related to comorbid lifetime major depression? - Alciati A, Atzeni F, Grassi M, Caldirola D, Riva A, Sarzi-Puttini P, Perna G.
OBJECTIVES: Fibromyalgia (FM) is a syndrome of unknown aetiology that is frequently associated with depressive disorders, and childhood adversities (including maltreatment and parental loss) are frequently described in subjects with FM and depression. The ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 8, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Earthquake vulnerability of fibromyalgia patients: six-month follow-up after the catastrophic disasters in central Italy - Salaffi F, Atzeni F, Talotta R, Di Carlo M, Sarzi-Puttini P.
OBJECTIVES: To investigate the 6-month impact of the catastrophic earthquakes that struck central Italy in August and October 2016 on the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of patients with fibromyalgia (FM). METHODS: We compared a cohort of 55... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 8, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Rheumatoid Arthritis vs. Fibromyalgia
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis vs. FibromyalgiaCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 7/5/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/5/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - July 5, 2017 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Daiichi Sankyo reports top-line results from Phase III trials of mirogabalin
Japanese pharmaceutical firm Daiichi Sankyo has reported top-line results from its Phase III NEUCOURSE and ALDAY clinical trials of mirogabalin to treat post-herpetic neuralgia and fibromyalgia. (Source: Drug Development Technology)
Source: Drug Development Technology - July 2, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Rib cage pain: Six possible causes
Rib cage pain can be caused by a range of conditions, from fractures to fibromyalgia. Learn about the symptoms and when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Body Aches Source Type: news

Does Fibromyalgia Mask Spondyloarthritis?
(MedPage Today) -- A new study sheds some light on this relationship (Source: MedPage Today Pain Management)
Source: MedPage Today Pain Management - June 23, 2017 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

£3 million awarded to pain research
The pain challenge seeks to fund research that will increase our understanding of the fundamental biological mechanisms and pathways which underlie musculoskeletal pain and which may lead to the prevention, identification or development of new treatments for pain.The first call for applications for our pain challenge was launched in early 2016, and we invested a total of over£3 million in 13 projects as part of this round. We wanted to tell you about all the exciting projects that we funded as part of this first call:Dr Chantal Chenu (The Royal Veterinary College)The role of the nerve growth mediator semaphorin-3A in...
Source: Arthritis Research UK - June 18, 2017 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Bright-Light Treatment Shows Promise for Fibromyalgia Bright-Light Treatment Shows Promise for Fibromyalgia
Morning bright-light treatment improved function and eases pain sensitivity in a pilot study of women with fibromyalgia.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Back pain? This vitamin could be natural way to relieve it
BACK pain and osteoarthritis pain affect between 35 and 51 per cent of British adults, according to research. However, instead of traditional painkillers, consuming more vitamin D could be a natural way to relieve pain-related conditions, including fibromyalgia and menstrual cramps too. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D tablets could help to ease backache
The 'sunshine supplements' could help many pain-related conditions, from menstrual cramps to fibromyalgia, biologists have concluded, according to a study in Brazil. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Concept for Treating Pain Approved by Health Canada
SAN DIEGO, May 23, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- AVACEN Medical (AVACEN) announced its CE marked AVACEN 100, Class-II, medical device has received Health Canada Medical Device License approval. The AVACEN 100 uses The AVACEN Treatme... Devices, Regulatory AVACEN Medical, AVACEN 100, fibromyalgia syndrome (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 23, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

SPECT links omega-3 with Alzheimer's prevention
SPECT images of the brain show that a diet containing omega-3 fatty acids increases...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Alzeca touts study of MRI agent in Alzheimer's FDG-PET outshines SPECT for Alzheimer's disease Dementia link? SPECT finds brain changes in football players MRI shows fish-filled diet helps lower Alzheimer's risk SPECT ties functional brain abnormalities to fibromyalgia (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 19, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Pregabalin Is Effective in Reducing Fibromyalgia Pain Pregabalin Is Effective in Reducing Fibromyalgia Pain
While the referenced study concluded that pregabalin is effective for fibromyalgia pain, this reviewer found defects in its assumptions and methodology, limiting its clinical relevancy.Evidence-Based Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

An Internet CBT Pain Management Course for Fibromyalgia An Internet CBT Pain Management Course for Fibromyalgia
This study assessed the efficacy and acceptability of an internet-delivered cognitive behavioral pain management course, the Pain Course, for adults with fibromyalgia.Pain (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can essential oils help treat fibromyalgia?
Fibromyalgia causes chronic pain and fatigue. Learn more about which essential oils can help manage the physical and mental symptoms. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Fibromyalgia Source Type: news

Exergames for women with fibromyalgia: a randomised controlled trial to evaluate the effects on mobility skills, balance and fear of falling - Collado-Mateo D, Dominguez-Mu ñoz FJ, Adsuar JC, Merellano-Navarro E, Gusi N.
The objective was to... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Fibromyalgia Common with Axial Spondyloarthritis (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Patients with both conditions have worse disease activity and quality of life (Source: MedPage Today Pain Management)
Source: MedPage Today Pain Management - April 28, 2017 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news