Ana is a molecular biologist with a passion for discovery and communication. As a science writer, she looks for connecting the public, in particular patients and healthcare providers, with clear and quality information about the latest medical advances. Ana holds a Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Lisbon, Portugal, where she specialized in infectious diseases, epigenetics, and gene expression.
The use of complementary and integrative medicine (CIM) continues to be extremely common among people with fibromyalgia (FM), with many patients using spiritual healing, massage therapy, and spine manipulation ... Read more
While fibromyalgia profoundly compromises a couple’s sex life, a study has found that male partners of women diagnosed with the condition essentially respond by fostering support and fighting for ... Read more
Women with fibromyalgia (FM) have higher concentrations in the brain of a nerve cell receptor, called GABAA, that’s involved in the transmission of nerve impulses. These concentrations were associated ... Read more
People with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), endometriosis and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are at greater risk of developing fibromyalgia or chronic and widespread pain later in life, a population-based study ... Read more
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