Janet Stewart is a life sciences writer and editor, who completed both PhD course work and oral examinations in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at McGill University, and holds an M.Sc. in Virology and Immunology.
Rats with a fibromyalgia-like disease showed improvements in spontaneous motor activity and other physical changes associated with the disease after treatment with melatonin, the naturally occurring substance that regulates ... Read more
A nationwide study in Taiwan of patients with fibromyalgia found that those treated with acupuncture had a lower incidence of coronary heart disease (CHD). The study, “Acupuncture decreased the ... Read more
Women with fibromyalgia score more poorly on balance tests — especially those performed with their eyes closed — than those without the disease, according to a newly published Brazilian study. The ... Read more
Most women with fibromyalgia say they have memory problems and can’t concentrate, and a majority also suffer from anxiety and depression, according to a new report from Spain. Its authors recommend ... Read more
Fibromyalgia was found to contribute to a poorer perceived quality of life (QoL) related to physical function in patients with undifferentiated connective tissue diseases (UCTDs). Overall, patients with UCTDs perceived ... Read more