Joana holds a BSc in Biology, a MSc in Evolutionary and Developmental Biology and a PhD in Biomedical Sciences from Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal. Her work has been focused on the impact of non-canonical Wnt signaling in the collective behavior of endothelial cells — cells that made up the lining of blood vessels — found in the umbilical cord of newborns.
The European Patent Office (EPO) has issued a patent covering the intellectual rights to the composition and formulation of TNX-102 SL, Tonix Pharmaceuticals’ investigational under-the-tongue muscle relaxant now in pivotal ... Read more
Investigators created new indexes based on patients’ self-reported questionnaires that may be useful identifying fibromyalgia in individuals who have been diagnosed with other rheumatic diseases. The study, “Fibromyalgia Assessment Screening Tool (FAST): ... Read more
Daily yoga exercise may help women with fibromyalgia manage their pain and other debilitating symptoms of the disease more effectively, a study says. Findings from the study, “The Impact of ... Read more
Women with fibromyalgia are more likely to adhere to their intentions to participate in walking programs if they perceive they have control, a study has found. Therefore, to promote walking ... Read more
Women with fibromyalgia have higher rates of sexual dysfunction, sleep disturbances, and depression, a Turkish study of married women found. The findings of the study, “Association Between Sexual Dysfunction, Sleep ... Read more
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved generic pregabalin capsules for the treatment of fibromyalgia and other medical conditions associated with chronic pain. The FDA granted the approvals to ... Read more