Joana brings more than 8 years of academic research and experience as well as Scientific writing and editing to her role as a Science and Research writer. She also served as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology in Coimbra, Portugal, where she also received her PhD in Health Science and Technologies, with a specialty in Molecular and Cellular Biology.
Fibromyalgia patients may have different cerebral blood flow parameters compared with the general population, according to a recent study. Researchers say these changes could be linked to clinical pain ... Read more
Japanese pharmaceutical Daiichi Sankyo recently released top-line results of its Phase 3 trials investigating the safety and efficacy of mirogabalin in the treatment of pain for patients with fibromyalgia. Results of the trials, ... Read more
Zynerba Pharmaceuticals launched a Phase 1 clinical program to assess the safety and tolerability of ZYN001, a cannabinoid product (tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC) delivered by a skin patch. The program ... Read more
EpicGenetics’ FM/a Test for detecting fibromyalgia is now available in Canada. FM/a was the first blood test for fibromyalgia to receive U.S. Federal Drug Administration approval— in 2012. The test ... Read more
Acupuncture is the only type of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapy that has shown any promise in relieving pain among people with fibromyalgia (FM), and even its benefits ... Read more
OWC Pharmaceutical Research will give a presentation in Monaco next week on cannabis-based therapies, which studies have shown help people with fibromyalgia, psoriasis and other inflammatory conditions. Yehuda Baruch, the ... Read more
Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) may help patients with chronic pain diseases such as fibromyalgia, according to results from clinical trials conducted by TCT Research. TCT Research’s tDCS is ... Read more