Steve holds a PhD in Biochemistry from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, Canada. He worked as a medical scientist for 18 years, within both industry and academia, where his research focused on the discovery of new medicines to treat inflammatory disorders and infectious diseases. Steve recently stepped away from the lab and into science communications, where he’s helping make medical science information more accessible for everyone.
People with fibromyalgia show reduced metabolic activity and altered electrical activity in the primary motor cortex — the areas of the brain that control voluntary body movements, a study ... Read more
Inhibiting the nerve cell receptor TRPV1 led to the dual effect of reducing both pain perception and depressive-like behaviors in a mouse model of fibromyalgia, a preliminary study showed. ... Read more
Four weeks of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) ease the pain and fatigue associated with movement in women with fibromyalgia (FM), a Phase 2 study showed. Findings from the ... Read more
Listening to music eases pain in people with fibromyalgia (FM) by lowering brain activity related to pain and inducing activity that helps to distract, relax, and foster positive emotions, ... Read more
Higher humidity, lower air pressure, and stronger winds were significantly linked with an increase in pain in people with fibromyalgia and other causes of chronic pain, but changes in ... Read more
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