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Fibromyalgia News Today: Aptinyx raises $70 million to expand clinical-stage pipeline in therapies for neurologic disorders
From the article: “The funds will support clinical studies of several investigational candidates, including NYX-2925, which is in development for the treatment of fibromyalgia and neuropathic pain.”
Solve ME/CFS Initiative: 2017 ME/CFS research highlights
The initiative provides a summary of some of the top ME/CFS research from the year.
Fibromyalgia News Today: Selenium reduced pain in fibromyalgia rat model, study reports
From the article: “When selenium was given to FM rats, there was a significant reduction in pain sensitivity in the animals. Additionally, treating rats with selenium before inducing FM could increase the sensitivity threshold, allowing the animals to endure higher levels of mechanical pain stimuli.”
Gupta Programme: Meditation and its healing power for chronic conditions (YouTube video, 58 minutes)
Ashok Gupta, creator of the Gupta Programme, discusses how a regular meditation practice can aid in recovery from fibromyalgia, ME/CFS and similar conditions.
Lymeology: What to expect when starting Lyme treatment
This is a great article for anyone who is newly diagnosed with chronic Lyme.
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Prohealth: Setting goals when you are chronically ill
Tired of failing at your New Year’s resolutions? Columnist Suzan Jackson shares a more realistic approach to goal setting.
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