This week’s fibromyalgia and ME/CFS news (week of Nov. 9, 2015)

This week's fibromyalgia and ME/CFS news (week of Nov. 9, 2015) | FedUpwithFatigue.com

Hi everyone! I’m publishing an abbreviated version of the news this week due to extra work obligations. I’ll be back with a full-length version next week. Thanks for understanding!

Top stories …

Results from Tonix Pharmaceuticals’ AFFIRM trial of Tonmya, a new fibro drug, should be released during next year’s third quarter. StreetInsider.com reports some early results here.

TheMighty.com teams up with the National Fibromyalgia Association to compile “23 Truths People With Fibromyalgia Wish Others Understood.”

More great media attention for the ME/CFS community! This week, ME/CFS is featured in O Magazine (with a circulation of 2.5 million!), the San Francisco Chronicle and the San Diego Tribune. And there’s also a summary of the plight of the ME/CFS community by MedicalXpress.com.

U.K. woman with fibromyalgia commits suicide at hospital.

More PACE trial fallout …

“Why it will take more than exercise and a positive attitude to help people with chronic fatigue syndrome”

“Why the PACE study’s sister trial has been disappeared and forgotten”

Doctor says, “It’s too good to be true that exercise can help chronic fatigue syndrome sufferers.” 

Research news …

What you’re eating could be increasing your fibromyalgia pain, says new Oregon (U.S.) study.

Personal stories …

“[U.K.] teen living with chronic fatigue syndrome awarded funding to battle illness”

Barnstaple [U.K.] teen was forced to live in darkness by her [ME/CFS] illness

Off topic …

Crayola introduces its own line of adult coloring books.

“The ‘I Love Lucy’ Christmas Special Will Be Aired in Color This Year”

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  1. There’s no attempts to criticise the PACE trial for its scoring of outcomes, or biased science. They’re inarguable and impartial – however complaints that “I just don’t like the conclusion” are certainly truthful.
    My two bits worth are at FnMyalgia.com

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