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Link Found Between Spinal Arthritis & Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Researchers at the University of Queensland in Australia have found that a form of spinal arthritis is genetically linked to Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) is a common form of...

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME) Sufferers Banned From Giving Blood

The American Red Cross will no longer accept blood from people diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome as the U.S. government works to determine if the disorder is tied to a transmissible virus known ...

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Leading Researchers Tackle Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Scientists have long suspected that genetic factors can predispose certain people to experience chronic pain in intensities others don't. But now research has backed this up by identifying the specifi...

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Scientists Have Discovered A New Human Pain Gene

Scientists have long suspected that genetic factors can predispose certain people to experience chronic pain in intensities others don't. But now research has backed this up by identifying the specifi...

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Restless Leg Syndrome Linked To Fibromyalgia

Restless leg syndrome is far more common in people with fibromyalgia than those without, and may explain why people with fibromyalgia often report difficulty sleeping, according to recent research. Th...

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Sufferers Protesting At The Department of Health

Chronic fatigue syndrome sufferers staged a protest outside the Department of Health in Whitehall on the first day that their blood was banned from being used in blood transfusions (November 1st). Acc...

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Irish Doctor Says Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Can Be Cured

An Irish doctor has come up with a successful treatment for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) with an eye to eventually finding a cure for the condition that affects over 250,000 patients in the UK.D...

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Celebrities Who Suffer With Chronic Pain

It’s not an easy life being a celebrity.  Not only do they have impossibly busy schedules but they also have to deal with constant tabloid scrutiny. However, for many stars, chronic pain can prese...

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Why Is Chronic Pain Most Common In Women?

No one appears to know why, but the vast majority of chronic pain patients are women. Women suffer disproportionately from irritable bowel syndrome, fibromyalgia, headaches, osteoarthritis and many ot...

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Sufferers Banned From Giving Blood In The UK

Blood transfusion services in the UK have banned people who have had Chronic Fatigue Syndrome from giving blood. NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT), the body which oversees donations, says the ban pro...

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