Latest Fibromyalgia news

FDA Grants First Approvals for Generic Versions of Lyrica

Nine drug companies have received approval for the first generic versions of Lyrica (pregabalin), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today.

Discord Found in Clinician-, Criteria-Based Fibromyalgia Diagnosis

There is disagreement between clinical diagnosis and criteria-based diagnosis of fibromyalgia, according to a study published online Feb. 6 in Arthritis Care & Research.

Smoking Linked to Cognitive Dysfunction in Fibromyalgia

Smoking tobacco is a risk factor for cognitive dysfunction in patients with fibromyalgia, according to a study presented at the 17th Annual Pain Medicine Meeting, a meeting of the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, held from Nov. 15 to 17 in San Antonio.

Many RA Patients’ Pain Related to Central Nervous System

Centralized pain pathways may coexist with more established peripheral inflammation-driven pathways in some patients with rheumatoid arthritis, according to a study published in the July issue of Arthritis & Rheumatology.