Navigation Links
New Global Survey Exposes Considerable Burden of Fibromyalgia Including Potential Economic Impact
Date:6/13/2008

often or almost always misdiagnosed.

"The survey findings are worrying because they suggest that physicians lack knowledge and training in managing patients with fibromyalgia, which is most certainly contributing to delays in the diagnosis and treatment of the condition," said Ernest Choy M.D., Department of Rheumatology, GKT School of Medicine, King's College, London (UK). "It is important that the medical community and policy makers now take the necessary steps to provide physicians with the education and training they need to properly and confidently manage patients with fibromyalgia."

About Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is one of the most common, chronic widespread pain conditions and affects between 16 and 40 million people worldwide. Fibromyalgia is usually accompanied by poor sleep, stiffness and fatigue along with other co-morbidities. Fibromyalgia is more prevalent in women, who account for 87 percent of diagnosed cases; however, men can also be affected.

The exact causes of fibromyalgia are not yet known. Some scientists believe that there is an abnormality in how the body responds to pain, particularly a heightened sensitivity to stimuli. A growing body of evidence suggests that alterations in the central nervous system may contribute to the pain of fibromyalgia.

About the Survey

The European Network of Fibromyalgia Associations (ENFA) and Pfizer Inc partnered to develop the Fibromyalgia Global Impact Survey to advance understanding and aid diagnosis of fibromyalgia. The independent polling organization Harris Interactive conducted the survey. The survey was supported by Pfizer Inc. The survey included 800 diagnosed fibromyalgia patients and 1,622 physicians total from eight countries: the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, Mexico and S. Korea. In each country, 100 diagnosed fibromyalgia patients, approximately 100 PCPs (primary care physicians) and approximately 100 specialists (25 rheumatologists,
'/>"/>

SOURCE European Network of Fibromyalgia Associations (ENFA)
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine technology :

1. Ending Cervical Cancer Featured at Summit; QIAGEN CEO Issues a Call to Global Women Leaders
2. Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News Reports on the Growing Role of Ion-Channel Studies in Global Biotech R&D
3. First Patient Enrolled in Global Phase III Study of Bevacizumab and Trastuzumab in Early Breast Cancer
4. PAREXEL Expands Global Clinical Pharmacology Capabilities
5. Progen Announces Commencement of Global Phase 3 Study for PI-88 in Post- Resection Liver Cancer
6. Gates Foundation Seeks Proposals for Innovative Global Health Research
7. BioNumerik Commences Global Phase III Ovarian Cancer Trial on Novel Anticancer Drug Candidate Known as Karenitecin(R)
8. Dr. Rajeev Venkayya Joins Gates Foundation as Director of Global Health Delivery
9. IBA and Elekta Initiate Global Particle Therapy Program at ASTRO
10. Hillary Clinton Pledges Bold Approach to Stopping HIV/AIDS & Global Poverty
11. President Clinton Highlights MWW Group at the 2007 Clinton Global Initiative for its Stop Neglected Tropical Disease Campaign
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/17/2014)... Sept. 17, 2014 Women everywhere know how ... not only uncomfortable, they,re often also embarrassing and have ... Feminine Health Support ( http://ph-defense.com ) is a new, ... an all-natural, homeopathic product. Odor, discharge, ... of vaginal infection. In many cases, the cause of ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... 2014  Aratana Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... licensing, developing and commercializing innovative biopharmaceutical products for ... public offering of 4,500,000 shares of its common stock at ... share. Aratana has granted the underwriters a 30-day ... shares of its common stock. Jefferies ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... , Sept. 17, 2014  Neuraltus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced ... 2 clinical program of NP001 for the treatment of ... disease) are being highlighted today in an oral presentation ... Group , being held in Bloomington, Minnesota ... hoc  analysis, administration of a high dose of NP001 ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:New Product from Vireo Systems: pH-D Feminine Health Support 2Aratana Therapeutics, Inc. Announces Pricing of Public Offering 2Neuraltus Pharmaceuticals' ALS Treatment Candidate, NP001, Highlighted at ALS Research Group Summit 2Neuraltus Pharmaceuticals' ALS Treatment Candidate, NP001, Highlighted at ALS Research Group Summit 3
... (ASH) Annual Meeting ... Publication Number: 840, ... thromboses (blood clots),and transfusion requirements in patients with a rare ... have,been expected to have less severe disease, according to data ...
... Mich., Dec. 10 CSG/SportsCoatings and,the National Wrestling ... the most proactive and proven method of controlling,bacteria, ... Nationally renowned for its Sports Antimicrobial System (R) ... on all types of,athletic surfaces and fabrics for ...
Cached Medicine Technology:PNH Patients With Lower Levels of Hemolysis, Mild Anemia and Minimal Transfusion Support Have Significant Disease Burden; Soliris(R) Therapy Provided Clinical Improvements in PNH Patients Regardless of Disease Severity 2PNH Patients With Lower Levels of Hemolysis, Mild Anemia and Minimal Transfusion Support Have Significant Disease Burden; Soliris(R) Therapy Provided Clinical Improvements in PNH Patients Regardless of Disease Severity 3PNH Patients With Lower Levels of Hemolysis, Mild Anemia and Minimal Transfusion Support Have Significant Disease Burden; Soliris(R) Therapy Provided Clinical Improvements in PNH Patients Regardless of Disease Severity 4PNH Patients With Lower Levels of Hemolysis, Mild Anemia and Minimal Transfusion Support Have Significant Disease Burden; Soliris(R) Therapy Provided Clinical Improvements in PNH Patients Regardless of Disease Severity 5PNH Patients With Lower Levels of Hemolysis, Mild Anemia and Minimal Transfusion Support Have Significant Disease Burden; Soliris(R) Therapy Provided Clinical Improvements in PNH Patients Regardless of Disease Severity 6PNH Patients With Lower Levels of Hemolysis, Mild Anemia and Minimal Transfusion Support Have Significant Disease Burden; Soliris(R) Therapy Provided Clinical Improvements in PNH Patients Regardless of Disease Severity 7PNH Patients With Lower Levels of Hemolysis, Mild Anemia and Minimal Transfusion Support Have Significant Disease Burden; Soliris(R) Therapy Provided Clinical Improvements in PNH Patients Regardless of Disease Severity 8National Wrestling Coaches Association Teams Up With CSG/SportsCoatings(TM) 2
(Date:9/17/2014)... Social networking sites can help people lose weight, according ... obese, sites like Twitter and Facebook can be an ... well as peers, researchers found. "One advantage of ... offers the potential to be much more cost effective ... approaches," the study,s lead author, Dr. Hutan Ashrafian, a ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... North Central Surgical Center is proud to ... their top-notch services. The hospital was the recipient for ... surgery. , Hospital-wide, North Central was the recipient of ... this award for two years in a row (2013-2014). ... the nation for Patient Safety in 2014 and ranked ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter ... in the womb to household chemicals known as phthalates ... Columbia University researchers reported in a new study. ... developing asthma between age 5 and 11 if their ... two phthalates (pronounced thal-ates), the researchers found. The two ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... this month for the November elections, one of the ... out the chamber door will be the Sustainable Growth ... of 2014. In a new commentary in the journal ... he and other advocates saw as the merits of ... Medicare pays doctors will return for the next Congress, ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Boston ... to create a monthly concert series, introducing young ... From the Top, America’s premier national platform celebrating ... musicians. Many of the young musicians featured will ... , “Boston Children’s Museum is fortunate to partner ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Social Networking Sites Can Help Obese Lose Weight: Study 2Health News:North Central Surgical Center Receives Several Accolades 2Health News:Prenatal Exposure to Chemicals in Plastics Linked to Asthma Risk in Kids 2Health News:Prenatal Exposure to Chemicals in Plastics Linked to Asthma Risk in Kids 3Health News:Prenatal Exposure to Chemicals in Plastics Linked to Asthma Risk in Kids 4Health News:Failed Medicare payments law remains relevant 2Health News:Failed Medicare payments law remains relevant 3Health News:Boston Children's Museum Partners with From the Top to Offer Monthly Concert Series 2Health News:Boston Children's Museum Partners with From the Top to Offer Monthly Concert Series 3
... ... latest innovations of the worldwide web to reach out to those considering plastic surgery ... updated blog, Dr. Kalus opens a virtual doorway into his practice for web visitors. ... (Vocus) September 11, 2009 -- ...
... ... is now working for his father,s personal injury law practice. In his first 18 months ... ... 2009 -- Timothy Anderson, Jr., Tampa attorney, has joined his father,s law practice. In ...
... , , , , ... is how Dr. Eliscer Guzman and The Mount Sinai Medical Center ... , a collaborative educational outreach program which was designed specifically ... , , Twenty-five patients from The Mount ...
... , , TEMECULA, Calif., Sept. 10 Patient ... a contract with Partners HealthCare and will be implementing its Safety-Sponge(TM) ... "Brigham & Women,s has a long tradition of innovation and ... are proud of the patient safety research we have done together ...
... , NEW YORK, Sept. 10 ... recognized eldercare and family caregiving expert and Founder and CEO of ... , , As healthcare reform is being debated in ... family caregiving are being overlooked. Some 30 million U.S. baby boomers are ...
... ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 10 The need for blood ... donor every two seconds. But right now, Memorial Blood Centers is facing ... to meet the needs of our 30 local hospital partners operating in ... , Due to existing patient needs and Standard Operating Procedures ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Columbia, South Carolina Plastic Cosmetic Surgeon Gives his Website a State-of-the-Art Lift 2Health News:Columbia, South Carolina Plastic Cosmetic Surgeon Gives his Website a State-of-the-Art Lift 3Health News:Tampa Personal Injury Lawyer Timothy Anderson, Jr. Joins Father's Law Firm, Takes Five Cases To Jury Trial In First Eighteen Months 2Health News:Dr. Eliscer Guzman, with The Mount Sinai Medical Center, Join Forces to Celebrate the Community Diabetes and Cardiovascular Care Program's Graduation Ceremony on September 16th 2Health News:Medicare's Missing Link: Care Coordination and Family Caregiving, by Dan Tobin, M.D., CEO of Care Support of America 2Health News:Medicare's Missing Link: Care Coordination and Family Caregiving, by Dan Tobin, M.D., CEO of Care Support of America 3Health News:Medicare's Missing Link: Care Coordination and Family Caregiving, by Dan Tobin, M.D., CEO of Care Support of America 4Health News:Memorial Blood Centers Issues a Critical Alert For Blood Donations 2
For the quantitative in vitro determination of Microalbumin in urine....
Determination of the Thrombin Time by STA Analyzers. Freeze-dried human thrombin (1.5NIH units/mL) with calcium....
Determination of Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time (APTT) by STA Analyzers. Cephalin reagent with kaolin activator....
Determination of Prothrombin Time (PT) by STA Analyzers (ISI~1.3).Freeze-dried rabbit brain thromboplastin with heparin inhibitor....
Medicine Products: