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Study: acupuncture helps fibromyalgia patients

A review of research suggests acupuncture may offer temporary relief for fibromyalgia but doesn't alleviate all symptoms. Fibromyalgia affects 2-4% of the population. It is a debilitating pain syndrome that includes symptoms such as chronic pain and fatigue. The results of this German study did show relief from...

4 years 6 months ago

Group urges recall of drug for fibromyalgia

A consumer advocacy group is asking government regulators to recall a drug they approved last year for a little-understood pain ailment, saying the pill can lead to dangerously high blood pressure. A letter Wednesday from Public Citizen calls on the Food and Drug Administration to pull Savella off the market,...

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