Successful first multiple sclerosis vaccine test

US-US doctors defined the first human test of a DNA-based vaccine to combat multiple sclerosis as successful after treated patients showed signs of improvement. The test is the first step on the road to creating an effective treatment against this debilitating degenerative disease. The vaccine moderates the functioning of the immune system, which records an…

Fibromyalgia is an imaginative disease

This syndrome remains poorly understood, but the pain and fatigue it causes are very real and disrupt everyday life. Some patients feel like they are suffering from “endless flu”. Pain around the joints, fatigue that can go as far as exhaustion and sleep disturbances. These are the main symptoms of fibromyalgia. This misunderstood and sometimes controversial syndrome is…

«Never say you have fibromyalgia, because then they won’t listen to you»

Mar López Díaz-Robles says that her bones, head and knees hurt with little rest since she was seven years old. “When you are young you are pulling, but as the years go by, the pain gets tired, because it never stops, but it goes over and is accompanied by nausea, stomach ache, digestive problems,” describes a…

For Those Who Do Not Understand About Fibromyalgia

What Do You Need To Know About Fibromyalgia: Fibromyalgia is not a new type of disease. William Balfour, a surgeon at the University of Edinburgh, described fibromyalgia in 1815. Over time, it has been described as chronic rheumatism, myalgia, or fibrosis. Unlike diseases, syndromes such as fibromyalgia do not have a known cause, but they are…

I’m sick of being sick with fibromyalgia

Having a chronic condition like fibromyalgia is a problem for you, especially when you have many other things like mine. It grows and diminishes, but it never disappears, at least it does not suit me. For the moment, I must say that it is as serious as ever. Because of fibromyalgia has reduced me so…

Meet the Cambridge Scientist on Verge of Curing Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an inflammatory disease of the central nervous system, affecting 2.3 million people in our world. MS is as an immune-mediated disease, where the immune system attacks the protective myelin sheath which covers nerve fibers, causing communication issues between your brain and the rest of your body. Eventually, the disease can cause…

Health will stop financing osteoarthritis medications

The Ministry of Health will withdraw public funding for medicines known as Sysadoa, used in the treatment of osteoarthritis. X-ray hands These medicines cost the Spanish National Health System about 36 million euros annually. The affected drugs have three active ingredients and an association of two that are sold in 49 different pharmaceutical presentations and whose effectiveness…