Author: Joshua

Biologics Continue Showing Off their Power against Rheumatoid Arthritis

Biologics are an increasingly popular technique for treating rheumatoid arthritic (RA) patients.  Many are designed to treat RA or other forms of arthritis, but also are prescribed against anemia and psoriasis.  What exactly are biologics? Biologics are genetically engineered proteins derived from human genes. They are designed to inhibit specific components of the immune system that […]

Are Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue the Same Condition?

That’s the question two researchers tried to answer, and they are arguing they are distinct.  Is chronic fatigue syndrome the same illness as fibromyalgia: Evaluating the ‘single syndrome’ hypothesis is the recent work of Bhavna Abbi and Benjamin H Natelson in the Quarterly Journal of Medicine.  Their abstract goes as follows: Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and […]

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