Researchers evaluated the association between Assessment of Spondyloarthritis International Society Health Index (ASAS-HI) and disease activity and burden in patients with spondyloarthritis.
A team of researchers conducted a genome-wide association study to gain insight into the genetics of chronic widespread pain
The researchers compared well-being and feelings of stigmatization in people with well understood conditions and in those with less understood condition, fibromyalgia, using daily diaries.
The incidence, time trends, and outcomes of alcohol use disorder hospitalizations in patients with gout, rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia, osteoarthritis, and low back pain were examined.
The researchers’ hypothesis is that supraspinal augmentation of sensory input, including sound, may represent a hallmark of fibromyalgia.
Researchers evaluated pain areas in patients with psoriatic arthritis compared with those with fibromyalgia.
Recently updated diagnostic criteria for fibromyalgia that reduce the underdiagnosis in men had not been implemented during these studies.
Patients with fibromyalgia suffer from chronic pain, which limits physical activity and is associated with disturbed sleep. However, the relationship between physical activity, pain, and sleep is unclear.
To assess the effectiveness of these therapies on pain reduction and quality of life improvement, study authors searched various databases for randomized or quasi-randomized clinical trials that evaluated these outcomes in fibromyalgia patients.
Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain condition characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain, sleep disturbance, fatigue.