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Fibromyalgia disability discrimination claims from a lawyer’s perspective

Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition that often prevents people from being able to work. However, obtaining disability is a complicated process, and discrimination claims are a common problem. Attorney Bill Berger has provided his perspective and advice on this complex issue.

Murder trial involves celiac disease and Munchausen by proxy

Lacey Spears seemed like a concerned mother on social media who was sharing her son’s battle with multiple health problems. However, prosecutors claim she was secretly poisoning her child, lying about his health and sharing the deception on social networks. Her murder trial is uncovering disturbing information about her relationship with her son Garnett-Paul Spears.

Celiac disease alert: Snap peas recalled for gluten

Mann's Mediterranean Style Snap Pea Sensations are being recalled because the packages contain allergens which are not listed on the label. The bags of snap peas contain undeclared wheat, mustard, sesame and soy, but these ingredients are missing from the label. Consumers are encouraged to discard the items if they are allergic or sensitive to these ingredients.

New Multiple Sclerosis Stem Cell Study Shows Improvements

multiple sclerosis and stem cells

Treatment with a form of stem cell transplantation in individuals with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis has demonstrated improvements in neurological disability, quality of life, and cognitive function. The new study, which appears in a recent issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, did not show similar positive results for individuals with secondary progressive MS.

MSG health concerns come under scrutiny

MSG (monosodium glutamate) is a controversial food additive commonly used to enhance products by giving them a savory flavor. Although MSG is typically associated with Chinese restaurants, it can be found in a variety of items ranging from canned soup to processed sausages. The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) labels MSG as generally recognized as safe, but there are reports of reactions to the flavor enhancer.

Global initiative underway to find cause of Crohn's disease

Researchers turn to families to find cause of Crohn's disease

International researchers are teaming up to explore what factors lead to Crohn's disease. Many questions remain about the autoimmune disorder that is difficult to manage and incurable. Scientists from Canada and Scotland are coordinating efforts to uncover why Crohn's disease is on the rise. The scientists are looking at families for help understanding IBD.

Free Weight Loss Drug Guide for You and Your Physician

Weight Loss Drug Guide

Are you considering asking your physician for a prescription weight loss drug to help you with your weight loss efforts? If so, then read on and discover where you can find a new guide reviewed and published by The Endocrine Society about what weight loss medications you and your physician should consider for treating your obesity.

Natural protein could help spare IBD patients from surgery

Natural protein studied for helping reduce fibrosis from IBD

Patients diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease often develop scarring that leads to narrowing or stricture of the colon. Researchers recently studied a natural protein that might be developed to help limit the amount of intestinal scarring from Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, helping spare patients from the need for surgery.

New Weight Loss Device Approved by FDA Could Be an Alternative to Typical Bariatric Surgery

Weight loss device

Are you at the point where you are now considering bariatric surgery for weight loss? You might want to stop and consider a new weight loss device recently approved by the FDA that uses pace-maker like implantable electronics to control an important hunger regulating nerve between the stomach and the brain.

Fibromyalgia patients could benefit from new infrared workout clothes

One of the highlights of the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) was wearable technology to help relieve pain. Now, another company is introducing wearable tech with promises to help weight loss, fight chronic pain and remove toxins. It is a controversial idea, but some fibromyalgia patients are already looking into it.

Fibromyalgia couple robbed of joy by local thieves

Lynne and Mike Wheeler suffer from multiple health problems, and their issues recently became worse from additional stress. The elderly couple was robbed in West Sussex, located in the south of the U.K., and their ability to participate in the only hobby that still brings them joy has been affected. The thieves stole all of their fishing equipment, and police are still searching for the suspects.

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