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Vibration helps reduce pain in chronic sufferers, UF researchers find

Published: March 11th, 2011

http://youtu.be/u1y-19z-2-I Rubbing or massaging is often an instinctive response to pain. Now researchers have found that another kind of touch, vibration, can also help reduce certain types of pain by […]

Fibromyalgia patients may benefit from cough remedy, UF study finds

Published: May 9th, 2005

Dextromethorphan, an over-the-counter medication that silences coughs, may help fibromyalgia patients quiet over-reacting nerves that amplify ordinary touches into agony. A University of Florida study documents, for the first time, […]

Weigh options to risky painkillers, expert says

Published: February 27th, 2005

A University of Florida rheumatologist who specializes in treating a number of chronic pain conditions is urging physicians and their patients to carefully consider all the alternatives before using drugs […]

UF researchers garner NIH grants to study fibromyalgia

Published: April 8th, 2004

The cause of fibromyalgia, a common syndrome characterized by severe fatigue and heightened sensitivity to muscle and tissue pain, has evaded easy explanation. Now University of Florida researchers will use […]