Experimental Blood Test Could Improve Fibromyalgia Treatment

Experimental Blood Test Could Improve Fibromyalgia Treatment

A small pilot study suggests an experimental blood test for fibromyalgia – called FibroGENE — could be used to determine which drug works best for each patient. Researchers at AMPEL BioSolutions and Duke University Medical Center found genetic biomarkers in the blood cells of 18 lupus patients with fibromyalgia-like symptoms.

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Local company unveils blood test to find treatments for chronic pain

Local company unveils blood test to find treatments for chronic pain

A medical discovery has been made in Charlottesville that may help people who experience chronic pain, fatigue and brain fog. “This is a big problem. This is a clinical problem that is not addressed. And it’s a problem that tends to discount patients,” said CEO and Chief Medical Officer Peter Lipsky.

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