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Complications of type 2 diabetes affect quality of life, care can lead to diabetes burnout
T2D Lifestyle, a national survey by Health Union of more than 400 individuals experiencing type 2 diabetes (T2D), reveals that patients not only struggle with commonly understood complications, but also numerous lesser known ones that people do not associate with diabetes. (2016-12-01)
Women are naturally more fit than men
Women can process oxygen more quickly than men when they start to exercise, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo. (2017-12-04)
Chronic fatigue syndrome linked to stomach virus
Chronic fatigue syndrome, also known as ME, is linked to a stomach virus, suggests research published ahead of print in Journal of Clinical Pathology. (2007-09-13)
A walk at the mall or the park? New study shows, for moms and daughters, a walk in the park is best
University of Illinois family studies researchers believed that if the attention restoration theory, which describes how interaction with natural environments can reduce mental fatigue and restore attention, worked for individuals it might also work for families to help facilitate more positive family interactions and family cohesion. (2017-11-17)
Vigorous exercise reduces tiredness in testicular cancer survivors
High-intensity interval training reduces tiredness and improves self-esteem for testicular cancer survivors, according to a study published in the British Journal of Cancer. (2018-05-07)
Study: Girl soccer players who give up other sports may feel more stressed, less rested
An abstract of new research being presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics 2017 National Conference & Exhibition found sport specialization was associated with significantly worse mood, stress, fatigue, soreness, and sleep quality among female youth soccer players, even after controlling for factors such as age and hours spent training. (2017-09-15)
Homeless sleep less, more likely to have insomnia; sleep improvements needed
The homeless sleep less and are more likely to have insomnia and daytime fatigue than people in the general population, findings researchers believe suggest more attention needs to be paid to improving sleep for this vulnerable population, according to a research letter published online by JAMA Internal Medicine. (2016-12-27)
Brain chemistry study shows chronic fatigue syndrome, Gulf War illness as unique disorders
Researchers have found distinct molecular signatures in two brain disorders long thought to be psychological in origin -- chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and Gulf War Illness (GWI). (2017-11-10)
Pitt study suggests risk management approach to combat EMS fatigue
Extended shift work has historically been linked to interrupted sleep patterns and risk of injury, and is a persistent problem for emergency medical services (EMS) personnel who are tasked with delivering acute care under significant pressure. (2018-01-12)
Mefloquine effectively prevents malaria during pregnancy but is not well tolerated
The antimalarial drug mefloquine is more effective than the currently recommended treatment to prevent malaria infection in pregnant women living in endemic countries of sub-Saharan Africa, but the high frequency of adverse events represents a barrier to its use. (2018-04-05)
Drowsy driving in the ridesharing industry is a public safety risk
A position statement from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) concludes that fatigue and sleepiness are inherent safety risks in the ridesharing industry. (2018-04-16)
Study suggests that cancer survivors are more easily fatigued
Adults who have undergone successful cancer treatment years or decades previously become fatigued more quickly than their peers who don't have cancer histories, according to a new study in the journal Cancer from scientists at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. (2018-03-15)
Severe and lingering symptoms occur in some after treatment for Lyme disease
In a study of 61 people treated for the bacteria that causes Lyme disease, Johns Hopkins researchers conclude that fatigue, pain, insomnia and depression do indeed persist over long periods of time for some people, despite largely normal physical exams and clinical laboratory testing. (2018-02-01)
Army researchers point to early warning signs in military vehicle structural 'wellness'
Researchers from the US Army Research Laboratory have shown that early fatigue damage behavior in structures may be predicted through the study of the microscale mechanical behavior of the material. (2017-10-10)
Bioelectronic medicine treatment effective for lupus, pilot clinical trial shows
Results shared at ACR/ARHP annual meeting highlight non-invasive therapy reduces pain and fatigue associated with lupus. (2018-10-20)
Placenta consumption offers few benefits for new moms
UNLV research finds that consuming encapsulated placentas has little to no effect on postpartum mood and maternal bonding; detectable changes shown in hormones. (2017-12-01)
Lung function may affect vocal health for women
Vocal fatigue is a common complaint among teachers and one of the most debilitating conditions that can lead to vocal damage. (2016-05-25)
What factors affect quality of life in older patients with cancer?
A new study provides insights on the factors that affect health-related quality of life in older adults with cancer. (2017-12-18)
Chronic fatigue patients more likely to suppress emotions
Chronic fatigue syndrome patients report they are more anxious and distressed than people who don't have the condition, and they are also more likely to suppress those emotions. (2016-05-17)
Reaching the breaking point
To better understand why many elderly people are prone to break a bone in a fall (known as bone fragility fractures), perhaps doctors and researchers should look at the human skeleton in much the same way civil engineers analyze buildings and bridges, according to a new study from a University of Utah mechanical engineering professor. (2018-01-23)
Tai chi relieves insomnia in breast cancer survivors
Tai chi relieves insomnia in breast cancer survivors. New research shows that the slow-moving meditation practice -- frequently offered at community centers and libraries -- works just as well as talk therapy, and better than medication. (2017-05-10)
Balance exercises may help people with multiple sclerosis
MINNEAPOLIS - A special program that involves balance and eye movement exercises may help people with multiple sclerosis (MS) with their balance problems and fatigue, according to a study published in the Jan. (2018-01-31)
New research shows benefits of exercise for first time in advanced lung cancer
Most people with lung cancer are unaware of the benefits of regular exercise, yet new data show it can significantly reduce fatigue and improve well being. (2018-10-19)
Certain factors are linked to sleep disturbance in patients with diabetes
In a Journal of Advanced Nursing study of 90 adults with type 2 diabetes, female gender, elevated blood sugar levels, neuropathic pain, and fatigue were related to sleep disturbance, even after controlling for factors such as age, diabetes duration, depressive symptoms, and distress. (2017-11-08)
Addressing sleep disorders after traumatic brain injury
Amsterdam, NL, December 10, 2018 - Disorders of sleep are some of the most common problems experienced by patients after traumatic brain injury (TBI). (2018-12-10)
Obesity linked with depressive symptoms & increased disease activity in women with lupus
Obesity is independently associated with worse patient-reported outcomes in women with systemic lupus erythematosus, including disease activity, depressive symptoms, pain and fatigue, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2017 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in San Diego. (2017-11-04)
Study: Serious health concerns missed in older adults
Researchers examined the prevalence and impact of six common symptoms (pain, fatigue, depression, anxiety, breathing difficulty, sleep problems) and found that nearly half of adults ages 65 and older have two or more of these symptoms and one-fourth have three or more. (2019-02-08)
New AI able to identify and predict the development of cancer symptom clusters
Cancer patients who undergo chemotherapy could soon benefit from a new AI that is able to identify and predict the development of different combinations of symptoms -- helping to alleviate much of the distress caused by their occurrence and severity. (2019-02-20)
Chinese acupuncture affects brain's ability to regulate pain, UM study shows
Acupuncture has been used for over two millenia in East-Asian medicine to treat pain. (2009-08-09)
Kessler Foundation scientists find link between cognitive fatigue and effort and reward
Injury and disease of the brain increase the likelihood of cognitive fatigue, which can be disabling. (2017-09-05)
Working overtime linked to less collaboration between nurses and doctors
Working overtime may negatively influence nurses' collaboration with fellow nurses and physicians, finds a new study by researchers at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing. (2018-05-10)
Shivering in the cold? Exercise may protect against muscle fatigue
New research published in The Journal of Physiology highlights how exercise could help people exposed to extreme temperatures protect themselves from the cold. (2018-08-14)
'Physical Activity and Cancer'
Physical activity is an important health behavior for many diseases but its role in cancer control has been understudied and underappreciated. (2011-02-11)
Surprise finding could lead to new MS treatments
A discovery led by scientists at the University of Alberta and McGill University is providing hope of a new therapeutic target in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) patients that could one day be used to prevent the symptoms and progression of the disease. (2018-03-08)
Childhood cancer survivors more likely to experience sleep problems as adults
Preliminary results from a study of childhood cancer survivors show that they are more likely to experience sleep problems and daytime sleepiness as adults, and those who report poor sleep have a greater likelihood of persistent or worsened emotional distress. (2018-06-04)
Chronic fatigue syndrome possibly explained by lower levels of key thyroid hormones
A new study reveals that chronic fatigue syndrome, a debilitating condition with unknown causes, can be explained by lower thyroid levels -- but may be distinct from thyroidal disease. (2018-03-20)
Move over, 'Laurel or Yanny': Study looks at why we hear talking as singing after many repetitions
A team from the University of Kansas has investigated the 'Speech-to-Song Illusion,' where a spoken phrase is repeated and begins to sound as if it were being sung. (2018-06-08)
Fitter frames: Nanotubes boost structural integrity of composites
Professor Nikhil Koratkar of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has demonstrated that incorporating chemically treated carbon nanotubes into an epoxy composite can significantly improve the overall toughness, fatigue resistance and durability of a composite frame. (2009-03-26)
Arts and humanities in medical school promote empathy and inoculate against burnout
Medical students who spend more time engaging in the arts may also be bolstering the qualities that improve their bedside manner with patients, according to new research from Tulane and Thomas Jefferson universities. (2018-01-30)
Reframing body weight as baby weight may help women handle pregnancy
Pregnant women often rely on two identities -- a pregnant self and a non-pregnant self -- to help them navigate the profound psychological and physiological effects that pregnancy has on their body image, according to a Penn State Abington researcher. (2016-08-23)
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