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Researchers show how nanoscale patterning can decrease metal fatigue
Fatigue due to repetitive strain is the leading cause of failure in metal components and structures, but new research shows how crystalline structures called nanotwins can slow the accumulation of fatigue-related damage. (2017-10-30)
People with rare diseases are at more risk for poor quality of life, study finds
People with rare diseases are at high risk for experiencing poor quality of life, including increased levels of anxiety, depression, pain, fatigue and limited ability to participate in society, a new study from an Oregon State University shows. (2017-12-19)
Moving the motivation meter
Rats given the drug that reduced dopamine were much less likely to work for preferred morsels of food. (2018-11-08)
Screen time before bed linked with less sleep, higher BMIs in kids
It may be tempting to let your kids stay up late playing games on their smartphones, but using digital devices before bed may contribute to sleep and nutrition problems in children, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers. (2017-12-07)
Stroke affects more than just the physical
A new study looks at what problems affect people most after a stroke and it provides a broader picture than what some may usually expect to see. (2018-03-28)
10-minute 'tension tamer' can help reduce stress and improve sleep
A simple, 10-minute stress reduction technique could help to relieve stress, improve sleep quality, and decrease fatigue. (2012-10-22)
Obesity more dangerous than lack of fitness, new study claims
A new study, published today in the International Journal of Epidemiology, has dismissed the concept of 'fat but fit.' In contrast, the results from the new study suggest that the protective effects of high fitness against early death are reduced in obese people. (2015-12-20)
Kessler researchers correlate cognitive fatigue after TBI with activation of the caudate
'These results are consistent with findings in our related research in the multiple sclerosis (MS) population,' said Dr. (2017-09-01)
Music demonstrated to alleviate cancer patients' symptoms
A review looking at studies on the effect music interventions have on the treatment of cancer patients found treatment benefits for anxiety, pain, fatigue and overall quality of life. (2016-08-17)
How the brain plays a role in rheumatoid arthritis inflammation
A new study from researchers at Michigan Medicine explores links between chronic joint inflammation and cognitive impairment. (2018-06-18)
Maternal gestational diabetes linked to diabetes in children
Children and youth of mothers who had gestational diabetes during pregnancy are at increased risk of diabetes themselves, according to new research published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). (2019-04-15)
Robot would assemble modular telescope -- in space
A new concept in space telescope design uses a modular structure and an assembly robot to build an extremely large telescope in space, performing tasks in which astronaut fatigue would be a problem. (2016-07-12)
'Pop drop' study finds more ER visits & higher costs for older disabled patients
Fatigue, sadness and poor health among the spouses who take care of disabled elders can mean higher Medicare bills for the patients. (2017-08-24)
Twitter can reveal our shared mood
In the largest study of its kind, researchers from the University of Bristol have analysed mood indicators in text from 800 million anonymous messages posted on Twitter. (2017-12-11)
A theoretical model to alleviate primary care strain
Co-management of patients by more than one primary care clinician is among new models of care designed to meet the demand for high quality patient care. (2018-05-14)
Chronic fatigue syndrome linked to imbalanced microbiome
Scientists at the Center for Infection and Immunity (CII) at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health have discovered abnormal levels of specific gut bacteria related to chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis, or ME/CFS, in patients with and without concurrent irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS. (2017-04-26)
Knee injuries may start with strain on the brain, not the muscles
New research shows that training your brain may be just as effective as training your muscles in preventing ACL knee injuries, and suggests a shift from performance-based to prevention-based athletic training programs. (2009-07-24)
Cancer screening rates decline when patients see doctors later in day
Decision fatigue and doctors falling behind schedule may lead to lower cancer screening rates, Penn study finds. (2019-05-10)
New Delft material concept for aircraft wings could save billions
Building aircraft wings with a special aluminium fiber combination makes them nearly immune to metal fatigue. (2007-09-26)
Exercise shown to improve symptoms of patients with chronic kidney disease
Leicester's Hospitals and University of Leicester lead research into CKD. (2018-08-16)
When the boss's ethical behavior breaks bad
Is your boss ethical? Does he or she do what's right, as opposed to what's profitable? (2016-02-12)
Palliative care has beneficial effect on quality of life following stem cell transplantation
Among patients with hematologic malignancies undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, the use of inpatient palliative care compared with standard transplant care resulted in a smaller decrease in quality of life two weeks after transplantation, according to a study appearing in the Nov. (2016-11-22)
Sleep apnea patients using oral appliance therapy show high efficacy and compliance
According to new research that will be presented on Saturday, June 5, at the 19th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, between 31 and 53 months after beginning oral appliance therapy, the sleep apnea treatment remained effective. (2010-06-05)
Pain in fibromyalgia is linked to changes in brain molecule
Researchers at the University of Michigan Health System have found a key linkage between pain and a specific brain molecule, a discovery that lends new insight into fibromyalgia, an often-baffling chronic pain condition. (2008-03-10)
Cockpit protection (halo) to boost racing driver safety may affect steering accuracy
The cockpit protection system fitted to racing cars, known as halo, may affect the driver's head position and motion, possibly compromising steering accuracy, suggest the results of a simulation test, using a similar structure, and published in the journal BMJ Case Reports. (2018-06-07)
Deep brain stimulation -- A new treatment approach in patients with multiple sclerosis
A pilot study conducted by researchers from Charité's NeuroCure Cluster of Excellence has shown that treatment with deep transcranial magnetic stimulation (dTMS) significantly reduces symptoms of fatigue in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). (2018-02-07)
Children are as fit as endurance athletes
Researchers discover how young children seem to run around all day without getting tired: their muscles resist fatigue and recover in the same way as elite endurance athletes. (2018-04-24)
Lowlanders are no match for Nepal's Sherpa, says UBC Okanagan study
The Sherpa people of the Himalayas have long been recognized for their unique ability to excel physically in the thin air of higher altitudes. (2018-09-26)
Anemia drug not helpful for kidney disease patients
An international study authored by a UT Southwestern Medical Center researcher has concluded that the anemia drug darbepoetin alfa works no better than a placebo in several other applications previously thought to be promising. (2009-12-22)
Improving quality of life for people with chronic heart failure
Patients with chronic heart failure face related problems, such as depression and fatigue, that could be relieved by an expanded model of care, according to a recently published study led by a researcher from the University of Colorado School of Medicine. (2018-02-26)
Mental, not physical, fatigue affects seniors' walking ability
Low 'mental energy' may affect walking patterns in older adults more than physical fatigue. (2018-04-24)
Chemotherapy may lead to mitochondrial dysfunction in skeletal muscle
Chemotherapy drugs to treat breast cancer may promote muscle mitochondrial dysfunction, according to new research. (2018-10-04)
Another possible consequence of the opioid epidemic: hormone deficiencies
Many people who use opioid medications long term do not produce enough testosterone or another important hormone, cortisol, according to a new study. (2019-03-23)
New therapy for chronic fatigue syndrome to be tested at Stanford
A preliminary study suggests there may be hope in the offing for some sufferers of chronic fatigue syndrome with a new therapy being tested by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine. (2007-01-08)
Both parents experience highs and lows in sexuality after childbirth
Partners of new mothers often experience shifts in sexuality, and these shifts are often unrelated to biological or medical factors pertaining to childbirth. (2013-08-01)
Study finds mode of transportation affects how we feel
A recent study has found that people are in the best mood while they are bicycling compared to any other mode of transportation. (2014-05-29)
Study uses GPS technology to predict football injuries
Footballers' injuries may be predicted by looking at players' workloads during training and competition, according to new research. (2016-08-02)
Materials bend as they 'breathe' under high temperatures
Researchers develop high-temperature systems based on metal oxides that 'breathe' oxygen in and out, that could be used to control devices inside nuclear reactors or jet engines. (2017-05-09)
Transcranial direct current stimulation reduces fatigue associated with multiple sclerosis
People with multiple sclerosis (MS) who underwent a non-invasive form of electrical brain stimulation, called transcranial direct current stimulation, or tDCS, experienced significant reductions in fatigue, a common and often debilitating symptom of the disease, according to new research from the Multiple Sclerosis Comprehensive Care Center at NYU Langone Health. (2017-10-02)
Observing hydrogen's effects in metal
Microscopy technique could help researchers design safer reactor vessels or hydrogen storage tanks. (2019-02-05)
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