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Newly-approved therapy provides improved quality of life for midgut neuroendocrine tumor patients
The Journal of Clinical Oncology published new data from the NETTER-1 clinical trial highlighting the impact of Lutathera on patients' quality of life. (2018-06-12)
More sprints in top-class football necessitates new and individualized training routines
Today's top-class football is characterised by more short sprints than in the past. (2017-01-18)
Marijuana rivals mainstream drugs for HIV/AIDS symptoms
Those in the United States living with HIV/AIDS are more likely to use marijuana than those in Kenya, South Africa or Puerto Rica to alleviate their symptoms, according to a new study published in Clinical Nursing Research, published by SAGE. (2009-05-29)
New 3-D display takes the eye fatigue out of virtual reality
A new type of 3-D display could solve the long-standing problem eye fatigue when using VR and AR equipment by greatly improving the viewing comfort of these wearable devices. (2017-06-21)
Observing hydrogen's effects in metal
Microscopy technique could help researchers design safer reactor vessels or hydrogen storage tanks. (2019-02-05)
Cancer patients who exercise have less heart damage from chemotherapy
Patients with cancer should receive a tailored exercise prescription to protect their heart, reports a paper published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). (2019-10-07)
Obesity may worsen symptoms for patients with lupus
In a recent Arthritis Care & Research study of 148 women with lupus, obesity was linked with worse disease activity, depressive symptoms, and symptoms of pain and fatigue. (2018-05-10)
New potential therapeutic target discovered for genetic disorder -- Barth syndrome
Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center may have discovered a new targeted intervention for Barth Syndrome. (2009-03-02)
Meditation eases pain, anxiety and fatigue during breast cancer biopsy
Meditation eases anxiety, fatigue and pain for women undergoing breast cancer biopsies, according to researchers at the Duke Cancer Institute. (2016-02-04)
Young athletes' ACL injury risk increases with fatigue, new research shows
ACL injuries are one of the most common sports injuries affecting adolescent athletes, leading to lost playing time and high healthcare costs. (2018-07-05)
80 percent of Ebola survivors suffer disabilities one year after discharge
New research, conducted by the University of Liverpool and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, highlights the need for long-term rehabilitation of Ebola survivors after almost 80 percent of those interviewed were found to have major limitations in mobility, cognition and vision. (2017-08-21)
High rate of symptoms, hospitalization following gastric bypass surgery for obesity
Although the vast majority of patients reported improved well-being after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) surgery, the prevalence of symptoms such as abdominal pain and fatigue were high and nearly one-third of patients were hospitalized, according to a study published online by JAMA Surgery. (2016-01-06)
Why exertion leads to exhaustion
Researchers have discovered the dramatic changes that occur in our muscles when we push ourselves during exercise. (2007-12-20)
Forced court appearances make cops more tired, generate more citizen complaints
Results from a new study conducted by researchers at Washington State University and Central Queensland University suggest that complaints against US police officers increase when they work consecutive night shifts. (2018-06-03)
Anakinra does not seem to improve fatigue severity in women with chronic fatigue syndrome
The anti-inflammatory biologic drug anakinra does not seem to reduce fatigue severity in women with chronic fatigue syndrome. (2017-03-06)
Binge-watching 'The Walking Dead?' You might feel like a zombie yourself
Binge-watching is a great way for young adults to catch up on multiple episodes of their favorite television series like 'The Walking Dead' or 'Game of Thrones,' but it comes at a price. (2017-08-14)
Study shows hibernating bears conserve more muscle strength than humans on bed rest do
A new study from the May/June 2007 issue of Physiological and Biochemical Zoology quantifiably measures the loss of strength and endurance in black bears during long periods of hibernation. (2007-04-24)
Fight or flight? Vocal cues help deer decide during mating season
Male fallow deer are sensitive to changes in the groans that rivals make during mating season when competing for the attention of female deer, and can assess the level of threat other males pose simply from vocal cues, according to new research from Queen Mary University of London. (2014-02-09)
Discrimination creates racial battle fatigue for African-Americans
Just as the constant pressure soldiers face on the battlefield can follow them home in the form of debilitating stress, African-Americans who face chronic exposure to racial discrimination may have an increased likelihood of suffering a race-based battle fatigue, according to Penn State researchers. (2011-03-03)
Ped EM docs at risk for developing compassion fatigue, burnout, low compassion satisfaction
Pediatric emergency medicine (PEM) physicians are at risk for developing compassion fatigue (CF), burnout (BO), and low compassion satisfaction (CS), but proactive awareness of these phenomena and their predictors may allow providers to better manage the unique challenges and emotional stressors of the pediatric ED to enhance personal well-being and professional performance. (2019-07-10)
Fatigue is a common but underestimated symptom of endometriosis
Two papers published in Human Reproduction journal show that the prevalence of fatigue is more than doubled in women with endometriosis but is underestimated, meaning that doctors should be making greater efforts to discuss and treat this debilitating symptom in these women, and that a history of some types of child abuse is linked to an increased likelihood of endometriosis in adulthood. (2018-06-26)
Compassion fatigue: Impact on healthcare providers of caring for the terminally ill
Compassion fatigue in front line cancer-care providers significantly impacts how they interact with patients, with patient families, with other healthcare workers, and with their own family, according to analysis by Indiana University School of Medicine and Regenstrief Institute researchers published in the March issue of the Journal of Health Psychology. (2009-04-01)
Sleep extension improves response time, reduces fatigue in professional baseball players
Preliminary results from a new study suggest that short-term sleep extension improves response time and daytime functioning of professional baseball players. (2017-06-05)
The tricks to playing extra time in the World Cup
With England's latest thriller going to extra time, what can teams do to overcome the increased fatigue and stress of that extra 30 minutes and be able to play again in just four days? (2018-07-05)
Smart underwear proven to prevent back stress with just a tap
Unlike other back-saving devices, this one is mechanized and was tested with motion capture, force plates and electromyography. (2017-08-01)
A new pharmaceutical drug that halts progress of metastatic kidney cancer
Research has shown the efficacy of a pharmaceutical drug known as sunitinib which halts progress of metastatic kidney cancer. (2007-03-01)
Patient-reported outcomes study shows improvements in quality of life among patients after 1 year of treatment with TYSABRI
Biogen Idec and Elan Corporation plc today announced results from a one-year, longitudinal health outcomes study in which patients with multiple sclerosis (who received 12 infusions of TYSABRI (natalizumab) reported improvements in quality of life measures, as well as reduced fatigue and overall improved cognitive function, as measured by validated tools. (2010-04-16)
Use weights, not aerobics, to ease back pain
People who use weight training to ease their lower back pain are better off than those who choose other forms of exercise such as jogging. (2008-12-11)
Walking faster after stroke, managing chemobrain after cancer
New gate guidelines developed by Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute doubled stroke patients' walking speeds. (2016-11-29)
Rethink rehabilitation to reverse frailty
One in four patients with COPD referred for exercise rehabilitation are frail, but nevertheless can respond favourably to rehabilitation and their frailty can be reversed, finds a new study led by King's College London and Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust. (2016-06-12)
Scientists have discovered how to predict life of implants without animal testing
An international team of researchers consisting of scientists from NUST MISIS and TU Dortmund University has developed a technology to study the behavior of orthopedic implants in laboratory conditions as close as possible to the human body. (2018-09-21)
Conquering metal fatigue
Researchers have found a way to greatly reduce the effects of fatigue in steel by incorporating a laminated nanostructure into the material. (2017-03-09)
New reference values for cancer patients' quality of life
Researchers and practitioners across the globe frequently use the 'EORTC' questionnaire to measure self-reported quality of life of cancer patients. (2019-01-07)
Maintaining aerobic fitness could delay biological aging by up to 12 years
Maintaining aerobic fitness through middle age and beyond can delay biological aging by up to 12 years and prolong independence during old age, concludes an analysis published ahead of print in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. (2008-04-09)
Irregular schedules raise risk of injury for miners working long hours
Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago examined how and why long work shifts increase the risk for injury among miners of all kinds. (2019-04-15)
Senescence promotes chemotherapy side effects and cancer relapse
Working in mice, researchers at the Buck Institute and elsewhere now show that standard chemotherapy promotes cancer relapse and metastasis as well as other side effects via a pro-inflammatory stress response termed cellular senescence. (2017-01-16)
Licorice tea causes hypertensive emergency in patient
Licorice tea, a popular herbal tea, is not without health risks, as a case study of a man admitted to hospital for a high-blood pressure emergency demonstrates in CMAJ. (2019-05-27)
Further clues in the fight against chronic fatigue syndrome
New findings regarding the pathology of chronic fatigue syndrome are bringing Griffith University researchers closer to identifying the cause of this disabling illness. (2016-05-10)
Exercise may keep cancer patients healthier during, after treatment
Breast and prostate cancer patients who regularly exercise during and after cancer treatment report having a better quality of life and being less fatigued, according to researchers at Henry Ford Hospital. (2010-05-20)
Performance enhancer: Sports compression stockings a winning advantage
A scientist from James Cook University in Australia has found sports compression stockings are so effective they might be considered performance enhancers for soccer players. (2018-12-19)
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