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Master regulator in mitochondria is critical for muscle function and repair
New study identifies how loss of mitochondrial protein MICU1 disrupts calcium balance and causes muscle atrophy and weakness. (2019-11-14)
The effects of a mock shelter environment on sleep
Toyohashi University of Technology researchers conducted an experiment on the nature of sleep in an evacuation shelter environment. (2019-11-13)
The gut may be the ticket to reducing chemo's side effects
In a new study, scientists observed several simultaneous reactions in mice given a common chemotherapy drug: Their gut bacteria and tissue changed, their blood and brains showed signs of inflammation, and their behaviors suggested they were fatigued and cognitively impaired. (2019-11-11)
Poor sleep may affect cognitive abilities and behavior of children with kidney disease
Many children with chronic kidney disease report fatigue and problems with sleep. (2019-11-07)
Sleep and sleepiness 'a huge problem' for people with spinal cord injury
A new study led by a University of Calgary researcher at the Cumming School of Medicine (CSM) finds that fatigue and sleep may need more attention in order to prevent issues like stroke after spinal cord injury. (2019-11-06)
Behavioral therapy for insomnia shows benefit for children with autism and their parents
Researchers from the University of Missouri School of Medicine and the MU Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders have found cognitive behavioral therapy can improve child and parent sleep, child behavior and parent fatigue. (2019-11-05)
Molecular gatekeepers that regulate calcium ions key to muscle function
Controlled entry of calcium ions into the mitochondria, the cell's energy powerhouses, makes the difference between whether muscles grow strong or easily tire and perish from injury, according to research published in Cell Reports. (2019-10-31)
Hope offered to patients with a rare autoimmune condition
A new study has shed light on a debilitating autoimmune condition by identifying a number of subtypes of the disease which could lead to personalised treatment for patients. (2019-10-29)
A possible gut-brain connection to 'chemo brain'
To test the possible relationship between the gut and chemo brain, Leah Pyter's lab is examining chemo's effects on mice whose guts have been manipulated before treatment. (2019-10-23)
Researchers find risk factors for unemployment with multiple sclerosis vary by age
'Our findings suggest that physical symptoms and how the individual manages them are greater issues for the youngest and oldest decades, while psychological issues predominate among the middle-aged,' said Dr. (2019-10-23)
Regenstrief and IUPUI researchers use EHRs to identify cancer symptom clusters
Patients with chronic diseases such as cancer often experience fatigue, pain, depression and other symptoms which can lead to distress and functional impairment if left untreated. (2019-10-22)
New international exercise guidelines for cancer survivors
For the rising number of cancer survivors worldwide, there's growing evidence that exercise is an important part of recovery. (2019-10-16)
AI could offer warnings about serious side effects of drug-drug interactions
Researchers at Penn State have developed a machine learning system that may be able to warn doctors and patients about possible negative side effects that might occur when drugs are mixed. (2019-10-15)
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)
Can excessive athletic training make your brain tired? New study says yes
You'd expect excessive athletic training to make the body tired, but can it make the brain tired too? (2019-09-26)
Sport has its benefits but do not overdo it
In top athletes, excess physical activity can be harmful, as cases of 'overtraining syndrome' suggest. (2019-09-26)
More operations are scheduled if doctor is well rested
Researchers at Linköping University have investigated how orthopaedic surgeons make decisions regarding surgery, and how the decisions are related to how much of their work shift they have completed. (2019-09-18)
New method reveals how damage occurs in human biological cells due to mechanical fatigue
Researchers have developed a novel way to measure how mechanical fatigue affects biological cells. (2019-09-16)
Kessler researchers investigate social cognition, mood and fatigue in multiple sclerosis
The researchers emphasized the preliminary nature of their findings and recommended further research in individuals with MS, as well in other populations with non-neurologic conditions, and healthy controls. (2019-08-29)
Fatigue in Parkinson's disease is associated with lower diastolic blood pressure
Amsterdam, NL, August 22, 2019 - Fatigue is a common debilitating symptom in Parkinson's disease (PD). (2019-08-22)
Lower back pain? Self-administered acupressure could help
A recent study found that people with chronic lower back pain who performed self-administered acupressure experienced improvement in pain and fatigue symptoms. (2019-08-21)
Vegetable-rich diet lowers fatigue in multiple sclerosis patients by raising good cholesterol
Higher levels of blood high-density lipoprotein (HDL) -- or good cholesterol -- may improve fatigue in multiple sclerosis patients, according to a new University at Buffalo-led study. (2019-08-15)
Sleep, snacks and shift work
If you're one of Australia's 1.4 million shiftworkers, eating at irregular times is just par for the course -- but have you ever stopped to think about the impact this might have on your body? (2019-08-09)
Poor sleep quality and fatigue plague women with premature ovarian insufficiency
Sleep disturbances are a frequent complaint of women in the menopause transition and postmenopause. (2019-07-16)
Jump test tool to predict athletic performance
Researchers studying the impact of fatigue on athletic performance have developed prototype software that can enable coaches to predict when elite athletes will be too fatigued to perform at their best. (2019-07-10)
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)
New technique allows real-time microscopy at high heat and loading
Researchers have demonstrated a technique that allows them to track microscopic changes in metals or other materials in real time even when the materials are exposed to extreme heat and loads for an extended period of time -- a phenomenon known as 'creep.' The technique will expedite efforts to develop and characterize materials for use in extreme environments, such as nuclear reactors. (2019-07-08)
Gut bacteria associated with chronic pain for first time
In a paper published today in the journal Pain, a Montreal-based research team has shown, for the first time, that there are alterations in the bacteria in the gastrointestinal tracts of people with fibromyalgia. (2019-06-20)
Listening to music eases pain and other symptoms in patients with breast cancer
A European Journal of Cancer Care study found that listening to music at home reduced the severity of symptoms, pain intensity, and fatigue experienced by patients with breast cancer. (2019-06-05)
Patients who received PBI without chemotherapy experienced less fatigue, slightly poorer cosmesis
Patient-reported outcome (PRO) data indicates that partial breast irradiation (PBI) is more convenient than whole breast irradiation (WBI) for women with breast cancer who do not receive adjuvant chemotherapy. (2019-06-03)
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)
The neural mechanisms that inhibit slow muscle activity during fast swimming in fish
Using zebrafish larvae, Assistant Professor Yukiko Kimura and Professor Shin-Ichi Higashijima of the National Institute for Basic Biology in Japan have discovered neural mechanisms that suppress slow muscle activity in fish swimming at high speeds. (2019-05-22)
Hard carbon nanofiber aerogel becomes superelastic
a research team led by Shu-Hong Yu from the University of Science and Technology of China developed a simple and general method to fabricate superelastic and fatigue resistant hard carbon aerogels with nanofibrous network structure by using resorcinol-formaldehyde resin as a hard carbon source. (2019-05-19)
Study paves way for better treatment of lingering concussion symptoms
The results of the study, released in Neuroscience journal, show that significant levels of fatigue and poorer brain function can persist for months, or even years, following concussion. (2019-05-15)
Experts advise against hormone treatment in adults with mild thyroid problems
Thyroid hormones should not be routinely offered to adults with a mildly underactive thyroid gland (known as subclinical hypothyroidism) say a panel of international experts in The BMJ today. (2019-05-14)
Workplace interventions may improve sleep habits and duration for employees
Simple workplace interventions, like educating employees about the importance of sleep and providing behavioral sleep strategies, may produce beneficial results, according to a new review. (2019-05-13)
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)
Biomarker for chronic fatigue syndrome identified by Stanford researchers
Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have created a blood test that can flag chronic fatigue syndrome, which currently lacks a standard, reliable diagnostic test. (2019-04-29)
How to combine 'leg day' with running
James Cook University scientists in Australia say they have the solution for a problem gym-goers have when they combine endurance and weight training. (2019-04-25)
Minor sleep loss can put your job at risk
Just 16 minutes shaved off your regular sleep routine can dramatically impact job performance the next day. (2019-04-23)
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