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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)
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)
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)
More exercise may not help all cancer patients to the same extent
A new article in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute finds that some cancer patients appear to benefit more from exercise than others. (2018-10-08)
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)
Research teams find widespread inflammation in the brains of fibromyalgia patients
A study by Massachusetts General Hospital researchers -- collaborating with a team at the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden -- has documented for the first time widespread inflammation in the brains of patients with the poorly understood condition called fibromyalgia. (2018-09-27)
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)
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)
New ultrasonic wave phenomenon leads to improved safety for society
A research group led by Assistant Professor Yosuke Ishii at Toyohashi University of Technology has unraveled the phenomenon of a new 'third ultrasonic wave' being generated when two ultrasonic waves intersect within a plate. (2018-09-12)
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)
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)
Biomarkers link fatigue in cancer, Parkinson's
Biological markers responsible for extreme exhaustion in patients with cancer have now been linked to fatigue in those with Parkinson's disease, according to new research from Rice University. (2018-08-09)
Indian-Americans have fewer sudden infant deaths, Rutgers study finds
Indian-Americans have the highest percentage of sleeping with their babies among ethnic groups in New Jersey but the lowest rate of sudden unexpected infant death (SUID), a Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences study shows. (2018-08-07)
Insights from metabolites get us closer to a test for chronic fatigue syndrome
A study led by researchers at the Center for Infection and Immunity at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health has identified a constellation of metabolites related to myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome. (2018-07-09)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
Growth hormone may provide new hope for stroke survivors
Less fatigue and better recovery of cognitive abilities such as learning and memory. (2018-05-29)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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