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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)
Working out makes hydrogels perform more like muscle
Human skeletal muscles have a unique combination of properties that materials researchers seek for their own creations. (2019-04-22)
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)
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)
No such thing as 'sugar rush'! Sugar worsens mood rather than improving it
Sugar does not improve mood and it can make people less alert and more tired after its consumption -- according to a new study by the University of Warwick, Humboldt University of Berlin, and Lancaster University. (2019-04-04)
Think female race car drivers aren't fit enough? Think again
In the world of racing, the debate on whether women are as fit as men behind the wheel can often become heated. (2019-04-04)
Inflammatory arthritis may negatively affect intimate relationships and sexual function
A systematic review and analysis of published studies found consistent links between inflammatory arthritis and impacts on intimacy and sexual function for both men and women. (2019-04-03)
Special journal issue highlights shift work science, solutions
Shift work and non-standard work schedules provide clear economic benefits in a 24/7 society, but also come with issues related to insufficient sleep, misalignment of the biological clock, and other factors that influence the safety, health and well-being of workers. (2019-04-01)
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)
Assessment tool predicts chronic fatigue syndrome 6 months after mono
To assess risk factors for chronic fatigue syndrome after mononucleosis, researchers developed and validated a scale for rating the severity of mononucleosis. (2019-03-20)
Repairing leaky valve improves heart failure patients' quality of life
Patients with heart failure and a leaking heart valve reported feeling better and experiencing fewer heart failure symptoms if they underwent a procedure to repair their valve than patients who received standard treatment alone, according to research presented at the American College of Cardiology's 68th Annual Scientific Session. (2019-03-18)
Training beyond exhaustion can prevent learning
Researchers have found that muscle fatigue caused by overexertion when practicing a skill can affect the task in hand and impair learning afterwards. (2019-03-05)
Transcendental Meditation reduces compassion fatigue and improves resilience for nurses
Nurses can better cope with the burnout that's endemic to the profession by practicing the Transcendental Meditation® technique, according to a new study published today in the Journal for Nurses in Professional Development. (2019-02-27)
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)
How to make the push-up work for you
If you want to improve your golf swing, softball pitch, or tennis serve, the push-up is for you. (2019-02-19)
Acupuncture may ease troublesome menopausal symptoms
A brief course of acupuncture may help to ease troublesome menopausal symptoms, suggests a small study published in the online journal BMJ Open. (2019-02-19)
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 scan technique reveals brain inflammation associated with post-treatment Lyme disease syndrome
More than 1 in 10 people successfully treated with antibiotics for Lyme disease go on to develop chronic, sometimes debilitating, and poorly understood symptoms of fatigue and brain fog that may last for years after their initial infection has cleared up. (2019-02-05)
Observing hydrogen's effects in metal
Microscopy technique could help researchers design safer reactor vessels or hydrogen storage tanks. (2019-02-05)
Acupressure relieves long-term symptoms of breast cancer treatment, study finds
A new study finds acupressure could be a low-cost, at-home solution to a suite of persistent side effects that linger after breast cancer treatment ends. (2019-01-16)
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)
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)
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)
Cessation fatigue predicts which smokers making a quit attempt are likely to relapse
Cessation fatigue increased in the first six weeks of a quit attempt and increased the likelihood of relapse, report researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina in the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. (2018-11-19)
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