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Pedometers increase activity and decrease fatigue in rheumatoid arthritis patients
Providing pedometers, with and without providing step targets, to individuals with rheumatoid arthritis increased activity levels and decreased fatigue in a recent study. (2017-04-05)
Fatigue is an important factor in serious road crashes
Fatigue, especially when combined with alcohol, presents a particularly high risk of road crashes resulting in death or serious injury, finds a study in this week's BMJ. (2001-04-05)
Psychological support helps adolescents with chronic fatigue syndrome
Psychological support, in the form of cognitive behaviour therapy, is an effective treatment for adolescents with chronic fatigue syndrome. (2004-12-06)
Low energy levels could predict risk of hospitalisation for people with COPD
Reports of low energy levels or feelings of fatigue could be used to predict risk of hospitalization for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to a new study published online ahead of print in the European Respiratory Journal. (2012-06-13)
Stroke patients may benefit from new routines
People who have suffered a stroke often experience severe fatigue. (2014-03-14)
Patients with multiple sclerosis and fatigue may have abnormal sleep cycles
Fatigue in patients with multiple sclerosis may be related to abnormal or disrupted sleep cycles, according to an article in the April issue of the Archives of Neurology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. (2004-04-19)
Cancer: Exercise reduces tiredness
Aerobic exercise can help relieve the fatigue often associated with cancer and cancer treatment, according to Cochrane researchers. (2012-11-13)
Chemotherapy may be culprit for fatigue in breast cancer survivors
A new study finds that, compared to healthy women, breast cancer survivors reported more days of fatigue and more severe fatigue symptoms. (2007-09-10)
Fatigue and breast cancer survivors
Published in the February 15, 2006 issue of Cancer, a study reveals women who have concomitant medical conditions, specifically cardiovascular problems and depressive symptoms, or who were treated with combined radiation and chemotherapy, have a higher risk of suffering from fatigue. (2006-01-09)
Diagnoses of fatigue in primary care patients
Patients who visit their family doctors for fatigue have a wide range of diagnoses yet the prevalence of serious illness was low, according to a Dutch study in CMAJ. (2009-10-26)
Iron supplements can reduce fatigue in nonanemic women
Iron supplementation reduced fatigue by almost 50 percent in women who are low in iron but not anemic, according to the results of a clinical trial published July 9 in Canadian Medical Association Journal. (2012-07-09)
Diagnosing chronic fatigue? Check for sinusitis
A new study published in the August 11 issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine demonstrates a possible link between unexplained chronic fatigue and sinusitis, two conditions previously not associated with each other. (2003-08-11)
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)
Cancer patients monitor fatigue in real time
Nurse researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago are studying fatigue in cancer patients undergoing stem cell transplants using a method successfully used to monitor behaviors such as smoking cessation and alcohol use. (2007-05-03)
New study casts doubt over ME virus link
A new study published on bmj.com today casts doubt on recent claims that a human retrovirus known as XMRV is linked to chronic fatigue syndrome or ME (myalgic encephalitis). (2010-02-25)
The body and the brain: The impact of mental and physical exertion on fatigue development
Do you ever notice how stress and mental frustration can affect your physical abilities? (2015-07-30)
Moffitt Cancer Center instrumental in new clinical guidelines for cancer-related fatigue
Fatigue is a debilitating problem for cancer patients undergoing treatment; however, it also poses a huge detriment after treatment and can significantly affect quality of life. (2014-05-30)
GPs' beliefs about patients influences treatment
General practitioners' beliefs and attitudes towards patients with chronic fatigue syndrome may be a barrier to effective treatment, finds new research available on bmj.com. (2004-05-27)
Springer book wins Texty Award
The Text and Academic Authors Association has chosen the Springer book (2010-03-17)
Post cancer-related fatigue 'overestimated'
Despite widespread belief to the contrary, as few as six percent of women experience cancer-related persistent fatigue a year after undergoing treatment for breast cancer, a new study has found. (2012-04-26)
Take fatigue seriously, says University of Alberta researcher
Instead of dismissing grumblings about being tired or exhausted, people should take these complaints seriously before they lead to a worsened health state or even death, says a University of Alberta researcher investigating fatigue. (2007-01-31)
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)
Workshop on sleep, fatigue, and medical training
National sleep experts will review research on the relationship between sleep loss and fatigue and the quality of patient care. (2001-10-26)
Scientists propose new approach to hitting the gym
James Cook University sports scientists are warning that fatigue from weight training can carry over to endurance training and the two activities must be better coordinated to maximise athletes' performance. (2017-07-26)
U. Iowa study finds biological link between pain and fatigue
A recent University of Iowa study reveals a biological link between pain and fatigue and may help explain why more women than men are diagnosed with chronic pain and fatigue conditions like fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. (2008-04-07)
Graded exercise benefits patients with chronic fatigue syndrome
Many patients with chronic fatigue syndrome have inaccurate illness beliefs that may perpetuate their condition. (2001-02-15)
Pilot study shows that chronic fatigue syndrome may be a legitimate condition, probably neurological
Researchers might have found evidence that chronic fatigue syndrome is a real and legitimate neurological condition. (2005-12-01)
Rehabilitation groups help cancer patients cope with fatigue, USF nursing study finds
Providing information and support to cancer patients can reduce the all-consuming fatigue caused by the disease, a new study at the University of South Florida College of Nursing has found. (2001-10-12)
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)
Reducing cancer-related fatigue
A new article published online by JAMA Oncology analyzed which of four commonly recommended treatments -- exercise, psychological, the combination of both, or pharmaceutical -- for cancer-related fatigue appeared to be most effective. (2017-03-02)
Combating fatigue associated with liver disease
In a new study, researchers examined the effects of ondansetron (an anti-nausea drug commonly used to treat nausea during chemotherapy) on fatigue associated with primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC), an inflammation of the bile ducts in the liver that leads to cirrhosis. (2005-05-24)
Officers on afternoon shift report being more fatigued
Officers who work afternoons are twice as likely to report being tired, which puts them at greater risk for accidents, errors and stress, according to results of UB-led study that won first place in national conference poster competition. (2017-06-06)
Paxil eases depression but not fatigue in patients getting chemotherapy
A commonly used antidepressant significantly relieves depression in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy, but has less effect on fatigue. (2001-05-11)
Fatigue may be red flag for postpartum depression
A simple questionnaire on fatigue, administered two weeks after childbirth, may serve to identify women who at increased risk of developing moderate to severe postpartum depression according to Penn State researchers. (2002-03-23)
Mastery of physical goals lessens disease-related depression and fatigue
Physical activity is known to reduce depression and fatigue in people struggling with chronic illness. (2009-12-15)
Sleep issues contribute to cognitive problems in childhood cancer survivors
A new analysis has found that childhood cancer survivors often suffer from sleep problems and fatigue, which negatively impact their attention and memory. (2011-04-11)
Residents report less fatigue, better care under 80-hour work week mandate
Residents whose 80-hour work week conforms to new duty-hour requirements report less fatigue interfering with their care of patients, according to researchers from Johns Hopkins Children's Center. (2006-05-01)
Childhood trauma associated with chronic fatigue syndrome
Individuals who experience trauma during childhood appear more likely to develop chronic fatigue syndrome as adults, according to a report in the January issue of Archives of General Psychiatry, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. (2009-01-05)
Researchers hope to provide chronic fatigue syndrome answers
University of Calgary researchers have launched a study into the physiological basis of chronic fatigue syndrome in hopes of creating conclusive tests to aid in diagnosis of the condition. (2007-12-18)
Workload, fatigue and physical stress on physician residents in training
Christopher Parshuram and colleagues show that even working within labour guidelines, the physical demands faced by senior research fellows while on call in a pediatric critical care unit result in significant fatigue and physical stress. (2004-03-15)
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