Mental fatigue can affect physical endurance
... study finds.
The study also found that mental fatigue
did not cause the heart or muscles to perform any ... brain to find out exactly why people with mental fatigue
perceive exercise to be more difficult.
... Wales, the United Kingdom, did the study, "Mental fatigue
impairs physical performance in humans." The ...
Study may explain exercise-induced fatigue in muscular dystrophies
... of Iowa study suggests that the prolonged fatigue
after mild exercise that occurs in people with ... pathway that appears to cause exercise-induced fatigue
in mouse models of muscular dystrophy. Moreover, ... are many different neuromuscular conditions where fatigue
could be treated by targeting this newly ...
U. Iowa study finds biological link between pain and fatigue
... 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
Working with mice, the researchers, ...
Material Technologies Holds First Electrochemical Fatigue Sensor Training for Private Inspection Firms
... inspection, since 90 percent or more of the fatigue
completely missed with visual ... and flaws in metal
structures and monitor metal fatigue
in real time. The company's leading
edge metal fatigue
detection, measurement and monitoring solutions ...
New Actemra data shows significant benefit for patients suffering from rheumatoid arthritis
... protein (CRP), a marker of inflammation, fatigue
and haemoglobin. Patients on Actemra showed a ... quality of life and function measures, including fatigue
and physical and mental functions compared to ... by chronic inflammation of multiple joints and fatigue
as well as the possibility of osteoporosis, ...
Knee injuries may start with strain on the brain, not the muscles
... brain and reflexive responses---may be necessary to counter the fatigue
induced ACL injury risk," said McLean, who also has an appointment with ... also be possible to train "hard wired" spinal control mechanisms to combat fatigue
In a related paper, McLean's group again tested the single ...
New potential therapeutic target discovered for genetic disorder -- Barth syndrome
... genetic cardioskeletal muscle disease resulting in muscle weakness and fatigue
in patients. The debilitating disorder is caused by a mutation in the ... or white blood cells that fight bacterial infections), muscle weakness & fatigue
(caused by cellular deficiency), growth delay, and increase of organic ...
Pivotal national trial uses newest interventional radiology treatment to bust blood clots in legs
... damage to the veins, resulting in debilitating chronic leg pain, swelling, fatigue
and/or skin ulcers. About 25 percent of DVT patients ... in the pooling of blood in the leg, chronic leg pain, swelling and fatigue
and sometimes skin ulcers. It's logical that immediate clot removal will ...
Substance found in fruits and vegetables reduces likelihood of the flu
... groups of mice. Two groups performed three consecutive days of running to fatigue
on a treadmill to mimic a short period of stressful exercise. One group of ... exercise increased susceptibility to the flu. The mice that exercised to fatigue
for three days were more likely to develop the flu than the mice that did ...
New Delft material concept for aircraft wings could save billions
... costs could lead to worldwide savings as high as $100 billion.
is a phenomenon that affects materials after long-term exposure to cyclic ... presented the new concept to international experts in the field of metal fatigue
and damage sensitivity of aircraft constructions. The US Air Force, Alcoa ...
Oscar Pistorius: Previously confidential study results released on amputee sprinter
... in Houston, Texas.
The scientific team compared Oscar Pistorius to track athletes with intact limbs to evaluate his:
Energy cost of running
The team concluded that:
Pistorius' energy cost of running is similar to that of accomplished male distance ...
New study finds lowfat chocolate milk is effective post-exercise recovery aid for soccer players
... no differences between the two beverages in effects on, soccer-specific performance tests, subjective ratings of muscle soreness, mental and physical fatigue
and other measures of muscle strength. The results indicate that lowfat chocolate milk is effective in the recovery and repair of muscles after ...
Eating fatty fish once a week reduces men's risk of heart failure
... coronary artery disease. Heart failure is the leading cause of hospitalization among patients 65 and older, and is characterized by such symptoms as fatigue
and weakness, difficulty walking, rapid or irregular heartbeat, and persistent cough or wheezing.
The researchers followed 39,367 Swedish men ...
MIT: How you feel the world impacts how you see it
... demos of the motion stimuli used in this study: http://web.mit.edu/~tkonkle/www/CrossmodalMAE.html ]
"Aftereffects were once thought to reflect fatigue
in the brain circuits," said Konkle, "but we now know that pools of neurons are continuously coding motion information and recalibrating the brain to ...
Gene linked to lupus might explain gender difference in disease risk
... sex chromosome genes," Dr. Mohan said.
Systemic lupus erythematosus, or lupus for short, causes a wide range of symptoms such as rashes, fever or fatigue
that make it difficult to diagnose.
The multicenter study involved 759 people who developed lupus as children, 5,337 patients who developed it as ...
ChemoBrain: How cancer therapies can affect your mind
... defeat the disease unfortunately suffer from a physical and mental ailment known as "chemobrain." This cognitively dysfunctional symptom ranges from fatigue
and memory loss to serious learning impairment due to possible brain damage. In CHEMOBRAIN: HOW CANCER THERAPIES CAN AFFECT YOUR MIND (Prometheus ...
Energy drinks: The coffee of a new generation?
... Ct. "Because they have too much sugar. And caffeine doesn't necessarily improve physical performance. In high quantities it can increase the risks of fatigue
Several studies have demonstrated that strong doses of caffeine can increase hypertension, cause heart palpitations, provoke ...
Flowering plants speed post-surgery recovery
... on the length of hospitalization, administration of drugs for postoperative pain control, vital signs, ratings of pain intensity, distress, fatigue
and anxiety, and the patient's room satisfaction questionnaire.
Patients with plants in their rooms had significantly fewer intakes of pain ...
Lightheadedness at the dentist could prove serious
... common clinical problem that occurs among patients of all ages, affecting 3.5 percent of the general population. Emotional stress, anxiety, pain, fatigue
and being in a hot and crowded environment can lead to vasovagal syncope.
"It is not uncommon for patients to experience some anxiety when ...
MSU researcher studies ties between cholesterol drugs, muscle problems
... may cause muscle problems in users.
There is accumulating evidence that the effect statins can have on skeletal muscle including muscle weakness, fatigue
and deterioration is underestimated, said Jill Slade, assistant professor of radiology and osteopathic manipulative medicine at MSU.
New cardiology research presented at CHEST 2008
... and after CC training. Subjects also went through a posttraining endurance test where they attempted to perform adequate CC for 120 seconds or until fatigue
prevented further effort. Prior to training, 50 percent of the male group performed adequate CC, while none of the female group performed adequate ....
NIH awards Clemson bioengineer $1.5 million to improve durability of tissue heart valves
Vyavahare and his group at Clemson have studied the problem of calcification in arteries and heart valves for nine years. The long-term fatigue
damage study funded by NIH is unprecedented in the BHV field. The Clemson group has collaborations with the University of Pittsburgh and the ...
Cholesterol-lowering drugs and the effect on muscle repair and regeneration
Statins have been reported to have adverse effects on skeletal muscle in both human and animal models causing cramping and fatigue
and potentially myopathy. Relatively little is known regarding the effect of statins on the muscle progenitor cells (i.e., satellite cells (SC)) ...
Galloping and breathing at high speed
... have come the potential for veterinary applications. Among them is the possibility that some of the breakdown in the forelimbs may be related to fatigue
within the deep digital flexor resulting from stress and strain on the tendons of the animal.
According to Dr. Hermanson, "Fatigue of the deep ...
Athletes' 'sweat and tears' linked to asthma
... of Chest Physicians. "Otherwise healthy individuals who experience asthma symptoms, such as chest tightness, unusual shortness of breath, or extreme fatigue
during exercise, should consult with their physician."
Researchers to study lyme-like illness in Texas
... of 8.2 cases per 100,000 persons, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Typical Lyme disease symptoms include fever, headache, fatigue
and a characteristic skin rash called erythema migrans. If left untreated, infection can spread to joints, the heart and the nervous system.
New gas sensors for monitoring carbon dioxide sinks
... that in future their system can also contribute to more intelligent ventilation of indoor spaces. An excessive level of carbon dioxide leads to fatigue
and health problems, while excessive ventilation means a waste of energy. In classrooms, lecture theatres of all kinds and in workplaces there are ...
The Alliance for Lupus Research announces 2008 grantees
... submission of larger awards to National Institutes of Health, the ALR, or other funding agencies.
Lupus causes unpredictable symptoms ranging from fatigue
and joint pain to severe organ damage and, too often, can be fatal. Women are nine times more likely than men to develop the condition. Women of ...
Ginkgo SRMs: Tools for product analysis/quality
... supplements are more commonly formulated from ginkgo leaves and standardized leaf extracts. They are used in the treatment of asthma, bronchitis, fatigue
and tinnitus (ringing in the ears); for memory improvement and for the prevention and treatment of Alzheimers disease, although these uses have not ...
Cancer patients monitor fatigue in real time
is one of the most common and distressing ... University of Illinois at Chicago are studying fatigue
in cancer patients undergoing stem cell ... fatigue, and that affects how they remember the fatigue
experience," she said.
In Hacker's study, ...
Inflammation markers identify fatigue in breast cancer survivors
... have defined conditions associated with disabling fatigue
that persists for years in almost a third of ... Clinical Cancer Research.
The key to their fatigue
stems from responses within their immune systems. ... identify a biological basis for persistent fatigue
in cancer survivors that is implemented by ...
Male-killing bacteria makes female butterflies more promiscuous
... becomes more sexually rampant. Males on the other hand show signs of fatigue
and put less effort into mating.
In some populations of tropical ... when male numbers are reduced. Greater numbers of female partners leads to fatigue
in males. They start producing smaller sperm packages. Unfortunately, the ...
Going To Extremes To Improve Human Health
... is enhancing researchers' ability to explore fatigue. "Physical and mental fatigue
may not be commonly perceived as work hazards, but fatigue
often is a fundamental cause of accidents and injuries," Minson said.
Genetic factors are linked to fever following smallpox vaccination
... event of the 20th century. However, immunization with live virus particles, as in the smallpox vaccine, can sometimes cause reactions that range from fatigue
to serious illness.
In recent studies testing the safety and potency of stored smallpox vaccine, which uses live vaccinia virus, some ...
Chronic fatigue syndrome impairs a person's slow wave activity during sleep
... Chronic fatigue
syndrome (CFS) has been associated with altered amounts of slow wave sleep, which could reflect reduced electroencephalograph (EEG) activity and ...
Dinosaur hearing, listening to muscle noise, quieter cubicles
... to 13 percent during off-work hours and 12 percent on weekends. According to Titze and Hunter, the study helps pave the way for understanding vocal fatigue
in terms of repetitive motion (voice on/off) and collision (vibration) of tissue, as well as how the voice can recover from physical stress (5aSC12). ...
Flavanols in cocoa may offer benefits to the brain
... brain blood flow and enhancing brain function among older adults or for others in situations where they may be cognitively impaired, such as fatigue
or sleep deprivation.?/p>
Norman K. Hollenberg, MD, PhD, of Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, presented new findings based ...
Adults who go to bed lonely get stress hormone boost next morning
... your daily experiences, cortisol also plays a role in influencing them. Individuals with lower levels of cortisol in the morning experienced greater fatigue
during the day, a result with potential implications for understanding chronic fatigue.
In all of her work, Adam is interested in how people's ...
Ritalin packs punch by elevating norepinephrine, suppressing nerve signal transmissions
... use is on the rise among college students who solicit prescriptions from friends or siblings diagnosed with ADHD and use the drug to postpone fatigue
and stay alert and focused while studying for exams or completing projects, Waterhouse said. ...