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Good sleep enhances task performance

...cult to interpret because of side effects, such as fatigue and reduced alertness. A study conducted on sleep-deprived patients by circumventing these complications by allowing recovery sleep by Harvard Medical school researches. Subjects who were sleep deprived on the first day showed no improvement in tas...

Tattoos may significantly increase risk of hepatitis C infection

...t side effects include nausea, vomiting, headache, fatigue and depression. Hepatitis C is spread by blood-to-blood contamination, says lead study author Robert Haley, MD, Chief of Epidemiology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Centre (UTSW) in Dallas. Injection drug abusers have an increased ...

Antidepressants come in handy for patients on treatment for hepatitis, cancers and multiple sclerosis

...ess confusion or memory problems and slightly less fatigue than people who didn’t get the antidepressants...

Ginseng's efficacy debatable

...luding fighting stress-related physical and mental fatigue and boosting mood performance. But researchers have found no psychological benefit from the use of ginseng. Bradley Cardinal, PhD, associate professor and co-director of the sport and exercise psychology lab at the Oregon State University in Corvall...

For better mood and energy!! Work-up in short span

...it towars the physical asset. But as far as mental fatigue is concerned, there was a debate as to how much ex...t there was a significant decline in the levels of fatigue and confusion and significant improvements in energy levels after 10 minutes. Exercise did not appea...

Wake-up call for peripheral artery disease

...art with, it's the best way of easing the pain and fatigue in their leg and arm muscles....

Cure for sleepless nights

...atment at all, although insomnia can cause extreme fatigue during the day, impaired functioning, reduced quality of life and increase the risk of suffering from clinical depression or being admitted to a hospital. The study, led by Charles Morin of the Université Laval in Quebec and funded by the National ...

Lyme disease is a persistent problem

...n tiny ticks, sometimes produces very long-lasting fatigue and cognitive problems. Even though antibiotic tre...roup improved, relative to the controls, regarding fatigue levels - but the level of infection and cognitive problems remained. What's more, seven per cent of ...

Sleepy drivers increase road death toll

...ing a serious accident. The take home message is - fatigue is hazardous on the roads....

A remedy to lessen fatigue

...rchers at the Hopkins University felt that intense fatigue needs medical investigation, and careful managemen...parcel of an overwhelmingly busy life. If you find fatigue is really getting you down, ask your doctor to investigate.// Conditions that lead to profound fat...

Outcome of common medications

...any patients fear side effects such as depression, fatigue and sexual dysfunction and, therefore, do not take...ression but say there was a very small increase in fatigue and sexual dysfunction. The researchers conclude that the conventional wisdom that beta blocker the...

Hyperflexible joints connected to chronic fatigue

...ing to a new study children and teens with chronic fatigue syndrome are three and a half times more likely to have hyperflexible joints than their healthy counterparts.// Researchers from Johns Hopkins Children's Center in Baltimore examined 100 children, ages 10 and older, for joint hypermobility. The group...

Lifetime risk of heart failure increases

... the body. Typical symptoms are breathlessness and fatigue and the condition is very disabling. Researchers for the Framingham Heart Study have been looking at the rates of heart failure over a 24 year time period in a group of over 7,050 men and women. For women, the lifetime risk of heart failure if they...

Hormone Imbalance may lead to prolonged fatigue

... hormone cortisol by the adrenal glands. Chronic fatigue is characterized by aches, pains and overwhelming ...land have studied a group of patients with chronic fatigue and a control group. They subjected them to hormone tests during physical and psychological stress t...

New therapy improves quality of life for cancer

...fa promises a way of tackling chemotherapy-related fatigue too....

Risk Of Schizophrenia due to Gene Variation

...rgy and elation alternating with longer periods of fatigue and deep sadness. It affects about one percent of adults, usually beginning in late adolescence.// In a series of experiments the researchers found strong evidence that one version of a stretch of DNA that includes the two genes was associated with b...

Try Iron to overcome fatigue

...acebo for four weeks. The study shows the level of fatigue after one month decreased by 29 percent in the iro...centration of 50 micrograms per liter. Unexplained fatigue is common in young women and iron deficiency is highly prevalent among women of childbearing age. Pr...

Reduced Fatigue Boosts Mental Health

An improvement in fatigue may reduce anxiety and depression in cancer patients. For patients with anemia, investigators say fatigue may be improved or reversed with the drug Aranesp. Participants in the international study were anem...

Overcoming Chronic Fatigue

...nt to 90 percent of the people living with chronic fatigue are undiagnosed. Symptoms of CFS include fatigue, ... the 1.3 million Americans who suffer from chronic fatigue syndrome, or CFS for short, a drug commonly used in cancer patients may help them get back a bit of ...

Chronic Fatigue, Pain Linked to Sinusitis

... found that those who reported unexplained chronic fatigue //were nine times more likely to have sinusitis sy...at almost one-third of sufferers experience severe fatigue and pain, Chester says, but the news hasn't trickled down to the general practitioner. As a result, ...

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