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Emory Study Tests Bone Marrow Stem Cells to Improve Circulation in Legs

...ng exercise, which causes pain, aching,cramping or fatigue in the muscles of their legs when they walk. Thiscondition also is called " intermittent claudication ".The Emory team, led by cardiologist Arshed A. Quyyumi, MD, andcardiology fellow Veerappan Subramaniyam, MD, is using colonystimulating factors (gr...

FDA Approves New Drug to Treat Type I and Type II Diabetes

...ted to nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, headache, fatigue and dizziness. Symlin has not been evaluated in the pediatric population. Symlin is manufactured by Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. of San Diego, California. ...

Live vaccines more effective against horse herpes virus

...piratory infection with fever, nasal discharge and fatigue for a day or two. The virus can also cause pregnant mares to abort, and in its severest form it can lead to neurological disorders, loss of coordination and even death. The virus is spread mainly by intimate contact between horses. Once infected, a h...

UCSD medical/bioengineering reseachers show titanium debris satobtage artificial joints

...has three to five times higher wear resistance and fatigue properties to reduce particle generation from implants. In addition to Sung, additional authors were first author Moon G. Choi, M.D., UCSD Department of Orthopedic Surgery; and Hae S. Koh, M.D., UCSD Department of Orthopedic Surgery; Daniel Kluess, ...

Disabling gene defuses rheumatoid arthritis in mice

...episodic bursts and may include morning stiffness, fatigue and joint and muscle pain. In severe cases, rheumatoid arthritis can damage cartilage, tendons, ligaments and bone, leading to joint deformity and instability. Rheumatoid arthritis has long been recognized as a condition that involves defensive cell...

Going To Extremes To Improve Human Health

...' 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. Minson's work, which pertains...

Can't serve an ace? Could be muscle fatigue

...at was unexpected. Previously it was believed that fatigue had nothing to do with the body's sense of position," he said. Professor Proske said the findings could have implications for sports that required skilled actions such as serving a tennis ball, throwing a javelin or shooting a bow and arrow. He sai...

Lance Armstrong through a physiological lens: hard training boosts muscle power 8%

...heir findings on the doubling of endurance time to fatigue "is bolstered by the fact that all subjects performed extensive familiarization trials before testing and that a control group showed no change in endurance performance when tested 2 weeks apart with no sprint training intervention." In addition, tho...

New understanding of jet lag

...ess or sleepiness, reduced alertness, indigestion, fatigue and possibly ulcers. "This new finding adds support to the emerging view that the central timekeeper, the SCN, is more complex than previously thought, and in fact adjusts to light cycle shifts at a different rate within its own structure," Block sa...

All placebos not created alike

...experience: temporary soreness for acupuncture and fatigue and dry-mouth for the pills. Of those receiving placebos, 25 percent of sham acupuncture and 31 percent of placebo pill patients reported experiencing the very side effects suggested to them even when nothing was administered to cause them. This st...

Ritalin packs punch by elevating norepinephrine, suppressing nerve signal transmissions

...s diagnosed with ADHD and use the drug to postpone fatigue and stay alert and focused while studying for exams or completing projects, Waterhouse said. ...

Adults who go to bed lonely get stress hormone boost next morning

...els 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 changing social environments get under the skin to influence their biology and health. "Stress systems a...

Inflammation markers identify fatigue in breast cancer survivors

... have defined conditions associated with disabling fatigue that persists for years in almost a third of breas... of Clinical Cancer Research. The key to their fatigue stems from responses within their immune systems. "These studies identify a biological basis for p...

Flavanols in cocoa may offer benefits to the brain

...ns 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 on his ongoing work with the Kuna Indians of Panama, who are heavy consumers of cocoa. The indigen...

Male-killing bacteria makes female butterflies more promiscuous

...lly rampant. Males on the other hand show signs of fatigue and put less effort into mating. In some popul...duced. Greater numbers of female partners leads to fatigue in males. They start producing smaller sperm packages. Unfortunately, the female butterflies instinc...

Dinosaur hearing, listening to muscle noise, quieter cubicles

...e 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). DETECTING BREAST LESIONS WITH VIBRO-ACOUSTOGRAPHY Vibro-acoustography (VA) is a non-invasive...

Cancer patients monitor fatigue in real time

...the University of Illinois at Chicago are studying fatigue in cancer patients undergoing stem cell transplant...to fatigue, and that affects how they remember the fatigue experience," she said. In Hacker's study, patients used a device that is worn like a wristwatch t...

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 impaired sleep regulation. A study published in the May 1st issue of the journal SLEEP finds that CFS is...

Genetic factors are linked to fever following smallpox vaccination

...ine, 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 individuals developed fevers. The authors of the study, Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD, and colleagues at Washingto...

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