Tag: "fatigue" at biology news
Eating After Exertion May Be A Key To Speeding Body's Recovery
...ing oat-based cerealbefore exercise can help fight fatigue
and feelings of hunger. The pre-exercisefindings, ...tive5-mile ride. Those who had eaten reported less fatigue
and less hunger afterthe workouts. Performance levels were not affected in this study, fundedby Quak...
Low Iron Levels Cause Weakness In Women Who Are Not Anemic
...and functional consequences of anemia -- including fatigue
and impaired endurance and more health problems during and after pregnancy -- are well- documented, few researchers have looked at the functional consequences of iron depletion without anemia. They do know from previous studies, however, that iron-d...
New Treatment Successful With Hepatitis C
...t find outwhen they go to donate blood." Chronic fatigue
may be the only symptom, according to Smith. There are two primary ways that hepatitis C is transmitted. They are: transfusionswith tainted blood, and contact with contaminated needles by IV drug users.Most of the tainted blood transfusions occurre...
Treating Anemia Reduces Risk Of Death For People With HIV
...he body'stissues, is a major cause of debilitating fatigue
in people with HIV. Thecondition is oftenconsidered an inevitable complication of living with HIV and affects up to 95%of people overthe course of infection. Anemia, traditionally has been treated with blood transfusions when the redblood cellp...
One In Three Doctors Recommends Herbal Supplements To Patients
...ut as many doctors recommend herbalsupplements for fatigue
and lack of energy. While patients seek advice about herbal supplements more frequently from youngerdoctors, it's the older doctors who are more likely to consume herbs themselves.Overall, 67 percent of patients ask doctors about dietary supplements...
New Hypothesis Proposed For Cause Of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
... proposed a new theory for the cause of chronic fatigue
syndrome (CFS) -- one that blames the illness b...147;A lot of the symptoms that you find in chronic fatigue
syndrome are the same ones induced by cytokines during our normal immune response, Glase...
Immunex And Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories Advance Enbrel Into Phase II/III Clinical Trial For Chronic Heart Failure
...sulting in fluidretention and shortness of breath, fatigue
and exercise intolerance. Thecondition often progresses and becomes irreversible. ENBREL has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for thereduction in signs and symptoms of moderately to severely active rheumatoidarthritis (RA) in ...
Blue-Green Algae Has Dual Cholesterol Lowering Abilities
...ency is linked withcardiovascular disease, chronic fatigue
syndrome, certain forms of cancer,attention deficit disorder, and more. In addition to providing PUFAs, Drapeau says the cholesterol-lowering effects ofAFA are "likely to be mediated by something else though this alternativemechanism remains unidenti...
Spray Forming Aerospace Alloys For Bigger Aircraft
...ponents that match, if not exceed, thestrength and fatigue
properties of traditionally produced parts and in manycases, alloys previously unsuitable for use in aerospace parts can be fullyutilised. Patrick Grant from the Defence, Evaluation and Research Agency (DERA) says,"Spray forming has moved from the la...
Scientists grow blood-producing stem cells outside the body
... cells, cancerpatients may suffer from infections, fatigue
and bleeding. "Using the new method, doctors might remove stem cells from a patient,and multiply them in the laboratory while the patient is receivingchemotherapy," Bartelmez says. The discovery will also have implications for genet...
UM study finds no benefit in a popular heart supplement
... the body. Symptoms include difficulty breathing, fatigue
or shortness of breath even at rest. It also can cause a build-up of blood behind the heart leading to swelling in the legs, feet, ankles and liver. Dr. Gottlieb says chronic illnesses often motivate people to try different therapies that may be exp...
Researchers link genetic defect to 'head-rush' disorder
...rolapse, and it bears many similarities to chronic fatigue
syndrome. One of the biochemical irregularities of orthostatic intolerance is high blood levels of the neurotransmitter norepinephrine. "If norepinephrine is high, there are really only two explanations-either a lot more is being released from ne...
Honey may be the ideal pre-workout energy source
...ike dextrose, maltodextrin or sucrose) may promote fatigue
more quickly due to the corresponding release of insulin and faster muscle glycogen (stored carbohydrate source) utilization." In the first phase of these trials, blood glucose, insulin concentration, glycemic index and the insulin response index wer...
Integrative approach to studying penguins, cockroaches and little hairy noses makes comparative biomechanics group at UC Berkeley the nation's best
...f robots. Lehman has found that his work on muscle fatigue
is of interest to ergonomics specialists trying to deal with an epidemic of repetitive stress problems.Kram, an assistant professor, recently even hosted computer animators from Pixar Animation Studios to give them tips on creating more realistic ani...
New research aims to help rowers take the strain off their backs
...renuously for a 10 minute period - leading towards fatigue
- the rowers were asked to simulate bad technique in three common faulty styles - known as 'bum-shoving', 'taking the catch with the shoulders' and 'leaning back too far'. Each of the spinal motion recordings clearly showed the difference between the...
Researchers question drug for chronic fatigue syndrome
...re, has little or no effect on symptoms of chronic fatigue
syndrome in adults when it is used as the only for...reported that many patients diagnosed with chronic fatigue
syndrome (CFS) developed lightheadedness, fatigue, and sometimes fainted when they stood for prolong...
Exercise benefits patients being treated for early stage breast cancer
... medical advice that rest is the best medicine for fatigue
caused by treatment for breast cancer, the largest study of its kind found that exercise improves physical functioning and weight control for many patients. Researchers in Canada found that women undergoing treatment for early stage breast cance...
Gender issues related to spaceflight: A NASA perspective
...emperature, greater stress, and a quicker onset of fatigue
during the exercise. These more severe exercise re...ercise; thus a glycogen-sparing effect might delay fatigue
during long-duration events. At this time, there is not sufficient data to compare the degree of a...
'Night eating syndrome' may be related to the performance of the body -- not the mind
... eaters. Several other disorders, such as obesity, fatigue
syndrome, anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa , insomnia, and depression, have been linked to disturbances in the HPA axis. All of these disorders share some phenotypes with the night eaters, such as mood disruptions, eating disorders, and sleeping dis...
For the longest distance runner, that tired feeling may not be due to central fatigue
... Despite the purported association between central fatigue
and an ultra-long-duration exercise, few studies h... researchers to believe that, in an ultramarathon, fatigue
is task dependent, and has very specific effects on neuromuscular properties compared with a shorter...
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