Tag: "exhaustion" at medical news
Extreme Fatigue Increases Risk Of Blood Clot Formation
...A new study suggests that people with this kind of exhaustion
have elevated measures of blood clot formation. ...ency to develop blood clots may be a link by which exhaustion
relates to a future heart attack. Fatigue, increased irritability, and feelings of demoraliz...
Female Soccer Players Perform Best On A High-Fat Diet, UB Study Finds
...d on a force plate. The athletes weretested until exhaustion
on the seventh day of each diet. Treadmill speedincreased progressively, which meant the longer the athletes performed, theharder they had to work. Results showed that the soccer players traveled about 15 percent fartheron the peanut diet th...
New treatment for type 2 diabetes puts insulin back to work
...esistance may leave the beta cells exhausted. This exhaustion
ultimately leaves many people with type 2 diabetes needing regular insulin injections. Pre-clinical studies also being presented at EASD, comparing obese diabetic mice with lean littermates, suggest that rosiglitazone therapy may have the potential ...
Work overcommitment impacts the heart
..."In the long run, they are at risk for feelings of exhaustion
and psychological breakdown." Study authors from Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam and Utrecht University in Utrecht, The Netherlands used a questionnaire of perceived work stress to determine the work coping style of 124 middle-aged white collar worke...
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... insect hasn't the energy to reproduce and dies of exhaustion
and the population dies off. "It's not fast," Wren says. "But it is effective and there is no residual poison to enter the food chain, such as if a bird or animal eats the dead insect." Wren's compounds have been registered by the U.S. Environment...
UF study shows strength training improves aerobic power in seniors
...he control group of non-exercisers increased their exhaustion
time by only about 6 percent. "The message here is that you can participate in a low-intensity strength-training program, with more repetitions but less weight, and still receive beneficial aerobic improvement," Vincent said. Researchers say its ...
Tired and angry? Both emotions may predict heart attacks
HONOLULU, April 24 Anger and exhaustion
may result in future heart attacks or sudden cardi...stricht Questionnaire to determine levels of vital exhaustion
(VE). TA is identified as a persons proneness to anger, and VE is defined as excessive fatigue, inc...
Exhaustion's effect on blood increases heart attack risk
A mental state known as vital exhaustion
may increase blood clotting, helping to explain wh...es have found the medical condition known as vital exhaustion
more than doubles the risk of a first heart attack, but it is not yet fully understood how. Vital ex...
Mouse model mimics real-world plague infection
...the touch. Symptoms usually include fever, extreme exhaustion
and headaches. Onset of bubonic plague generally occurs 2 to 6 days after exposure. If untreated in humans, the disease spreads rapidly, and the bacteria can invade the bloodstream (leading to plague septicemia) and the lungs (leading to pneumonic pl...
Hormonal response to stress alters immune system function and alters mental and physical disease
...otic plaques, episodic factors like depression and exhaustion
become more important. And finally, acute psychological triggers mental stress and anger, for example can promote myocardial ischemia and plaque rupture. Thus, he says, "the specific hormonal and immunological pathways by which psychological facto...
A non-invasive treatment for angina does not lead to enhanced athletic performance
...ance for lactic acid, work tolerance time (WTT) to exhaustion
for standard exercise, and lactate threshold for progressive increments in exercise intensity. Other measures of physiological interest were maximum ventilation for exhausting exercise and maximum heart rate during exhausting exercise. Results T...
Discovery of the oldest remains of a woman who died in childbirth
...he mother probably died of sepsis, haemorrhage and exhaustion
during the birth, and the foetus of heart failure. The research was carried out by Assumpci Malgosa, Alcia Alesan and Santiago Safont, from the Unitat d'Antropologia del Departament de Biologia Animal, de Bilogia Vegetal i d'Ecologia, together with...
How to avoid the health risks of Hajj
...re than 20,000 Britons take part in the Hajj. Heat exhaustion
and heat stroke are important hazards, write Abdul Rashid Gatrad and Aziz Sheikh. Even when Hajj occurs during winter, the average temperature is over 30C during the day and 20C at night. "Men are particularly at risk, as they are prohibited from di...