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Stress, childhood trauma linked to chronic fatigue syndrome in adults

...illnesses may result from the brain's inability to cope with challenging experiences. CFS affects between 400,000 and 900,000 U.S. adults, according to background information in the article. The condition is defined as unexplained fatigue that lasts for at least six months, does not get better with rest...

Healthier preemies and parents, thanks to a new early intervention program

...e scientists can play not only in helping families cope during a highly stressful period in their lives, but also in contributing to a family's long-term quality of life and well being, said Patricia Grady, RN, FAAN, director of National Institute of Nursing Research. Continued study of these infants, t...

Trying to control pain can be a double-edged sword, say scientists

...ications for how patients with persistent pain can cope with what is often a debilitating condition. Usi...eam set up an experiment to investigate how people cope with pain. In the first stage, volunteers were given an electric stimulus to the backs of their hand...

NC State receives $3.5 million to design new treatment strategies for HIV patients

...ug therapy may affect the patient's own ability to cope with the disease and the treatment itself down the...e virus naturally, or whether allowing the body to cope with acute infection, and thus "learn" the virus, actually damages the immune system beyond repair. ...

Heavy, chronic drinking can cause significant hippocampal tissue loss

...ng this, and how alcohol-dependent individuals may cope and even heal, is the point of our research."...

Adolescent brains are insensitive to alcohol for a short time, but at great cost

..., and they often use alcohol to control stress and cope with problems, said Varlinskaya. Her future work will therefore focus on the impact of stress on the effects of alcohol on social behavior of adolescent and adult rodents....

Stress triggers relapse in meth abuse, OHSU study finds

...ly than nonusers, who are generally better able to cope with fatigue, motivation to achieve, peer pressure and other stressful situations. "The drug changes the brain and those changes last a long time," he said. "This rewiring is something we need to pay attention to, to stop the cycle of taking the dr...

New studies in the journal Sleep focus on helping children, women sleep better

...risk of an injury on the job. One of the ways to cope with working an overnight shift is to adjust the lighting of your work space. Intense light exposure will enable your body to adjust to the "daytime-like" conditions in your office, and make you more alert and effective at your job. When it's time ...

Chronic diseases and injuries now number one killer in rural India

... While health systems have been designed mostly to cope with infectious diseases, we now need services that can deliver care and prevention for chronic diseases," said Dr Joshi. Professor Alan Lopez of The University of Queensland, who has led similar studies in Asia and Africa, said that the findings we...

Nearly nine of 10 who seek individual market health insurance never buy a plan

...rom the Commonwealth Fund finds that, as employers cope with rising health care costs by dropping health benefits or increasing employee cost-sharing through higher deductibles, workers and their families are being squeezed. When people lose coverage, many who turn to the individual insurance market find ...

Elder's death at airstrip: Research exposes deeper issues

...act as escorts for patients are not always able to cope with the immense responsibility, alienation and separation from home and family that is part of the relocation experience." "This is a serious issue, especially for older Indigenous patients with limited English, who may have never before left thei...

UK hospitals poorly prepared for a 'major incident,' say researchers

UK hospitals are poorly prepared to cope with a "major incident," such as an act of terrorism, say doctors in Emergency Medicine Journal. Prompted by the events of July 7 2005, in which 52 people lost their lives following acts of terrorism on public transport in London, the authors set o...

Terrorism and mental health focus of NIMH-funded study

...t we will discover new means to help those in need cope with the events surrounding them." ...

Strategies that teach a caregiver to manage a loved one's illness also helps in coping with death

..., the interventions aimed at helping the caregiver cope while the care-recipient was living also helped the caregiver cope with the recipient's death, preventing complicated grief and depression. According to principal inve...

Breastfed babies cope better with stress in later life than bottle fed babies

...not prove that breastfeeding itself makes children cope better with life stress; rather, it may be a marker of some other maternal or parental factors, they say. But they cite animal research, which suggests that the quality of physical contact between mother and baby during the first few days of life ...

Treating medically unexplained symptoms

...to medical situations, so they may find it hard to cope when a doctor fails to explain all their symptoms. Some of these characteristics could, of course, reflect the patients' previous experiences with medical professionals, and the study will need to be repeated with additional taped situations and more...

Spray-on skin relieves emotional trauma for child burn victims

Spray-on skin is helping child burns victims cope with the trauma of scarring, according to a study by University of Queensland researchers at the Royal Children's Hospital in Brisbane. A study has shown most children reported an improvement in the appearance of their scars and were happier when th...

Distressed by your babys distress? How you respond matters

... baby's distress should find ways to compensate or cope with those feelings so they can change their behavior, she said. What does a sensitive response to distress look like? "Ideally, you want to show your child through your facial expression and your tone of voice that you understand how she feels and...

Study identifies best online learning approaches for cancer patients

...ely to feel they have the information they need to cope with their illness, according to new research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Center of Excellence in Cancer Communication Research. "Previous research indicated that women with breast cancer can learn as a result of having access to online h...

Investigation into improving quality of life after cancer

...gate ways in which patients and their families can cope more effectively and maximise the benefits of treatment. Researchers also aim to improve the understanding of the social, psychological and clinical problems experienced by elderly people and people with cancer. Professor Mari Lloyd-Williams leads ...

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