News tagged with fatigue

Researchers examine the neuroscience of mental fatigue

We all perhaps know the feeling of mental exhaustion, but what does it mean physiologically to have mental fatigue? A new study carried out using brain scans could help scientists uncover the neurobiological mechanisms underlying ...

Dec 10, 2012
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Cancer: Exercise reduces tiredness

Aerobic exercise can help relieve the fatigue often associated with cancer and cancer treatment, according to Cochrane researchers. Their updated systematic review strengthens findings from an earlier version on cancer-related ...

Nov 13, 2012
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Acupuncture might ease fatigue linked to breast cancer

(HealthDay)—Offering breast cancer patients a relatively short regimen of acupuncture alongside standard treatment can help alleviate some of the crippling fatigue that often accompanies the disease, according ...

Nov 02, 2012
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Immune system molecule affects our weight

Researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have identified a molecule in the immune system that could affect hunger and satiety. The researchers hope that new treatments for obesity will benefit ...

Sep 24, 2012
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