News tagged with fatigue

Statins shown to cause fatigue

In a study of more than 1,000 adults, researchers at the University of California, San Diego, found that individuals taking cholesterol-lowering statin drugs are more likely than non-users to experience decreased energy, ...

Jun 11, 2012
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Perjeta approved for advanced breast cancer

(HealthDay) -- Perjeta (pertuzumab) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat people with HER2-positive late-stage breast cancer, the agency said in a news release.

Jun 11, 2012
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Ginseng fights fatigue in cancer patients, study finds

High doses of the herb American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) over two months reduced cancer-related fatigue in patients more effectively than a placebo, a Mayo Clinic-led study found. Sixty percent of patients studied had ...

Jun 04, 2012
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Study finds surgical residents often fatigued

A study involving 27 orthopedic surgery residents suggests that surgical residents are often fatigued during their awake time, according to a report in the May issue of Archives of Surgery.

May 21, 2012
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Researchers to speed up recovery times

Elite athletes and recreational exercisers alike could soon be enjoying quicker recovery times thanks to research into exercise-induced fatigue.

May 03, 2012
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Post-cancer fatigue 'overestimated'

(Medical Xpress) -- Despite widespread belief to the contrary, as few as 6 percent of women experience cancer-related persistent fatigue a year after undergoing treatment for breast cancer, a new study has found.

Apr 26, 2012
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