Oncology & Cancer

Total thyroidectomy improves HRQoL in Hashimoto thyroiditis

(HealthDay)—For patients with Hashimoto thyroiditis with persistent symptoms despite normal thyroid gland function, total thyroidectomy, but not medical management, improves health-related quality of life and fatigue, according ...

Neuroscience

Successfully managing fatigue in people with multiple sclerosis

Fatigue is one of the most commonly reported and debilitating symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS) and can significantly reduce an individual's quality of life. Unlike the tiredness that we all experience sometimes, fatigue ...

Health

Framework established to promote safety of care

(HealthDay)—A framework has been established to advance clinical learning environments that promote change in the quality and safety of care, according to a perspective piece published online Jan. 27 in the New England ...

Health

Conquer 'lag,' rise early: Science solves sleep

Summer is winding down, but for those still in travel mode can jet lag be overcome? And for those heading back to school and early mornings, is it possible to rise AND shine? Simon Fraser University researcher Jay Olson has ...

Oncology & Cancer

Exercise can help cancer patients, but few oncologists suggest it

Numerous studies have shown the powerful effect that exercise can have on cancer care and recovery. For patients who have gone through breast or colon cancer treatment, regular exercise has been found to reduce recurrence ...

Oncology & Cancer

Exercise improves quality of life during breast cancer treatment

Women undergoing treatment for breast cancer might fight off distressing side effects and improve psychological well-being by staying off the couch. According to the University of Miami (UM) study, women who are physically ...