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  • Many Young Doctors Report Burnout, Regret Career Choice

  • Daytime Drowsiness a Sign of Alzheimer's?

  • Do You Know Your 'Body Time'?

  • Doctor Burnout Likely to Impair Care

  • Health Tip: Fight Frequent Fatigue

  • The Latest on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

  • Fatigue Fuels Knee Injuries in Young Athletes

  • A College Student's Guide to Avoiding Burnout

  • Another Study Finds Later School Bell Brings Sleep Bonus for Teens

  • After Cancer, Accelerated Aging?

  • Stroke's Impact May Go Far Beyond the Physical, Study Finds

  • 'Burnout' Threatens More Than a Third of Doctors

  • Health Tip: If You Feel Fatigued

  • Everything You Need to Know About Exercise and Hydration

  • Gulf War Illness, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Are Distinct Disorders: Study

  • Doctor Burnout: A Big Health Threat in U.S.

  • Even Advanced Breast Cancer Patients Gain From Exercise

  • Yoga May Bring Better Sleep to Breast Cancer Patients
    As little as two times a week seemed to make a difference over long term

  • Lady Gaga's Fibromyalgia Puts Illness in the Spotlight
    Daily struggle with chronic pain, disability defines patients' lives, experts say

  • How Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Wears Patients Out
    Study suggests body amplifies fatigue signals, even during periods of rest

  • Migraine Warning Signs May Differ in Kids, Adults
    Treating before a headache starts might lead to more effective pain relief, specialist says

  • Compression Tights Won't Trim Running Times
    While they kept muscles from vibrating, fatigue still set in, study finds

  • Cervical Cancer May Leave Lasting Imprint on Survivors
    Some symptoms, such as fatigue and insomnia, are still a problem long after treatment

  • Exercise Helps Counter Cancer-Linked Fatigue
    Psychological treatment and education can be useful, too, more so than drugs, study finds

  • Scientists Spot Signs That Predict Worsening Multiple Sclerosis
    Fatigue, limited leg function tied to progressive disease in study

  • The ABCs of Good Zzzzzs
    Expert panel defines a good night's sleep

  • Is It a Cold or the Flu? Here's How to Tell
    Symptoms can be similar, but flu hits faster, is more likely to lead to complications

  • Health Tip: Why Arthritis and Fatigue Often Go Together
    One reason: pain can make quality sleep elusive

  • For Those With Sleep Apnea, Maybe It's Time for a Driving Test
    Researchers hope to ID those with higher crash risk due to fatigue

  • Gut Bacteria May Hold Clues to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    Intestinal colonies differ in CFS patients, study finds, bolstering notion the disorder isn't a psychological problem

  • Doctors Swamped by 'E-Medicine' Demands
    Survey found those who have to use electronic health records report more burnout, job dissatisfaction

  • Half of Heart Attacks Might Be 'Silent'
    Without typical symptoms, many miss out on crucial medical care, experts say

  • Still Tired After Getting Your Zzz's? You Might Have Sleep Apnea
    What you need to know about a breathing problem that can disrupt your sleep

  • Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses Still Poorly Understood: Report
    VA-sponsored study says people should be monitored for ALS, cancer and other diseases that take years to develop

  • Study: Causes of Gulf War Illness Pinpointed
    In most cases, it was exposure to toxins employed by U.S. military, researcher says

  • Side Effects Seen With One Method of Weight-Loss Surgery: Study
    Stomach pain, fatigue were most common symptoms after Roux-en-Y procedure

  • Chronic Fatigue Therapies Provide Some With Long-Term Relief
    Study shows benefits from certain treatments can last more than two years

  • Yoga May Boost Quality of Life for Prostate Cancer Patients
    Small study shows those undergoing radiation therapy had fewer side effects, less fatigue

  • It's Back to Standard Time This Weekend
    Early risers may struggle, but night owls have an opportunity to reset bedtimes, expert says

  • Truckers' Fatigue, Cellphones Boost Their Crash Risk: Study
    Researchers also found that troubling blood pressure readings increased odds of an accident

  • Workday Breaks Help Employees Reboot, Researchers Say
    Brief time away from work seems to improve energy and well-being

  • Standing All Day at Work? It May Take Toll on Health
    Experiencing lower-limb muscle fatigue daily may have long-term consequences, study suggests

  • Health Tip: Exercising Despite Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    Start slowly so you don't overdo it

  • Depression, Insomnia, Fatigue Are the Stuff of Nightmares
    Study found all three factors appear to be linked to a raised risk of bad dreams

  • Faster, Taller Youth League Pitchers May Face Greater Risk of Injury
    Playing on multiple teams can also harm young arms, study suggests

  • Clues to 'Brain Fog' in Chronic Fatigue Patients Found in Spinal Fluid
    Study reveals evidence that it's 'not made up,' researcher says

  • Immune System Changes Tied to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    Researchers saw evidence only in first 3 years of disease, findings could lead to early test

  • Some Jobs Are a Pain in the Back
    A big culprit: manual labor that involves awkward positions, study says

  • Sleepiness in Your Teen May Signal 'Weed' Use
    Ten percent of those tested for narcolepsy also had marijuana in their system, researchers found

  • New Name, New Criteria for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?
    U.S.-appointed panel says illness is 'legitimate,' should be called Systemic Exertion Intolerance Disease

  • Shorter Hours for Doctors Don't Lead to Expected Improvements: Study
    Medical residents aren't less fatigued and patient care may be slightly worse, researchers say

  • Panel Asks: What Defines Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?
    Disorder that causes overwhelming exhaustion will receive a long-awaited clinical definition

  • Lyme Disease More Serious, Costly Than Believed: Study
    Prolonged illness in infected Americans costs up to $1.3 billion a year in treatments, researchers find

  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Linked to Early Menopause: CDC
    Disorder also associated with other menstrual problems and pelvic pain, study finds

  • Therapists Must Ease Patients' Fear When Treating Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Study
    Many with condition are afraid exercise will make the condition worse

  • Work Steals Valuable Sleep Time, Study Finds
    Flexible start times, less late-night TV would help solve America's problem, experts say

  • Feeling 'Worn Out'? Your Heart May Pay the Price
    Unmanaged stress and fatigue take a toll on your cardiovascular health, researchers report

  • Hospital Workers Wash Hands Less at End of Shift, Study Finds
    New research suggests mental fatigue may be responsible for lapse in hygiene

  • Brain Scans Yield Clues to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    Findings might help doctors diagnose the baffling condition

  • Health Tip: Anxiety Can Affect Your Health
    Symptoms to watch for

  • Brain Scans Spot Possible Clues to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    Inflammation may play a role, small study suggests

  • ICU-Related Depression Often Overlooked, Study Finds
    One-third of patients exhibit physical symptoms, not the usual mood behaviors

  • Hernia Repair Recovery Often Longer Than Expected
    Pain, fatigue may persist up to seven days after surgery, study shows

  • Health Tip: Understanding Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    Warning signs may include flu-like symptoms

  • Yoga May Help Breast Cancer Patients During Radiation Therapy
    Study found it lowered levels of stress hormones, reduced fatigue, improved quality of life

  • Most Teens With Fibromyalgia Suffer Pain, Fatigue as Adults
    Four of five continued to experience symptoms, while half had full-blown disorder, study finds

  • Sleep Apnea May Worsen Fatigue in MS Patients
    Small study suggests sleep disorder could be missed in people with multiple sclerosis

  • New Drug Shows Promise for Restless Legs Syndrome: Study
    Symptoms improved and fewer patients experienced disease progression

  • Cops on Night Shift at Higher Risk of Serious Injury: Study
    Long-term leave tripled for those working 11 p.m. to 8 a.m., study finds

  • Yoga May Reduce Fatigue, Inflammation in Breast Cancer Survivors
    Researchers think improved sleep may be the key to benefits

  • Keeping Healthy During Holiday Travel
    Expert offers advice on preventing blood clots, dehydration and fatigue over long distances

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients See Big Boost in Quality of Life
    Dutch study found substantial drops in anxiety, depression and disability over 2 decades

  • Adjust the Lights, Hold the Morphine?
    Closer-to-normal lighting in hospital patient rooms linked to less pain in study

  • Tired Surgeons May Not Be Error-Prone
    Study compared gallbladder surgery results for same doctors with and without enough sleep

  • As Clocks Turn Back on Sunday, Think About Better Sleep
    Time change offers chance to try to improve on slumber, experts say

  • Fibromyalgia Might Be Harder on Younger Patients, Study Finds
    Research compared symptom severity, quality of life in various age groups

  • Stress-Busting Tips From Experts
    Whether it's taking a nature walk or some deep breaths, activity helps

  • Black Americans at Raised Risk of Insufficient Sleep, Study Finds
    Racial disparity greatest among those in professional, management positions, researchers say

  • Looking Sleepy Speaks Volumes, Study Says
    Others may misjudge you because of your droopy eyelids, hangdog expression

  • New Dads' Interest in Sex Often Drops After Childbirth: Study
    They're also stressed and tired, survey finds

  • Weather Doesn't Trigger Fibromyalgia Symptoms, Study Finds
    But some patients still may be more sensitive than others

  • Fatigue Affects Baseball Players' Strike-Zone Judgment: Study
    And sleepier players may have shorter MLB careers, other findings suggest

  • Extra Vitamin D May Ease Crohn's Symptoms, Study Finds
    Improvements reported in muscle strength, fatigue and quality of life

  • Weekend 'Catch-Up' Sleep May Cut Young Drivers' Crash Risk
    Study found 21 percent higher chance of accident among those who slept less than 6 hours a night

  • Exercise May Ease Pain of Fibromyalgia, Study Suggests
    Moderate physical activity doesn't exacerbate symptoms, researchers find

  • Yet Another Reason to Avoid Fatty Foods: Fatigue
    Daytime drowsiness, alertness influenced by diet, researchers say

  • Buying Testosterone Supplements Online Can Be Risky
    Most sellers extol benefits with little mention of potential health hazards, study finds

  • Many U.S. Teens Struggle With Extreme Fatigue: Survey
    Problem often goes hand-in-hand with emotional disorders like depression, expert says

  • Treating Sleep Apnea Pays Off at Work, Study Finds
    As nighttime ZZZZs improve, so does daytime productivity

  • Springtime Allergies More Severe, Last Longer Now, Experts Say
    Here are tips to stifle your sniffles, sneezes

  • Boosting Patients' Well-Being During Cancer Treatment
    Combination of exercises, discussions and deep breathing improve quality of life, specialists say

  • U.S. Vets With Gulf War Syndrome Need Individualized Treatment: Report
    The Institute of Medicine calls the syndrome a 'very real, highly diverse' condition

  • Multiple Concussions Could Up Depression Risk in Former NFL Players
    Small studies found more psychological symptoms, brain changes in older ex-athletes with head trauma

  • Health Tip: If You're Always Tired
    Try to exercise anyway

  • Psychological Woes Could Arise During Interplanetary Spaceflight: Study
    Healthy sleep duration and timing essential for astronauts, researchers say

  • Car Crashes Common for Sleepy Doctors in Training: Study
    1 in 10 report accidents, while 43 percent say they had 'near misses'

  • Cancer-Related Fatigue Often Overlooked, Study Finds
    Doctors should address helpful behaviors, treatments, researchers say

  • Fibromyalgia Diagnosis Often Missed in Men: Study
    Condition causing pain, fatigue, sleep woes is much more common in women

  • 'Chemo Brain' May Occur Before Treatment Even Starts
    Study suggests mental fog, fatigue tied to chemotherapy may be partly due to stress

  • 'Protected Power Naps' Could Help Keep Medical Interns Alert: Study
    Guaranteeing doctors-in-training a few hours of shut-eye each shift seems to help, researchers say

  • Acupuncture Might Ease Fatigue Linked to Breast Cancer
    Women in study had less physical, mental fatigue and better quality of life

  • Tired? Your Dog Is Yawning Right Along With You
    Yawn contagion is a sign of animal empathy, study finds, except for youngest puppies

  • 'Believing' Propels Cancer Survivors to Exercise, Study Finds
    Experts suggest developing an activity schedule, signing a 'contract' with a supportive friend

  • Lab Contamination Behind Debunked Link Between Virus, Prostate Cancer
    'XMRV' also once thought to cause chronic fatigue syndrome

  • New Study Debunks Virus Theory for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    Finding refutes earlier paper; cause remains unknown

  • Traffic May Keep City Dwellers Awake, Harming Health
    Sleep disturbance could lead to greater risk for heart attack and high blood pressure, researchers say

  • Few Doctors Discuss Exercise With Cancer Patients: Study
    Daily activities by themselves are not enough, researcher says

  • Yet Another Tick-Borne Illness Emerges in U.S.
    'Phlebovirus' symptoms in 2 Missouri men included fever, short-term memory problems

  • Pain Reported by Nearly Half With Type 2 Diabetes
    Specialized treatment may be needed to improve quality of life, researchers suggest

  • Workers With Paid Sick Days Healthier, More Productive: Study
    In U.S., only 40 million private-sector employees had access to paid leave in 2010, research shows

  • Work-Linked Sleep Loss May Harm Police Officers' Health
    Getting less than 6 hours increases risk of chronic fatigue, obesity and diabetes, researchers say

  • Fatigue in COPD Patients Often Precedes Hospitalization: Study
    Low energy is common in people with the respiratory condition

  • Obesity, Depression Blamed for Daytime Sleepiness 'Epidemic'
    Preliminary studies add another health consequence of being overweight

  • Statins May Leave Patients With Less Energy: Study
    Women especially reported more fatigue with Pravachol, Zocor

  • Ginseng Capsules Seem to Ease Cancer-Related Fatigue
    Study found herb worked better than sham treatment, but only after about 2 months

  • Surgical Residents Often Fatigued, Study Confirms
    Although not startling, findings may have implications for patient safety

  • Strides Made in Diagnosing, Treating Lupus
    New therapies are being developed for people with the autoimmune illness, experts say

  • New Clues to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    Brain scans show less activity in area related to reward response, researchers report

  • Exercise May Boost Breast Cancer Patients' Quality of Life
    Study found physically active women were less likely to be depressed, fatigued during treatment

  • Breast Cancer Treatment Side Effects May Last for Years
    Study finds lingering pain, swelling, fatigue, mobility problems in many women

  • Web-Based Therapy May Help Teens With Chronic Fatigue
    Online treatment linked to fewer severe symptoms of syndrome, better school attendance, study finds

  • Obesity Linked to Worse Fibromyalgia Symptoms
    As weight increases, so do patient reports of greater pain, poor quality of life, researchers say

  • Journal Retracts Faulty Chronic Fatigue Study
    Science statement puts to rest two-year controversy, dashes hopes for treatments

  • Mindfulness Training May Help Arthritis Patients Cope
    Small study found those who used it were less tired, stressed

  • Many Police Officers Battle Sleep Woes, Study Finds
    Falling asleep while driving, losing temper with suspects linked to lack of Zzz's

  • Chronic Fatigue Tied to Extended School Absences
    Undiagnosed cases of the syndrome may affect 1% of students aged 11 to 16, study suggests

  • Doctor, Take a Cue From Shakespeare
    Mind-body links frequent in the Bard's plays and poems, researcher says

  • Drowsy Driving 'Unacceptable,' But One-Third Do It: Poll
    Prevention tips include pulling over for a coffee and a short nap, travel safety experts advise

  • New Report Casts More Doubt on Virus' Link to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    Nine labs failed to spot CFS patients based on presence of XMRV in blood alone

  • As Venus Williams Bows Out of U.S. Open, Little-Known Disease Takes Center Court
    Sjogren's syndrome is an autoimmune disorder that can cause serious arthritic pain

  • Team Decisions Better for the Weary
    Group of tired people can make better choices than a tired individual, researchers report

  • CPAP Therapy Most Effective for Sleep Apnea, Experts Say
    Strong evidence supports use of machine that pumps air through mask worn during sleep: review

  • Long Commutes for Pilots May Hamper Flying Performance: Study
    Fatigue may have played a role in some airline crashes, researchers warn

  • Transplant Surgery No Riskier at Night: Study
    Time of day has no affect on patient survival after heart and lung transplants, researchers say

  • Study Finds No Link Between XMRV Virus, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    Researchers say patients should 'reconsider' taking antiretrovirals

  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Hits Teens, Too
    Dutch study finds pediatricians more apt to diagnose the condition than general practitioners

  • Managing Chemoradiation Side Effects May Prolong Survival
    Brain cancer patients without treatment-related memory loss, fatigue gained 4 months, study finds

  • Nervous System Imbalance May Cause Fatigue in Breast Cancer Survivors
    Researchers find high levels of stress hormones, systemic inflammation

  • Sleep Problems May Linger After Childhood Cancer
    Survivors face memory, attention deficits due to fatigue years later, study suggests

  • Health Tip: Feel Like You Have No Energy?
    How to help fight fatigue

  • Health Tip: Managing Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    Suggestions to help you cope

  • Spinal Fluid May Hold Clues to Lyme Disease, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    Strong evidence suggests that the central nervous system is involved in both conditions

  • Leg Discomfort Might Signal Heart Trouble
    Early detection, treatment of peripheral arterial disease may thwart deadly consequences, researchers say

  • Study Says 2 Therapies Help Fight Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    Cognitive behavior counseling and exercise program enhanced standard treatment, according to British researchers

  • Daily Record-Keeping May Boost Fibromyalgia Care
    Tracking symptoms electronically helps doctors evaluate condition, researchers say

  • Brief Behavioral Counseling May Help Seniors Sleep
    Insomnia improved for most after four sessions, study finds

  • Nurses' Long Shifts May Put Hospital Patients at Risk: Study
    Fatigue linked to work schedules needs more study, researcher says

  • Vein-Opening Treatment for MS Stirs Controversy
    Preliminary research shows it may reduce fatigue, but intense doubt remains

  • How to Cope With Stomach Flu Symptoms
    Doctor offers tips to aid patients' recovery

  • Health Tip: Figure Out Why You Yawn Excessively
    Keep a log for your doctor

  • Common Sleep Apnea Therapy Relieves Fatigue: Study
    Comparison of CPAP device with sham treatment indicates device is effective

  • 'Hair Of The Dog' No Hangover Cure, Say Experts
    Time, fluid replacement still the only help for over-imbibers

  • Doctors Urged to Admit Fatigue Before Performing Surgery
    Proposed new rules suggest informing patients, requesting consent before procedure

  • Retirement May Do a Mind Good
    Study of French retirees found declines in levels of depression and fatigue

  • As Clocks Fall Back on Sunday, Think About Better Sleep
    Time change offers chance to try to improve on slumber, experts say

  • Cancer Patients' Secondary Symptoms Need Attention: Study
    Many with pain, depression also bothered by fatigue, nausea and dry mouth, experts say

  • Heart Damage Seen in Mice With Cancer-Related Disease
    The muscle-wasting disorder, cachexia, affected the heart's function and structure, study found

  • More Evidence Virus Plays Role in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    Condition afflicts a million Americans, but cause, treatments remain elusive

  • Seasonal Changes Can Put Teens' Sleep/Wake Cycles Off Track
    Longer daylight hours in spring spur hormonal changes linked to late bedtimes, less sleep, study finds

  • As Temperature Rises, So Does Seniors' Risk of Hyperthermia
    Experts offer tips for avoiding dangerous heat-related health conditions

  • Many Americans Sleep-Deprived: Study
    About 20 percent suffer from dangerous daytime sleepiness, survey finds

  • Common Diabetes Drug Linked to Vitamin B-12 Deficiency
    Type 2 patients taking metformin should get levels tested regularly, study suggests

  • HIV Drugs Might Combat Two Other Diseases
    Prostate cancer, chronic fatique are new research targets

  • Relief Sought for Secondary Parkinson's Symptoms
    New guidelines target erectile dysfunction, constipation and more

  • Virus Unlikely to Cause Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    Several studies now cast doubt on link found in U.S. patients

  • Fatigue May Predict Heart Attack in Dialysis Patients
    But whether efforts to combat weariness will reduce cardiovascular risk is unknown

  • Health Tip: Warning Signs That You May Have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    Here are possible symptoms

  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome-Virus Link Questioned
    Scientists using more sensitive tests found no association

  • Tired Teens Prone to Car Crashes
    Italian study shows sleepy students drive anyway and get into accidents

  • Campaign Calls for Limits on Doctors' Hours
    Forty groups say typical 30-hour shifts need to be cut to 16 to avoid medical errors

  • Two-Thirds of American Teens Need More Shut-Eye
    Females, blacks, older teens getting least sleep nightly, study finds

  • Health Tip: Fight Fatigue
    Here's how you can remain alert

  • Sleep Disorders Plague Cancer Patients
    More than three-quarters getting chemo deal with insomnia, study shows

  • Good Sleepers More Likely to Eat Right
    Adequate shuteye is linked to healthier food choices in study

  • Sleepy Drivers a Menace on the Road
    Close to 2 million crashes, close calls linked to drowsy motorists, survey suggests

  • Millions of Americans Don't Get Enough Sleep
    Seven hours of rest a night is important for good health, expert says

  • Light Touch Helps Grip of MS Patients
    Study shows ways to optimize hand movements

  • Supervised Exercise May Relieve Fatigue During Chemotherapy
    Mixed-intensity program improved vitality and well-being in study patients

  • Tired Doctors More Prone to Errors
    Long shifts, little sleep raise complication rate for practicing physicians, study finds

  • Retrovirus May Be at Root of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    Study finds two-thirds of those with the mysterious illness infected with XMRV

  • Tired, Stressed Docs Make More Mistakes, Study Finds
    Experts urge changes throughout medicine to reduce fatigue and distress

  • Family Issues Translate Into Sick Days at Work
    Employees juggling conflicts have higher absentee rate, research shows

  • Pay Attention to Signs That Say You're Too Tired to Drive
    Sleep foundation offers tips on staying alert behind the wheel

  • Limiting Work Hours for Medical Residents Could Be Costly
    And it may not lead to fewer medical errors, researchers suggest

  • Researcher IDs Narcolepsy as Autoimmune Disease
    Discovery of 2 gene variants that kill off protective hormone could lead to new treatments

  • Jet Lag Upsets Brain's Internal Clocks
    Finding could fine-tune treatments for sleepy travelers and shift workers, study suggests

  • Gulf War Syndrome May Stem From Chemical Exposure
    U.S. researchers find brain function problems in ill veterans

  • Electrical Signal in Brain Seems to Warn of 'Mistakes'
    Finding may help in kids with ADHD, workers under stress

  • Mental Exhaustion Impedes Physical Performance
    Researchers say finding could serve as model for diagnosing chronic fatigue

  • Cholesterol Drugs Linked to Increased Fatigue
    Study shows a trend, but heart specialists remain skeptical

  • People With Insomnia May Be Plagued for Awhile
    Serious sleep problems often last a year or more, study finds

  • Texting After Fainting a Good Sign
    Study notes it means a teenaged victim has recovered from the blackout

  • Hormone-Boosting Drug May Help Treat Frailty
    Older adults who took capromorelin had boost in lean body mass

  • Certain Antidepressants Ease Fibromyalgia Symptoms
    Tricyclic medications helped with pain, fatigue and depression, study shows

  • Childhood Trauma Tied to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    Finding means condition could be biologically driven, researchers say

  • Insomnia Costs Billions in Lost Productivity
    Canadian study hints at huge costs here in the United States

  • Depression, Anxiety Hinder Quality of Life After Stroke
    Rehab efforts should focus on coping styles to boost outcomes, study says

  • Anemia Rates Down for U.S. Women and Children
    But they remain disproportionately high for minority women, study finds

  • Nation's Teachers Battle Sleep Problems
    Many say lack of rest impairs lessons, study finds

  • Warfarin Underused in Atrial Fibrillation Patients
    Study says blood thinner not prescribed often enough, but notes it's hard to manage

  • Acupuncture Eases Breast Cancer Treatment Side Effects
    Ancient therapy bested antidepressant for relieving hot flashes in study

  • Changes in Seniors' Sleep Patterns Need Attention
    Disrupted rest lasting more than 2 weeks should be brought up with doctor, expert says

  • Lack of Energy in Old Age May Foretell Illness
    Anergia not just a part of advancing years but could be tied to severe problems, death

  • Interrupted Night Sleep Worse for Cognitive Function
    People almost 4 times groggier than those awakened during day rest, study finds

  • Melanoma Drug Boosts Recurrence-Free Survival
    Pegylated inteferon cut risk 15% but did not reduce overall mortality rates

  • Working Hard When Tired Raises Blood Pressure
    Finding suggests chronic fatigue may pose serious health risks

  • Parental Insomnia Can Harm Adolescent Children
    Study finds these kids more likely to have insomnia, suicidal thoughts

  • Acupuncture Eases Side Effects of Head, Neck Cancer Treatments
    Narcolepsy drug also helped with severe fatigue among patients on chemotherapy

  • Drowsy Drivers Make Holiday Weekend Among the Most Dangerous
    More than a third admit nodding off, so fill up with a good night's sleep, experts warn

  • Suffering of Heart Failure Similar to Cancer
    Same kind of palliative care may be needed, researcher says

  • Napping Habits Tied to Sleep Disorders
    Older adults battling illnesses more likely to make up lost slumber during day

  • Elderly More Likely to Battle Sleep Disorders
    Meds they take, changes in biological clock put many at risk for serious disease

  • Tight Backpack Straps Cut Blood to Shoulders, Arms
    Carrying 26 pounds for just 10 minutes can lead to fatigue, loss of motor skills

  • Anemia Drugs for Cancer Patients Increase Death Risk
    Erythropoiesis-stimulating agents also boost risk of blood clots, study says

  • Meditation a Quick Fix for Stress
    Small study involving Chinese undergraduates showed significant benefit

  • Stomach Virus a Culprit in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    Research was spurred by father's concern for son with debilitating condition

  • Long-Term Fatigue Plagues Cancer Survivors
    Researchers found effects last well after therapy ends

  • Body Clock Shift May Cause Sickness-Linked Fatigue
    Targeting this change could lead to new therapies, researchers say

  • Teens' Sleeplessness Leads to Falling Grades
    Study finds more evidence that poor rest habits lower grade point averages

  • Childhood Trauma Ups Risk of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    2 studies found early stressors increased chances of debilitating disease

  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Campaign Launched
    U.S. health officials stress disease is real, though treatments remain elusive

  • Genetics May Drive Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    Could affect body's ability to endure stresses such as injury, infection, researchers say

  • Fatigue Persists for Some Breast Cancer Patients
    More than 33% say they're tired or weak up to a decade after diagnosis, study finds

  • Depression, Fatigue Don't Boost Cancer Risk: Study
    But experts think the finding may not apply to many people

  • Drug Fights Fatigue During Night Shift
    Modafinil doesn't erase lack of alertness on the job, study notes

  • Nausea Drug Fails Against Cirrhosis-Linked Fatigue
    But nervous-system meds might yet beat this stubborn symptom

  • Health Tip: Do You Have Chronic Fatigue?
    Ask yourself these questions

  • Feel-Good Fixes Help Fight Fatigue
    Simple lifestyle changes add energy to every day

  • Fibromylgia Doesn't Mean Inactivity, Study Finds
    Most patients moved around as much as healthy controls

  • Therapy Helps Kids With Chronic Fatigue
    Cognitive behavior therapy eases symptoms, researchers find

  • Epilepsy Patients Say Seizures Under Control
    Survey finds many want more help with drugs' side effects

  • Dementia Drug Ineffective for Chronic Fatigue Syndome
    Galantamine no more beneficial than a placebo, study finds

  • Lost Sleep Leads to Health Problems
    Advice on how to get a good night's slumber and avoid future heart trouble

  • The Body, Not the Mind, Predicts Cancer Survival
    Nausea, shortness of breath, weakness may signal poor prognosis

  • Depression May Explain Fatigue of Cancer Patients
    Study finds it could be bigger factor than the physical side effects of disease

  • When Sleep Becomes a Nightmare
    Restless leg syndrome affects millions, keeps sufferers up at night