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2014-04-15 14:48:37

Penn Medicine first to investigate shared decision making in radiation oncology Playing an active role in their radiation treatment decisions leaves cancer patients feeling more satisfied with their care, and may even relieve psychological distress around the experience, researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania report in the journal Cancer. In a study of 305 patients undergoing radiation treatment, Neha Vapiwala, MD, an associate professor in...

2014-04-06 23:01:47

Dr. Michael Aiello is a Clinton Township dentist who now offers patients effective treatments for sleep apnea designed to provide a new opportunity to reclaim their productivity and energy while acting as a cure for snoring. Snoring is one of the most common signs of serious sleep apnea which is a disease that, if not properly treated, can increase a person’s risk of many health conditions including heart failure or stroke making the need for effective treatment highly important. Clinton...

2014-04-04 12:20:22

Researchers at the RIKEN Center for Life Science Technologies, in collaboration with Osaka City University and Kansai University of Welfare Sciences, have used functional PET imaging to show that levels of neuroinflammation, or inflammation of the nervous system, are higher in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome than in healthy people. Chronic fatigue syndrome, which is also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis, is a debilitating condition characterized by chronic, profound, and disabling...

2014-03-31 23:35:15

The Editorial Board of Living with a Disability, a full-color print and online magazine that help individuals with various disabling medical conditions live life to the fullest, has published a must-read new article to mark Chronic Fatigue Awareness (CFS) month. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 The Editorial Board of Living with a Disability, a full-color print and online magazine that help individuals with various disabling medical conditions live life to the fullest, has published...

2014-03-13 23:23:35

In order to help employers battle workplace fatigue, Tempe-based Safety Services Company is offering a complementary, downloadable poster on workplace sleep awareness. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 In order to help employers battle workplace fatigue, Tempe-based Safety Services Company is offering a complementary, downloadable poster on workplace sleep awareness. The 11 x 17 poster highlights four steps that employees can take to help battle fatigue in the workplace. “Fatigue is a...

2014-03-11 23:31:12

SmartCells Anti-fatigue mats and flooring are ergonomically engineered to reduce fatigue and pain associated with standing for extended periods of time and are perfect for use in pharmacies and labs. Chehalis,WA (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 According to the Federal Drug Administration approximately 1.3 million people are injured each year due to preventable medication mistakes. These preventable medication-mistakes cost the healthcare system $2 billion each year. Statistically, a pharmacist...

2014-03-04 14:19:32

For women with breast cancer undergoing radiation therapy, yoga offers unique benefits beyond fighting fatigue, according to research from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. The preliminary findings were first reported in 2011 by Lorenzo Cohen, Ph.D., professor and director of the Integrative Medicine Program at MD Anderson, and are now published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. This research is part of an ongoing effort to scientifically validate mind-body...

2014-02-20 23:24:07

Dental Sleep Medicine education company, Sleep Group Solutions partners with leading dentists to overcome dangerous side effects associated with OSA, by offering live lectures in Sleep Disorders Dentistry. (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 We’re hearing and learning more about it. The rise of OSA (Obstructive Sleep Apnea) in communities is at a staggering high. It’s estimated nearly 100 million people have OSA, a disorder which causes the breath to cease during sleep, some experiencing up to...

Multiple Sclerosis Fatigue May Be Linked To Obstructive Sleep Apnea
2014-02-15 05:28:35

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The fatigue that many people with multiple sclerosis (MS) feel is often written off as just being part of the territory of their chronic neurological condition. A new study from the University of Michigan, published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, suggests that a large number of MS patients might have an undiagnosed — and treatable — sleep disorder, known to cause fatigue: obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA. The...

2014-02-10 23:02:12

Westwood California Doctor, Murray Susser MD announces a new approach for both diagnosing and treating Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Dr. Murray Susser MD announces a new approach to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in Westwood, California, Dr. Susser is announcing his expanded approach to help people who suffer from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. This approach includes both diagnoses and treatment of Chronic Fatigue Syndrom. Dr. Murry Susser co-authored the book, “Solving the...