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2011-04-12 08:06:05

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- A new analysis has found that childhood cancer survivors often suffer from sleep problems and fatigue, which negatively impact their attention and memory. To assess the effects of fatigue and sleep disruption on cognitive function in long-term survivors of childhood cancer, Kevin Krull, Ph.D., of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, and his team evaluated a questionnaire filled out by 1,426 individuals from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. Cognitive...

2011-04-11 15:49:18

A new analysis has found that childhood cancer survivors often suffer from sleep problems and fatigue, which negatively impact their attention and memory. Published early online in Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the study indicates that addressing sleep hygiene among survivors of childhood cancer may help to improve their cognitive health. Cognitive problems, such as trouble with attention and memory, often arise in survivors of childhood cancer. These...

2011-04-11 08:35:00

A national Childhood Cancer Survivor Study led by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators identifies potential new strategies for helping adults who survived childhood cancer improve memory, attention and related skills MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fatigue and sleep problems dramatically reduce the thinking and reasoning abilities of adults who survived childhood cancer, according to new research from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study....


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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