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Fatigue Science for Human Health
Umeå University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Infectious Diseases.
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2008 (English)Book (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
Abstract [en]

Fatigue is quite a familiar sensation, one that everyone is likely to have experienced. Its moleuclar and neural mechanisms have not yet been elucidated, however, probably because of the complicated nature of its causes. To provide a broad forum for discussion, the International Conference on Fatigue Science was organiszed, the first being held in 2002 in Sandhamn, Sweden, and the second in 2005 in Karuizawa, Japan. Subsequently it was decided that the papers presented at the two conferences should be collected and incorporated in this pioneering work, Fatique Science for Human Health. The book summarizes fatigue researchers' achievements, explains the status of the reserch on fatigue, and presents perspectives on remedies for chonic fatigue and chronic fatigue syndrome. The result is an authoritative guide to recent progress in the molucular and neural mechanisms of fatigue and in the development of the ways to prevent and overcome fatigue and in the development of the ways to prevent and overcome fatigue and chronic fatigue. This book provides a valuable resource not only for physicians but for all who work in public health.

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Tokyo: Springer , 2008, 1. , 236 p.17-31 p.
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Public Health, Global Health, Social Medicine and Epidemiology Infectious Medicine
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URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-27085ISBN: 978-4-431-73463-5 (print)OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-27085DiVA: diva2:276106
Available from: 2009-11-10 Created: 2009-11-10 Last updated: 2011-04-15

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