Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, January 26th, 2004
"Fatigue and impaired physical performance are common and sometimes serious problems of cancer patients during and after treatment," scientists in Germany explained. "To avoid fatigue, cancer patients are often advised to rest and downregulate their daily activities. However, these recommendations can cause paradoxical results. Since inactivity induces muscular wasting, prolonged rest can result in further loss of endurance."
"Recent studies suggest that exercise, as well as behavioral and some psychosocial...
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