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School-based Sexual Abuse Prevention Programs

... However, the programs have a downside: they could heighten anxieties, making children more fearful of strangers, the review cautions. It was a concern that anxiety may be increased as we found in the review, but we were pleased that there was an increase in knowledge, said lead reviewer Karen Zwi of Sydney ...

Genetic Variation is Linked to Substantial Risk in Heart Attack

... study authors. "Discoveries like this one greatly heighten our understanding of the role genetics plays in heart disease."...

Research Says Small Penis Syndrome Affects Men Than Women

...nt that these concerns arent dismissed as this can heighten concerns and anxieties says Dr Wylie. It is helpful to normalise the situation and provide as much accurate information as possible, as many men either lack any information or have been misinformed. This extensive review aims to provide clinician...

Kidney Trade: Curbing the Sale

...e present state of increased vigilance is bound to heighten the existing dearth. The minister has, however, given assurance to safeguard the patient’s interest. It has been generally agreed upon that cadaver-based transplantation from the brain dead is the right future strategy and must be vigorously prop...

Low Serum Testosterone Levels Associated With Fall Risk in Elderly Men

... prostate cancer risk, these data certainly should heighten our awareness that androgen deprivation is not innocuous and may be associated with significant risks beyond bone mineral loss. Source-Newswise...

Extra Cortisol Protects Women’s Mood Under Stres

...rved without actually being unfriendly or rude. To heighten discomfort over being evaluated, participants spoke into microphones and knew they were being videotaped. Het and Wolf measured mood five times using two self-report questionnaires, 15 and 45 minutes participants arrived at the lab, and 1, 45, and...

Women With Migraines More Likely to Have Depression

...in women with chronic headache, and depression may heighten pain perception,” said study author Gretchen Tietjen, MD with the University of Toledo-Health Science Campus and a member of the American Academy of Neurology. “This relation between migraine and major depression suggests a common neurobiology.” Tie...

Memory’s Link to Recovering from Addictio

...g and the cues that predict its presence. This can heighten the risk of relapse in addicts long after they stop taking the drug. Knowing more about how addiction works in the brain has not yet given us any strikingly effective new treatments, but it has suggested new possibilities while providing a better ...

Women with Lower Incomes Live in Fear

...nment for many older and isolated people. This can heighten their sense of defencelessness," she said. "While the media may negatively impact on older women's perceptions of violence, it also has the capacity to educate and inform about protective measures for older women." Source-IANS...

Fear of violence among older women

...onment for many older and isolated people, and can heighten their sense of defencelessness. "While the media may negatively impact on older women's perceptions of violence, it also has the capacity to educate and inform about protective measures for older women." The Triple A Study, which is being underta...

Migrant Bihar Labourers Bring Dengue Home

... so far.// State health officials say this could heighten the threat of dengue in the state. Most of the suspected dengue cases reported are of migrant labourers who arrived from dengue-hit places like Delhi, Rajasthan, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh for the upcoming Diwali and Chath festivals. In some cases...

Intake of vitamin E during pregnancy influences asthma risk in kids

...w vitamin E intake by mothers during pregnancy may heighten asthma risk in their kids by the age of 5.// Dr. Graham Devereux, of the department of environmental and occupational medicine at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland and his team conducted this study. This study was based on the findings of an earl...

New Findings on Autism Research

...looking for autism susceptibility genes, ones that heighten the risk of an individual getting autism, just as there are genes that raise the chances of getting breast cancer. "Once we discover these susceptibility genes, we can immediately screen infants to identify those at risk early in life. Early identi...

Effect of ADHD Drugs on the Brain - Study Finds

... the brain, which can in turn impair attention and heighten the risk of developing addiction. 'It is surprising that no one was looking at low-dose [ADHD] drugs because we know that the drugs are most effective only at low doses,' says Berridge. 'So we asked the natural question: what are these drugs doing...

Fear Of Flying Can Be Overcome By Deep Breathing

...rinks like coffee, black tea and cola so as not to heighten the body's state of agitation. Fear of flying can manifest itself in nervousness, an abnormally fast heartbeat, heavy sweating, anxiety and nausea. People who repeatedly show these symptoms should seek medical help. "People should admit to themse...

Stress Is A Factor In Cholesterol Level

...hether their reaction can increase cholesterol and heighten cardiovascular risk, reports Newswise wire. Changes in total cholesterol were assessed in the participants before and three years after completing two stress tasks. The finding, reported in the November issue of Health Psychology, published by the...

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