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More Lizards, Including Pets, Found Venomous

...s blood clotting, rapidly drops blood pressure and heightens the feeling of bite pain. They assume that lizard venom may have gone unnoticed for so long because it is not fatal, and yet, it may help lizards catch prey. The researchers isolated crotamine, the classic venom of rattlesnakes whose bite can be ...

Healthy Heart for a Hearty Life

...hich impairs their memory, blunts their senses and heightens stress, which in turn affects their ability to function normally. Another anathema of modern life, obesity, paves way for more misfortunes like diabetes and hypertension. This ‘terrible trio’, we understand, is the stepping-stone to a premature de...

Closing In On the Breast Cancer Gene

... cancer genes, called BRCA1 and BRCA significantly heightens the risk. Further, scientists are suggesting that mutations in BRCA1, 2, and another gene, TP53, can raise the risk of breast cancer in the person carrying the gene by almost 10 to 20 times, by the age of 60. Fortunately women portraying mutations i...

Carriers With Alzheimer's High Risk Gene Type Age Normally Until the Disease Strikes

...tive functions. This finding suggests that APOE4 heightens the risk for Alzheimer's in old age through an additional, as-yet-unknown process that accelerates or intensifies normal changes, pushing them into the range of disease. Jorm provides an analogy. "In general, hair becomes thinner with age," he says. ...

Diabetes May Bring You A Step Closer To Alzheimer’s Diseas

...g diagnosed with diabetes has another new risk- it heightens your chances of developing problems with the way you think and learn//, and may in fact set you on the road to Alzheimer’s. The report was published in the April issue of Archives of Neurology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. "Among cardiovas...

Radical Gastric Bypass Surgery Heightens the Effects of Alcohol

...been noted that the radical gastric bypass surgery heightens the effect of alcohol.In a frantic bid to loose weight they end up with drink problem and more weight. Obesity is one of the leading, if not the leading, public health crisis in the industrialized world. More than 60 percent of adult Americans are ...

Cyclists to Ride for a Cause: To Create Awareness on AIDS

...t raises millions of dollars for AIDS services and heightens HIV/AIDS awareness. Now in its sixth year, the event benefits the San Francisco AIDS Foundation and the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center, two of the largest AIDS services providers in the country. Since its inception, AIDS/LifeCycle has raised more than $...

Sleep Apnea Increases Risk of Diabetes and Hypertension in Pregnant Women

...ccurs during the night in someone with sleep apnea heightens the bodys fight or flight state, which can raise blood pressure, explains researcher Hatim Youssef, D.O. of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. The body also secretes more hormones such as cortisol and epinephrine, and the body responds by prod...

Sexual Fantasies Play an Important Role in Boosting Desire

... an attitude that, together with sexual fantasies, heightens sexual drive. Nevertheless, the research stresses that people sometimes may have a negative reaction to some types of fantasies. In this sense, the researchers have studied such behaviour in male subjects, where sexually sadistic fantasies inhibit se...

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