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Risky sexual behavior among male clients of Tijuana sex workers heightens risk of HIV transmission

A study by a bi-national team of global health researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, examining HIV infection among male clients of female sex workers in Tijuana, has found that over half of male clients had recently had unprotected sex. They also reported a hi...

Depression Heightens Sensitivity to Pain

MRI reveals relationship between mental condition and reaction to physical discomfort FRIDAY, Nov. 7 (HealthDay News) -- When anticipating pain, the brains of people with depression kick into overdrive and hinder their ability to handle hurt, a new study shows. The November issue of...

Acai Berry Health Foods Heightens Consumer Awareness of the Purple Miracle Berry

Acai Berry Health Foods foods is committed to bringing new acai health product reviews to the masses by providing accurate descriptions of new acai products and supplements available on the market today. Green Bay, WI (PRWEB) November 7, 2008 -- Acai Berry Health Food...

Economic Slump Heightens Need for Provider Vigilance in Care of Chronically Ill

Outreach to Maintain Patients' Health Status Essential as Many Forgo Basic Care WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As many Americans forgo prescription drugs, physician visits and other basic care in a slumping economy, the need to maintain continuity of care -- especially for th...

Initiating drinking at younger age heightens women's risk for alcohol dependence

June 4, 2008 -- Women born after 1944 began drinking alcohol at younger ages than their elders, and that appears to have put them at greater risk for alcoholism, according to researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. On average, women born before 1944 began drinking a...

Test for Life Marks World AIDS Day, Heightens Awareness of HIV/AIDS Testing in the U.S.

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Test for Life marked the 19th annual World AIDS Day with a reminder that HIV/AIDS remains a serious challenge here in the U.S. and all Americans should know their status in order to limit the spread of HIV/AIDS. HIV prevention efforts have ...

Metabolic syndrome heightens risk for development of uric-acid kidney stones

DALLAS Sept. 13, 2007 Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found that patients suffering from the metabolic syndrome a cluster of conditions that increases the risk for heart disease, stroke and diabetes also have a propensity to develop highly acidic urine, which increases the r...

Radical Gastric Bypass Surgery Heightens the Effects of Alcohol

According to a study conducted it has 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 industrial...

Dartmouth researchers zero-in on a gene that heightens muscle performance

A group of researchers, led by scientists at Dartmouth Medical School and Dartmouth College, have discovered and examined a gene that is capable of changing muscle metabolism and performance. // The researchers are optimistic that this discovery could assist in the management of muscle diseases. ...

Tissue implant scandal heightens FDA’s concer

Due to the tissue suppliers’ scandals, the patients who received tendons, cartilage and other parts from donated cadavers//, are being advised to undergo tests for hepatitis and HIV. This is happening for the second time in a year. Since the federal officials won’t tell the number of people, ...
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Lab Automation Networks Proliferating

...inical labs worldwide have even taken the giant stride of converting to total laboratory automation, based on strong evidence that automation not only heightens profitability but also improves quality, timeliness and lab flexibility. Pre-analytical processing is one of the most labor-intensive aspects of...
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Key to using local resources for biomass may include waste

...rce and in a cost-effective manner, its a win-win scenario for the economy and the environment. said Stiles. The use of indigenous resources also heightens the need for investment in conversion technologies that arent yet commercially available. The need is significant because nearly all of the Northwests...

New engineered drug may offer prolonged arthritis relief

...of the disease. Specifically, scientists have linked a key molecule involved in inflammation, called interleukin-1 (IL-1), to osteoarthritis. IL-1 heightens the activity of enzymes that damage joints by breaking down their collagen "framework," Setton explained. She credits team member Virginia Kraus, prof...

Study outlines genetic differences between potential pandemic influenza strains

...candidates with the potential to cause a human influenza pandemic is getting more genetically diverse, which makes studying the virus more complex and heightens the need for increased surveillance. She expects further continued diversity in the future. "Change is the only constant. Only time will tell whe...

Genetic links could unlock clues to leading cause of blindness

... can reduce the risk of developing the disease by 25 percent over five years. "With the increasing number of people living beyond the age of 85, it heightens the importance of this disease and the concern about (what will happen) if we don't come up with a better way to treat this," she said. That's wher...

“Nano-scissors?laser shows precise surgical capability

...organisms) precisely, without damaging surrounding tissue. Usually, conventional lasers used in surgery heat the area to be cut, then cut it, but this heightens the risk for tissue damage. Ben-Yakar’s nanosurgery technique used a series of low-energy “femtosecond?laser pulses to partially sever the axons of se...
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Cleveland Clinic-Led Research Uncovers New Mechanism That Heightens Risk of Heart Disease

Findings Appear in Sept. 9 Issue of the Journal Nature Medicine CLEVELAND, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Heart disease often hits with devastating effects in people with normal cholesterol levels, yet seemingly misses striking others who smoke, or have multiple risk factors. A new research disc...

Tasker Products Installs Scalder Application at New Poultry Processor's Facility

...and have delivered superior results with further waivers, such as the authorization to increase line speeds." Mr. Osborn continued, "The SIP program heightens the needs for processors to ensure that bacteria are arrested early during the processing cycle in order to meet the tightening regulations. Tasker Bl...

National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) Supports Prehospital Screening for Carbon Monoxide in the Blood

... Association heightens awareness for significant public health hazard of CO poisoning and advises screening of CO levels in the blood as a way to meet the chall...
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