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
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Economic Slump Heightens Need for Provider Vigilance in Care of Chronically Ill
Outreach to Maintain Patients' Health Status Essential as Many Forgo
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
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, ...
Heightens in Medical Technology
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...
Heightens in Biological News
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.
“Nano-scissors?laser shows precise surgical capability
without damaging surrounding tissue. Usually, conventional lasers used
in surgery heat the area to be cut, then cut it, but this heightens
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...
Heightens in Biological Technology
Heightens in Biological Dictionary
.... is the most likely explanation for the origin of mitochondria . ... The ALS Association encourages scientific research to find a cure for ALS, heightens
awareness of the nature of the disease, stimulates volunteerism and activism, ... ...