Tag Archives: Increases

HIV self-testing increases uptake of HIV testing, but with poorer linkage to care

A study has concluded that HIV self-testing is safe, increases testing uptake and increases the yield of HIV positive results among men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender people. Among female sex workers, results are more mixed. While HIV self-testing improves testing uptake, it does not increase the yield of positive results and… Read More »

Interval Training (HIIT) Quickly Increases Glucose Metabolism

Research has shown that HIIT increases insulin sensitivity and also glucose metabolism in muscles in type 2 diabetes individuals. Glucose uptake had returned to a normal level in the thigh muscles after just 2 weeks of training. This was discovered in a research project which examined how high-intensity interval training impacted the health of diabetic… Read More »

The natural extract that increases hair growth in days by stimulating hair follicles

Hair loss, also known as alopecia, can ravage one’s mental health for many reasons. Hair is a shield that many people hide behind; it can be a barrier against insecurity. Losing clumps of hair can therefore cause self-confidence to plummet at an alarming rate. What’s more, in a hair loss study in mice, researchers found… Read More »

Number of cybersecurity attacks increases during COVID-19 crisis

The Department of Health and Human Services has reported an increase in cybersecurity breaches in hospitals and healthcare providers’ networks which may be due to COVID-19. Between the months of February and May of this year, there have been 132 reported breaches, according to the HHS. This is an almost 50% increase in reported breaches during… Read More »