Psychology :: 1 in 5 young Britons has sex with someone new while abroad

Around one in five young Britons has sex with a new partner while overseas, finds research published ahead of print in the journal Sexually Transmitted Infections. And they are apparently opting for British or European sexual partners in the belief that this minimises the chances of HIV infection, but seemingly unawares of their risks of contracting other sexually transmitted infections.

Healthcare :: Univ. of Michigan Opens New $215M Center for Heart & Vascular Care

Every year, tens of thousands of men and women from every county of Michigan and around the country turn to the University of Michigan Health System for advanced care for heart disease, blood vessel disorders and strokes. The number of visits for that care has nearly doubled in the last decade.

Transplant :: INTERMACS group reveals recent successes to international transplant community

INTERMACS, the Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support, and its role in facilitating ongoing development of ventricular assistive devices (VAD) will be the subject of presentations and discussion during the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) 27th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions this week.

Health :: iVillage, Revolution Health help women to manage family’s health risks

iVillage Total Health, the consumer health destination for women from iVillage, a division of NBC Universal, announced a partnership with Revolution Health, a leading consumer-centric health company, to offer innovative tools that will enable women to manage their health and the health of their families more effectively by assessing their risk for diseases including diabetes, stroke and heart disease.