Example sentences for: increases

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  • In the first scenario, treatment efforts strengthened prevention efforts as, for example, when the availability of ART increases people's willingness to undergo testing.

  • Even though this shortcoming can be overcome, it increases the cost and complexity of the assay, making it less attractive for high-throughput analysis.

  • The metabolic syndrome is a condition that promotes atherosclerosis and increases the risk of cardiovascular events [ 1 2 3 ] . According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, at least 47 million Americans, or about one in five people, have this condition [ 1 ] . Contributors to the development of the metabolic syndrome may include genetics, a sedentary lifestyle, a Western diet (high in refined carbohydrates, low in fiber, and high in saturated fat), cigarette smoking, and progressive weight gain [ 2 ] . The characteristics of the metabolic syndrome include atherogenic dyslipidemia, a prothrombotic state, insulin resistance, hypertension, and abdominal obesity [ 3 4 ] . Each abnormality promotes atherosclerosis independently, but when clustered together, these metabolic disorders are increasingly atherogenic and enhance the risk of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality [ 1 ] . Based on observational studies there is evidence to support that several factors related to lifestyle habits may influence cardiovascular risk [ 5 6 7 ] . Among these factors the beneficial effect of several dietary patterns on human health, have already been underlined [ 8 9 10 ] . One of these diets, the Mediterranean diet, has received much attention during the past decades.

  • It has been indicated that the pathway of cyclooxygenase products, such as TxB 2 and PGE 2 , increases in many endotoxic shock models and plays an important role in a number of pathophysiological events [ 21 27 ] .

  • For example, a one-hour exposure to an adult male stimulated, within 48 hours, increases in uterine mass that lasted for 10 days or more [ 5 ] . Uterine mass also remained elevated 3-4 days after estrus in the two metestrous females in this study, even though their plasma estradiol concentrations were low at the time of necropsy.

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