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Latest Adrenal gland Stories

2014-06-24 16:23:11

Diseases of the adrenal gland have long been difficult to diagnose. But now, researchers have found an affordable and easy way to diagnose and monitor endocrine diseases of the adrenal gland by using saliva and a smartphone.

2014-06-24 16:18:52

Researchers have developed a device that uses any smartphone to measure the cortisol concentration in saliva.

2013-11-29 13:17:21

Genetic research that will be published tomorrow in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests to Dr. André Lacroix, professor at the University of Montreal, that clinicians' understanding and treatment of a form of Cushing's syndrome affecting both adrenal glands will be fundamentally changed, and that moreover, it might be appropriate to begin screening for the genetic mutations that cause this form of the disease.

2013-09-11 23:03:49

Online USA Doctors created a new clinical approach to how they treat stress and fatigue.

2013-07-19 15:43:59

A surprisingly large number of dogs suffer from hyperadrenocorticism.

2013-03-14 17:13:28

While acupuncture is used widely to treat chronic stress, the mechanism of action leading to reported health benefits are not understood.

Decision Making Skills In Stress Situations Affected By Cortisol
2012-12-10 13:23:41

Scientists have discovered a link between levels of the hormone cortisol in a person’s saliva and their ability to make good decisions in high-stress situations.

2012-07-20 23:00:15

Blueline Products launches an Energy Boosting Special, with the release of a dynamic combo pack of B12 Energy Boost Drops and the famous Advantage Adrenal Support Formula.

2012-06-22 10:40:36

A study spearheaded by a Stanford University School of Medicine scientist has tracked the trajectories of key immune cells in response to short-term stress and traced, in great detail, how hormones triggered by such stress enhance immune readiness.


Latest Adrenal gland Reference Libraries

Adrenal Gland
2013-03-04 12:51:56

The adrenal glands are endocrine glands located directly on top of the kidneys. Their main function is to secrete vital hormones and steroids during times of stress, as well as govern many different bodily functions. The hormones that the adrenal glands secrete are primarily derived from amino acids or lipids. The right adrenal gland is pyramid-shaped, while the left adrenal gland is shaped like a crescent moon. They have an irregular surface configuration, are enclosed in a capsule made of...

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