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Cortisol may be the Swiss Army knife of hormones in the human body-just when scientists think they understand what it does, another function pops up.
Stress-related disorders are often linked to people working in the line of fire.
A recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM) found that shift work at a young age is associated with elevated long-term cortisol levels and increased BMI.
The potentially lasting implications of day-to-day couple conflict on physical and mental well-being are revealed in a study published today in the journal Personal Relationships.
High levels of the stress hormone cortisol strongly predict cardiovascular death among both persons with and without pre-existing cardiovascular disease.
Day-care-center-based child care and insensitive parenting might have lasting effects, U.S. researchers suggest.
The relationship between a young child and his or her teacher can affect the levels of the stress hormone cortisol in the child, U.S. researchers believe.
By Clementine Wallace NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - It is simplistic to suggest that lowering cortisol levels will promote weight loss, as some television ads claim, according to researchers at the Oregon Health and Science University in Portland.
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