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2011-10-26 13:00:42

Social rejection can cause stress in preschoolers, adolescents, and adults.

2011-10-26 12:54:59

Stress in the lives of poor children is one cause of the early achievement gap in which children from low-income homes start school behind their more advantaged classmates.

2011-10-26 05:29:45

Social rejection causes stress in everyone from preschoolers to adults, but what happens in middle childhood? During this time friendships are key, and these friendships serve as a buffer against the negative effects of classmates’ rejections.

2011-10-20 09:25:07

Premature infants exposed after birth to drugs known as glucocorticoids are at increased risk for having impaired growth of the cerebellum.

2011-10-03 19:51:55

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.

2011-09-17 11:00:00

Nutri-Med Logic Corp says that according to The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) of The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a recent study of an anti-inflammatory

2011-09-15 12:00:00

Nutri-Med Logic Corp.: According to a recent study, presently about 34 million people worldwide suffer from Alzheimer's and same is expected to triple over the next 40 years.

2011-09-14 07:00:00

Oasis Diagnostics has received a grant from NIH to develop a point of care test that will determine from saliva specimens how stressed an individual is, in 15 minutes or less.


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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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