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2011-08-27 11:00:00

Nutri-Med Logic says Scientists at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) of National Institutes of Health (NIH) together with researchers at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) in Bethesda, Md., analyzed data from active U.S. military personnel (2002-2008) and found that all the service members, who inflected self-harm, had low omega-3 levels, specifically, Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA ), in the brain. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) August 27, 2011...

2011-08-15 00:00:03

Nutri-Med Logic Corp states that recent studies for Omega-3 shifts the focus to the end components of Omega-3 fatty acids (DHA and EPA) rather than to its precursor ÃŽ±-Linolenic Acid (ALA) "probably due to the relatively inefficient conversion of ALA to EPA and DHA in humans", at the least in the case of Metabolic Syndrome. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) August 14, 2011 Nutri-Med Logic Corp: Recent studies on effect and emerging action of Omega-3 in Metabolic Syndrome, cited in...

2011-08-09 08:05:43

Study finds stress boosts performance for confident students, but holds back those with more anxiety Knowing the right way to handle stress in the classroom and on the sports field can make the difference between success and failure for the millions of students going back to school this fall, new University of Chicago research shows. "We found that cortisol, a hormone released in response to stress, can either be tied to a student's poor performance on a math test or contribute to success,...

2011-08-07 00:02:28

Nutri-Med Logic Corp investigations relating to the role of nutrients in regulation of stress and inflammation finds strong association between deficiency in Omega-3 and Depression: "Uncontrolled stress and/or inflammation eliminate the raw material needed to make the mood hormone Serotonin". Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 05, 2011 Nutri-Med Logic Corp: Benefits of a diet rich in Omega-3 for those suffering from Depression. Most anti-depression medications "Selective Serotonin Re-uptake...

2011-08-06 00:00:03

Nutri-Med Logic Corp investigations relating to the role of nutrients in regulation of stress and inflammation finds strong association between deficiency in Omega-3 and Depression: "Uncontrolled stress and/or inflammation eliminate the raw material needed to make the mood hormone Serotonin". Miami, Florida (PRWEB) August 05, 2011 Nutri-Med Logic Corp: Benefits of a diet rich in Omega-3 for those suffering from Depression. Most anti-depression medications "Selective Serotonin Re-uptake...

2011-08-01 19:53:28

The discovery of a mechanism in the brain explains for the first time why people make particularly strong, long-lasting memories of stressful events in their lives and could help sufferers of post-traumatic stress disorder. The study, carried out by researchers from the University of Bristol's Henry Wellcome Laboratories for Integrative Neuroscience & Endocrinology (HW-LINE) in the School of Clinical Sciences, and funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council...

2011-07-18 14:02:43

Acute stress is thought to precipitate alcohol drinking. Yet the ways that acute stress can increase alcohol consumption are unclear. A new study investigated whether different phases of response to an acute stressor can alter the subjective effects of alcohol. Findings indicate bi-directional relationships between alcohol and stress. Results will be published in the October 2011 issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research and are currently available at Early View. "Anecdotal...

2011-07-08 10:00:00

ROCHESTER, N.Y., July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Is your kid a "dove" - cautious and submissive when confronting new environments, or perhaps you have a "hawk" - bold and assertive in unfamiliar settings? These basic temperamental patterns are linked to opposite hormonal responses to stress - differences that may provide children with advantages for navigating threatening environments, researchers report in a study published online July 8 in Development and Psychopathology....

2011-07-07 19:08:09

Mice without cortisol receptor lose weight and suffer from gallstones Nature sees to it that we do not have "too much choler" (bile) in our body. A delicately equilibrated regulation system ensures that there is always exactly the right amount of bile in the gallbladder. When we are hungry, our body releases a hormone called cortisol, which is a glucocorticoid. Hepatic cells receive this hormone signal through their cortisol receptors (glucocorticoid receptors) and respond by filling the...

2011-06-18 01:44:11

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. Until now research has concentrated on the immediate effects of romantic conflict, typically in controlled laboratory settings. In one of the first studies to look at the longer term, Professor Angela Hicks investigated the physiological and emotional changes taking place in couples the day after conflict occurred,...


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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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