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2011-03-22 23:34:38

Patients admitted to a hospital with major trauma and treated with the steroid hydrocortisone were less likely to be diagnosed with hospital-acquired pneumonia than patients who received placebo.

2011-03-15 14:35:51

The research, published today (Tuesday March 15 2011) in The Journal of Physiology, shows a definite link between maternal and offspring obesity and is the first demonstration that this is the case in mammals which bear 'mature offspring' – as humans do.

2011-02-22 12:58:35

Your blood and the level of a hormone in your spit could reveal if you're on the point of burnout.

2011-02-14 17:10:00

PURCHASE, N.Y., Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A recently published study in Nutrition Research and Practice (Nutr Res Pract 2010;4(3):203-207) has verified the anti-inflammatory effects in humans of Oligonol® lychee fruit polyphenol.

2011-02-09 14:39:34

Cortisol, the so-called stress hormone, seems to behave in contradictory ways in children. Some youngsters with behavioral problems have abnormally high levels of cortisol, while others with identical problems have abnormally low levels.

2011-02-04 00:43:39

The Chinese philosopher, Lao Tzu, stated that love not only attacks the heart, but also the head.

2011-02-02 18:39:59

Young adults who are lesbian, gay or bisexual (LGB) are at far higher risk for severe mental health problems than their heterosexual peers.

2010-12-14 08:22:36

The cocktail of hormones running through a depressed mother’s body may play a major role in the development of their baby’s brain, according to this University of Michigan led study.

2010-12-09 10:10:41

Babies born to depressed moms have higher levels of stress hormones, decreased muscle tone, U-M study finds.

2010-11-29 16:10:54

Doctor Daniel Lindqvist from the Psychoimmunology Unit at Lund University is presenting these results in his PhD thesis.

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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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