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2010-09-28 20:09:23

A new study by USC researchers reveals that stressed men looking at angry faces had diminished activity in the brain regions responsible for understanding others' feelings.

2010-09-23 12:42:00

Scientists at the University of Liverpool have found that high levels of a stress hormone in recovering alcoholics could increase the risk of relapse.

2010-09-10 13:23:31

High levels of the stress hormone cortisol strongly predict cardiovascular death among both persons with and without pre-existing cardiovascular disease.

2010-09-08 14:00:28

Both drinking and withdrawal from chronic drinking can raise circulating glucocorticoid levels, known as cortisol in humans and corticosterone in rodents.

2010-09-03 11:30:18

It’s been common knowledge that everyday stress causes and increased chance of heart attack.

2010-07-20 12:25:00

LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- CortiSlim International, LLC, a leading nutritional supplement company, and Aeron LifeCycles Clinical Laboratory have jointly co-sponsored The Cortisol Connection, a new resource website (www.Cortisol.com) designed to educate individuals about the connection between cortisol, stress and weight gain.

2010-07-02 19:52:11

Adding to all that ails people managing their multiple sclerosis is depression ― for which MS sufferers have a lifetime risk as high as 50 percent.


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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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