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Stress Hormone Cortisol May Speed Up Short-Term Memory Loss
2014-06-18 07:54:35

Working with laboratory rate, researchers at the University of Iowa have found that the stress hormone cortisol could be one of those factors contributing to cognitive decline.

depression brain molecule
2014-06-09 04:40:57

Levels of a tiny molecule known as miR-1202 are lower in the brains of people suffering from depression, suggesting that it could serve as a marker for depression and help detect which patients are most likely to respond to antidepressant treatment.

2014-05-08 23:09:24

Home Care Assistance – Toronto/York Region (HomeCareAssistance-Toronto.com), the leading provider of non-medical, in-home senior care in the Greater Toronto Area, is weighing in on a recent

Therapy Involving Horses Offers Hope For Alzheimer's Patients
2014-05-06 10:27:40

Numerous studies have shown that physical, emotional and cognitive therapy involving domestic animals can be very therapeutic, and new research from The Ohio State University has found that interactive therapy with horses can bring relief to people with Alzheimer’s disease.

Stress Is Contagious
2014-05-01 05:44:08

It is well known that some things in life are contagious. According to a new study, stress is also contagious and can be damaging to one's health.

Stress Reduction Through Horse Therapy
2014-04-26 05:57:50

Previous research has shown that animals can have a soothing effect on humans and a new study published in the Human-Animal Interaction Bulletin reveals that when school kids work with horses – they have significantly lower levels of stress hormones throughout their day.

2014-04-16 04:22:00

SALT LAKE CITY, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jessica Smith is skating her way into history.

Night Owls Vs Early Birds
2014-04-02 12:36:55

Are you a night owl who likes to stay up to study or watch late-night talk shows? Or an early bird who likes to get a head start on the competition?

Stress Can Affect A Woman's Ability To Remain Fertile: Study
2014-03-24 11:20:39

While couples having trouble getting pregnant can cause stress for both individuals, a new study has found that stress itself can have an effect on infertility.

2014-03-21 23:01:42

Many living with Parkinson’s Disease are at their wit’s end as they face their medication’s dosage limits and there are no longer any measurable differences in their symptoms.


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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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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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