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2013-09-11 23:03:49

Online USA Doctors created a new clinical approach to how they treat stress and fatigue. Through the typical tests, Online USA Doctors added another level by understanding the level of adrenal fatigue that can cause numerous health conditions and without treating the adrenal glands, won't entirely help reverse stress and fatigue. Orange County, CA (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 Online USA Doctors has developed a new clinically superior way of treating stress related health conditions....

Wolf Howls Based On Social Connections
2013-08-23 04:36:47

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The howl of a wolf can be one of the most haunting and mysterious sounds of the forest. While scientists aren’t exactly sure why the animals howl, a new study suggests that the reason has something to do with social relationships within a pack. In a recently published report in the journal Current Biology, a team of European researchers described how when a wolf leaves a pack, its pack-mates will howl based on the quality of their...

2013-08-13 23:24:58

Award of a $1.3 Million Dollar Grant for Saliva Stress Test Development Vancouver, WA (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 Oasis Diagnostics® Corporation, a leader in the development and commercialization of oral sample collection systems for nucleic acids, proteins and small molecules for laboratory and point-of-care applications, has secured Phase II Federal funding to complete the development of its rapid, fully quantitative stress test that detects levels of the hormone cortisol in saliva,...

2013-08-08 20:21:58

Self-perceived social status predicts hippocampal function and stress hormones BOSTON, Aug. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A mother's perceived social status predicts her child's brain development and stress indicators, finds a study at Boston Children's Hospital. While previous studies going back to the 1950s have linked objective socioeconomic factors--such as parental income or education--to child health, achievement and brain function, the new study is the first to link brain...

Search For New Drug Treatments With Help From Depressed Fish
2013-08-05 12:19:23

Max Planck Institute Antidepressant normalizes the behavior of zebrafish with a defective stress hormone receptor Chronic stress can lead to depression and anxiety in humans. Scientists working with Herwig Baier, Director at the Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology in Martinsried, recently discovered a very similar link in fish. Normally, the stress hormone cortisol helps fish, as in humans, to regulate stress. Fish that lack the receptor for cortisol as a result of a genetic mutation...

Don't Stress Out: Optimism Helps You Deal With Stress
2013-07-24 04:58:17

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online It has long been assumed people with an optimistic view of life are better at dealing with high pressure situations, but now researchers from Concordia University's Department of Psychology have discovered a link between a positive outlook and an individual's biological stress response. Joelle Jobin, a doctoral candidate in clinical psychology who co-wrote the study with her supervisor Carsten Wrosch and colleague Michael Scheier...

2013-07-19 15:43:59

A surprisingly large number of dogs suffer from hyperadrenocorticism.  The symptoms are caused by excessive amounts of hormones – glucocorticoids – in the body.  Unfortunately, though, diagnosis of the disease is complicated by the fact that glucocorticoid levels naturally fluctuate and most methods for measuring the concentration of the hormones in the blood provide only a snapshot of the current situation.  Recent...

2013-06-30 23:04:14

New research report uncovers clinical studies on Pure Garcinia Cambogia Extract yielding significant weight loss benefits. Scientists find active ingredient, Hydroxycitric Acid (HCA), may consistently block fat production, suppress appetite, and increase levels of serotonin in the brain. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2013 Garcinia Cambogia Extract has caught the attention and curiosity of millions across the globe as this new, and all-natural supplement claims to be the next big weight...

2013-06-20 23:00:22

Daily Gossip invites readers to a live demonstration of the Shapeshifter, the academy manual that fitness and nutrition experts, Adam Steer and Ryan Murdock have developed. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 Daily Gossip Magazine have invited readers to take part at a live demonstration of the principles exposed by coaches Adam Steer and Ryan Murdock in their Shapeshifter Academy Manual. The live demonstration will be held on Friday, 28 June at 10:30 at Washington Park in Denver,...

2013-06-17 20:21:16

Data presented at ENDO 2013, the Endocrine Society's 95th Annual Meeting WASHINGTON, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Vanda) (NASDAQ: VNDA) presented additional data today at ENDO 2013, the Endocrine Society's 95(th) Annual Meeting, demonstrating that tasimelteon can entrain (synchronize) both melatonin and cortisol rhythms. This effect further confirms tasimelteon's potential to reset the master body clock and address the circadian desynchrony which is...


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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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