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2014-02-18 13:43:42

High levels of the stress hormone cortisol may contribute to the risk aversion and 'irrational pessimism' found among bankers and fund managers during financial crises.

Saliva-Based Test Predicts Risk Of Future Clinical Depression In Boys
2014-02-18 11:49:53

Most teenage boys go through hard times and some can even get depressed. A new saliva-based test can determine if these minor bouts of depression are foreshadowing major depression later in life, according to a new study based in the United Kingdom.

2014-01-25 23:03:33

Studies show elevated cortisol levels due to stress triggers an increase in belly fat, even in healthy, active adults.

2014-01-24 13:43:58

Chemical analyses by neuroscientist Jerrold Meyer and colleagues at the University of Massachusetts Amherst are helping to establish hair cortisol concentration (HCC) as an important new biomarker for stress in wild animals facing global climate change.

2014-01-13 23:02:31

NutraGenesis, LLC is pleased to announce that the United States Patent and Trademark office has issued the company U.S.

2013-12-24 23:01:48

Go and Get Healthy have completed a detailed review of the Shapeshifter Yoga program designed by Kris Fondran.

Stress Gene Linked Heart Attacks
2013-12-19 12:03:34

A new study reveals that the genetic trait responsible for predisposing some people to strong stress reactions may also cause the risk of heart attack or death to rise by 38 percent.

2013-12-05 23:27:06

Healthy Directions, a top source of natural health advice and doctor-formulated nutritional products, launches Advanced Stress Relief, a unique supplement that helps the body manage stress and

2013-11-25 23:29:31

Boosts fat-burning chemistry without special diets, exercise or dangerous stimulants. Incline Village, Nevada (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 LipoBio Pharmaceuticals

2013-11-25 09:48:09

Steroid injections given to pregnant women before premature birth may increase the child's risk of later behavioral and emotional difficulties, a study has found.


Latest Cortisol Reference Libraries

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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