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2013-06-03 23:22:49

The cycles of destruction gossip can cause – both mental and physical – is the topic under discussion on one of the latest episodes of Carol Newman’s popular BioGirl Health Show.

2013-05-21 23:24:45

Conventional fat loss diets may become obsolete with Garcinia Cambogia Extract, a revolutionary new weight-loss formula which blocks fat, burns carbs, controls hunger, supports healthy cholesterol

2013-05-08 13:02:38

Scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have identified a protein that drives the formation of pituitary tumors in Cushing's disease, a development that may give clinicians a therapeutic target to treat this potentially life-threatening disorder.

2013-04-18 23:00:40

In honor of April's Stress Awareness Month, the Austin sports medicine doctors at Medicine in Motion have compiled facts about reducing anxiety and stress through exercise. Austin

2013-04-17 17:28:51

Hair strands contain valuable information about senior citizens' stress levels that can be used to determine an individual's cardiovascular disease risk.

2013-04-12 23:03:47

Jonny Bowden, aka “The Rogue Nutritionist”, recently published an article on NaturalHealthSherpa.com. Dr.

2013-04-12 15:27:16

Half of patients on high-dose, long-term opioid therapy had hormonal disturbances or signs of inflammation, while 100 percent reported improved pain control and mental outlook, new research shows.

Stress Hormones Lowered Through Mindfulness Meditation
2013-03-29 05:37:53

New research led by researchers with the Shamatha Project at the University of California, Davis suggests that focusing on the present rather than allowing the mind to drift may help lower levels of stress hormones.

2013-03-20 15:55:46

Some 2-year-olds whose moms used methamphetamine during pregnancy may have an abnormal response to stressful situations.


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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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Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.