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Milk Thistle
2015-02-11 15:33:59

Scientists around Günter Stalla, endocrinologist at the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry in Munich, now discovered in cell cultures, animal models and human tumor tissue that a harmless plant extract can be applied to treat Cushing Disease.

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2015-01-26 16:32:50

Take a chill pill, moms! A recent study done on pregnant mice shows that excess stress can negatively impact a fetus.

2015-01-14 23:02:51

A new “trick” steroids use to suppress inflammation, which could be used to make new anti-inflammatory drugs without the harmful side effects of steroids, has been discovered by researchers

Stress Can Cause Mongooses Not To Help Out In The Future
2014-07-25 03:38:38

Researchers studying banded mongooses in Uganda have discovered that those who work hard to care for pups may be less likely to invest in future offspring in the same way due to elevated stress hormones.

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.

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

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.

2013-07-19 15:43:59

A surprisingly large number of dogs suffer from hyperadrenocorticism.

2013-06-10 12:57:45

Researchers at Whitehead Institute have identified a protein that is the target of glucocorticoids, the drugs that are used to increase red blood cell production in patients with certain types of anemia, including those resulting from trauma, sepsis, malaria, kidney dialysis, and chemotherapy.

2013-03-13 17:47:27

On the football field, the neophyte fan focuses on the receiver, whose daring catch and dash for the goal line captures the attention.

2012-10-15 15:18:05

Georgia Health Sciences University researchers have developed a mouse that errs on the side of making bone rather than fat, which could eventually lead to better drugs to treat inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.