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Latest Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis Stories

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.

2013-10-02 12:25:48

Concerned about the effect of stress on your health and well-being?

2013-03-14 17:13:28

While acupuncture is used widely to treat chronic stress, the mechanism of action leading to reported health benefits are not understood.

2012-05-16 15:54:55

Researchers at Warwick Medical School have discovered a way of identifying which women are most at risk of postnatal depression (PND) by checking for specific genetic variants.

2012-02-23 13:13:31

After we sense a threat, our brain center responsible for responding goes into gear, setting off a chain of biochemical reactions leading to the release of cortisol from the adrenal glands.

2012-02-21 21:11:25

Stress has numerous detrimental effects on the human body.

2012-01-26 02:07:35

Scientists now have a better understanding of the way that stress impacts the brain.

2012-01-25 07:05:07

Narcissism is a personality trait that is defined by an inflated sense of grandiosity, self-importance, and overestimations of uniqueness.


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zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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