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Latest Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis Stories

2010-03-10 07:18:00

Bad behavior in childhood is associated with long-term, chronic widespread pain in adult life, according to the findings of a study following nearly 20,000 people from birth in 1958 to the present day.

2009-05-19 21:02:27

Day-care-center-based child care and insensitive parenting might have lasting effects, U.S. researchers suggest.

2009-04-21 14:19:54

Study finds link between exposure to community violence and a disruption to the stress pathways in the body.

2009-01-23 09:43:33

A Canadian/U.S. research team has reported a novel approach to stimulating recovery from chronic stress disorders. Details of the therapeutic model, which exploits the natural dynamics of the body's "fight or flight" system, are published January 23 in the open-access journal PLoS Computational Biology. In contrast to conventional time-invariant therapy, the researchers propose a well-directed therapeutic push delivered according to an optimal treatment schedule.

2008-11-18 23:06:38

The relationship between a young child and his or her teacher can affect the levels of the stress hormone cortisol in the child, U.S. researchers believe.

2008-08-30 09:00:20

By McNicol, Anne Marie * Context.-In surgical pathology practice adrenal cortical tumors are rare. However, in autopsy series adrenal cortical nodules are found frequently. These are now being identified more commonly in life when the abdomen is scanned for other disease.

2008-06-14 03:00:00

By Toda, Masahiro Makino, Hiroaki; Kobayashi, Hidetoshi; Morimoto, Kanehisa ABSTRACT. The authors collected saliva samples from 15 married couples and 13 women staying with a female companion (N = 43) during an 8-day stay at a spa resort in Nagano, Japan.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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