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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.

2013-06-11 23:18:34

Acclaimed Professors from Stanford, Princeton & Harvard Share Insights About How Evolution Affects Our Reasoning SAN FRANCISCO, CA (PRWEB) June 11, 2013

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2011-08-19 15:56:23

Researchers have discovered that male rats infected with the parasite Toxoplasma respond strongly to the odor of cat urine.

2010-03-08 12:50:37

Is aggression always the best response to a challenge? Testosterone may not necessarily cause aggression but behavior can drive testosterone secretion.

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2004-11-30 02:00:00

The immune cells of women under extreme mental stress age faster than those in women not facing such pressure, a new study reports. While previous reports have linked physical effects with stress, the new analysis helps pinpoint an important focus for these problems.


Word of the Day
lahar
  • A volcanic mudflow.
The word 'lahar' comes from Javanese.
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