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2014-09-08 05:06:09

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online We live in a world that is constantly on the move. We have things stimulating us all of the time, often leading to overstimulation. We work more and more, and because of technology, often bring that work everywhere, and I do mean everywhere, with us. It is no wonder many people experience stress and stress-related disorders. As the National Institute of Mental Health defines, “Stress can be defined as the brain's response to any...

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2014-08-06 05:25:46

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Everyone feels stressed out at times; however, for some stress evolves into mental and physical illnesses that lead to even worse illnesses and issues. For these reasons, scientists and doctors have long studied stress looking at what causes stress, how stress affects people, and what can be done to prevent and/or treat stress-related illnesses. On Saturday, the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSC)...

2012-04-24 12:37:03

A cellular protein called HDAC6, newly characterized as a gatekeeper of steroid biology in the brain, may provide a novel target for treating and preventing stress-linked disorders, such as depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to research from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Glucocorticoids are natural steroids secreted by the body during stress. A small amount of these hormones helps with normal brain function, but their excess...

2011-11-30 18:07:41

Stress-related disorders are often linked to people working in the line of fire. In a study led by researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center in collaboration with the San Francisco VA Medical Center and the University of California, San Francisco, police recruits were assessed during academy training before critical incident exposure and provided salivary cortisol at first awakening and after 30 minutes. Police academy recruits who showed the greatest rise in the stress hormone cortisol after...

2010-11-10 12:00:00

BASEL, Switzerland, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ - Neuro-Biotech Corporation (PINKSHEET: MRES) (OTCQB: MRES) Neuro-Biotech Corp. is currently actively working towards the commercialization of natural products called "Neuroceuticals(R)", that are specially designed to restore the nervous system equilibrium and improve the state of health as well as the quality of life of people affected by stress-related disorders. Our "Neuroceuticals(R)" respect international established quality standards...

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2009-11-04 09:30:00

Use of cannabinoids (marijuana) could assist in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder patients. This is exposed in a new study carried out at the Learning and Memory Lab in the University of Haifa's Department of Psychology. The study, carried out by research student Eti Ganon-Elazar under the supervision of Dr. Irit Akirav, was published in the prestigious Journal of Neuroscience. In most cases, the result of experiencing a traumatic event - a car accident or terror attack - is the...

2009-06-23 15:46:28

 A positive approach and successful stress-management techniques also help to reduce the negative effects of work-related stress", explains Ann-Christine Andersson Arnt©n, who will be presenting her  dissertation in psychology.- But when there are stressful experiences both at work and in the relationship, the risk of burn-out and poor health increases dramatically.About 900 persons took part in her survey. Those who felt they had a good relationship experienced that they...

2008-12-05 08:57:20

Scientists have revealed an abnormality in the brain that may be at fault for stress-related psychiatric disorders. It lies in the part of the brain responsible for blocking out memories.Using functional MRI (fMRI), scientists examined connections between the prefrontal cortex and hippocampus of participants who had suffered stressful traumatic events. The prefrontal cortex is the part of the brain that suppresses and retrieves memories processed by the hippocampus, another part of the brain....


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