News tagged with cortisol levels
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Mouthguards are used by almost everyone participating in sports. These devices, typically purchased over-the-counter and used on the upper teeth, are designed to protect against broken teeth and an injured tongue. Recently, ...
Health Apr 25, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Soccer fans' testosterone and cortisol levels go up when watching a game, but don't further increase after a victory, according to a study published Apr. 18 in the open access journal PLoS ONE.
Medical research Apr 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new investigational drug significantly reduced urinary cortisol levels and improved symptoms of Cushing's disease in the largest clinical study of this endocrine disorder ever conducted. Results of the clinical trial conducted ...
Medical research Mar 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Stress has numerous detrimental effects on the human body. Many of these effects are acutely felt by the sufferer, but many more go 'unseen', one of which is shortening of telomere length.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- While pregnant, women pay particular attention to factors such as diet and exercise to ensure their babies are born healthy and develop normally. New research from the University of Calgarys Faculty ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 10, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
"Stand by me" is a common refrain when it comes to friendship but new research from Concordia University proves that the concept goes beyond pop music: keeping friends close has real physiological and psychological benefits.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 26, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
The personality trait narcissism may have an especially negative effect on the health of men, according to a recent study published in PLoS ONE.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 23, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (6) | 7 |
Participation in horticultural activities can improve confidence and social skills, cultivate a positive attitude, and rejuvenate the mind and body. Many studies have emphasized the effects of horticultural activities in ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Cortisol may be the Swiss Army knife of hormones in the human body -- just when scientists think they understand what it does, another function pops up. While many of these functions are understood for adults, much less is ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 01, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
When a person with mild cognitive impairment is agitated or restless, caregivers can expect to find they are more edgy as well. According to research conducted at Virginia Tech, the more a caregiver's day ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM) found that shift work at a young age is associated with elevated long-term cortisol levels and increased ...
Health Oct 03, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
As the United States nears another election day, researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) have determined scientifically, for the first time, that voting is a stressful event, inducing measurable hormonal changes.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A new study by York University researchers finds that practicing yoga reduces the physical and psychological symptoms of chronic pain in women with fibromyalgia.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 27, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
In the longest running U.S. study of premature infants who are now 23 years old, University of Rhode Island Professor of Nursing Mary C. Sullivan has found that premature infants are less healthy, have more social and school ...
Health Jun 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Children whose mother or father is affected by bipolar disorder may need to keep their stress levels in check. A new international study, led by Concordia University, suggests the stress hormone cortisol is a key player in ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 05, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
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