News tagged with saliva test
(Medical Xpress)—A new study indicates that a simple saliva test could be an effective tool in predicting violent behavior.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 26, 2013 | 3.7 / 5 (7) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Drug-impaired driving is a growing problem in Canada that remains dramatically under-enforced and, if enforced at all, is time-consuming, unwieldy and fails to identify the vast majority of drug-impaired ...
Health Nov 26, 2012 | 1 / 5 (2) | 1
With Election Day 2012 just weeks away, a recent study provides scientific evidence that voting in national elections is actually a stressful event with measurable hormonal changes.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
After waking up, the concentration of the stress hormone cortisol in saliva rises considerably; this is true not only for grown-ups but for babies as well. A research team from the Ruhr-Universität Bochum and from Basel ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first over-the-counter HIV test, allowing Americans to check themselves for the virus that causes AIDS in the privacy of their homes.
HIV & AIDS Jul 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
No one likes to get stuck with a needle. But it's the only way doctors can get blood to test for diabetes, anemia and numerous other health problems.
Medical research Jun 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
This weekend, many mothers-to-be celebrated Mother's Day, a welcome relief from the inherent stresses of pregnancy.
Pediatrics May 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A Michigan State University surgeon is teaming up with a Lansing-area dental benefits firm on a clinical trial to create a simple, cost-effective saliva test to detect oral cancer, a breakthrough that would drastically improve ...
Cancer Apr 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Angeline Chilton says she can't drive unless she smokes pot. The suburban Denver woman uses medical marijuana to ease multiple sclerosis symptoms and says she'd never get behind the wheel right after ...
Addiction Mar 18, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 4
A middle-aged man goes to see his doctor, complaining of a host of vague symptoms: He's lethargic, somewhat depressed and feeling a little anxious about his manliness.
Sleep apnea Mar 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
"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 |
A saliva test used to diagnose the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), is comparable in accuracy to the traditional blood test, according to a new study led by the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre ...
HIV & AIDS Jan 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers find negative social interactions can lead to increased amounts of internal inflammation
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers from the University of California have found that negative social interactions can cause internal inflammation that may over time lead to possible health consequences. In the study, the results ...
Medical research Jan 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1 |
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
Knowing the right way to handle stress in the classroom and on the sports field can make the difference between success and failure for the millions of students going back to school this fall, new University of Chicago research ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 09, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
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