News tagged with stress response
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The hormone oxytocin - often referred to as the "trust" hormone or "love hormone" for its role in stimulating emotional responses - plays an important role in Williams syndrome (WS), according to a study published June 12, ...
Neuroscience Jun 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
A study spearheaded by a Stanford University School of Medicine scientist has tracked the trajectories of key immune cells in response to short-term stress and traced, in great detail, how hormones triggered by such stress ...
Immunology Jun 21, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (7) | 0 |
It has long been known that cancer is a disease of aging, but a molecular link between the two has remained elusive.
Cancer Jun 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Scientists at the Babraham Institute have gained a new understanding of how the growth of the placenta is regulated before birth, which has important implications for a healthy pregnancy. The research, published today (10 ...
Medical research Jun 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Scientists have discovered a new function for a protein that protects cells during injury and could eventually translate into treatment for conditions ranging from cardiovascular disease to Alzheimer's.
Medical research Jun 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Skin cancer patients whose childhood included periods of neglect or maltreatment are at a much greater risk for their cancers to return when they face a major stressful event, based on a new study.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 04, 2012 | 4 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at the University of St Andrews found that non-sexual social interactions with men caused a noticeable rise in the temperature of a woman's face, without them even noticing.
Medical research May 30, 2012 | 4.1 / 5 (9) | 2 |
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have found clinical evidence that the drug gabapentin, currently on the market to treat neuropathic pain and epilepsy, helps people to quit smoking marijuana (cannabis). Unlike ...
Addiction Apr 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 2 |
Caring for a wife with breast cancer can have a measurable negative effect on men's health, even years after the cancer diagnosis and completion of treatment, according to recent research.
Health Apr 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
In the 1970s, Herbert Bensons book The Relaxation Response described a method for easing moments of great stress the opposite of the fight or flight mechanism that causes ...
Health Apr 10, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Stress wreaks havoc on the mind and body. For example, psychological stress is associated with greater risk for depression, heart disease and infectious diseases. But, until now, it has not been clear exactly how stress influences ...
Immunology Apr 02, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (12) | 5 |
Testosterone, the primary male sex hormone, appears to have antidepressant properties, but the exact mechanisms underlying its effects have remained unclear. Nicole Carrier and Mohamed Kabbaj, scientists at Florida State ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study shows that when we test older adults in a medical or research setting, it produces a stress response that reduces their memory.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
In type 1 diabetes (T1D), pancreatic beta cells die from a misguided autoimmune attack, but how and why that happens is still unclear. Now, JDRF-funded scientists from the Indiana University School of Medicine have found ...
Diabetes Mar 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Chronic stress has a more powerful effect on the brain during adolescence than in adulthood and now there's proof at the molecular level, according to findings published in Neuron by University at Buffalo researchers.
Neuroscience Mar 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |