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Woman with rare hormonal disorder operated upon (with images)


December 27th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Dec 27 (IANS) A 22-year-old woman suffering from a rare hormonal disorder - Cushing's syndrome - was successfully treated at the Artemis Health Institute (AHI), a doctor here said ... Read more...

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Scientists say that “Toads ‘could be used to predict earthquakes’”


December 2nd, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Madrid, Dec 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A group of scientists have concluded that toads could be good warning system for earthquakes. The scientists say certain species of the animal have the capacity to ... Read more...

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Stress turns hair grey


August 23rd, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) Stress can turn your hair grey, say scientists.They have found how stress hormone adrenaline causes damage that could lead to a variety of conditions - such ... Read more...

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Mum’s stress in pregnancy ‘puts female offspring at obesity risk’


April 13th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 13 (ANI): A mother's nutritional or psychological stress during pregnancy and breast-feeding may prompt changes in her infant's genes that increase the child's risk of obesity later in life, according ... Read more...

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Elevated levels of sodium blunt body’s natural response to stress


April 6th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 6 (ANI): New research from the University of Cincinnati (UC) shows that elevated levels of sodium blunt the body's natural responses to stress by inhibiting stress hormones that would otherwise ... Read more...

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Scientists accidentally discover possible cure for hair loss


February 17th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): UCLA scientists may have found a possible solution to an age-old problem - hair loss.The researchers, along with the Veterans Administration that was investigating how stress affects gastrointestinal ... Read more...

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Why ’stress hormone’ behaves in contradictory ways in kids


February 10th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): Scientists have discovered why cortisol, the so-called stress hormone, seems to behave in contradictory ways in children.Some youngsters with behavioral problems have abnormally high levels of cortisol, while ... Read more...

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Lesbians, gays, bisexuals at higher risk for severe mental health problems


February 3rd, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 03 (ANI): The stress of being rejected or victimized because of sexual orientation may disrupt hormonal responses in lesbians, gays and bisexuals (LGB), new research from Concordia University suggests.This investigation ... Read more...

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Extra cup of coffee can double stroke risk


December 12th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 12 (IANS) Drinking an extra cup or two of coffee can double stroke risk for light coffee drinkers, says a new study. Light coffee drinkers - who drink coffee just ... Read more...

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Increasing coffee intake ‘doubles stroke risk’


December 12th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 12 (ANI): A new study has revealed that drinking more coffee than usual could double your risk of a stroke.Experts at Harvard Medical School in Boston found that light coffee ... Read more...

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Depression in mums ups stress hormones in babies


December 10th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): A University of Michigan-led study has found that babies born to depressed mums have higher levels of stress hormones, as well as with other neurological and behavioural differences."The ... Read more...

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Why a piece of pizza is so tempting after a stressful day


December 1st, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Wonder why the thought of pizza or a chocolate cake is really tempting especially when you have had a really stressful day at work?A new animal study has ... Read more...

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10 do’s and don’ts for a healthy, glowing skin


November 15th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 15 (ANI): Has your skin lost the shine? Here are the dos and don'ts to curb your complexion crimes.1. Taking hot showersWe all love languishing in a steamy shower ... Read more...

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Forced birth may cause emotional problems for babies


November 4th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 4 (IANS) Babies born with the help of forceps or a suction cup are more likely to have emotional problems, a study has revealed.Forceps or a suction cup is ... Read more...

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Stress hormone opposes testosterone’s effects


October 2nd, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): A new study The University of Texas at Austin has revealed that high levels of the stress hormone cortisol play a critical role in blocking testosterone's influence on ... Read more...

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High levels of stress hormone in recovering alcoholics ‘raise relapse risk’


September 24th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 24 (ANI): High levels of a stress hormone in recovering alcoholics could increase the risk of relapse, a new study has found.Scientists at the University of Liverpool showed that cortisol, ... Read more...

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Stress ups ‘risk of death five-fold’


September 10th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 10 (ANI): A new study has revealed that high levels of the stress hormone cortisol strongly predict cardiovascular death among both persons with and without pre-existing cardiovascular disease.In stressful situations, ... Read more...

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Measure stress in hair to assess cardiac risk


September 3rd, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 3 (IANS) The levels of cortisol, a stress hormone, in one's hair can tell when a person is most likely to suffer a heart attack. University of Western Ontario researchers, ... Read more...

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Drought-tolerant crops move closer to becoming reality


August 26th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): Scientists have made a significant advance on the discovery last year by the University of California, Riverside's Sean Cutler of pyrabactin, a synthetic chemical that mimics a naturally ... Read more...

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It’s official! Marriage and committed romance can buffer against stress


August 18th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 18 (ANI): Previous studies have shown that exchanging marital vows is good for people's health, and now, a new study suggests that having that long-term commitment also alters hormones in ... Read more...

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Stress can reduce women’s chances of conceiving


August 13th, 2010 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) A new study has revealed that high stress levels can reduce a woman's chances of getting pregnant. Researchers at Oxford University and the US National Institutes of Health found ... Read more...

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Level of depression determine healing rate of wounds among diabetics


August 3rd, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 3 (ANI): The way people cope with diabetes-related foot ulcers and their levels of depression, affect how their wound heals or worsens, found a study by a health psychologist at ... Read more...

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Male foetuses ignore stressed mums - unlike sensitive females


July 21st, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 21 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Adelaide in South Australia have discovered that male foetuses ignore their mothers' response to stress - unlike females, which are very sensitive to ... Read more...

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Sea lamprey research provides insight into stress hormones’ evolution


July 20th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 20 (ANI): Researchers at Michigan State University have, for the first time, identified a stress hormone in the sea lamprey, using the 500 million-year-old species as a model to understand ... Read more...

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Brain atrophy causes depression in multiple sclerosis patients


July 2nd, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): Brain atrophy of a part of brain is what causes depression in people suffering from multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a UCLA study.Researchers said that atrophy of ... Read more...

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Abusive mothering leads to increased stress among kids


June 22nd, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 22 (ANI): In a mouse model, researchers have demonstrated how abuse at the hands of mother at a young age, could aggravate the impact of stress hormones in offspring.Dr. Regina ... Read more...

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Women really are ruled by their hormones


June 18th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 18 (ANI): A new US study has shown that women are indeed ruled by their hormones.They are more sensitive to a key stress hormone with even small amounts sending their ... Read more...

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Biological reason behind why depression hits women more than men


June 16th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Cell signals may hold the key to why depression and other stress-related psychiatric disorders are more common among women compared to men.In a study of stress signaling systems ... Read more...

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Stress, anxiety can delay healing of wounds


June 11th, 2010 - 2:55 am ICT by IANS
London, June 11 (IANS) Stress and anxiety can make it harder for wounds to heal, a new study have found. The study was conducted by making wounds on healthy volunteers whose levels of ... Read more...

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Stress, anxiety can make it harder for wounds to heal: Study


June 10th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 10 (ANI): A new research has claimed that stress and anxiety can make it harder for wounds to heal.The more anxious patients are, the longer their wounds take to heal, ... Read more...

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Losing temper could actually be good for you


June 2nd, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Have you ever wondered what really goes on in the body and the brain when we get angry? Well, a research has provided an insight.When we get angry, ... Read more...

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Earlier, later puberty linked to anti-social boys


May 4th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Earlier or later timing of puberty in adolescents boys can trigger chemicals linked to anti-social behavior, according to researchers."Aggressive behavior can begin very early, even in pre-school, and ... Read more...

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Stress can make tumours grow bigger


April 13th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 13 (ANI): A new research suggests that hormones produced during periods of stress accelerate the growth of tumours.Chronic stress has recently been implicated as a factor that may increase the ... Read more...

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‘Stress makes old people cranky’


April 10th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 10 (ANI): Elderly humans' brains react differently to chronic stress - a finding which may explain why older adults are always in a bad mood, according to a new study.Elderly ... Read more...

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Good mothering can make up for prenatal stress


February 26th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): Fetuses exposed to elevated levels of the stress hormone cortisol - shown to be a harbinger for babies' poor cognitive development - can escape this fate if their ... Read more...

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