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Wearable device from Stanford measures cortisol in sweat

Wearable device measures cortisol in sweat

The hormone cortisol rises and falls naturally throughout the day and can spike in response to stress but current methods for measuring cortisol levels...

Low-stress babies show fewer allergies

A new study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden shows that infants with low concentrations of the stress-related hormone cortisol in their saliva develop fewer...

Simple spit and blood tests might detect burnout before it happens

This release is available in French. Your blood and the level of a hormone in your spit could reveal if you're on the point of burnout, according to research undertaken by Dr. Sonia Lupien and Robert-Paul Juster of the Centre for Studies on Human...

Does adolescent stress lead to mood disorders in adulthood?

Montreal, November 3, 2010 -- Stress may be more hazardous to our mental health than previously believed, according to new research from Concordia University. A series of studies from the institution have found there may be a link between the recen...

High stress hormone levels linked to increased cardiovascular mortality

Chevy Chase, MD -- High levels of the stress hormone cortisol strongly predict cardiovascular death among both persons with and without pre-existing cardiovascular disease according to a new study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's ...

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