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Adult women whose mothers had increased levels of stress hormones while they were pregnant are likelier to become addicted to nicotine, a new study has revealed.
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A chemical hormone released in the body as a reaction to stress could be a key trigger for the late onset of Alzheimer`s disease, a new study has warned.
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Focusing on the present rather than letting the mind drift may help to lower levels of the stress hormone cortisol, according to a new study from the University of California, Davis.
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A brisk walk a day switches on a brain process that can protect against Alzheimer`s, according to a new study.
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Being a boss could actually protect you against a heart attack rather than cause one!
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Short bursts of stress could actually be good for your health - warding off infection, helping wounds to heal and even speeding up the recovery following surgery, researchers have claimed.
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The incidence of allergies in children has increased over the past few decades.
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A specific stress hormone, the corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF), is key to the development and maintenance of alcohol dependence in animal models, say scientists from The Scripps Research Institute.