Cortisol

Early-Day Psychotherapy Enhanced by Higher Cortisol Levels

Early-Day Psychotherapy Enhanced by Higher Cortisol Levels

For patients with panic disorder with agoraphobia, cortisol mediates the effect of the time of day on subsequent outcome.

Diabetes Risk Higher With 'Nonfunctional' Adrenal Tumors

Diabetes Risk Higher With 'Nonfunctional' Adrenal Tumors

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Patients with nonfunctional adrenal tumors have a nearly 2-fold increased risk for diabetes.

Addison's Disease: New Guideline Details Diagnosis and Treatment

Addison's Disease: New Guideline Details Diagnosis and Treatment

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The first-ever guideline from Endocrine Society on Addison's disease details specifics of diagnostic tests and glucocorticoid therapy.

Acute Ozone Exposure Increased Stress Hormone, Altered Lipid Metabolism

Acute Ozone Exposure Increased Stress Hormone, Altered Lipid Metabolism

Acute ozone exposure increases stress hormones and causes alterations in peripheral lipid metabolism in humans.

'Ultraman' Athletes May Face Adverse Metabolic Effects

'Ultraman' Athletes May Face Adverse Metabolic Effects

'Ultraman' competitors experience muscle damage and insulin resistance, researchers find.

Endocrine Society Releases Guidelines on Treatment of Cushing's Syndrome

Endocrine Society Releases Guidelines on Treatment of Cushing's Syndrome

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Guideline focuses on surgical resection to normalize cortisol levels.

Morning, Evening Cortisol Levels Linked to Brain Volume, Cognition in Older People

Morning, Evening Cortisol Levels Linked to Brain Volume, Cognition in Older People

Higher evening salivary cortisol levels tied to lower brain volume, worse cognitive function in older people.

Cortisol May Strengthen Frightening Memories

Cortisol May Strengthen Frightening Memories

The stress hormone may play a role in PTSD and anxiety.

Does Sugar Affect the Body's Response to Stress?

Does Sugar Affect the Body's Response to Stress?

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Sugar consumption may suppress the hormone cortisol as well as stress responses in the brain.

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