Tag: "glucocorticoid" at medical news
Food Habits Could Change Your Genes
...of well-reared rats. The amino acid methylated the glucocorticoid
gene, and the animal's behaviour changed. No one is envisaging injecting supplements into people's brains, but Szyf says his study shows how important subtle nutrients and supplements can be. "Food has a dramatic effect," he says. "But it can go ...
Stress Can Cause Hair loss at 16
...escape stress in modern day life. Stress increases glucocorticoid
levels. That acts like a male hormone and causes the thinning of hair," Mumbai-based Sonal Shah said. "Initially, we used to see this beginning around 35 but now it has come down to as low as 16 and 18," Shah told IANS on the sidelines of a seminar...
Stress Could Have A Notable Effect In Quickening The Progression Of Alzheimer's disease
...injected for just seven days with dexamethasone, a glucocorticoid
similar to the body’s stress hormones, the levels ...ld mice, demonstrating the profound consequence of glucocorticoid
exposure. When dexamethasone was given to 13-month-old mice that already had some plaque and tangle ...
Blocking Glucocorticoid Prevents Stress-Induced Skin Abnormalities
...arch has shown that psychological stress increases glucocorticoid
production. In addition, it is well recognized tha...nd group of mice received antalarmin, which blocks glucocorticoid
production. A third group was subjected to the stress but received neither antalarmin nor RU 486. Th...
Low Doses Of Arsenic Have Broad Impact On Hormone Activity – Says A Researc
...er found that arsenic disrupts the activity of the glucocorticoid
receptor, and this follow up study considered the progesterone and mineralocorticoid receptors, which regulate a wide range of biological processes. This work was done in collaboration with Jack Bodwell, the lead author on this paper and a research a...
Low-Dose Steroids Reduce Joint Damage From Rheumatoid Arthritis
...ost of the studies, patients received low doses of glucocorticoid
pills along with so-called disease-modifying drugs...ed. Nevertheless, potential adverse reactions to glucocorticoid
therapy merit further research, say the authors, as does usefulness of steroid treatment for patient...
Steroid Use Fails to Boost Pregnancy Rates in Infertility Treatments
...isted reproductive technologies were combined with glucocorticoid
treatment. However, six of the studies — of 650 women undergoing IVF — revealed a slightly higher pregnancy rate among women who took the hormones. The review authors say the difference barely exceeds that which could be attributed to mere chance. ...
Glucocorticoid in ‘bad Light’ During Fertility Treatmet
...ductive technologies were used in combination with glucocorticoid
treatment; the pregnancy rates did not show any improvement. What is worse is the threat that glucocorticoids may cause certain infections or even be the cause of premature births. Researchers inferred, “This meta-analysis shows that empirical use o...
Harmful Effects Of Glucocorticoids On Newborns Owing To Prenatal Exposure
...mild stress. These data suggest that both repeated glucocorticoid
therapy and severe maternal stress late in gestation are likely to have long-term deleterious effects on developing human fetuses. Source-Eurekalert JYT...