Researchers say those over 60 are better at predicting stressful events at home than younger people. However, younger people are better at utilizing these predictions to minimize the adverse impact of stress.
A new study reports that testing the saliva of healthy older people for cortisol levels could help identify those at risk for Alzheimer's disease.
Researchers report writing about past failures can lower the stress response and enhance performance when faced with a new stressful task.
Exploring the relationship between emotion and pain in rheumatoid arthritis, researchers report emotions may function as a stressor, promoting inflammation and causing pain symptoms.
According to a new study, African American youths who have elevated levels of anxiety as a result of every day struggles will overproduce cortisol as adults.
A new study reports teenage boys with raised cortisol levels and depressive symptoms are up to 14 times more likely to develop major depression that their peers.