Study reveals a link between corticosteroid receptors and genes associated with ciliary and neuroplasticity in the hippocampus, an area of the brain associated with stress response, learning, and memory.
People who use glucocorticoids, a class of steroids used to treat asthma and arthritis, are at higher risk of developing severe symptoms of COVID-19.
Prenatal stress can have an epigenetic impact on the future mental health of offspring. Adult children of women who experienced prenatal stress are more vulnerable to stress and other mental health disorders.
New findings suggest common concepts cited in textbooks may need to be adjusted.
Researchers discover receptors for stress activated hormones are localized in oral taste cells responsible for detecting sweet, umami and bitter tastes.