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The adrenal glands are the part of the body responsible for releasing three different classes of hormones. These hormones cont, controlling the "fight or flight" response to stress, maintaining pregnancy, initiating and controlling sexual maturation during childhood and puberty. The adrenal glands are also an important source of sex steroids, such as estrogen and testosterone.
Study: Liver inflammation increases cholesterol levels in people with diabetes

Study: Liver inflammation increases cholesterol levels in people with diabetes

Infantile spasms and multiple sclerosis relapse data presented at AAN

Infantile spasms and multiple sclerosis relapse data presented at AAN

High concentrations of stress hormone affect DNA processes and mental health

High concentrations of stress hormone affect DNA processes and mental health

Endocrine Society releases new guideline to help diagnose and treat hypothalamic amenorrhea

Endocrine Society releases new guideline to help diagnose and treat hypothalamic amenorrhea

Immune system defect makes Addison’s patients prone to respiratory infections

Immune system defect makes Addison’s patients prone to respiratory infections

Researchers pinpoint new neural mechanism that regulates chronic stress response

Researchers pinpoint new neural mechanism that regulates chronic stress response

Study sheds light on role of Armc5 protein in foetal development and T-cell immune responses

Study sheds light on role of Armc5 protein in foetal development and T-cell immune responses

Scientists decode genetic profile of rare inherited disorder that can cause genital ambiguity

Scientists decode genetic profile of rare inherited disorder that can cause genital ambiguity

UAB researchers find microRNA as potential therapeutic target for MDD

UAB researchers find microRNA as potential therapeutic target for MDD

Anti-anxiety medication dampens helping behavior in rats

Anti-anxiety medication dampens helping behavior in rats

Study reveals important new findings about rare cancer

Study reveals important new findings about rare cancer

Endocrine Society urges physicians to increase screening for primary aldosteronism

Endocrine Society urges physicians to increase screening for primary aldosteronism

Brominated fire retardants overstimulate aldosterone in a way that may lead to cardiovascular disease

Brominated fire retardants overstimulate aldosterone in a way that may lead to cardiovascular disease

Older people could be at greater risk for negative consequences of consuming high-salt diet

Older people could be at greater risk for negative consequences of consuming high-salt diet

IU researchers discover hormonal mechanism that links short winter days with increased aggression in females

IU researchers discover hormonal mechanism that links short winter days with increased aggression in females

Early trial results in lung cancer

Early trial results in lung cancer

High levels of satiety hormone leptin contribute to cardiovascular disease in obese individuals

High levels of satiety hormone leptin contribute to cardiovascular disease in obese individuals

Scientists uncover mechanism responsible for development of adrenal gland tumors

Scientists uncover mechanism responsible for development of adrenal gland tumors

New MRI contrast agent detects tiny breast cancer tumors, micrometastases

New MRI contrast agent detects tiny breast cancer tumors, micrometastases

New research could help develop precision medicine for primary aldosteronism

New research could help develop precision medicine for primary aldosteronism