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Corticosterone is a 21 carbon steroid hormone of the corticosteroid type produced in the cortex of the adrenal glands.
Songbird plumage and testosterone levels are altered by wildfire

Songbird plumage and testosterone levels are altered by wildfire

Study identifies bird species with the potential to spread Lyme disease

Study identifies bird species with the potential to spread Lyme disease

Cannabis use dampens physiological response to stress in female rats

Cannabis use dampens physiological response to stress in female rats

Study shows long-term consequences of peripubertal stress

Study shows long-term consequences of peripubertal stress

Prolonged corticosteroid treatment increases adrenal gland inflammation

Prolonged corticosteroid treatment increases adrenal gland inflammation

Resveratrol shows promise for anxiety and depression

Resveratrol shows promise for anxiety and depression

Plant compound found in red wine displays anti-stress effects

Plant compound found in red wine displays anti-stress effects

Researchers attempt to solve PTSD puzzle

Researchers attempt to solve PTSD puzzle

Yale researchers offer insight into the hunger hormone

Yale researchers offer insight into the hunger hormone

Increased stress hormones accelerate breast cancer metastasis

Increased stress hormones accelerate breast cancer metastasis

Stress and paradoxical sleep associated with pathways of brain cell death and survival

Stress and paradoxical sleep associated with pathways of brain cell death and survival

People with ancestors exposed to stressors have improved immune response to stress

People with ancestors exposed to stressors have improved immune response to stress

Binge drinking history makes male and female mice react differently to stress, study shows

Binge drinking history makes male and female mice react differently to stress, study shows

Study reveals connection between hunger and mood

Study reveals connection between hunger and mood

New trial to evaluate whether fasting can improve MS symptoms

New trial to evaluate whether fasting can improve MS symptoms

UC study reveals metamorphic adaptation of certain spadefoot toads in response to climate change

UC study reveals metamorphic adaptation of certain spadefoot toads in response to climate change

Research finds new therapeutic strategy to prevent infections in spinal cord injury patients

Research finds new therapeutic strategy to prevent infections in spinal cord injury patients

Active component rich in sugarcane may ameliorate stress, help having sound sleep

Active component rich in sugarcane may ameliorate stress, help having sound sleep

Traumatic brain injuries affect the body's stress axis differently in female and male mice, shows research

Traumatic brain injuries affect the body's stress axis differently in female and male mice, shows research

UC biologists use frog models to study how early stressors may play role in onset of adult diseases

UC biologists use frog models to study how early stressors may play role in onset of adult diseases