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Cortisol is a hormone made by the adrenal cortex (the outer layer of the adrenal gland). It helps the body use glucose (a sugar), protein, and fats. Cortisol made in the laboratory is called hydrocortisone. It is used to treat many conditions, including inflammation, allergies, and some cancers. Cortisol is a type of glucocorticoid hormone.
The impact of viral infections on the human endocrine system

The impact of viral infections on the human endocrine system

Combined glucocorticoid steroids and statin therapy may be safer for the treatment of preterm birth

Combined glucocorticoid steroids and statin therapy may be safer for the treatment of preterm birth

Researchers develop a new multi-omics microsampling method for complete health profiling

Researchers develop a new multi-omics microsampling method for complete health profiling

Advantages and challenges of using interstitial fluid for disease diagnosis, health monitoring

Advantages and challenges of using interstitial fluid for disease diagnosis, health monitoring

What are the major findings of long COVID research?

What are the major findings of long COVID research?

What impact does short-term sleep restriction have on gut microbiome?

What impact does short-term sleep restriction have on gut microbiome?

At-home saliva test to diagnose adrenal insufficiency makes a difference to patients' health

At-home saliva test to diagnose adrenal insufficiency makes a difference to patients' health

Marine plankton samples can help study the connections between ocean pollution and rates of chronic illnesses

Marine plankton samples can help study the connections between ocean pollution and rates of chronic illnesses

Enhanced diet could improve astronauts' health and performance compared to standard spaceflight food

Enhanced diet could improve astronauts' health and performance compared to standard spaceflight food

Study explores the risk of new-onset diabetes mellitus following SARS-CoV-2 infections

Study explores the risk of new-onset diabetes mellitus following SARS-CoV-2 infections

Research in young rats shows how hormonal contraceptives may affect the brain

Research in young rats shows how hormonal contraceptives may affect the brain

NIH awards $2.1 million grant to UMass Amherst epidemiologist

NIH awards $2.1 million grant to UMass Amherst epidemiologist

Sleep Research Society's new position statement advocates the elimination of daylight saving time

Sleep Research Society's new position statement advocates the elimination of daylight saving time

Probiotics and prebiotics can reduce the risk of frailty syndrome among the elderly

Probiotics and prebiotics can reduce the risk of frailty syndrome among the elderly

Wearable soft robot can improve patient experience during unpleasant medical procedures

Wearable soft robot can improve patient experience during unpleasant medical procedures

Study uses pluripotent stem cell models to investigate stress response in PTSD patients

Study uses pluripotent stem cell models to investigate stress response in PTSD patients

Rare case of COVID-19 vaccine-induced hypophysitis in a woman with central diabetes insipidus manifestations

Rare case of COVID-19 vaccine-induced hypophysitis in a woman with central diabetes insipidus manifestations

Wear and tear from lifelong stress can lead to increased risk of dying from cancer

Wear and tear from lifelong stress can lead to increased risk of dying from cancer

How COVID-19 affects the female reproductive system

How COVID-19 affects the female reproductive system

Dogs shown to identify human stress condition odors

Dogs shown to identify human stress condition odors