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Tag: Hormones

Salivary Bioscience News

Salivary Estradiol Corresponds to Genetic Influences for Binge Eating in Pubescent Girls

Estrogen moderates genetic influences on binge eating during puberty: Disruption of normative processes? Author: Klump KL, et al. (2018) , J Abnorm Psychol. ABSTRACT: Puberty is a critical period for changes in genetic effects for binge eating in girls. Previous twin studies show increases in genetic influences on binge eating from prepuberty (∼0%) to midpuberty and […]

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Measuring salivary transferrin to determine blood contamination levels

A statistical method to calculate blood contamination in the measurement of salivary hormones in healthy women. Author: Behr GA, et al. (2016), Clinical Biochemistry OBJECTIVES: Previous studies have reported that salivary concentrations of certain hormones correlate with their respective serum levels. However, most of these studies did not control for potential blood contamination in saliva. […]

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Testosterone levels impair emotion-recognition ability during test

Testosterone reduces functional connectivity during the ‘Reading the Mind in the Eyes’ Test. Author: Bos PA, et al (2016), Psychoneuroendocrinology. Women on average outperform men in cognitive-empathic abilities, such as the capacity to infer motives from the bodily cues of others, which is vital for effective social interaction. The steroid hormone testosterone is thought to […]

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Salivary bioscience enables anabolic hormone profiles in elite military men

Anabolic hormone profiles in elite military men. Author: Taylor MK, et al (2016), Steroids. This study recently characterized the awakening responses and daily profiles of the catabolic stress hormone cortisol in elite military men. Anabolic hormones follow a similar daily pattern and may counteract the catabolic effects of cortisol. This companion report is the first […]

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Differences in Salivary Cortisol and Testosterone may guide social network dynamics

Cortisol and testosterone associations with social network dynamics Author: Kornienko, et al (2015), Psychoneuroendocrinology. This study integrates behavioral endocrinology and network science to explore links between hormones and social network dynamics. Specifically, we examine how cortisol (C) and testosterone (T) are associated with creation of new friendships and maintenance of existing friendships. A collegiate marching […]