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Immature fat cells grow up if stress hormones rise at night. A new study explains the molecular underpinnings of why people gain weight due to chronic stress, disrupted circadian rhythms and treatment with glucocorticoid drugs.

Immature fat cells grow up if stress hormones rise at night. A new study explains the molecular underpinnings of why people gain weight due to chronic stress, disrupted circadian rhythms and treatment with glucocorticoid drugs.

High-stress jobs are known to be associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease. A research study published last week in the journal Neurology now indicates that work stress also …

Stress isn't evil, health psychologist Kelly McGonigal, PhD, emphasized on KQED's Forum on Friday. "Just a few years ago, that would have sounded like nonsense. …

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