Stress Hormone Could Accelerate Cognitive Decline In The Golden Years

June 18, 2014 7:53 PM

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Researchers linked elevated levels of a stress hormone to memory deficits later in life.

A recent study found aged rats that had elevated levels of the stress hormone corticosterone showed signs of structural changes in the brain as well as short-term memory deficits, a Society for Neuroscience news release reported.

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