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07.26.2017

Non-invasive oral fluid immunoassay for hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection

Author: Pisanic N, et al. (2017), Journal of Immunological Methods Development of an oral fluid immunoassay to assess past and recent hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection BACKGROUND: Hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection causes significant morbidity and mortality worldwide,…


07.19.2017

Childhood maltreatment affects cortisol and alpha-amylase stress reactivity

Author: Mielock AS, et al. (2017), Journal of Affective Disorders Patterns of cortisol and alpha-amylase reactivity to psychosocial stress in maltreated women BACKGROUND: Childhood maltreatment can trigger enduring changes in major stress response systems, particularly…


07.11.2017

Differences in HPA axis activity are a function of age and cumulative risk

Author: Holochwost SJ, et al. (2017), Psychoneuroendocrinology Individual differences in the activity of the hypothalamic pituitary adrenal axis: Relations to age and cumulative risk in early childhood This study examined individual differences in the function of…


06.30.2017

Association of salivary adiponectin with serum and inflammatory markers

Author: Riis JN, et al. (2017), Peptides Adiponectin: Serum-Saliva Associations and Relations with Oral and Systemic Markers of Inflammation This study addresses gaps in our understanding about the validity and utility of using salivary adiponectin…


06.19.2017

Adolescent appraisal of interparental conflict is reflected by stress reactivity

Author: Lucas-Thompson RG, et al. (2017), Journal of Research on Adolescence Adolescent conflict appraisals moderate the link between marital conflict and physiological stress reactivity The goal of this study was to advance understanding of how adolescent conflict appraisals contribute…


06.13.2017

Postdoctoral Research Training Program at CU Anschutz Medical Campus

“Developmental Psychopathology, Psychobiology, and Behavior” Program Director: Mark Laudenslager, PhD Medical Director: Doug Novins, MD Clinical, Basic, and Translational Neuroscience A combined…


05.25.2017

Variation in salivary cortisol and alpha-amylase rhythms over 24 months

Author: Skoluda N, et al. (2017), Physiology & Behavior Long-term stability of diurnal salivary cortisol and alpha-amylase secretion patterns This study aimed to investigate long-term stability and variability of diurnal cortisol and alpha-amylase patterns.…


05.19.2017

Temperament predicts salivary cortisol and alpha-amylase in BASE jumpers

Author: Monasterio E, et al. (2016), Physiology & Behavior Stress reactivity and personality in extreme sport athletes: The psychobiology of BASE jumpers This is the first report of the psychobiology of stress in BASE jumpers, one of the most dangerous forms of…


05.17.2017

Douglas A. Granger, Ph.D., to Join DAACRO’s Scientific Advisory Board

(May 17, 2017) With the addition of psychoneuroendocrinology researcher, Douglas A. Granger, Ph.D., DAACRO’s advisory board continues to cultivate a network of multi-disciplinary scientific experts,…


05.08.2017

Salivary Cortisol variability is influenced by social characteristics of owner and dog

Author: Schöberl I, et al. (2017), PLOS One Psychobiological Factors Affecting Cortisol Variability in Human-Dog Dyads Stress responses within dyads are modulated by interactions such as mutual emotional support and conflict. We investigated dyadic…


05.01.2017

Douglas A. Granger, PhD appointed Chancellor’s Professor

Douglas A. Granger, PhD, director of the Institute for Interdisciplinary Salivary Bioscience Research and a professor of psychology and social behavior, public health, and pediatrics has been appointed…


04.19.2017

I love you from the bottom of my hypothalamus: Pair bonds & the stress response system

Author: Mercado E, et al. (2017), Social and Personality Psychology Compass I love you from the bottom of my hypothalamus: The role of stress physiology in romantic pair bond formation and maintenance Monogamous pair bonds helped solve ancestral problems pertinent to our survival…


04.13.2017

Measuring salivary transferrin to determine blood contamination levels

Author: Behr GA, et al. (2016), Clinical Biochemistry A statistical method to calculate blood contamination in the measurement of salivary hormones in healthy women. OBJECTIVES: Previous studies have reported that salivary concentrations of certain hormones…


03.30.2017

Salivary cotinine shows personalized outreach improves participation in smoking cessation services

Author: Gilbert H, et al (2017), The Lancet Effectiveness of personalised risk information and taster sessions to increase the uptake of smoking cessation services (Start2quit): a randomised controlled trial. BACKGROUND: National Health Service…


03.23.2017

Salivary DNA analysis shows exercise reduces genetic risk for depression and suicidal ideation

Author: Taylor MK, et al. (2017), Psychiatry Research A genetic risk factor for major depression and suicidal ideation is mitigated by physical activity We evaluated associations of five candidate polymorphisms (Bcl1 [rs41423247], -2C/G [rs2070951], COMT…


03.08.2017

Evidence supports studying cortisol and DHEA in concert

Author: Karmin HS, et al (2017), Hormones and Behavior Cortisol and DHEA in development and psychopathology Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) and cortisol are the most abundant hormones of the human fetal and adult adrenals released as end products of a tightly…


02.23.2017

Insulin from Saliva: Salimetrics Launches New Testing Protocol to Supplement Modern Obesity Research

(February 23, 2016) With salivary insulin testing from Salimetrics' SalivaLab, investigators studying diseases associated with adult and childhood obesity such as type II diabetes mellitus, heart disease,…


02.16.2017

Meet daacro, a unique European Salivary Bioscience Consultancy & CRO

Meetings are always a good option to meet and exchange. During the next months, you will find daacro at the following meetings and we would enjoy meeting you at one of these occasions. Let us know if you…


02.14.2017

Salivary uric acid associated with BMI, gender, and developmental differences

Author: Martínez AD, et al (2016), Dev Psychobiol. Association between body mass index and salivary uric acid among Mexican-origin infants, youth and adults: Gender and developmental differences. Uric acid (UA) is the end product of the metabolic breakdown…


02.02.2017

Couples low in dyadic coping display increased immune reactivity in response to stress

Author: Reed RG, et al (2016), Journal of Family Psychology. Dyadic Coping and Salivary Interleukin-6 Responses to Interpersonal Stress Dysregulated immune responses to stress are a potential pathway linking close relationship processes to health, and couples'…


01.26.2017

Salivary Diagnostics from Salimetrics Support daacro, a German CRO, in neuropattern™ Customization

(January 26, 2017) daacro received further EU-funding to participate in the Eurostars-project named “ActiveNutraLife – A new complementary medicine approach for the management of chemotherapy…


01.20.2017

Call for Papers: Psychosomatic Medicine Special Issue

The Neuroscience of Pain: Biobehavioral, Developmental, and Psychosocial Mechanisms and Targets for Intervention Guest Editors: Lauren Atlas, PhD, and Mustafa al’Absi, PhD The central nervous system…


01.13.2017

Individual responses to psychosocial stress are influenced by a neural mechanism

Author: Wheelock MD, et al (2016), Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. Prefrontal Cortex Activity Is Associated with Biobehavioral Components of the Stress Response Contemporary theory suggests that prefrontal cortex (PFC) function is associated with individual variability…


12.19.2016

Open PhD Student Position: Developmental Psychobiology Laboratory, University of Calgary

PhD Student Recruitment The Developmental Psychobiology Laboratory at the University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, is seeking a PhD student to join the lab for September 2017. Four years of funding is guaranteed…


12.16.2016

Post-competition salivary testosterone levels higher in winners

Author: Geniole SN, et al (2016), Hormones and Behavior. Effects of competition outcome on testosterone concentrations in humans: An updated meta-analysis A contribution to a special issue on Hormones and Human Competition. Since Archer's (2006) influential…


12.09.2016

Postdoctoral Research Training Program at CU Anschutz Medical Campus

“Developmental Psychopathology, Psychobiology, and Behavior” Program Director: Randy Ross, MD, Scientific Director: Mark Laudenslager, PhD Clinical, Basic, and Translational Neuroscience A…


12.06.2016

The stress response to perceived discrimination as indicated by salivary measures

Author: Lucas T, et al (2016), Psychosomatic Medicine. Perceived Discrimination, Racial Identity, and Multisystem Stress Response to Social Evaluative Threat among African American Men and Women OBJECTIVES: Understanding individual differences in the psychobiology…


11.29.2016

Chronic caregiver-related stress linked to diurnal salivary alpha-amylase rhythms

Author: Liu Y, et al (2016), Health Psychology. Diurnal Salivary Alpha-Amylase Dynamics Among Dementia Family Caregivers Objective: The study examined diurnal regulation of salivary alpha-amylase (sAA) in association with daily stressors, adult day…


11.21.2016

Determining the appropriate statistical approach for effective analysis of hormone ratios

Author: Sollberger S, et al (2016), Psychoneuroendocrinology. How to use and interpret hormone ratios Hormone ratios have become increasingly popular throughout the neuroendocrine literature since they offer a straightforward way to simultaneously analyze the effects…


11.10.2016

New Salimetrics Salivary Cytokine Panel Advances Research with One, Small Saliva Sample.

(November 10, 2016) Salimetrics, the salivary bioscience company, today announced their latest offering in cutting edge salivary research with Salimetrics’ Salivary Cytokine Panel. The new cytokine…


11.03.2016

Salivary uric acid modulates stress-related hippocampal activity

Author: Goodman AM, et al (2016), Neuroscience. The hippocampal response to psychosocial stress varies with salivary uric acid level Uric acid is a naturally occurring, endogenous compound that impacts mental health. In particular, uric acid levels…


10.24.2016

Study demonstrates combined effects of salivary cortisol & DHEA-S in predicting depressive symptoms

Author: Ge F, et al (2016), Psychoneuroendocrinology. Concurrent and prospective associations between HPA axis activity and depression symptoms in newlywed women We investigated the extent to which individual differences in activity of the hypothalamic pituitary…


10.20.2016

Salimetrics Supports Institute for Interdisciplinary Salivary Bioscience Research (IISBR) Event

Salimetrics' CEO, Hans Schroeder, recently attended a special presentation by Dr. Douglas Granger to celebrate the launch of the new Institute for Interdisciplinary Salivary Bioscience Research (IISBR)…


10.14.2016

Cortisol reactivity attenuates the association between PDE and behavioral problems

Author: Buckingham-Howes S, et al (2016), J Dev Behav Pediatr Prenatal Drug Exposure and Adolescent Cortisol Reactivity: Association with Behavioral Concerns. OBJECTIVE: To examine stress reactivity in a sample of adolescents with prenatal drug exposure (PDE) by…


09.28.2016

SalivaBio’s Saliva Collection Aid Receives Patent Approval

(September 25, 2016) SalivaBio, LLC, developers of innovative, easy to use saliva collection devices, and Johns Hopkins University announced today that they have received final approval from the United…


09.20.2016

Stress Physiology in Infancy and Early Childhood: Cortisol Flexibility, Attunement and Coordination

Author: Atkinson L, et al (2016), J Neuroendocrinol Research on stress physiology in infancy has assumed increasing importance due to its lifelong implications. In this review, we focus on measurement of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) function, in…


09.08.2016

Testosterone levels impair emotion-recognition ability during test

Author: Bos PA, et al (2016), Psychoneuroendocrinology. Testosterone reduces functional connectivity during the 'Reading the Mind in the Eyes' Test. Women on average outperform men in cognitive-empathic abilities, such as the capacity to infer motives…


08.25.2016

Salimetrics Supports Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study with Salivary Bioscience

(August 25, 2016) Salimetrics is supporting the largest National Institutes of Health (NIH) sponsored research project focused on brain development and adolescent health with efficient, participant-centric…


08.19.2016

Identifying sampling schemes to capture key salivary cortisol responses

Author: Hoyt LT, et al (2016), Stress. Balancing Scientific Accuracy and Participant Burden: Testing the Impact of Sampling Intensity on Diurnal Cortisol Indices. Despite the increasing popularity of incorporating salivary cortisol measurement…


08.17.2016

Employment Opportunity: Assistant/Associate Professor of Psychology, University of California Irvine

University of California, Irvine Department of Psychology and Social Behavior Assistant/Associate Professor, Psychology and Salivary Bioscience The Department of Psychology and Social Behavior at the University…


08.11.2016

Salivary Cortisol and psychobiological influences on parental caregiving behaviors

Author: Finegood ED, et al (2016), Dev Psychol. Psychobiological influences on maternal sensitivity in the context of adversity This study evaluated prospective longitudinal relations among an index of poverty-related cumulative risk, maternal salivary…


07.28.2016

Review: Pathogen-Specific Antibody Biomarkers to Estimate Waterborne Infections

Author: Exum NG, et al (2016), Curr Environ Health Rep. Use of Pathogen-Specific Antibody Biomarkers to Estimate Waterborne Infections in Population-Based Settings PURPOSE OF REVIEW: This review discusses the utility of pathogen-specific antibody biomarkers…


07.22.2016

Latent trait salivary cortisol & stress-related cardiovascular risk factors

Author: Yeung EW, et al (2016), Psychoneuroendocrinology. Salivary latent trait cortisol (LTC): Relation to lipids, blood pressure, and body composition in middle childhood Adversity experienced early in life has the potential to influence physical health later…


07.19.2016

Autonomic and Inflammatory Responses Moderated by Stress Appraisals and Affect

Author: Laurent HK, et al (2016), Biol Psychol. Coordination of cortisol response to social evaluative threat with autonomic and inflammatory responses is moderated by stress appraisals and affect Recent approaches to stress regulation have emphasized…


07.11.2016

Nonhuman primates mirror human early life adversity & salivary cortisol/alpha-amylase responses

Author: Petrullo LA, et al (2016), Horm Behav. Effects of early life adversity on cortisol/salivary alpha-amylase symmetry in free-ranging juvenile rhesus macaques. Early life adversity (ELA) affects physiological and behavioral development. One key…


06.30.2016

Sex hormone variations in both sexes may be important when investigating stress physiology

Author: Juster, et al (2015), Psychoneuroendocrinology Sex hormones adjust "sex-specific" reactive and diurnal cortisol profiles. Sex differences in stress hormone functions are presumed to depend on sex hormones. And yet, surprisingly few psychoneuroendocrine…


06.22.2016

Latent Trait Cortisol level reflects accumulation of both distal and recent forms of stress

Author: Stroud CB, et al (2016), Psychoneuroendocrinology Individual differences in early adolescents' latent trait cortisol (LTC): Relation to recent acute and chronic stress. Research suggests that environmental stress contributes to health by altering…


06.20.2016

40 years of testosterone in biosociology research

Author: Mazur (2016), Hormones and Behavior Testosterone in biosociology: A memoir The author looks back at his four decades of research on testosterone in the context of biosociology - its accomplishments, pitfalls, outstanding questions, and future…


06.13.2016

Inconsistencies limit randomized controlled trials measuring salivary diurnal cortisol

Author: Ryan, et al (2015), Annals of Behavioral Medicine Use of Salivary Diurnal Cortisol as an Outcome Measure in Randomised Controlled Trials: a Systematic Review. BACKGROUND: Dysregulation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis is associated with…


06.08.2016

Salivary bioscience enables anabolic hormone profiles in elite military men

Author: Taylor MK, et al (2016), Steroids. Anabolic hormone profiles in elite military men. This study recently characterized the awakening responses and daily profiles of the catabolic stress hormone cortisol in elite military men. Anabolic hormones…


05.31.2016

Cardiovascular health disparities and psychosocial factors that influence stress reactivity

Author: Lucas, et al (2016), Health Psychology A Preliminary Experimental Examination of Worldview Verification, Perceived Racism, and Stress Reactivity in African Americans This preliminary examination considers how experiencing injustice can affect…


05.20.2016

The Role of Salivary Bioscience in the Social Neuroscience of Human-Animal Interaction (HAI)

Author: Dreschel and Granger (2016), The Social Neuroscience of Human–Animal Interaction Ch. 9 - Advancing the Social Neuroscience of Human-Animal Interaction: The Role of Salivary Bioscience There have been recent calls to increase the number of sound scientific studies, including the integration…


05.10.2016

Salivary cortisol and the effects of child care on development in high & low risk contexts

Author: Berry, et al (2016), Family Relations Child Care and Cortisol Across Infancy and Toddlerhood: Poverty, Peers, and Developmental Timing Evidence suggests that relations between child care and children's development—behaviorally and physiologically—likely…


05.04.2016

Review: How negative parent-child relationships affect the biological stress system

Author: Ha, et al (2016), Family Relations Family relations, stress, and vulnerability: Biobehavioral implications for prevention and practice Developmental psychobiology research supports the hypothesis that individual differences in biological…


04.26.2016

Early adversity contributes to lower latent trait cortisol (LTC) levels in adolescence

Author: Stroud CB, et al (2016), Developmental Psychobiology Individual differences in early adolescents’ latent trait cortisol (LTC): Relation to early Substantial evidence suggests that youth who experience early adversity exhibit alterations in hypothalamic…


04.18.2016

Interaction of HPA axis and ANS arousal in youth may predict behavior problems

Author: Chen FR, et al (2015), Developmental Psychobiology Hypothalamic pituitary adrenal activity and autonomic nervous system arousal predict developmental trajectories of children's comorbid behavior problems. The combined effects of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal…


04.12.2016

In utero infant’s stress response system impacted by mother’s psychological & physiological state

Author: Rash JA, et al (2016), Developmental Psychobiology Developmental origins of infant stress reactivity profiles: A multi-system approach. This study tested the hypothesis that maternal physiological and psychological variables during pregnancy discriminate…


04.06.2016

Sympathetic and hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal asymmetry in generalized anxiety disorder

Author: Reeves JW, et al (2016), Psychophysiology Developmental origins of infant stress reactivity profiles: A multi-system approach. Physiologic investigations of generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) have skewed toward assessment of the autonomic nervous…


03.18.2016

Salivary testosterone / salivary cortisol ratio may predict a team player’s social popularity

Author: Ponzi D, et al (2016), Psychoneuroendocrinology Social network centrality and hormones: The interaction of testosterone and cortisol. This study tested whether testosterone and cortisol interacted in predicting social network centrality. The sample…


03.09.2016

UCI recruiting salivary bioscience faculty in Public Health and Psychology

Author: UCI Interdisciplinary Institute for Salivary Bioscience Research: Recruiting faculty in Public Health and Psychology The New Interdisciplinary Institute for Salivary Bioscience Research at UCI: Recruiting tenure track faculty positions in Public Health and Psychology: Assistant Professor of Public Health: Salivary Bioscience…


02.29.2016

Maternal distress alters salivary cortisol, affecting the neuroendocrine-immune network in children

Author: Riis JL, et al (2015), Social science & medicine. Maternal distress and child neuroendocrine and immune regulation. This paper examined the extent to which maternal psychological well-being moderates neuroendocrine-immune relations in children. From 2011…


02.05.2016

Differences in Salivary Cortisol and Testosterone may guide social network dynamics

Author: Kornienko, et al (2015), Psychoneuroendocrinology. Cortisol and testosterone associations with social network dynamics This study integrates behavioral endocrinology and network science to explore links between hormones and social network dynamics. Specifically,…


02.01.2016

General conclusions from extant research on the association between cortisol regulation and PMS/PMDD

Author: Kiesner J, et al (2015), Psychoneuroendocrinology. A lack of consistent evidence for cortisol dysregulation in premenstrual syndrome/premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMS/PMDD). A review on the association between PMS/PMDD and cortisol levels and its reactivity…


01.27.2016

Daacro, A New Salivary Testing Lab for Europe

The Saliva Lab Trier is conveniently located in Trier Germany, making it easy to submit saliva samples for testing from virtually all parts of Europe. Daacro is working in close collaboration with the…


01.21.2016

Longitudinal Salivary Cortisol Study Evaluates Theory of Developmental Origins of Health & Disease

Author: Winchester SB, et al (2015). Res Nurs Health. Assessment of the cortisol awakening response: Expert consensus guidelines. In a prospective, case-controlled longitudinal design, 180 preterm and full-term infants who had been enrolled at birth participated…


12.21.2015

PhD Student/Postdoc Research Position @ Purdue University’s Center for the Human-Animal Bond

A new PhD Student OR Postdoctoral Research Fellow position is available in the Center for the Human-Animal Bond at Purdue University working with Dr. Maggie O’Haire:   For more information or…


12.15.2015

Sleep problems predict Salivary Cortisol reactivity to stress

Author: Mrug, S. et al. (2015). Physiology & Behavior. Sleep problems predict cortisol reactivity to stress in urban adolescents Highlights Sleep problems predicted greater cortisol reactivity to stress in urban adolescents. Longer sleep duration predicted…


12.08.2015

Salimetrics Relaunches Highly Accurate, Easy, and Affordable SNP Genotyping Services for OXTR

Salimetrics SalivaLab Relaunches Highly Accurate, Easy, and Affordable SNP Genotyping Services for OXTR from Saliva Samples (December 08, 2015) Salimetrics’ relaunched DNA genotyping service benefits…


11.23.2015

Consensus Opinion Guidelines Published for Salivary Cortisol Awakening Response (CAR) Assessments

Author: Stalder, T. et al. (2015). Psychoneuroendocrinology. Assessment of the cortisol awakening response: Expert consensus guidelines. The cortisol awakening response (CAR), the marked increase in cortisol secretion over the first 30-45min after morningawakening,…


11.16.2015

Salivary T:C ratio shows biomechanical responses may influence performance in 100m swimming study

Author: Henrique P. Neiva, et al. (November 2015) J Strength Cond Res. The effects of different warm-up volumes on the 100m swimming performance: a randomized crossover study This study compared the effects of three different warm-up volumes (150m, 300m, and 500m) on a 100m…


11.05.2015

New Salimetrics COE: University of Nebraska Lincoln (UNL) Salivary Bioscience Laboratory (SBL)

Salimetrics is proud to support the University of Nebraska Lincoln Salivary Bioscience Laboratory (UNL SBL), now a Salimetrics COE lab offering saliva assay services, sample storage, training in saliva…


11.03.2015

New Uric Acid Assay Kit from Salimetrics Advances Metabolic & Obesity Research

New Uric Acid Assay Kit from Salimetrics Advances Metabolic & Obesity Research Through Non-Invasive Saliva Testing that Correlates with Blood Uric Acid Levels (November 03, 2015) Salimetrics’…


10.26.2015

Infant Salivary Cortisol & HPA axis reactivity shows consistencies with prenatal programming

Author: Levendosky AA, et al. (2015). Stress. Infant adrenocortical and behavioral early exposure functioning: intimate maternal partner reactivity relation to violence. Prenatal stress negatively affects fetal development, which in turn may affect…


10.22.2015

ISPNE 2015: Salivary Bioscience Showcase

Edinburgh University hosted the International Society for Psychoneuroendocrinology’s annual scientific congress on September 8-11th 2015. The quality of the science at the meeting relying on Salimetrics…


10.18.2015

Salivary NGF subject to non-specific interference by constituents present in oral fluids

Author: Matin MJ, et al. (2015) Psychoneuroendocrinology. Measuring Nerve Growth Factor in Saliva by Immunoassay: A Cautionary Note Highlights: NGF has been measured in saliva to index neurotrophic processes. Measurement is performed using an off-label protocol…


10.06.2015

Salivary cortisol, stress reactivity & adaptation in BEST-C, Social Stress Test for Children study

Author: Cheetham TJ., Turner-Cobb JM Panel manipulation in social stress testing: The Bath Experimental Stress Test for Children (BEST-C) Highlights: In acute stress paradigms in adults most work has utilised an audience of adult confederates,…


09.22.2015

Salimetrics Introduces The Innovative Research Program to Support Novel Salivary Analyte Research

Salimetrics Introduces The Innovative Research Program to Facilitate the Increasing Impact of Novel Salivary Analyte Research (Sept 22, 2015) Salimetrics, the leading company in salivary innovation, is…


09.21.2015

Oxytocin receptor gene influences salivary cortisol reactivity during social rejection

Author: Auer BJ, et al. (2015) Horm Behav. Common oxytocin receptor gene variant interacts with rejection sensitivity to influence cortisol reactivity during negative evaluation. The study tested the hypothesis that variation in the oxytocin receptor…


08.25.2015

Study finds salivary cortisol and testosterone shift investment towards riskier assets

Author: Cueva C, et al (2015) Sci Rep. Cortisol and testosterone increase financial risk taking and may destabilize markets It is widely known that financial markets can become dangerously unstable, yet it is unclear why. Recent research has…


08.06.2015

Healthy Aging: Salimetrics Uric Acid Assay Kit Facilitates High-Efficiency Oxidative Stress Research

Healthy Aging: Salimetrics Uric Acid Assay Kit Facilitates High-Efficiency Oxidative Stress Research with Non-Invasive Saliva Sampling (August 06, 2015) Salimetrics’ innovative Salivary Uric Acid…


08.03.2015

Clinical Trial Analyzes Salivary Cortisol to Assess Intervention Effects on Diurnal Cortisol Rhythms

Author: Bernard K, et al (2015) JAMA Pediatr. Intervention Effects on Diurnal Cortisol Rhythms of CPS-Referred Infants Persist into Early Childhood: Preschool Follow-up Results of a Randomized Clinical Trial A number of interventions for at-risk children…


07.22.2015

Emotional Reactivity & Parenting Sensitivity Interact to Predict Salivary Cortisol Output

Author: Blair C, et al. (2015) Dev Psychol Emotional Reactivity and Parenting Sensitivity Interact to Predict Cortisol Output in Toddlers. Cortisol output in response to emotion induction procedures was examined at child age 24 months in a prospective…


07.09.2015

Salimetrics Uric Acid Assay Kit Enables Non-Invasive Cardiovascular Disease Risk Research

Salimetrics introduces an innovative Salivary Uric Acid Enzymatic Assay, facilitating easy monitoring of Uric Acid levels with saliva samples (no needles, no phlebotomist, fast, easy and less expensive).…


06.26.2015

Family risk experiences, basal salivary cortisol patterns, & cognitive functioning in children

Author: Suor JH, et al (2015) Child Dev Tracing Differential Pathways of Risk: Associations Among Family Adversity, Cortisol, and Cognitive Functioning in Childhood. Guided by family risk and allostasis theoretical frameworks, the present study…


06.22.2015

Marc Taylor, Ph.D. Joins Salimetrics Scientific Advisory Team

Salimetrics is pleased to welcome Dr. Marc Taylor as the Scientific Advisor for Sports & Performance. In this role, Dr. Taylor will provide guidance to researchers and coaches in developing and interpreting…


06.11.2015

The First Commercial Salivary Uric Acid Assay Kit is Now Available from Salimetrics

Salivary Bioscience Innovation: Salimetrics, the leader in innovative salivary bioscience technology, announced the launch of a newly developed and validated enzymatic assay kit for the measurement of…


06.03.2015

Study examines the importance of salivary cortisol secretion and sample timing accuracy

Author: Smyth N., et al (2015) Psychoneuroendocrinology Post awakening salivary cortisol secretion and trait well-being: The importance of sample timing accuracy Indices of post awakening cortisol secretion (PACS), include the rise in cortisol (cortisol awakening…


05.27.2015

Salivary cortisol levels measure clinical surgeon stress and workload

Single-incision cholecystectomy more stressful, physically demanding to surgeon Clinical researchers compared salivary cortisol levels, heart-rat data, and validated workload assessments between surgeons…


05.07.2015

Salivary cortisol levels indicate differences in competitive confidence and decision making

Author: Goette, et al (2015) Psychoneuroendocrinology Stress pulls us apart: Anxiety leads to differences in competitive confidence under stress Social competition is a fundamental mechanism of evolution yet little is known about factors that affect competitive…


04.14.2015

Positive association between childhood trauma and latent trait salivary cortisol levels

Author: Doane LD, et al (2015) Psychoneuroendocrinology Latent trait cortisol (LTC) levels: Reliability, validity, and stability. The regulation of hypothalamic pituitary adrenal (HPA) axis contributes to individual differences in health and human development.…