Stress may be reflected in your hair's cortisol levels, according to a study of Mexican and Icelandic women
Article Title: Perceived stress and hair cortisol concentration in a study of Mexican and Icelandic women
Author Countries: Iceland, U.S.A., Mexico, Germany, Sweden
Funding: This work was supported by CONACyT (SALUD 161786 and FOINS 214145, https://www.conacyt.gob.mx/index.php/el-conacyt/desarrollo-cientifico/redes-tematicas-conacyt/directorio-de-redes-tematicas-conacyt/category/salud, ML), an investigator–initiated unrestricted grant from AstraZeneca (ISSNPCV0022, https://www.astrazeneca.com/country-sites/mexico.html, ML), and an institutional grant support by Tecnológico de Monterrey, Escuela de Medicina y Ciencias de la Salud (TecSalud) (https://www.tecsalud.mx/, ML). This work was also supported with a Grant of Excellence, Icelandic Research Fund (grant no. 163362-051, https://www.rannis.is/sjodir/rannsoknir/rannsoknasjodur/, UAV), ERC Consolidator Grant (StressGene, grant no: 726413, https://erc.europa.eu/funding/consolidator-grants, UAV) and the Icelandic Gender Equality Fund (grant no. 1233-1232991, https://www.rannis.is/sjodir/rannsoknir/jafnrettissjodur/, RL). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.
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Perceived stress and hair cortisol concentration in a study of Mexican and Icelandic women
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M. Lajous received a nonrestricted investigator‐initiated grant from AstraZeneca. The other authors declare that no competing interests exist.