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Biomarker Conference update 2018, Looking forward to these highlights

Here we feature a selection of Biomarker Conferences organised for 2018, more will follow   International Conference on Biomarkers, Melbourne, Australia, Feb 1-2 Website: https://waset.org/conference/2018/02/melbourne/ICB/home Twitter Feed: #ICB2018 13th Annual Biomarkers Congress, Manchester UK Feb 15-16 2018 Website: https://www.biomarkers-congress.com/pre-event-newsletter/ Twitter Feed: #bmd_congress 11th Biomarker Summit, San Diego, CA, Mar 27-28 Website: https://www.gtcbio.com/conferences/biomarkers-summit/ Twitter Feed: #GTCbio Biomarkers and Immunology World Congress, Boston MA, June 11-13 Website: http://www.biomarkerworldcongress.com Twitter Feed: #CHI_Healthtech Endocrinology 2018, Madrid, Spain, Aug 9-10 Website: https://www.emedevents.com/c/medical-conferences-2018/11th-edition-of-international-conference-on-endocrinology-1 Twitter Feed: #Endocrinology19 International Conference on Biomarkers, Praque, Czech, Sept 27-29 Website: http://biomarkers.alliedacademies.com Twitter Feed: #Biomarkers2018 13th World Biomarker Conference, Dublin, Ireland Nov 29-30 2018 Website: https://molecular-cancer-biomarkers.conferenceseries.com Twitter Feed: #ConferenceSeries Should you want us to publicise your event, contact us in Sydney: info@stratechscientific.com.au

Sport and Exercise Science Conference update 2018, Highlights

In the year when the Commonwealth Games will be held on the Gold Coast in Australia, we feature a selection of Sport/Exercise Conferences organised for 2018, more will follow Buy tickets to the  Commonwealth Games or obtain full information here at the official Website Australian College of Sport and Exercise Physicians, Surfers Paradise, Australia Feb 7-13 Website: https://www.acsep.org.au/page/2018conference/acsep-conference-2018/welcome Twitter Feed: #ACSEP_ Commonwealth Games #GC2018 European College of Sport Science, Dublin, Ireland July 4-7 Website: http://ecss-congress.eu/2018/18/index.php Twitter Feed: ECSS2018 #ECSSCongress International Sport Science+Sport Medicine 2018, Venue/Date TBA Website: http://www.isssmc.com Twitter Fedd: #ISSSMC18 #sportexercise International Sport+Nutrition Conference, 2018, Newcastle UK, December 18-20 Website: http://www.isenc.org Twitter Feed: ISENC18 BASES 2018 Conference, Harrogate UK, November 27-28  Website: http://www.basesconference.co.uk Twitter Feed: #basesuk Want to feature your Conference? just drop us a mail in Sydney at:   info@stratechscientific.com.au Want…

Psychology Conference Update 2018, looking forward to these highlights

Here we feature a selection of Psychology Conferences organised for 2018, more will follow American Association of Suicidology Annual Conference, Washington DC, April 18-21 Website: http://www.suicidology.org/Annual-Conference/51st-Annual-Conference Twitter Feed: #AASuicidology The British Psychology Society, Annual Conference, Nottingham UK, May 2-4 Website: https://www1.bps.org.uk/events/conferences/annual-conference-2018 Twitter Feed: #bpsconf @BPSOfficial Asia Pacific Conference, International Assoc for Suicide Prevention, New Zealand, May 2-5 Website: https://iasp.info/congresses/2018_iasp_nz_congress.pdf Twitter Feed: #IASP2018 European Conference on Psychology & Behavioral Sciences, Brighton UK, July 3-4 Website: https://ecp.iafor.org Twitter Feed: #ECP2018 Psychobiology Annual Conference, Low Wood, Windermere UK, Sept 5-7 Website: https://www.kc-jones.co.uk/psychobiology2018  Twitter Feed: #BPSConf #Psychobio18 European Symposium on Suicide and Suicidal Behaviour Ghent, Belgium, Sep 5-8 Website: https://medicongress.com/conferences/17th-european-symposium-on-suicide-suicidal-behaviour/ Twitter Feed: esssb18 Australian Psychological Society Annual Congress, Sydney Sept 27-30 Website: http://www.apscongress.com.au Twitter Feed: #abscongress Want to feature your Conference? just drop us a mail…

Researching Hormones, Psychology, here is our recommended reading

Ready to add salivary measures to your research? Read Salimetrics’ key guides in order to gain a basic understanding of using saliva and its relevant biological data for your research To view our full range of Products Link Here The following guides will be an invaluable tool to assist with your research planning Use these Links to view the following Saliva Brochure – Understanding Saliva Saliva Brochure – Selecting Analytes In Saliva Saliva Brochure – Collecting Saliva Saliva Brochure – Choosing A Saliva Lab Saliva Collection Methods and Techniques Handbook Should you need further advice regarding the use of Salivary Assays, please contact our office here in Sydney: PHONE:  +61 (0)2 9997 7728 EMAIL:   info@stratechscientific.com.au

Salivary Cortisol, the link between Childhood Trauma, Stress and Suicide Risk

This week we pick up an article published in The Conversation (https://theconversation.com/uk) Titled “How we discovered the link between childhood trauma, a faulty stress response and suicide risk in later life” The article expands upon research carried out by Daryl O’Connor, Professor of Psychology, University of Leeds, original paper published here: Effects of childhood trauma on cortisol levels in suicide attempters and ideators Link to paper: http://www.psyneuen-journal.com/article/S0306-4530(17)31218-0/fulltext Highlights High levels of childhood trauma were reported in vulnerable individuals, in particular, in those who had     previously made a suicide attempt. Higher levels of childhood trauma were found to be associated with lower resting cortisol and blunted cortisol reactivity to stress. Family history of suicide did not interact with childhood trauma to predict additional variability in cortisol…

Salivary Testosterone and Cortisol Measurement in Sports Medicine: a Narrative Review

Salivary Testosterone and Cortisol Measurement in Sports Medicine: a Narrative Review and User’s Guide for Researchers and Practitioners Authors: L. D. Hayes, N. Sculthorpe, B. Cunniffe, F. Grace  (Affiliation addresses are listed at the end of the article) Int J Sports Med 2016; 37: 1007–1018 This is an open access article from 2016 which can be viewed using the following LINK https://www.thieme-connect.com/products/ejournals/pdf/10.1055/s-0042-105649.pdf ABSTRACT: Since the initial reporting of salivary hormone measurements in marathon runners in the early 1980s, the practice of utilizing salivary testosterone (T) and cortisol (C) to reflect acute and rhythmic changes to their systemic counterparts has gained considerable momentum However, substantial variability exists between studies with respect to methodological protocols, laboratory techniques, and interpretation of study findings. These differences can directly influence…

This weeks big conversation, Concussion, Football and Degenerative Neurocognitive Disease

The subject of Concussion has been very much in the news this week with the announcement of a new study in Scotland into the effects of concussion in former footballers and how this potentially relates to the development of dementia in later life The Glasgow based research team will commence this study in January titled “Football’s Influence on Lifelong Health and Dementia Risk” (FIELD) The Study will be led by Dr William Stewart and colleagues at the University of Glasgow and the Hampden Sports Clinic Co-funded by the Football Association and the Professional Footballers’ Association, the research will look at the physical and mental health outcomes of approximately 15,000 former professional footballers and compare them to the wider population Many football fans will know that…

Tear Fluid SIgA, Noninvasive Biomarker of Mucosal Immunity?

Tear Fluid SIgA as a Noninvasive Biomarker of Mucosal Immunity and Common Cold Risk. Hanstock HG1, Walsh NP, Edwards JP, Fortes MB, Cosby SL, Nugent A, Curran T, Coyle PV, Ward MD, Yong XH. Author information ABSTRACT PURPOSE: Research has not convincingly demonstrated the utility of saliva secretory immunoglobulin-A (SIgA) as a biomarker of upper respiratory tract infection (URTI) risk, and disagreement exists about the influence of heavy exercise (“open-window theory”) and dehydration on saliva SIgA. Prompted by the search for viable alternatives, we compared the utility of tear and saliva SIgA to predict URTI prospectively (study 1) and assessed the influence of exercise (study 2) and dehydration (study 3) using a repeated-measures crossover design. METHODS: In study 1, 40 subjects were recruited during the…

Saliva/Hair Testing, Choosing your Laboratory Partner

COMPREHENSIVE SALIVA LABORATORY SERVICES Researchers seeking salivary lab support or contract research organizations (CRO) in search of a qualified saliva laboratory partner should utilize a lab that participates in a proficiency testing program; one that maintains industry leading, state-of-the-art saliva training on sample handling, storage protocols and assay techniques. If the guidance you seek needs to go beyond salivary handling, collection and testing—if your research demands the distinct advantage of a salivary bioscience pioneer as a partner—we’ve got you covered. WHAT SHOULD YOU EXPECT FROM A QUALIFIED SALIVA LAB? Are you getting the best results? Choosing the right lab is the most critical step towards accurate results. Utilize the lab comparison checklist to rank any lab against the Salimetrics SalivaLab or our CEO labs to…

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