Category: Hair analysis

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…

Mindfulness Meditation best for beating Stress, UK research finds

Researchers at the University of Westminster conducted an 8 week trial measuring Salivary Cortisol, 68 People were recruited for the study which involved analysing levels of the stress hormone cortisol. A healthy stress response is to have a big burst in the morning called the cortisol awakening response(CAR), and lower levels throughout the day. The…

Where does Saliva come from?

Human Saliva is produced by pairs of glands located symmetrically on both sides of the head: the parotids, the submandibulars (also known as the submaxillarys), and the sublinguals. In addition to the primary glands, there are also hundreds of smaller glands located in the lips, cheeks, tongue, and palate. Although the parotid glands are the…