Stress and Health: New Research

“Of Street Mice and Men: A Radical Approach to Old Problems” published in Stress and Health: New Research, Chapter 3, pages 61 – 79, editor Kimberly V Oxington Nova Science Publications.\r\n\r\nAbstract: The tremendous destructive capabilities of reactive oxygen species in stress related disorders has become apparent only recently, although in early historical times the ancients may have been aware of the devastating power of stress on well-being. This chapter explores ancient myths and modern techniques surrounding stress-induced immunosuppression in species as diverse as mice and humans, investigating techniques and mechanisms, and speculating on possible therapeutic interventions.\r\n\r\nPreview the article here.