1. Earwax could be a cheap way to diagnose depression because it can harbour high concentrations of the stress hormone cortisol, scientists say  Business Insider Australia
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Clinicians have long advised against removing earwax with a Q-Tip, since the swabs can plunge too far and cause damage to the sensitive eardrum.Clinicians have long advised against removing earwax with a Q-Tip, since the swabs can plunge too far and cause damage to the sensitive eardrum.

Earwax could be a cheap way to diagnose depression because it can harbour high concentrations of the stress hormone cortisol, scientists say | Business Insider

Collecting earwax may be a painless and effective way to measure cortisol, and in turn, risk for stress-related conditions like depression.Collecting earwax may be a painless and effective way to measure cortisol, and in turn, risk for stress-related conditions like depression.

Earwax may help diagnose stress-related conditions like depression - Insider