Researchers swabbing earwax to detect stress levels

Automatic TRANSCRIPT

New research out of Britain suggest your earwax could be a window into your mental health. It was just a small study only 37 participants, but it showed that your levels of the stress hormone cortisol can be measured from the oily secretions around your ear Canal and the authors suggest that could make it easier to diagnose multiple psychiatric conditions, including depression. Although corgis ALS linked to mental health disorders isn't completely understood, the researchers hope their work may eventually lead to an objective biological men. Jer for numerous psychiatric conditions.

Coming up next