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Enhanced parasympathetic activity of sportive women is paradoxically associated to enhanced resting energy expenditure
The resting energy expenditure and the adaptation of the autonomic nervous system induced by sport activities in sedentary women and in female professional basketball players have been studied.Expand
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Olanzapine blocks the sympathetic and hyperthermic reactions due to cerebral injection of orexin A
Since experiments regarding a possible relation between olanzapine and orexin A has been scarcely reported in international literature, this experiment tested the effect of olanzapine on theExpand
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Autonomic Nervous System in the Control of Energy Balance and Body Weight: Personal Contributions
The prevalence of obesity is increasing in the industrialized world, so that the World Health Organization considers obesity as a “pandemia” in rich populations. The autonomic nervous system plays aExpand
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Injection of orexin A into the diagonal band of Broca induces symphatetic and hyperthermic reactions
This experiment tested the effect of an injection of orexin A into the diagonal band of Broca on the sympathetic activity and body temperature. Concentration of glycerol into white fat of lumbarExpand
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Sympathetic and hyperthermic reactions by orexin A: Role of cerebral catecholaminergic neurons
This experiment tested the effect of a lesion of cerebral catecholaminergic neurons on the sympathetic and thermogenic effects induced by an intracerebroventicular (icv) injection of orexin A. TheExpand
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Quetiapine lowers sympathetic and hyperthermic reactions due to cerebral injection of orexin A
Since no experiment regarding a possible relation between quetiapine and orexin A has been reported in international literature, this experiment tested the effect of quetiapine on the sympathetic andExpand
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Cortical spreading depression reduces paraventricular activation induced by hippocampal neostigmine injection
The firing rate of the neurons of the hypothalamic paraventricular nucleus, the temperatures of the interscapular brown adipose tissue and of the colon (TIBAT and Tc) were monitored in 24Expand
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