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Prenatal Immune Challenge Affects Growth, Behavior, and Brain Dopamine in Offspring
Abstract: It is known that the development and plasticity of the neuroendocrine system can be affected by many factors, and that adverse events during the prenatal period can result in long‐lastingExpand
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Impact of housing technology on blood plasma corticosterone levels in laying hens.
The aim of the present study was to test the hypothesis that keeping laying hens in an enriched environment supposed to represent a better welfare for the birds is accompanied by decreasedExpand
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Perinatal exposure to venlafaxine leads to lower anxiety and depression-like behavior in the adult rat offspring
Depression during pregnancy and in the post-partum period is a growing health issue. Venlafaxine, a representative of serotonin and noradrenaline reuptake inhibitors, is used to treat a wide spectrumExpand
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Rate of cardiovascular recovery to combined or separate orthostatic and mental challenges.
Post stress neurovascular responses induced by physical and mental stress are poorly understood. We investigated the time course of cardiovascular and autonomic recovery, induced by orthostatic andExpand
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Markers of mineralocorticoid receptor function: changes over time and relationship to response in patients with major depression
The renin–angiotensin–aldosterone system and its hormone receptors, i.e. the angiotensin and mineralocorticoid receptor (MR), have emerged as important targets for central nervous system disordersExpand
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Does mental arithmetic before head up tilt have an effect on the orthostatic cardiovascular and hormonal responses
Abstract Passive head up tilt (HUT) and mental arithmetic (MA) are commonly used for providing mental and orthostatic challenges, respectively. In animal experiments, even a single exposure to aExpand
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Stimulatory effect of repeated treatment with lipopolysaccharide on a key enzyme of the kynurenine pathway in both genders in rats
Abstract The neuroprotective or neurotoxic effects of the products of the kynurenine pathway of tryptophan metabolism highly depend on the action of kynurenine-3-monooxygenase (KMO). The presentExpand