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Interleukin-6 and Tumor Necrosis Factor-&agr; Production After Acute Psychological Stress, Exercise, and Infused Isoproterenol: Differential Effects and Pathways
Objective The aim of the study was to assess the effects of three different methods of acute activation of the sympathetic nervous system on lipopolysaccharide-induced in vitro production ofExpand
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Acute Psychological Stress and Exercise and Changes in Peripheral Leukocyte Adhesion Molecule Expression and Density
Objective This study e-amined the effects of acute psychological stress and e-haustive e-ercise on the e-pression and density of adhesion molecules (L-selectin, lymphocyte function antigen-1 [LFA-1],Expand
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Behavioral conditioning of immunosuppression is possible in humans
Behavioral conditioned immunosuppression has been described in rodents as the most impressive demonstration of brain‐to‐immune system interaction. To analyze whether behavioral conditionedExpand
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G Protein-Coupled Receptor Kinase 2 in Multiple Sclerosis and Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis
Many modulators of inflammation, including chemokines, neuropeptides, and neurotransmitters signal via G protein-coupled receptors (GPCR). GPCR kinases (GRK) can phosphorylate agonist-activated GPCRExpand
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Leukocyte adhesion molecule expression and T cell naı̈ve/memory status following isoproterenol infusion
This study examined adhesion molecules on peripheral leukocytes following a 30-min infusion of the beta-adrenergic agonist isoproterenol in 23 healthy subjects. In response to isoproterenol, theExpand
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Behavioral Conditioning of Antihistamine Effects in Patients with Allergic Rhinitis
Background: Allergic symptoms can be induced by behavioral conditioning. However, the conditionability of antiallergic effects has not yet been studied. Thus, we investigated whether the effects of aExpand
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Flares in Patients with Systemic Lupus erythematosus Are Associated with Daily Psychological Stress
Background: The aetiology of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) remains unclear. Clinical observations and a small number of studies performed so far suggest an association between psychologicalExpand
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Acute interferon β-1b administration alters hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis activity, plasma cytokines and leukocyte distribution in healthy subjects
It has been suggested that the immune-endocrine communication plays an important role in development and progression of multiple sclerosis (MS). Interferon beta (IFN beta-1b) treatment is the therapyExpand
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Behavioral conditioning with interferon beta-1a in humans
Behavioral conditioning is one of the most impressive demonstrations of brain-immune system interaction. Numerous animal studies have demonstrated behavioral conditioned effects on immune functions,Expand
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Neuropsychological Performance and Mood States following Acute Interferon-β-1b Administration in Healthy Males
Interferon-β-1b (IFN-β-1b) has been shown to reduce the relapse rate in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (MS) and disease progression in patients with secondary progressive MS.Expand
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