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Melancholic and atypical major depression — Connection between cytokines, psychopathology and treatment
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Growing scientific evidence indicates that there is a correlation between depression and alternations in the immune system. The main aim of the study was to investigate serumExpand
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Strawberry Polyphenols Attenuate Ethanol-Induced Gastric Lesions in Rats by Activation of Antioxidant Enzymes and Attenuation of MDA Increase
Background and Aim Free radicals are implicated in the aetiology of gastrointestinal disorders such as gastric ulcer, colorectal cancer and inflammatory bowel disease. Strawberries are common andExpand
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Risperidone reverses phencyclidine induced decrease in glutathione levels and alterations of antioxidant defense in rat brain
Perinatal phencyclidine (PCP) administration to rats represents one of the actual animal models of schizophrenia. Numerous data suggest redox dysregulation in this disease. We have previouslyExpand
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Serum levels of interleukin-6 and tumor necrosis factor-alpha in exacerbation and remission phase of schizophrenia.
BACKGROUND The variations in proinflamatory cytokine levels have been associated with schizophrenia (SCH), duration of illness, psychopathology and treatment. The aim of the study was to investigateExpand
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Attenuation of cold restraint stress-induced gastric lesions by an olive leaf extract.
Olive leaf extract (OLE) possesses, among other, antioxidative properties, but whether it influences gastroprotection against stress-induced gastric lesions remains unknown. In this study weExpand
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Role of sICAM-1 and sVCAM-1 as biomarkers in early and late stages of schizophrenia.
Schizophrenia (SZ) is a neuroprogressive disorder presenting with biochemical, functional, and structural changes, which differ from early to late stages of the illness. We explored the differencesExpand
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The influence of sex hormones on anterior cruciate ligament ruptures in males
PurposeThe purpose of this study is to determine the difference in the concentrations of testosterone, 17-β estradiol and progesterone between male patients with and without ACL rupture, as well asExpand
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Decreased glutathione levels and altered antioxidant defense in an animal model of schizophrenia: Long-term effects of perinatal phencyclidine administration
Perinatal phencyclidine (PCP) administration to rodents represents one of the more compelling animal models of schizophrenia. There is evidence that decreased glutathione (GSH) levels and oxidativeExpand
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The influence of sex hormones on anterior cruciate ligament rupture: female study
PurposeThe purpose of this study was to determine the difference in the concentrations of testosterone, 17-β estradiol and progesterone between female patients with and without ACL rupture and theExpand
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Substrate kinetics of erythrocyte membrane Na,K-ATPase and lipid peroxides in schizophrenia
Previous studies have shown decreased erythrocyte membrane (EM) Na,K-ATPase activity in chronic patients suffering from schizophrenia (SCH). There are no data about changes at the onset of psychosisExpand
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