Naomi Nagaya

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Trauma- and stress-related disorders are among the most common types of mental illness affecting the U.S. population. For many of these disorders, there is a striking sex difference in lifetime prevalence; for instance, women are twice as likely as men to be affected by posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Gonadal steroids and their metabolites have been(More)
Gonadal steroids and their metabolites have been shown to be important modulators of emotional behavior. Allopregnanolone (ALLO), for example, is a metabolite of progesterone that has been linked to anxiety-related disorders such as posttraumatic stress disorder. In rodents, it has been shown to reduce anxiety in a number of behavioral paradigms including(More)
BACKGROUND In patients with bronchial asthma an effective treatment is required at early stages of the disease to prevent irreversible structural changes of the airways. The objective of this study was to evaluate the beneficial effects of our routine immunotherapy as an early intervention on FEV1 in patients with child-onset atopic asthma. METHODS(More)
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