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Transfer of maternal psychosocial stress to the fetus
- F. Rakers, S. Rupprecht, M. Dreiling, Christoph Bergmeier, M. Schwab
- Medicine, Psychology
- Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews
- 22 February 2017
Psychosocial maternal stress experienced during different vulnerable periods throughout gestation is thought to increase the individual's risk to develop neuropsychiatric, cardiovascular and… Expand
Levetiracetam as a treatment option in non-convulsive status epilepticus
Non-convulsive status epilepticus (NCSE) is characterized by continuous or recurrent, generalized or focal epileptiform activity on the electroencephalogram and diverse clinical symptoms with… Expand
Rapid weather changes are associated with increased ischemic stroke risk: a case-crossover study
- F. Rakers, René Schiffner, +5 authors M. Schwab
- European Journal of Epidemiology
- 1 February 2016
Observational studies focusing on absolute meteorological values suggest an association between meteorological parameters and stroke risk but these results are inconsistent and conflicting. Since… Expand
Role of catecholamines in maternal-fetal stress transfer in sheep.
- F. Rakers, S. Bischoff, +9 authors M. Schwab
- American journal of obstetrics and gynecology
- 1 November 2015
OBJECTIVE We sought to evaluate whether in addition to cortisol, catecholamines also transfer psychosocial stress indirectly to the fetus by decreasing uterine blood flow (UBF) and increasing fetal… Expand
Spreading depression can be elicited in brain stem of immature but not adult rats.
- F. Richter, S. Rupprecht, A. Lehmenkühler, Hans-Georg Schaible
- Psychology, Medicine
- Journal of neurophysiology
- 1 October 2003
Spreading depression (SD), a neuronal mechanism involved in brain pathophysiology, occurs in brain areas with high neuronal density such as the cerebral cortex. By contrast, the brain stem is thought… Expand
Clinical markers of early nigrostriatal neurodegeneration in idiopathic rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder.
BACKGROUND Rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder (RBD) is an early feature in α synucleinopathies and may precede other clinical manifestations of disease for several years. Olfactory… Expand
Autonomic outcome is better after endarterectomy than after stenting in patients with asymptomatic carotid stenosis.
OBJECTIVE Carotid endarterectomy and stenting have comparable efficacy in stroke prevention in asymptomatic carotid stenosis. In patients with carotid stenosis, cardiac events have a more than… Expand
Automatic affective responses towards the bed in patients with primary insomnia: evidence for a negativity bias
- Nicolas Koranyi, Marie Meinhard, P. Bublak, O. Witte, S. Rupprecht
- Psychology, Medicine
- Journal of sleep research
- 1 April 2018
Ruminating about sleep problems and negatively valenced thinking play a key role in the maintenance of sleep complaints in patients with insomnia. Based on associative learning principles, we… Expand
Hemispheric hypoperfusion in postictal paresis mimics early brain ischemia
The clinical differentiation between stroke and seizure is usually straightforward but postictal neurological deficits can be mistaken for stroke in case no detailed medical history is available. Up… Expand
Effects of early- and late-gestational maternal stress and synthetic glucocorticoid on development of the fetal hypothalamus–pituitary–adrenal axis in sheep
Prenatal maternal stress (PMS) programs dysregulation of the hypothalamus–pituitary–adrenal axis (HPAA) in postnatal life, though time periods vulnerable to PMS, are still unclear. We evaluated in… Expand