Hypoxemic respiratory failure of the neonatal organism involves increased acid sphingomyelinase (aSMase) activity and production of ceramide, a second messenger of a pro-inflammatory pathway that promotes increased vascular permeability, surfactant alterations and alveolar epithelial apoptosis. We comparatively assessed the benefits of topical aSMase… (More)
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Central nervous effects of the peptides cholecystokinin (CCK) and calcitonin (CT) were tested in an attention task for their effects on Auditory Event Related Potentials (AERPs) and for their effects on satiety and activation as measured in self-rating scales. Thirteen healthy subjects received either 3 IDU/kg bodyweight CCK 1-33, 0.1 IU/kg bodyweight CT… (More)