Yasmine Nonose

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Morphine has been widely used in neonatal pain management. However, this treatment may produce adaptive changes in several physiologic systems. Our laboratory has demonstrated that morphine treatment in neonate rats alters nucleoside triphosphate diphosphohydrolase (NTPDase) activity and gene expression in central nervous system structures. Considering the(More)
Morphine exposure during the neonatal period can promote changes in pain signaling pathways that can be expressed as an increased nociceptive response in adult life. Glutamate is the major excitatory neurotransmitter in primary afferent terminals and plays a critical role in normal spinal excitatory synaptic transmission. Considering the importance of a(More)
Chronic stress, whether associated with obesity or not, leads to different neuroendocrine and psychological changes. Obesity or being overweight has become one of the most serious worldwide public health problems. Additionally, it is related to a substantial increase in daily energy intake, which results in substituting nutritionally adequate meals for(More)
Diabetes mellitus (DM) causes important modifications in the availability and use of different energy substrates in various organs and tissues. Similarly, dietary manipulations such as high fat diets also affect systemic energy metabolism. However, how the brain adapts to these situations remains unclear. To investigate these issues, control and(More)
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