Alcohol consumption attenuates febrile responses to lipopolysaccharide and interleukin-1 beta in male rats.

@article{Taylor2002AlcoholCA,
  title={Alcohol consumption attenuates febrile responses to lipopolysaccharide and interleukin-1 beta in male rats.},
  author={A. Newman Taylor and Delia L Tio and Ngy S Heng and Raz Yirmiya},
  journal={Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research},
  year={2002},
  volume={26 1},
  pages={44-52}
}
BACKGROUND Chronic and acute alcohol use exert profound modulatory effects on the immune system which manifest as impaired host defense against infections. An important feature of this response is the interaction between the immune and the central nervous systems. This study investigated the effects of 14 days of alcohol exposure on cytokine-mediated… CONTINUE READING