Sergio Tufik

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Country: Brazil

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Modulation of sickness behavior by sleep: the role of neurochemical and neuroinflammatory pathways in mice
    Adriano Zager
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo UNIFESP EPM, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 19:589-602. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of different substance misuse in genital reflexes of paradoxical sleep deprived male rats
    Monica L Andersen
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo UNIFESP EPM, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Scand J Psychol 48:191-5. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Inhibitory effect of GABAergic drugs in cocaine-induced genital reflexes in paradoxical sleep-deprived male rats
    M L Andersen
    Department of Psychobiology Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Escola Paulista de Medicina Unifesp EPM, Rua Napoleao de Barros, 925, Vila Clementino 04024 002, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 78:301-7. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Different stress modalities result in distinct steroid hormone responses by male rats
    M L Andersen
    Departamento de Psicobiologia, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brasil
    Braz J Med Biol Res 37:791-7. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Diurnal variation in the genital reflexes and hormone levels induced by paradoxical sleep deprivation and cocaine in male rats
    Monica Levy Andersen
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Escola Paulista de Medicina Unifesp EPM, Rua Napoleao de Barros, 925, Vila Clementino, Sao Paulo, SP 0402 4002, Brazil
    Brain Res Bull 64:215-20. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of morphine or naloxone on cocaine-induced genital reflexes in paradoxical sleep-deprived rats
    M L Andersen
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Rua Napoleao de Barros, 925, Vila Clementino SP 04024 002, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 79:515-21. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Acute cocaine effects in paradoxical sleep deprived male rats
    Monica L Andersen
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Escola Paulista de Medicina Unifesp EPM, Rua Napoleao de Barros, 925 Vila Clementino, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 29:245-51. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint The effects of dopaminergic agonists on genital reflexes in paradoxical sleep-deprived male rats
    Monica L Andersen
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Rua Napoleao de Barros, 925, Vila Clementino, SP 04024 002, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Physiol Behav 84:205-10. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of progesterone blockade over cocaine-induced genital reflexes of paradoxical sleep-deprived male rats
    Monica L Andersen
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Escola Paulista de Medicina, R Napoleao de Barros, 925, V Clementino 04024 002, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Horm Behav 47:477-84. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Involvement of dopamine receptors in cocaine-induced genital reflexes after paradoxical sleep deprivation
    Monica Levy Andersen
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Escola Paulista de Medicina Unifesp EPM, R Napoleao de Barros, 925, V Clementino 04024 002, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Behav Brain Res 160:44-50. 2005

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  1. ncbi request reprint Modulation of sickness behavior by sleep: the role of neurochemical and neuroinflammatory pathways in mice
    Adriano Zager
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo UNIFESP EPM, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 19:589-602. 2009
    ..The study provides some insights into how the sleep-wake cycle affects the expression of sickness behavior induced by LPS...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of different substance misuse in genital reflexes of paradoxical sleep deprived male rats
    Monica L Andersen
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo UNIFESP EPM, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Scand J Psychol 48:191-5. 2007
    ..These findings show that Delta(9)THC, alcohol and caffeine when administrated isolated did not produce alterations in genital reflexes in the PSD male rats...
  3. ncbi request reprint Inhibitory effect of GABAergic drugs in cocaine-induced genital reflexes in paradoxical sleep-deprived male rats
    M L Andersen
    Department of Psychobiology Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Escola Paulista de Medicina Unifesp EPM, Rua Napoleao de Barros, 925, Vila Clementino 04024 002, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 78:301-7. 2004
    ..These data show that GABAergic compounds inhibited PE in male PSD rats suggesting that this inhibition points to a differential role of GABA receptor subtypes...
  4. ncbi request reprint Different stress modalities result in distinct steroid hormone responses by male rats
    M L Andersen
    Departamento de Psicobiologia, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brasil
    Braz J Med Biol Res 37:791-7. 2004
    ..Thus, the data suggest that different stress modalities result in distinct steroid hormone responses, with PSD and footshock being the most similar...
  5. ncbi request reprint Diurnal variation in the genital reflexes and hormone levels induced by paradoxical sleep deprivation and cocaine in male rats
    Monica Levy Andersen
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Escola Paulista de Medicina Unifesp EPM, Rua Napoleao de Barros, 925, Vila Clementino, Sao Paulo, SP 0402 4002, Brazil
    Brain Res Bull 64:215-20. 2004
    ..These results suggest that progesterone may influence the modulation of male genital reflexes displayed by sleep-deprived rats...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of morphine or naloxone on cocaine-induced genital reflexes in paradoxical sleep-deprived rats
    M L Andersen
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Rua Napoleao de Barros, 925, Vila Clementino SP 04024 002, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 79:515-21. 2004
    ..The findings suggest that the stimulating effects of cocaine in potentiating genital reflexes in PSD rats can be unidirectionally modified by opioidergic systems...
  7. ncbi request reprint Acute cocaine effects in paradoxical sleep deprived male rats
    Monica L Andersen
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Escola Paulista de Medicina Unifesp EPM, Rua Napoleao de Barros, 925 Vila Clementino, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 29:245-51. 2005
    ..Thus, the present study indicated that the behavioural effects of cocaine could be modified by PSD. This in turn may have relevant implications in the cocaine effect in abusers under sleep deprived condition...
  8. ncbi request reprint The effects of dopaminergic agonists on genital reflexes in paradoxical sleep-deprived male rats
    Monica L Andersen
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Rua Napoleao de Barros, 925, Vila Clementino, SP 04024 002, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Physiol Behav 84:205-10. 2005
    ..These DA agonists showed distinct effects in sexual response suggesting that these effects are probably due to PSD-induced DA receptor supersensitivity even though different mechanisms are involved...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of progesterone blockade over cocaine-induced genital reflexes of paradoxical sleep-deprived male rats
    Monica L Andersen
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Escola Paulista de Medicina, R Napoleao de Barros, 925, V Clementino 04024 002, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Horm Behav 47:477-84. 2005
    ..In addition, mifepristone administration induced a significant decrease in the duration of PS episodes at all doses. These data suggest that progesterone exerts an essential role in erectile response induced by cocaine in PSD male rats...
  10. ncbi request reprint Involvement of dopamine receptors in cocaine-induced genital reflexes after paradoxical sleep deprivation
    Monica Levy Andersen
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Escola Paulista de Medicina Unifesp EPM, R Napoleao de Barros, 925, V Clementino 04024 002, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Behav Brain Res 160:44-50. 2005
    ..They further suggest that both D1 and D2 receptors may play a role in these effects...
  11. ncbi request reprint Noradrenergic system interacts with genital reflexes induced by cocaine in paradoxical sleep-deprived male rats
    Monica L Andersen
    Department of Psychobiology, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Behav Neurosci 119:473-82. 2005
    ..The results showed that noradrenergic drugs inhibited genital reflexes in PSD rats, with distinct responses in relation to their respective action over the adrenoceptor...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effects of paradoxical sleep deprivation and cocaine on genital reflexes in hyperlipidic-fed rats
    Monica L Andersen
    Department of Psychobiology Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Escola Paulista de Medicina, R Napoleao de Barros, 925, Vila Clementino 04024 002, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 81:758-63. 2005
    ..Although there were no hormonal alterations, the findings showed that a long-term HD might modify the stimulating effects of cocaine in potentiating genital reflexes in PSD rats...
  13. ncbi request reprint Sleep disturbance induced by substance P in mice
    Monica L Andersen
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo UNIFESP, Brazil
    Behav Brain Res 167:212-8. 2006
    ..To examine the reversal of SP effects, eight mice were administered with an NK1 receptor antagonist before SP administration. Prior administration of the NK1 antagonist prevented the disturbances in sleep...
  14. ncbi request reprint Does male sexual behavior require progesterone?
    Monica Levy Andersen
    Department of Psychobiology Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Escola Paulista de Medicina Unifesp EPM, Rua Napoleao de Barros, 925, Vila Clementino SP 04024 002, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Brain Res Rev 51:136-43. 2006
    ..Exploring the neuroendocrine mechanisms of progesterone in the sexual behavior of males may provide insights into the regulation of sexuality in this gender...
  15. ncbi request reprint The effects of acute cocaine administration in paradoxical sleep-deprived rats
    M L Andersen
    Department of Psychobiology Universidade Federal de Saão Paulo, Brazil
    Addict Biol 5:417-20. 2000
    ..However, further studies need to be carried out in order to clarify the mechanisms involved between PS deprivation and cocaine...
  16. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of acute and chronic treatments with Harpagophytum procumbens on Freund's adjuvant-induced arthritis in rats
    Monica L Andersen
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Rua Napoleao de Barros, 925, Vila Clementino, SP 04024 002 São Paulo, Brazil
    J Ethnopharmacol 91:325-30. 2004
    ..Thus, the data showed anti-inflammatory and peripheral analgesic properties of Harpagophytum procumbens extract with all doses tested, thus confirming its indication for inflammatory processes...
  17. ncbi request reprint Age-related effects on genital reflexes induced by paradoxical sleep deprivation and cocaine in rats
    Monica Levy Andersen
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Escola Paulista de Medicina Unifesp EPM, Rua Napoleao de Barros, 925, Vila Clementino, 04024 002, Sao Paulo SP, Brazil
    Exp Gerontol 39:233-7. 2004
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Effects of paradoxical sleep deprivation on genital reflexes in five rat strains
    Monica L Andersen
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo UNIFESP EPM, Rua Napoleao de Barros, 925, Vila Clementino SP 04024 002, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Horm Behav 49:173-80. 2006
    ..In the other strains, this hormone was significantly lower compared to the Wistar and Long-Evans PSD. This study demonstrates that genital reflexes are differently influenced by PSD associated to cocaine in five rat strains...
  19. ncbi request reprint The effect of apomorphine on genital reflexes in male rats deprived of paradoxical sleep
    Monica L Andersen
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Escola Paulista de Medicina Unifesp EPM, Rua Napoleao de Barros, 925 Vila Clementino, São Paulo SP 04024 002, Brazil
    Physiol Behav 80:211-5. 2003
    ..We suggest that the potentiating effects of apomorphine on PE are likely due to PSD-induced DA receptor supersensitivity...
  20. ncbi request reprint Facilitation of ejaculation after methamphetamine administration in paradoxical sleep deprived rats
    Monica Levy Andersen
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Escola Paulista de Medicina Unifesp EPM, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Brain Res 978:31-7. 2003
    ..These data show that MA facilitates ejaculation in PSD rats, however, further studies need to be carried out in order to clarify the hormonal-neurochemical mechanisms involved...
  21. ncbi request reprint Sleep patterns over 21-day period in rats with chronic constriction of sciatic nerve
    Monica Levy Andersen
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Rua Napoleao de Barros 925, Vila Clementino, SP 04021 002, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Brain Res 984:84-92. 2003
    ..In conclusion, sciatic nerve constriction induced poor sleep quality with disrupted sleep in rats, particularly during the first week of that condition...
  22. ncbi request reprint Influence of paradoxical sleep deprivation and cocaine on development of spontaneous penile reflexes in rats of different ages
    Monica Levy Andersen
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Escola Paulista de Medicina Unifesp EPM, Rua Napoleao de Barros 925, Vila Clementino, SP 04024 002, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Brain Res 968:130-8. 2003
    ..These findings suggest that the interaction of PSD and cocaine probably enhances dopaminergic transmission in the brain and may accelerate the development of genital reflexes in male rats...
  23. ncbi request reprint Hormone treatment facilitates penile erection in castrated rats after sleep deprivation and cocaine
    M Levy Andersen
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Escola Paulista de Medicina Unifesp EPM, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Neuroendocrinol 16:154-9. 2004
    ..Corticosterone concentrations were lower in the castrated sleep-deprived rats than in respective control group. These data show that progesterone treatment facilitates penile erection in sleep deprived-cocaine castrated rats...
  24. ncbi request reprint Distinct effects of paradoxical sleep deprivation and cocaine administration on sexual behavior in male rats
    Monica L Andersen
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Vila Clementino, Brazil
    Addict Biol 7:251-3. 2002
    ..These findings are due probably to PSD causing supersensitivity of dopamine (DA) receptors exacerbating the cocaine actions on dopaminergic pathways inducing penile erection and ejaculation...
  25. ncbi request reprint Cholinergic mechanisms in cocaine-induced genital reflexes in paradoxical sleep-deprived male rats
    M L Andersen
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Escola Paulista de Medicina Unifesp EPM, Rua Napoleao de Barros, 925, Villa Clementino, 4024 002, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 77:525-31. 2004
    ..The data also suggest that the stimulating action of cocaine in potentiating the sexual effects in PSD rats does not override the effects of the cholinergic mechanisms of sexual behavior...
  26. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of aerobic plus resistance training on the adipokines and neuropeptides in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease obese adolescents
    Aline de Piano
    Post Graduate Program of Nutrition, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Paulista Medicine School, UNIFESP EPM, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 24:1313-24. 2012
    ..To compare the effects of aerobic training (AT) with aerobic plus resistance training (AT+RT) in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) obese adolescents...
  27. doi request reprint The effect of weight loss magnitude on pro-/anti-inflammatory adipokines and carotid intima-media thickness in obese adolescents engaged in interdisciplinary weight loss therapy
    Deborah C L Masquio
    Post Graduate Program of Nutrition, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 79:55-64. 2013
    ..Obesity is a chronic disease defined by an excess amount of adipose tissue and presents a low-grade inflammatory state, increasing cardiovascular risk...
  28. doi request reprint Treatment of obese adolescents: the influence of periodization models and ACE genotype
    Denis Foschini
    Post Graduate Program of Nutrition, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Paulista Medicine School, UNIFESP EPM, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:766-72. 2010
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease decrease in obese adolescents after multidisciplinary therapy
    Lian Tock
    Federal University of Sao Paulo, Paulista Medicine School, UNIFESP, EPM, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 18:1241-5. 2006
    ..Despite the increasing prevalence of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, its pathogenesis and clinical significance remain poorly defined and there is no ideal treatment...
  30. pmc Neuroleptic drugs revert the contextual fear conditioning deficit presented by spontaneously hypertensive rats: a potential animal model of emotional context processing in schizophrenia?
    Mariana Bendlin Calzavara
    Department of Pharmacology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Rua Botucatu, 862 Ed Leal Prado, CEP 04023 062, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Schizophr Bull 35:748-59. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that the deficit in CFC presented by SHR could be a useful animal model to study abnormalities in emotional context processing related to schizophrenia...
  31. pmc Long-term interdisciplinary therapy reduces endotoxin level and insulin resistance in obese adolescents
    Fabio S Lira
    Departamento de Fisiologia, Rua Botucatu nº 862 Vila Clementino, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Nutr J 11:74. 2012
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint The effect of sildenafil on sleep respiratory parameters and heart rate variability in obstructive sleep apnea
    Christiane Neves
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Sleep Med 11:545-51. 2010
    ..To evaluate the magnitude of effects of sildenafil on respiratory parameters and heart rate variability (HRV) in slow wave sleep (SWS) and REM sleep of patients with severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)...
  33. doi request reprint Inhibitory effects of modafinil on emotional memory in mice
    Helaine A Fernandes
    Departamento de Psicobiologia, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, R Napoleão de Barros 925, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Neuropharmacology 64:365-70. 2013
    ..In all, our findings provide pre-clinical evidence of potential emotional memory amnesia induced by MOD. This article is part of a Special Issue entitled 'Cognitive Enhancers'...
  34. doi request reprint The role of PAI-1 and adiponectin on the inflammatory state and energy balance in obese adolescents with metabolic syndrome
    Flávia Campos Corgosinho
    Post Graduation Program of Nutrition, Paulista Medicine School, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Rua Franscisco de Castro 93, Sao Paulo, 04020 050, Brazil
    Inflammation 35:944-51. 2012
    ..Inflammatory biomarkers may thus play a role in energy balance. The clinical trial registration number is NCT01358773...
  35. doi request reprint Are endogenous sex hormones related to DNA damage in paradoxically sleep-deprived female rats?
    Monica L Andersen
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Vila Clementino, SP, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Horm Behav 57:216-21. 2010
    ..In conclusion, our data are consistent with the notion that genetic damage in the form of DNA breakage in brain cells induced by sleep deprivation overrides the effects related to endogenous female sex hormones...
  36. doi request reprint The impact of sleep duration in obstructive sleep apnea patients
    Thais T Risso
    Cardiology Division, Medicine Department, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Rua Napoleao de Barros, 925 Vila Clementino, Sao Paulo, SP 04024 002, Brazil
    Sleep Breath 17:837-43. 2013
    ..The authors hypothesize that sleep duration may play a role in OSA severity. The aim of this study is to analyze sleep duration in OSA patients...
  37. doi request reprint Aerobic training (AT) is more effective than aerobic plus resistance training (AT+RT) to improve anorexigenic/orexigenic factors in obese adolescents
    June Carnier
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Nutrição, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo UNIFESP, Brazil
    Appetite 69:168-73. 2013
    ..The regulation of energy balance is influenced by physical exercise. Although some studies show a stimulation of hormones related to food intake, others show that exercise provides satiety...
  38. doi request reprint The association between the Framingham risk score and sleep: a São Paulo epidemiological sleep study
    Fatima Cintra
    Department of Psychobiology of Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Sleep Med 13:577-82. 2012
    ..Therefore, the goal of this study is to analyze the sleep profile of a general population based on cardiovascular risk stratification...
  39. doi request reprint Improvement in HOMA-IR is an independent predictor of reduced carotid intima-media thickness in obese adolescents participating in an interdisciplinary weight-loss program
    Priscila de Lima Sanches
    Post Graduate Program of Nutrition, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Hypertens Res 34:232-8. 2011
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Alterations in downstream mediators involved in central control of eating behavior in obese adolescents submitted to a multidisciplinary therapy
    Wagner L Prado
    Nutrition Postgraduate Program, Federal University of São Paulo Paulista Medicine School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Adolesc Health 49:300-5. 2011
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Increasing trends of sleep complaints in the city of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Rogério Santos-Silva
    Division of Medicine and Biology of Sleep, Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo UNIFESP, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Sleep Med 11:520-4. 2010
    ....
  42. pmc Comparison of the effects of continuous positive airway pressure, oral appliance and exercise training in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Teresa Cristina Barros Schütz
    Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo UNIFESP, Departamento de Psicobiologia, São PauloSP, Brazil
    Clinics (Sao Paulo) 68:1168-74. 2013
    ....
  43. doi request reprint Mild acute stress reactivates memory of a discriminative avoidance task in mice
    André L Takatsu-Coleman
    Departamento de Farmacologia, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brasil
    Stress 16:278-88. 2013
    ..This facilitative effect was not dependent on corticosterone secretion because metyrapone abolished the enhancement of corticosterone concentration but did not reverse the stress-induced reinstatement of retrieval...
  44. pmc Does obstructive sleep apnea impair the cardiopulmonary response to exercise?
    Camila F Rizzi
    Sleep Medicine and Biology Discipline, Psychobiology Department, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Sleep 36:547-53. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate cardiopulmonary exercise performance in lean and obese patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) compared with controls...
  45. ncbi request reprint Insulin resistance can impair reduction on carotid intima-media thickness in obese adolescents
    Priscila de Lima Sanches
    Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, UNIFESP, SP, Brasil
    Arq Bras Cardiol 99:892-8. 2012
    ..The atherosclerotic process at the endothelial level begins in early ages and seems to be associated with obesity and its comorbidities as insulin resistance...
  46. doi request reprint Long-term effects of aerobic plus resistance training on the metabolic syndrome and adiponectinemia in obese adolescents
    Marco Tulio de Mello
    Department of Psychobiology, Post Graduate Program of Nutrition, Funding Research to Psychopharmacology, Biosciences Department, Paulista Medicine School, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 13:343-50. 2011
    ..These findings suggest a clinical role of AT+RT in the control of metabolic syndrome in pediatric populations...
  47. doi request reprint Cysteine: a potential biomarker for obstructive sleep apnea
    Fatima Cintra
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Chest 139:246-52. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the role of Hcy and Cys in OSA in comparison with subjects without OSA and to determine the possible influence of obesity on these variables...
  48. doi request reprint Hyperleptinemia in obese adolescents deregulates neuropeptides during weight loss
    Ana R Damaso
    Biosciences Department, Federal University of São Paulo Paulista Medicine School UNIFESP EPM, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Peptides 32:1384-91. 2011
    ..In conclusion, the hyperleptinemia in obese adolescents deregulates neuropeptides during weight loss...
  49. doi request reprint Short-term sleep deprivation reinstates memory retrieval in mice: the role of corticosterone secretion
    André L Takatsu-Coleman
    Departamento de Farmacologia, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Rua Botucatu 862, Ed Leal Prado, 1 o andar, 04023062 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 38:1967-78. 2013
    ..Collectively, short-term SD can facilitate memory retrieval by enhancing corticosterone secretion. This facilitatory effect is abolished by longer periods of SD. ..
  50. pmc Cognition and biomarkers of oxidative stress in obstructive sleep apnea
    Letícia Viana Sales
    Departamento de Psicobiologia, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo UNIFESP, Sao Paulo SP, Brazil
    Clinics (Sao Paulo) 68:449-55. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate neuropsychological performance and biomarkers of oxidative stress in patients with obstructive sleep apnea and the relationships between these factors...
  51. ncbi request reprint Sleep rebound attenuates context-dependent behavioural sensitization induced by amphetamine
    Mariana Bendlin Calzavara
    Department of Pharmacology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Rua Botucatu, 862, Edificio Leal Prado, CEP 04023 062 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 32:1277-82. 2008
    ..AMPH-induced behavioural sensitization was context-specific and was also attenuated by sleep rebound. These results strengthen the notion that sleep conditions can influence AMPH-induced behavioural sensitization...
  52. doi request reprint Effects of zolpidem on sedation, anxiety, and memory in the plus-maze discriminative avoidance task
    Karina A Zanin
    Departamento de Psicobiologia, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, R Napoleao de Barros, 925, 04024002 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 226:459-74. 2013
    ..Zolpidem (Zolp), a hypnotic drug prescribed to treat insomnia, may have negative effects on memory, but reports are inconsistent...
  53. doi request reprint Reduction in the leptin concentration as a predictor of improvement in lung function in obese adolescents
    Patrícia Leão da Silva
    Post Graduate Program of Nutrition, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Obes Facts 5:806-20. 2012
    ....
  54. pmc Relationship between food intake and sleep pattern in healthy individuals
    Cibele Aparecida Crispim
    Departamento de Psicobiologia, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Clin Sleep Med 7:659-64. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze the relationship between food intake and sleep patterns in healthy individuals...
  55. doi request reprint Obese adolescents with eating disorders: analysis of metabolic and inflammatory states
    June Carnier
    Post Graduate Program of Nutrition, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Physiol Behav 105:175-80. 2012
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of HLA DQB1*0602 allele in patients with migraine
    Fernando Morgadinho Santos Coelho
    Psychobiology Department, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 65:1123-5. 2007
    ..HLA-DQB1*0602 and HLA DRB1 alleles are closely associated with narcolepsy. An increase in the HLA-DRB1 allele frequency in patients with visual aura has raised greater awareness of the genetic background in migraine...
  57. doi request reprint Effects of hormone therapy with estrogen and/or progesterone on sleep pattern in postmenopausal women
    Helena Hachul
    Department of Gynecology, Federal University of Sao Paulo UNIFESP EPM, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 103:207-12. 2008
    ..To investigate the effects of estrogen and progesterone on sleep in postmenopausal women...
  58. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of the HLA-DQB1*0602 allele in narcolepsy and idiopathic hypersomnia patients seen at a sleep disorders outpatient unit in São Paulo
    Fernando Morgadinho Santos Coelho
    Psychobiology Department, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 31:10-4. 2009
    ..The present study describes the prevalence of HLA-DQB1*0602 allele in narcoleptics with and without cataplexy and in patients with idiopathic hypersomnia...
  59. pmc Effects of sildenafil on autonomic nervous function during sleep in obstructive sleep apnea
    Christiane Neves
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de São Paulo São Paulo, Brazil
    Clinics (Sao Paulo) 65:393-400. 2010
    ..To evaluate the effects of sildenafil on the autonomic nervous system in patients with severe obstructive sleep apnea...
  60. doi request reprint Reciprocal interactions of obstructive sleep apnea and hypertension associated with ACE I/D polymorphism in males
    Renata G Koyama
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Sleep Med 10:1107-11. 2009
    ..However, ACE is a pleiotropic gene that has several influences, including skeletal muscle and control of ventilation. We therefore tested the hypothesis that ACE polymorphism influences OSA severity...
  61. doi request reprint Consequences of obstructive sleep apnea on metabolic profile: a Population-Based Survey
    Sonia M Togeiro
    Disciplina de Medicina e Biologia do Sono, Departamento de Psicobiologia, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:847-51. 2013
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate the associations of OSA with metabolic abnormalities among the adult population of Sao Paulo, Brazil...
  62. doi request reprint Sexual response in female rats with status epilepticus
    Tathiana A Alvarenga
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo
    Epilepsia 54:644-8. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate sexual behavior in female rats submitted to pilocarpine-induced status epilepticus (SE)...
  63. doi request reprint Sleep deprivation impairs emotional memory retrieval in mice: influence of sex
    Luciano Fernandes-Santos
    Departamento de Psicobiologia, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Napoleão de Barros, 925, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 38:216-22. 2012
    ..Collectively, our results confirm the impairing effect of TSD on emotional memory retrieval and demonstrate that it can be higher in female mice depending on the memory task evaluated...
  64. pmc Sleep disorders and demand for medical services: evidence from a population-based longitudinal study
    Rogério Santos-Silva
    Disciplina de Medicina e Biologia do Sono, Departamento de Psicobiologia, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo UNIFESP, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    PLoS ONE 7:e30085. 2012
    ....
  65. doi request reprint Effects of moderate aerobic exercise training on chronic primary insomnia
    Giselle Soares Passos
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Sleep Med 12:1018-27. 2011
    ....
  66. doi request reprint Interdisciplinary therapy improves biomarkers profile and lung function in asthmatic obese adolescents
    Patrícia Leão da Silva
    Post Graduate Program of Nutrition, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Pediatr Pulmonol 47:8-17. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the short- and long-term results of interdisciplinary therapy on inflammatory biomarkers and lung function in asthmatics obese adolescents...
  67. ncbi request reprint Effects of long-term food restriction on genital reflexes in paradoxically sleep-deprived male rats
    Tathiana A F Alvarenga
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Rua Napoleao de Barros, 925, Vila Clementino SP 04024 002, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Brain Res 1115:148-54. 2006
    ..Further studies are warranted to dissect the effect of food restriction on sexual behavior...
  68. doi request reprint Negative correlation between neuropeptide Y/agouti-related protein concentration and adiponectinemia in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease obese adolescents submitted to a long-term interdisciplinary therapy
    Aline de Piano
    Post Graduate Program of Nutrition, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Paulista Medicine School, UNIFESP EPM, Sao Paulo SP, Brazil
    Metabolism 59:613-9. 2010
    ..These results suggested that NAFLD obese adolescents presented an inflammatory profile that can influence the neuroendocrine regulation of energy balance, suggesting an additional impairment in the weight loss therapy...
  69. ncbi request reprint [Immune outcomes of sleep disorders: the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis as a modulatory factor]
    Beatriz Duarte Palma
    Departamento de Psicobiologia, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 29:S33-8. 2007
    ..To review the literature on the interaction between sleep and the immune system...
  70. doi request reprint Continuous positive airway pressure therapy improves hypoadiponectinemia in severe obese men with obstructive sleep apnea without changes in insulin resistance
    Glaucia Carneiro
    Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 7:537-42. 2009
    ..Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy has been shown to improve cardiovascular morbidity and mortality related to OSA, but the mechanisms underlying this association are not fully understood...
  71. ncbi request reprint The G619A Aa-nat gene polymorphism does not contribute to sleep time variation in the Brazilian population
    Danyella Silva Pereira
    Department of Psychobiology Sleep Institute, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Rua Napoleao de Barros 925, Sao Paulo, SP 04024 002, Brazi
    Behav Genet 37:637-8. 2007
    ..It is important to analyze different ethnic groups in order to validate the effect of G619A polymorphism on sleep timing...
  72. doi request reprint Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in the Sao Paulo Epidemiologic Sleep Study
    Sergio Tufik
    Disciplina de Medicina e Biologia do Sono, Departamento de Psicobiologia, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo UNIFESP, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Sleep Med 11:441-6. 2010
    ..To estimate the prevalence of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome (OSAS), using current clinical and epidemiological techniques, among the adult population of Sao Paulo, Brazil...
  73. doi request reprint Angiotensin-converting enzyme polymorphism and erectile dysfunction complaints in the Brazilian population
    Monica L Andersen
    Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo UNIFESP, Department of Psychobiology, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    J Sex Med 7:2791-7. 2010
    ..Limited and conflicting data have been published on the influence of this genetic variant on the pathophysiology of erectile dysfunction (ED)...
  74. doi request reprint Neonatal arthritis disturbs sleep and behaviour of adult rat offspring and their dams
    Suely Roizenblatt
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo UNIFESP, Brazil
    Eur J Pain 14:985-91. 2010
    ..This model of unilateral hindpaw inflammation has a wide range of long-term effects in both lactating dams and their adult offspring...
  75. doi request reprint Ethanol-induced behavioral sensitization is associated with dopamine receptor changes in the mouse olfactory tubercle
    Nilza Pereira de Araujo
    Department of Pharmacology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo SP, Brazil
    Physiol Behav 96:12-7. 2009
    ..Our data suggest that D2 receptor changes in the olfactory tubercle seem to play an important role in the expression of ethanol-induced behavioral sensitization...
  76. doi request reprint Chronic stress during paradoxical sleep deprivation increases paradoxical sleep rebound: association with prolactin plasma levels and brain serotonin content
    Ricardo Borges Machado
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 33:1211-24. 2008
    ..The data are discussed in the realm of a prospective importance of paradoxical sleep for processing of traumatic events...
  77. ncbi request reprint Traditional biomarkers in narcolepsy: experience of a Brazilian sleep centre
    Fernando Morgadinho Santos Coelho
    Departamento de Psicobiologia, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 68:712-5. 2010
    ..This study was thought to characterized clinical and laboratory findings of a narcoleptic patients in an out patients unit at São Paulo, Brazil...
  78. doi request reprint Genomic damage in the progression of chronic kidney disease in rats
    Camila Hirotsu
    Departamento de Psicobiologia, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo UNIFESP, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Brain Behav Immun 25:416-22. 2011
    ..Additionally, the brain was sensitive to genotoxic insult after extended chronic kidney disease, suggesting a potentially important role of genetic damage in the neurological disorders of end-stage renal patients...
  79. doi request reprint Intermittent hypoxia and sleep restriction: motor, cognitive and neurochemical alterations in rats
    Juliana C Perry
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Behav Brain Res 189:373-80. 2008
    ..The results presented here suggest that hypoxia and sleep loss exert distinct deleterious effects upon the central nervous system...
  80. doi request reprint Metabolic responses on the early shift
    Heloisa Guarita Padilha
    Departamento de Psicobiologia, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Chronobiol Int 27:1080-92. 2010
    ..Moreover, all three groups showed pronounced cortisol levels on awakening, suggesting that they may have adjusted to their awaking time. (Author: heloguarita@rgnutri.com.br )...
  81. ncbi request reprint Higher nigrostriatal dopamine neuron loss in early than late onset Parkinson's disease?--a [99mTc]-TRODAT-1 SPECT study
    Ming Chi Shih
    Laboratório Interdiciplinar de Neuroimagem e Cognição LiNC, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Mov Disord 22:863-6. 2007
    ..29 +/- 0.12, BP = 0.44 +/- 0.12, P < 0.02) with similar PD severity. These results suggest that EOPD patients have greater dopamine density loss than LOPD patients without motor-symptom worsening...
  82. pmc Exercise training improves sleep pattern and metabolic profile in elderly people in a time-dependent manner
    Fabio S Lira
    Departamento de Psicobiologia, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Brasil
    Lipids Health Dis 10:1-6. 2011
    ..Suggesting that this population requires training strategy modifications as to ensure consistent alterations regarding metabolism...
  83. pmc Effects of the adenosine deaminase polymorphism and caffeine intake on sleep parameters in a large population sample
    Diego Robles Mazzotti
    Departmento de Psicobiologia, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Sleep 34:399-402. 2011
    ..To evaluate the association between the adenosine deaminase polymorphism, sleep architecture, and caffeine consumption...
  84. doi request reprint To what extent is sleep rebound effective in reversing the effects of paradoxical sleep deprivation on gene expression in the brain?
    Camila Guindalini
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo UNIFESP, Vila Clementino, SP, Brazil
    Behav Brain Res 201:53-8. 2009
    ..In summary, our results provide a unique set of transcripts that might be specific related to regulation of paradoxical sleep phase and sleep homeostasis processes, as well as to the biological basis of sleep disorders...
  85. pmc The role of the substantia nigra pars compacta in regulating sleep patterns in rats
    Marcelo M S Lima
    Departamento de Psicobiologia, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    PLoS ONE 2:e513. 2007
    ..Evidence contained in the literature lends support to the hypothesis that the dopaminergic nigrostriatal pathway is closely involved in the regulation of sleep patterns...
  86. doi request reprint The role of anorexigenic and orexigenic neuropeptides and peripheral signals on quartiles of weight loss in obese adolescents
    Lila Missae Oyama
    Post Graduate Program of Nutrition, Federal University of Sao Paulo UNIFESP, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Neuropeptides 44:467-74. 2010
    ....
  87. doi request reprint Clinical profile of menopausal insomniac women referred to sleep laboratory
    Helena Hachul
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Brazil
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:422-7. 2009
    ..The primary purpose of this study was to assess the overall clinical profile of menopausal women complaining of insomnia who were referred to a sleep laboratory...
  88. doi request reprint Blockage of dopaminergic D(2) receptors produces decrease of REM but not of slow wave sleep in rats after REM sleep deprivation
    Marcelo M S Lima
    Departamento de Psicobiologia, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Behav Brain Res 188:406-11. 2008
    ..In conclusion we report a particular action of the dopaminergic neurotransmission in REM sleep relying on D(2) activation...
  89. ncbi request reprint Cocaine-induced genital reflexes in paradoxical sleep deprived rats: Indications of mediation by serotonin receptors
    Monica L Andersen
    Department of Psychobiology Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Escola Paulista de Medicina Unifesp EPM, Brazil
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 31:496-502. 2007
    ..Taken together, the results suggest that serotonergic receptors play an important role in genital reflexes induced by cocaine in sleep deprived males...
  90. ncbi request reprint Effects of environmental enrichment and paradoxical sleep deprivation on open-field behavior of amphetamine-treated mice
    Daniela Fukue Fukushiro
    Department of Pharmacology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Physiol Behav 92:773-9. 2007
    ..The aims of the present study were to examine the effects of environmental enrichment and PSD, conducted separately or in association, on open-field behavior elicited by amphetamine (AMP) in mice...
  91. ncbi request reprint Possible participation of D3 and D4 dopaminergic receptors on genital reflexes induced by cocaine in paradoxical sleep deprived male rats
    Monica L Andersen
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Scand J Psychol 48:443-7. 2007
    ..Although our studies indicate that there is a relevant participation of D3 receptors in male sexual function, D4 receptors seem not to exert an essential role in this model...
  92. ncbi request reprint Involvement of nitric oxide in cocaine-induced erections and ejaculations after paradoxical sleep deprivation
    Monica L Andersen
    Department of Psychobiology Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Escola Paulista de Medicina Unifesp EPM, R Napoleao de Barros, 925, V Clementino 04024 002, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 31:652-7. 2007
    ..As nitric oxide (NO) is involved in penile erectile (PE) function and also influences the sleep-wake cycle, we speculated that NO could play a role in PE and ejaculation of paradonical sleep deprivation (PSD) rats...
  93. doi request reprint Food restriction or sleep deprivation: which exerts a greater influence on the sexual behaviour of male rats?
    Tathiana A Alvarenga
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo UNIFESP, Rua Napoleao de Barros, 925, Vila Clementino 04024 002, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Behav Brain Res 202:266-71. 2009
    ....
  94. ncbi request reprint Distinct behavioral and neurochemical alterations induced by intermittent hypoxia or paradoxical sleep deprivation in rats
    Juliana C Perry
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 32:87-94. 2008
    ..When paradoxical sleep deprivation was combined with intermittent oxygen depletion, the behavioral and biochemical parameters were comparable to those of control rats...
  95. ncbi request reprint Deficits in avoidance responding after paradoxical sleep deprivation are not associated with altered [3H]pirenzepine binding to M1 muscarinic receptors in rat brain
    Karin M Moreira
    Psychobiology Department, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo UNIFESP, Rua Napoleao de Barros 925, Sao Paulo 04024 002, SP, Brazil
    Brain Res 977:31-7. 2003
    ..The possibility remains that alterations in M1 function occur at post-membrane second messenger systems...
  96. ncbi request reprint The effects of paradoxical sleep deprivation on estrous cycles of the female rats
    Isabela B Antunes
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Escola Paulista de Medicina, UNIFESP EPM, Rua Napoleao de Barros, 925, Vila Clementino 04024 002, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Horm Behav 49:433-40. 2006
    ..These data indicate that PSD may modulate the ovarian hormone release through alterations in hormonal-neurochemical mechanisms...
  97. ncbi request reprint Sleep homeostasis in rats assessed by a long-term intermittent paradoxical sleep deprivation protocol
    Ricardo Borges Machado
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Behav Brain Res 160:356-64. 2005
    ..These findings indicate that this protocol was capable to induce many changes in the rat's sleep patterns, suggesting that during the 6h sleep window there is a sleep adaptive homeostatic process...
  98. ncbi request reprint Increased hypocretin-1 levels in cerebrospinal fluid after REM sleep deprivation
    Mario Pedrazzoli
    Department of Psychobiology Sleep Institute, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Rua Napoleao de Barros 925, Sao Paulo, SP, CEP 04024 002, Brazil
    Brain Res 995:1-6. 2004
    ..Increased hypocretin tone during REM deprivation may be important in mediating some of the effects of REM sleep deprivation such as antidepressant effects, hyperphagia and increased sympathetic activity...
  99. ncbi request reprint Long lasting alteration in REM sleep of female rats submitted to long maternal separation
    Paula Ayako Tiba
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Physiol Behav 93:444-52. 2008
    ..The present results are compared to a previous study performed in male rats, and corroborate that manipulations applied during infancy modify the expression of stress-induced sleep rebound...
  100. doi request reprint The effects of testosterone on sleep and sleep-disordered breathing in men: its bidirectional interaction with erectile function
    Monica Levy Andersen
    Department of Psychobiology, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Escola Paulista de Medicina Unifesp EPM, Rua Napoleao de Barros, 925, Vila Clementino, SP 04024 002 São Paulo, Brazil
    Sleep Med Rev 12:365-79. 2008
    ..Among other effects, sleep curtailment has been shown to lead to reduced levels of circulating androgens in healthy men and male rodents, and this highlights the biological significance of sleep homeostasis for endocrine regulation...
  101. pmc Progesterone reduces erectile dysfunction in sleep-deprived spontaneously hypertensive rats
    Monica L Andersen
    Psychobiology Department, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Escola Paulista de Medicina Unifesp EPM, Napoleão de Barros, Clementino, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 5:7. 2007
    ..We also extended our study to examine how PSD affect steroid hormone concentrations involved in genital events in both experimental models...