- 26 February 2013
- Antonio Martocchia, Silvia Raja, Manuela Stefanelli, Anna Cocca & Paolo Falaschi
- 25 January 2013
- Jerry Yu
Inflammation is the body’s response to insults. During inflammation, various inflammatory cells are activated to release cytokines and mediators and orchestrate progressing inflammation.
Stress, Brain and Hormones and the Development of Organ Specific Autoimmunity – A Complex Interrelationship That Will Be Difficult To Tease Out
- 18 January 2013
- Samer El-Kaissi, Hooshang Lahooti & Jack R Wall
The evidence for stress contributing to the onset and course of autoimmune disease is circumstantial and the mechanisms by which stress affects autoimmune disease remain poorly understood.
Aging Alters Sympathetic Noradrenergic Innervation and Immune Reactivity in the Lymphoid Organs: Strategies to Reverse Neuro-Immune Senescence
- 29 July 2012
- S ThyagaRajan, HP Priyanka & UP Pundir
Current therapeutic strategies in medicine emphasize the influence of “mind” over “body” in the maintenance of health and development, progression, and recovery from diseases.
- 13 July 2012
- CC Vere, CT Streba, I Rogoveanu, AG Ionescu & LAM Streba
Psychological stress is defined as a “state in which homeostasis is actually threatened or perceived to be so”, whereas homeostasis represents the complex and dynamic equilibrium between all systems functioning in a living organism [1, 2].
- 10 July 2011
- A Aubert
Adaptation is one of the core characteristics of living organisms, wherever it refers to proximate adjustments at individual level to inner or outer events, or to ultimate evolutionary processes at species-level.
- 29 September 2010
- MK Lukewich, AL Cervi & AE Lomax
The sympathetic nervous system (SNS) is an integrative interface between the central nervous system and viscera that contributes to the maintenance of homeostasis.
- 23 August 2010
- BG Pérez-Nievas, JR Caso, B García-Bueno, JLM Madrigal & JC Leza
Some stress protocols show a pro-inflammatory response in the brain and other systems characterized by a complex release of several inflammatory mediators such as cytokines, transcription factors, prostanoids and free radicals.
- 25 May 2010
- T Esch, KJ Mantione & GB Stefano
Chronic stress can be an extremely detrimental phenomenon because it maintains an artificial state of excitation, whereas acute stress ends this process in a more timely manner.