( SEVAMED 2003)

(Asthma, Biomedical Indicators, Biophysical Indicators, Depression, Heart Disease, 
Hypertension, Immunological Indicators)

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January 2003 


6264.      Roder I, Boekaerts M, Kroonenberg PM. The stress and coping questionnaire for children (school version and asthma version): construction, factor structure, and psychometric properties. Psychol Rep. 2002 Aug;91(1):29-36.

6265.      Singh N; Abbas SS; Singh V; Singh  Adaptogens - anti stress agents a study focusing Indian plants  Antiseptic. 2002 Jul; 99(7): 243-9

6266.      Singh N; Syed Sadiq A; Singh V; Singh.  Adaptogens anti stress agents a study focusing Indian plants Antiseptic. 2002 Jun; 99(6): 198-201

6267.      Wamboldt FS, Ho J, Milgrom H, Wamboldt MZ, Sanders B, Szefler SJ, Bender BG. Prevalence and correlates of household exposures to tobacco smoke and pets in children with asthma. J Pediatr. 2002 Jul;141(1):109-15.

6268.      Weisberg RB, Bruce SE, Machan JT, Kessler RC, Culpepper L, Keller MB. Nonpsychiatric illness among primary care patients with trauma histories and posttraumatic stress disorder. Psychiatr Serv. 2002 Jul;53(7):848-54.

 Biochemical Indicators:

6269.      Hoeldtke RD, Bryner KD, McNeill DR, Hobbs GR, Riggs JE, Warehime SS, Christie I, Ganser G, Van Dyke K. Nitrosative stress, uric Acid, and peripheral nerve function in early type 1 diabetes. Diabetes  2002 Sep;51(9):2817-25

6270.      Hughes MF. Arsenic toxicity and potential mechanisms of action. Toxicol Lett  2002 Jul 7;133(1):1-16


6271.      Armenian HK, Morikawa M, Melkonian AK, Hovanesian A, Akiskal K, Akiskal HS. Risk factors for depression in the survivors of the 1988 earthquake in Armenia. J Urban Health. 2002 Sep;79(3):373-82.

6272.      Bisson JI, Chubb HL, Bennett S, Mason M, Jones D, Kynaston H. The prevalence and predictors of psychological distress in patients with early localized prostate cancer. BJU Int. 2002 Jul;90(1):56-61.

6273.      Brooks TL, Harris SK, Thrall JS, Woods ER. Association of adolescent risk behaviors with mental health symptoms in high school students. J Adolesc Health. 2002 Sep;31(3):240-6.

6274.      Buchsbaum GM, Chin M, Glantz C, Guzick D. Prevalence of urinary incontinence and associated risk factors in a cohort of nuns. Obstet Gynecol. 2002 Aug;100(2):226-9.

6275.      Champion JD, Shain RN, Piper J, Perdue ST. Psychological distress among abused minority women with sexually transmitted diseases. J Am Acad Nurse Pract. 2002 Jul;14(7):316-24.

6276.      Dalton SO, Boesen EH, Ross L, Schapiro IR, Johansen C. Mind and cancer. do psychological factors cause cancer? Eur J Cancer. 2002 Jul;38(10):1313-23. Review.

6277.      Das S. Depression in medical students [letters] Indian Practitioner. 2002 Apr; 55(4): 235-6.

6278.      el-Serag HB, Kunik M, Richardson P, Rabeneck L. Psychiatric disorders among veterans with hepatitis C infection. Gastroenterology. 2002 Aug;123(2):476-82.

6279.      Feinstein A, Owen J, Blair N. A hazardous profession: war, journalists, and psychopathology. Am J Psychiatry. 2002 Sep;159(9):1570-5.

6280.      Hughes P, Turton P, Hopper E, Evans CD. Assessment of guidelines for good practice in psychosocial care of mothers after stillbirth: a cohort study. Lancet. 2002 Jul 13;360(9327):114-8.

6281.      Langer G. Psychological sequelae of September 11. N Engl J Med. 2002 Aug 8;347(6):443-5; discussion 443-5.

6282.      Mead DE. Marital distress, co-occurring depression, and marital therapy: a review. J Marital Fam Ther. 2002 Jul;28(3):299-314. Review.

6283.      Motzer SA, Jarrett M, Heitkemper MM, Tsuji J. Natural killer cell function and psychological distress in women with and without irritable bowel syndrome. Biol Res Nurs. 2002 Jul;4(1):31-42.

6284.      Paterniti S, Niedhammer I, Lang T, Consoli SM. Psychosocial factors at work, personality traits and depressive symptoms. Longitudinal results from the GAZEL Study. Br J Psychiatry. 2002 Aug;181:111-7.

6285.      Rosenberg PB, Mehndiratta RB, Mehndiratta YP, Wamer A, Rosse RB, Balish M. Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation treatment of comorbid posttraumatic stress disorder and major depression. J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2002 Summer;14(3):270-6.

6286.      Sayal K, Checkley S, Rees M, Jacobs C, Harris T, Papadopoulos A, Poon L. Effects of social support during weekend leave on cortisol and depression ratings: a pilot study. J Affect Disord. 2002 Sep;71(1-3):153-7.

6287.      Sharpe M, Wilks D. Fatigue. BMJ. 2002 Aug 31;325(7362):480-3. Review.

6288.      Yen S, Shea MT, Battle CL, Johnson DM, Zlotnick C, Dolan-Sewell R, Skodol AE, Grilo CM, Gunderson JG, Sanislow CA, Zanarini MC, Bender DS, Rettew JB, McGlashan TH.  Traumatic exposure and posttraumatic stress disorder in borderline, schizotypal, avoidant, and obsessive-compulsive personality disorders: findings from the collaborative longitudinal personality disorders study. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2002 Aug;190(8):510-8.

Heart Disease:

6289.      Alfredsson L, Hammar N, Fransson E, de Faire U, Hallqvist J, Knutsson A, Nilsson T, Theorell T, Westerholm P. Job strain and major risk factors for coronary heart disease among employed males and females in a Swedish study on work, lipids and fibrinogen. Scand J Work Environ Health. 2002 Aug;28(4):238-48.

6290.      Bonetti PO, Wilson SH, Rodriguez-Porcel M, Holmes DR Jr, Lerman LO, Lerman A.  Simvastatin preserves myocardial perfusion and coronary microvascular permeability in experimental hypercholesterolemia independent of lipid lowering. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2002 Aug 7;40(3):546-54.

6291.      Bronzwaer JG, Zeitz C, Visser CA, Paulus WJ. Endomyocardial nitric oxide synthase and the hemodynamic phenotypes of human dilated cardiomyopathy and of athlete's heart. Cardiovasc Res. 2002 Aug 1;55(2):270-8; discussion 225-8.

6292.      Cossette S, Frasure-Smith N, Lesperance F. Nursing approaches to reducing psychological distress in men and women recovering from myocardial infarction. Int J Nurs Stud. 2002 Jul;39(5):479-94.

6293.      Elhendy A, Chandrasekaran K, Gersh BJ, Mahoney D, Burger KN, Pellikka PA. Functional and prognostic significance of exercise-induced ventricular arrhythmias in patients with suspected coronary artery disease. Am J Cardiol. 2002 Jul 15;90(2):95-100.

6294.      Friedman EH. Neurobiology of psychosocial treatment of mental stress-induced myocardial ischemia in men. Am J Cardiol. 2002 Jul 1;90(1):86-7.

6295.      Houtveen JH, Rietveld S, de Geus EJ. Contribution of tonic vagal modulation of heart rate, central respiratory drive, respiratory depth, and respiratory frequency to respiratory sinus arrhythmia during mental stress and physical exercise. Psychophysiology. 2002 Jul;39(4):427-36.

6296.      Kennedy JE, Abbott RA, Rosenberg BS. Changes in spirituality and well-being in a retreat program for cardiac patients. Altern Ther Health Med. 2002 Jul-Aug;8(4):64-6, 68-70, 72-3.

6297.      Lewthwaite J, Owen N, Coates A, Henderson B, Steptoe A. Circulating human heat shock protein 60 in the plasma of British civil servants: relationship to physiological and psychosocial stress. Circulation. 2002 Jul 9;106(2):196-201.

6298.      Petrie KJ, Cameron LD, Ellis CJ, Buick D, Weinman J. Changing illness perceptions after myocardial infarction: an early intervention randomized controlled trial. Psychosom Med. 2002 Jul-Aug;64(4):580-6.

6299.      Roger VL, Jacobsen SJ, Weston SA, Pellikka PA, Miller TD, Bailey KR, Gersh BJ.  Sex differences in evaluation and outcome after stress testing. Mayo Clin Proc. 2002 Jul;77(7):638-45.

6300.      Schmermund A, Mohlenkamp S, Stang A, Gronemeyer D, Seibel R, Hirche H, Mann K, Siffert W, Lauterbach K, Siegrist J, Jockel KH, Erbel R. Assessment of clinically silent atherosclerotic disease and established and novel risk factors for predicting myocardial infarction and cardiac death in healthy middle-aged subjects: rationale and design of the Heinz Nixdorf RECALL Study. Risk Factors, Evaluation of Coronary Calcium and Lifestyle. Am Heart J. 2002 Aug;144(2):212-8.

6301.      Stalnikowicz R, Tsafrir A. Acute psychosocial stress and cardiovascular events. Am J Emerg Med. 2002 Sep;20(5):488-91. Review.

6302.      Tak YR, McCubbin M. Family stress, perceived social support and coping following the diagnosis of a child's congenital heart disease. J Adv Nurs. 2002 Jul;39(2):190-8.

6303.      Torres MR, Short L, Baglin T, Case C, Gibbs H, Marwick TH. Usefulness of clinical risk markers and ischemic threshold to stratify risk in patients undergoing major noncardiac surgery. Am J Cardiol. 2002 Aug 1;90(3):238-42.


6304.      Alfredsson L, Hammar N, Fransson E, de Faire U, Hallqvist J, Knutsson A, Nilsson T, Theorell T, Westerholm P. Job strain and major risk factors for coronary heart disease among employed males and females in a Swedish study on work, lipids and fibrinogen. Scand J Work Environ Health. 2002 Aug;28(4):238-48.

6305.      Dishman RK, Jackson EM, Nakamura Y. Influence of fitness and gender on blood pressure responses during active or passive stress. Psychophysiology. 2002 Sep;39(5):568-76.

6306.      Ewart CK, Jorgensen RS, Suchday S, Chen E, Matthews KA. Measuring stress resilience and coping in vulnerable youth: the Social Competence Interview. Psychol Assess. 2002 Sep;14(3):339-52.

6307.      Jackson EM, Dishman RK. Hemodynamic responses to stress among black women: fitness and parental hypertension. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2002 Jul;34(7):1097-104; discussion 1105.

6308.      Kumar P; Desai VK; Kosambia JK.  Prevalence of hypertension amongst the employees of a mega industry of south Gujarat Indian Journal of Community Medicine. 2002 Jan-Mar; 27(1): 19-25

6309.      Singh N; Syed Sadiq A; Singh V; Singh A. Adaptogens anti stress agents a study focusing Indian plants Antiseptic. 2002 Jun; 99(6): 198-201

6310.      von Kanel R, Mills PJ, Ziegler MG, Dimsdale JE. Effect of beta2-adrenergic receptor functioning and increased norepinephrine on the hypercoagulable state with mental stress. Am Heart J. 2002 Jul;144(1):68-72.

April 2003

  Asthma :

6853.      Bantel H, Schmitz ML, Raible A, Gregor M, Schulze-Osthoff K.Critical role of NF-kappaB and stress-activated protein kinases in steroid unresponsiveness. FASEB J  2002 Nov;16(13):1832-4

6854.      Johnson GL, Lapadat R. Mitogen-activated protein kinase pathways mediated by ERK, JNK, and p38 protein kinases. Science  2002 Dec 6;298(5600):1911-2

6855.      Laube BL, Curbow BA, Costello RW, Fitzgerald ST. A pilot study examining the relationship between stress and serum cortisol concentrations in women with asthma. Respir Med  2002 Oct;96(10):823-8

6856.      Paredi P, Kharitonov SA, Barnes PJ. Analysis of expired air for oxidation products. Am J Respir Crit Care Med  2002 Dec 15;166(12 Pt 2):S31-7

6857.    Singh N; Abbas SS; Singh V; Singh A.Adaptogens - anti stress agents a study focusing Indian plants Antiseptic. 2002 Jul; 99(7): 243-9.

6858.      Singh N; Syed Sadiq A; Singh V; Singh A .Adaptogens anti stress agents a study focusing Indian plants Antiseptic. 2002 Jun; 99(6): 198-201

6859.      Wagner CW. The ongoing evaluation of the impact of depression on asthma. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol  2002 Dec;89(6):540-1


Biochemical Indicators:

6860.      Lind C, Gerdes R, Hamnell Y, Schuppe-Koistinen I, von Lowenhielm HB, Holmgren A, Cotgreave IA. Identification of S-glutathionylated cellular proteins during oxidative stress and constitutive metabolism by affinity purification and proteomic analysis.Arch Biochem Biophys  2002 Oct 15;406(2):229-40



6861.      Brennan PA, Hammen C, Katz AR, Le Brocque RM.  Maternal depression, paternal psychopathology, and adolescent diagnostic outcomes. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2002 Oct;70(5):1075-85.

6862.      Chang L, Heitkemper MM. Gender differences in irritable bowel syndrome. Gastroenterology. 2002 Nov;123(5):1686-701.

6863.      Das S. Depression in medical students [letters] Indian Practitioner. 2002 Apr; 55(4): 235-6 .

6864.      Freeman EW, Frye CA, Rickels K, Martin PA, Smith SS. Allopregnanolone levels and symptom improvement in severe premenstrual syndrome. J Clin Psychopharmacol. 2002 Oct;22(5):516-20.

6865.      Garland MR. Cortisol, stress and depression. Br J Psychiatry. 2002 Oct;181:348.

6866.      Glover DA, Poland RE. Urinary cortisol and catecholamines in mothers of child cancer survivors with and without PTSD. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2002 Oct;27(7):805-19.

6867.      Lemstra M, Stewart B, Olszynski WP.  Effectiveness of multidisciplinary intervention in the treatment of migraine: a randomized clinical trial. Headache. 2002 Oct;42(9):845-54.

6868.      Lester P, Chesney M, Cooke M, Weiss R, Whalley P, Perez B, Glidden D, Petru A, Dorenbaum A, Wara D. When the time comes to talk about HIV: factors associated with diagnostic disclosure and emotional distress in HIV-infected children. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2002 Nov 1;31(3):309-17.

6869.      Mathew JL, Kabi BC, Rath B. Anti-oxidant vitamins and steroid responsive nephrotic syndrome in Indian children. J Paediatr Child Health. 2002 Oct;38(5):450-37.

6870.      Moore B.Cortisol, stress and depression. Br J Psychiatry. 2002 Oct;181:348; author reply 349.

6871.      Nakano T, Wenner M, Inagaki M, Kugaya A, Akechi T, Matsuoka Y, Sugahara Y, Imoto S, Murakami K, Uchitomi Y.Relationship between distressing cancer-related recollections and hippocampal volume in cancer survivors. Am J Psychiatry. 2002 Dec;159(12):2087-93.

6872.      Palinkas A, Toth E, Amyot R, Rigo F, Venneri L, Picano E. The value of ECG and echocardiography during stress testing for identifying systemic endothelial dysfunction and epicardial artery stenosis. Eur Heart J. 2002 Oct;23(20):1587-95.

6873.      Pine DS.Treating children and adolescents with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors: how long is appropriate? J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol. 2002 Fall;12(3):189-203. Review.

6874.      Scott LV, Dinan TG.Vasopressin as a target for antidepressant development: an assessment of the available evidence. J Affect Disord. 2002 Nov;72(2):113-24.

6875.      Skari H, Skreden M, Malt UF, Dalholt M, Ostensen AB, Egeland T, Emblem R.  Comparative levels of psychological distress, stress symptoms, depression and anxiety after childbirth--a prospective population-based study of mothers and fathers.BJOG. 2002 Oct;109(10):1154-63.

6876.      Strike PC, Steptoe A. Depression, stress, and the heart. Heart. 2002 Nov;88(5):441-3.

6877.      Vythilingam M, Heim C, Newport J, Miller AH, Anderson E, Bronen R, Brummer M, Staib L, Vermetten E, Charney DS, Nemeroff CB, Bremner JD.Childhood trauma associated with smaller hippocampal volume in women with major depression. Am J Psychiatry. 2002 Dec;159(12):2072-80.

6878.      Weinreb L, Wehler C, Perloff J, Scott R, Hosmer D, Sagor L, Gundersen C. Hunger: its impact on children's health and mental health. Pediatrics. 2002 Oct;110(4):e41.


Heart Disease:

6879.      Dahan M, Viron BM, Poiseau E, Kolta AM, Aubry N, Paillole C, Pessione F, Bonnin F, Logeart D, Gourgon R, Mignon FE.Combined dipyridamole-exercise stress echocardiography for detection of myocardial ischemia in hemodialysis patients: an alternative to stress nuclear imaging. Am J Kidney Dis. 2002 Oct;40(4):737-44.

6880.      Das UN. Is insulin an endogenous cardioprotector? Crit Care. 2002 Oct;6(5):389-93.

6881.      Elhendy A, Bax JJ, Poldermans D. Dobutamine stress myocardial perfusion imaging in coronary artery disease.J Nucl Med. 2002 Dec;43(12):1634-46.

6882.      Fesmire FM, Hughes AD, Fody EP, Jackson AP, Fesmire CE, Gilbert MA, Stout PK, Wojcik JF, Wharton DR, Creel JH. The Erlanger chest pain evaluation protocol: a one-year experience with serial 12-lead ECG monitoring, two-hour delta serum marker measurements, and selective nuclear stress testing to identify and exclude acute coronary syndromes. Ann Emerg Med. 2002 Dec;40(6):584-94.

6883.      Freese R, Alfthan G, Jauhiainen M, Basu S, Erlund I, Salminen I, Aro A, Mutanen M. High intakes of vegetables, berries, and apples combined with a high intake of linoleic or oleic acid only slightly affect markers of lipid peroxidation and lipoprotein metabolism in healthy subjects. Am J Clin Nutr.2002 Nov;76(5):950-60.

6884.      Gerber AM, Oosthuizen GM, Crous A.A possible link between melatonin levels, stress and coronary heart disease.S Afr Med J.2002 Oct;92(10):794-5.

6885.      Guazzi M, Brambilla R, De Vita S, Guazzi MD.Diabetes worsens pulmonary diffusion in heart failure, and insulin counteracts this effect.Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2002 Oct 1;166(7):978-82.

6886.      Heidenreich PA.The search for myocardial viability: do Q waves help? Am Heart J. 2002 Nov;144(5):745-6.

6887.      Kalra DK, Ramchandani M, Zhu X, Lawrie G, Reardon MJ, Mann DL, Zoghbi WA, Nagueh SF.Relation of tissue Doppler-derived myocardial velocities to serum levels and myocardial gene expression of tumor necrosis factor-alpha and inducible nitric oxide synthase in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy having coronary artery bypass grafting.Am J Cardiol. 2002 Oct 1;90(7):708-12.

6888.      Karnath BM. Preoperative cardiac risk assessment. Am Fam Physician. 2002 Nov 15;66(10):1889-96.

6889.      Landmesser U, Spiekermann S, Dikalov S, Tatge H, Wilke R, Kohler C, Harrison DG, Hornig B, Drexler H. Vascular oxidative stress and endothelial dysfunction in patients with chronic heart failure: role of xanthine-oxidase and extracellular superoxide dismutase. Circulation. 2002 Dec 10;106(24):3073-8.

6890.      Lee SY, Lee CY, Kim HJ, Lee HH, Gwon HC, Kim DK. Stress-induced cardiomyopathy presenting as acute myocardial infarction. Yonsei Med J. 2002 Oct;43(5):670-4.

6891.      Melenovsky V, Malik J, Wichterle D, Simek J, Pisarikova A, Skrha J, Poledne R, Stavek P, Ceska R.Comparison of the effects of atorvastatin or fenofibrate on nonlipid biochemical risk factors and the LDL particle size in subjects with combined hyperlipidemia.Am Heart J. 2002 Oct;144(4):E6.

6892.      Mohan JC, Patel AR, Passey R, Gupta D, Kumar M, Arora R, Pandian NG.Is the mitral valve area flow-dependent in mitral stenosis? A dobutamine stress echocardiographic study. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2002 Nov 20;40(10):1809-15.

6893.      Nguyen VH, McLaughlin MA. Coronary artery disease in women: a review of emerging cardiovascular risk factors. Mt Sinai J Med. 2002 Oct;69(5):338-49.

6894.      Picano E, Alaimo A, Chubuchny V, Plonska E, Baldo V, Baldini U, Pauletti M, Perticucci R, Fonseca L, Villarraga HR, Emanuelli C, Miracapillo G, Hoffmann E, De Nes M.Noninvasive pacemaker stress echocardiography for diagnosis of coronary artery disease: a multicenter study. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2002 Oct 2;40(7):1305-10.

6895.      Postma AV, Denjoy I, Hoorntje TM, Lupoglazoff JM, Da Costa A, Sebillon P,Mannens MM, Wilde AA, Guicheney P. Absence of calsequestrin 2 causes severe forms of catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia. Circ Res. 2002 Oct 18;91(8):e21-6.

6896.      Preda I. Differentiation between endothelial dysfunction and epicardial coronary artery stenosis with the aid of stress ECG and echocardiography. A novel return of the old ECG! Eur Heart J. 2002 Oct;23(20):1561-2.

6897.      Schinkel AF, Bax JJ, Boersma E, Elhendy A, Vourvouri EC, Roelandt JR, Poldermans D. Assessment of residual myocardial viability in regions with chronic  electrocardiographic Q-wave infarction.Am Heart J. 2002 Nov;144(5):865-9.

6898.      Yetkin E, Senen K, Ileri M, Atak R, Battaoglu B, Yetkin O, Tandogan I, Turhan H, Cehreli S. Identification of viable myocardium in patients with chronic coronary artery disease and myocardial dysfunction: comparison of low-dose dobutamine stress echocardiography and echocardiography during glucose-insulin-potassium infusion. Angiology. 2002 Nov-Dec;53(6):671-6.



6899.      Harrison SA, Kadakia S, Lang KA, Schenker S.Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis: what we know in the new millennium. Am J Gastroenterol  2002 Nov;97(11):2714-24

6900.      Minuz P, Patrignani P, Gaino S, Degan M, Menapace L, Tommasoli R, Seta F, Capone ML, Tacconelli S, Palatresi S, Bencini C, Del Vecchio C, Mansueto G, Arosio E, Santonastaso CL, Lechi A, Morganti A, Patrono C. Increased oxidative stress and platelet activation in patients with hypertension and renovascular disease. Circulation  2002 Nov 26;106(22):2800-5

6901.      Roberts CK, Vaziri ND, Barnard RJ. Effect of diet and exercise intervention on blood pressure, insulin, oxidative stress, and nitric oxide availability. Circulation  2002 Nov 12;106(20):2530-2

6902.      Tsai PS. White coat hypertension: understanding the concept and examining the significance. J Clin Nurs  2002 Nov;11(6):715-22

 July 2003

  Asthma :

7463.      Corradi M, Folesani G, Andreoli R, Manini P, Bodini A, Piacentini G, Carraro S, Zanconato S, Baraldi E. Aldehydes and glutathione in exhaled breath condensate of children with asthma exacerbation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2003 Feb 1;167(3):395-9.

7464.      Song R, Ning W, Liu F, Ameredes BT, Calhoun WJ, Otterbein LE, Choi AM. Regulation of IL-1beta -induced GM-CSF production in human airway smooth muscle cells by carbon monoxide. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2003 Jan;284(1):L50-6.

7465.      Tschumperlin DJ, Shively JD, Kikuchi T, Drazen JM. Mechanical stress triggers selective release of fibrotic mediators from bronchial epithelium. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2003 Feb;28(2):142-9.


7466.   Chaki S, Hirota S, Funakoshi T, Suzuki Y, Suetake S, Okubo T, Ishii T, Nakazato A, Okuyama S. Anxiolytic-like and antidepressant-like activities of MCL0129 (1-[(S)-2-(4-fluorophenyl)-2-(4-isopropylpiperadin-1-yl)ethyl]-4-[4-(2-methoxyna phthalen-1-yl)butyl]piperazine), a novel and potent nonpeptide antagonist of the melanocortin-4 receptor.J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2003 Feb;304(2):818-26.

7467.   Grant I, McKibbin CL, Taylor MJ, Mills P, Dimsdale J, Ziegler M, Patterson TL.  In-home respite intervention reduces plasma epinephrine in stressed Alzheimer caregivers. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2003 Jan-Feb;11(1):62-72.

7468.   Skinner MH, Kuan HY, Pan A, Sathirakul K, Knadler MP, Gonzales CR, Yeo KP, Reddy S, Lim M, Ayan-Oshodi M, Wise SD.  Duloxetine is both an inhibitor and a substrate of cytochrome P4502D6 in healthy volunteers.Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2003 Mar;73(3):170-7.

Heart Disease

7469.   Bairey Merz CN, Johnson BD, Sharaf BL, Bittner V, Berga SL, Braunstein GD, Hodgson TK, Matthews KA, Pepine CJ, Reis SE, Reichek N, Rogers WJ, Pohost GM, Kelsey SF, Sopko G.   Hypoestrogenemia of hypothalamic origin and coronary artery disease in premenopausal women: a report from the NHLBI-sponsored WISE study. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2003 Feb 5;41(3):413-9.

7470.   Beattie MS, Shlipak MG, Liu H, Browner WS, Schiller NB, Whooley MA.  C-reactive protein and ischemia in users and nonusers of beta-blockers and statins: data from the Heart and Soul Study. Circulation. 2003 Jan 21;107(2):245-50.

7471.   Cipollone F, Ganci A, Greco A, Panara MR, Pasquale M, Di Gregorio D, Porreca E, Mezzetti A, Cuccurullo F, Patrignani P.  Modulation of aspirin-insensitive eicosanoid biosynthesis by 6-methylprednisolone in unstable angina. Circulation. 2003 Jan 7;107(1):55-61.

7472.   Foo K, Sekhri N, Deaner A, Knight C, Suliman A, Ranjadayalan K, Timmis AD.  Effect of diabetes on serum potassium concentrations in acute coronary syndromes. Heart. 2003 Jan;89(1):31-5.

7473.   Gresele P, Guglielmini G, De Angelis M, Ciferri S, Ciofetta M, Falcinelli E, Lalli C, Ciabattoni G, Davi G, Bolli GB.  Acute, short-term hyperglycemia enhances shear stress-induced platelet activation in patients with type II diabetes mellitus. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2003 Mar 19;41(6):1013-20.

7474.   Koertge JC, Ahnve S, Schenck-Gustafsson K, Orth-Gomer K, Wamala SP.  Vital exhaustion in relation to lifestyle and lipid profile in healthy women. Int J Behav Med. 2003;10(1):44-55.

7475.   Mehlhorn U, Krahwinkel A, Geissler HJ, LaRosee K, Fischer UM, Klass O, Suedkamp M, Hekmat K, Tossios P, Bloch W.   Nitrotyrosine and 8-isoprostane formation indicate free radical-mediated injury in hearts of patients subjected to cardioplegia. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2003 Jan;125(1):178-83.

7476.   Weinberg EO, Shimpo M, Hurwitz S, Tominaga S, Rouleau JL, Lee RT. Identification of serum soluble ST2 receptor as a novel heart failure biomarker. Circulation. 2003 Feb 11;107(5):721-6.


7477.   Aikio O, Vuopala K, Pokela ML, Andersson S, Hallman M.  Nitrotyrosine and NO synthases in infants with respiratory failure: influence of inhaled NO. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2003 Jan;35(1):8-16.

7478.   Cracowski JL, Baguet JP, Ormezzano O, Bessard J, Stanke-Labesque F, Bessard G, Mallion JM.  Lipid peroxidation is not increased in patients with untreated mild-to-moderate hypertension. Hypertension. 2003 Feb;41(2):286-8.

7479.   Perna AF, Ingrosso D, Lombardi C, Cesare CM, Acantora F, Satta E, De Santo NG.  Homocysteine in uremia. Am J Kidney Dis. 2003 Mar;41(3 Suppl 2):S123-6.

7480.   Piuhola J, Szokodi I, Kinnunen P, Ilves M, deChatel R, Vuolteenaho O, Ruskoaho H.  Endothelin-1 contributes to the Frank-Starling response in hypertrophic rat hearts. Hypertension. 2003 Jan;41(1):93-8.

7481.   Pollard TM, Schwartz JE.  Are changes in blood pressure and total cholesterol related to changes in mood? An 18-month study of men and women. Health Psychol. 2003 Jan;22(1):47-53.

7482.   Ranade J, Bhaduri J, Rane S, Oroskar S,Gaikwad S. Effect and tolerability of anxicalm in patients of anxiety associated with hypertension. Cardial Today 2002, 6(4), 169-73. 

7483.   Rowley K, O'Dea K, Best JD. Association of albuminuria and the metabolic syndrome. Curr Diab Rep. 2003 Feb;3(1):80-6.

October 2003


8132.      Baraldi E, Carraro S, Alinovi R, Pesci A, Ghiro L, Bodini A, Piacentini G, Zacchello F, Zanconato S. Cysteinyl leukotrienes and 8-isoprostane in exhaled breath condensate of children with asthma exacerbations. Thorax. 2003 Jun;58(6):505-9. 

Biochemical Indicators:

8133.      Benderitter M, Vincent-Genod L, Pouget JP, Voisin P. The cell membrane as a biosensor of oxidative stress induced by radiation exposure: a multiparameter investigation. Radiat Res. 2003 Apr;159(4):471-83.


 8134.      Cosin-Sales J, Pizzi C, Brown S, Kaski JC. C-reactive protein, clinical presentation, and ischemic activity in patients with chest pain and normal coronary angiograms. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2003 May 7;41(9):1468-74.

8135.      Dickerson LM, Mazyck PJ, Hunter MH. Premenstrual syndrome. Am Fam Physician. 2003 Apr 15;67(8):1743-52. Review.

8136.      Drevets WC. Neuroimaging abnormalities in the amygdala in mood disorders. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2003 Apr;985:420-44. Review.

8137.      Fukao A, Takamatsu J, Murakami Y, Sakane S, Miyauchi A, Kuma K, Hayashi S, Hanafusa T. The relationship of psychological factors to the prognosis of hyperthyroidism in antithyroid drug-treated patients with Graves' disease. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2003 May;58(5):550-5.

8138.      Haag M. Essential fatty acids and the brain. Can J Psychiatry. 2003 Apr;48(3):195-203. Review.

8139.      Nieuwenhuijsen K, de Boer AG, Verbeek JH, Blonk RW, van Dijk FJ. The Depression Anxiety Stress Scales (DASS): detecting anxiety disorder and depression in employees absent from work because of mental health problems. Occup Environ Med. 2003 Jun;60 Suppl 1:i77-82.

8140.      Raina AK, Hochman A, Ickes H, Zhu X, Ogawa O, Cash AD, Shimohama S, Perry G, Smith MA.  Apoptotic promoters and inhibitors in Alzheimer's disease: Who wins out? Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry. 2003 Apr;27(2):251-4. Review.

8141.      Smith MS, Martin-Herz SP, Womack WM, Marsigan JL. Comparative study of anxiety, depression, somatization, functional disability, and illness attribution in adolescents with chronic fatigue or migraine. Pediatrics. 2003 Apr;111(4 Pt 1):e376-81.

8142.      Torsheim T, Aaroe LE, Wold B. School-related stress, social support, and distress: prospective analysis of reciprocal and multilevel relationships. Scand J Psychol. 2003 Apr;44(2):153-9.

8143.      Tselebis A, Papaleftheris E, Balis E, Theotoka I, Ilias I. Smoking related to anxiety and depression in Greek medical staff. Psychol Rep. 2003 Apr;92(2):529-32.

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8144.      Aggeli C, Stefanadis C, Bonou M, Pitsavos C, Theocharis C, Roussakis G, Chatzos C, Brili S, Toutouzas P. Prediction of functional recovery of hibernating myocardium using harmonic power Doppler imaging and dobutamine stress echocardiography in patients with coronary artery disease. Am J Cardiol. 2003 Jun 15;91(12):1415-20.

8145.      Berman DS, Kang X, Hayes SW, Friedman JD, Cohen I, Abidov A, Shaw LJ, Amanullah AM, Germano G, Hachamovitch R. Adenosine myocardial perfusion single-photon emission computed tomography in women compared with men. Impact of diabetes mellitus on incremental prognostic value and effect on patient management. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2003 Apr 2;41(7):1125-33.

8146.      Cortigiani L, Coletta C, Bigi R, Amici E, Desideri A, Odoguardi L. Clinical, exercise electrocardiographic, and pharmacologic stress echocardiographic findings for risk stratification of hypertensive patients with chest pain. Am J Cardiol. 2003 Apr 15;91(8):941-5.

8147.      Heymes C, Bendall JK, Ratajczak P, Cave AC, Samuel JL, Hasenfuss G, Shah AM. Increased myocardial NADPH oxidase activity in human heart failure. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2003 Jun 18;41(12):2164-71.

8148.      Hui L, Leung MP, Ha SY, Chau AK, Cheung YF. Early detection of left ventricular dysfunction in patients with beta thalassaemia major by dobutamine stress echocardiography. Heart. 2003 Jun;89(6):669-70.

8149.      Koyama J, Ray-Sequin PA, Falk RH. Longitudinal myocardial function assessed by tissue velocity, strain, and strain rate tissue Doppler echocardiography in patients with AL (primary) cardiac amyloidosis. Circulation. 2003 May 20;107(19):2446-52. Epub 2003 May 12.

8150.      Lancellotti P, Hoffer EP, Pierard LA. Detection and clinical usefulness of a biphasic response during exercise echocardiography early after myocardial infarction. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2003 Apr 2;41(7):1142-7.

8151.      Latimer DC, Roth BJ, Parker KK. Analytical model for predicting mechanotransduction effects in engineered cardiac tissue. Tissue Eng. 2003 Apr;9(2):283-9.

8152.      Leesar MA, Abdul-Baki T, Akkus NI, Sharma A, Kannan T, Bolli R. Use of fractional flow reserve versus stress perfusion scintigraphy after unstable angina. Effect on duration of hospitalization, cost, procedural characteristics, and clinical outcome. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2003 Apr 2;41(7):1115-21.

8153.      Logar CM, Herzog CA, Beddhu S. Diagnosis and therapy of coronary artery disease in renal failure, end-stage renal disease, and renal transplant populations. Am J Med Sci. 2003 Apr;325(4):214-27. Review.

8154.      Malfatto G, Facchini M, Zaza A. Characterization of the non-linear rate-dependency of QT interval in humans. Europace. 2003 Apr;5(2):163-70.

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8156.      Prichard S. Risk factors for coronary artery disease in patients with renal failure. Am J Med Sci. 2003 Apr;325(4):209-13. Review.

8157.      Qing M, Schumacher K, Heise R, Woltje M, Vazquez-Jimenez JF, Richter T, Arranda-Carrero M, Hess J, von Bernuth G, Seghaye MC. Intramyocardial synthesis of pro- and anti-inflammatory cytokines in infants with congenital cardiac defects. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2003 Jun 18;41(12):2266-74.

8158.      Samady H, Liu YH, Choi CJ, Ragosta M, Pfau SE, Cleman MW, Powers ER, Kramer CM, Wackers FJ, Beller GA, Watson DD. Electromechanical mapping for detecting myocardial viability and ischemia in patients with severe ischemic cardiomyopathy. Am J Cardiol. 2003 Apr 1;91(7):807-11.

8159.      Schinkel AF, Bax JJ, Geleijnse ML, Boersma E, Elhendy A, Roelandt JR, Poldermans D. Noninvasive evaluation of ischaemic heart disease: myocardial perfusion imaging or stress echocardiography? Eur Heart J. 2003 May;24(9):789-800. Review.

8160.      Shastry S, Hayden MR, Lucchesi PA, Tyagi SC. Matrix metalloproteinase in left ventricular remodeling and heart failure. Curr Cardiol Rep. 2003 May;5(3):200-4. Review.

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8163.      Casanueva E, Viteri FE. Iron and oxidative stress in pregnancy. J Nutr. 2003 May;133(5 Suppl 2):1700S-1708S. Review.

8164.      Cracowski JL, Baguet JP. Isoprostanes: are they more than physiopathological biomarkers of lipid peroxidation? Circulation. 2003 Jun 24;107(24):e222; author reply e222.

8165.      Redon J, Oliva MR, Tormos C, Giner V, Chaves J, Iradi A, Saez GT. Antioxidant activities and oxidative stress byproducts in human hypertension. Hypertension. 2003 May;41(5):1096-101. Epub 2003 Apr 21.

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