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    • Cardiorespiratory and electroencephalographic responses to exhaustive acute physical exercise in people with temporal lobe epilepsy 

      Vancini, Rodrigo Luiz [UNIFESP]; Barbosa de Lira, Claudio Andre; Scorza, Fulvio Alexandre [UNIFESP]; Albuquerque, Manly de; Sousa, Bolivar Saldanha [UNIFESP]; Lima, Cristiano de [UNIFESP]; Cavalheiro, Esper Abrao [UNIFESP]; Silva, Antonio Carlos da [UNIFESP]; Arida, Ricardo Mario [UNIFESP] (Elsevier B.V., 2010-11-01)
      We evaluated physiological and electroencephalographic responses during a cardiopulmonary exercise test (CPET) in people with epilepsy. Behavioral outcomes of people with epilepsy were also compared with those of healthy ...

    • Early physical exercise and seizure susceptibility later in life 

      Silva, Sergio Gomes da [UNIFESP]; Almeida, Alexandre Aparecido de [UNIFESP]; Silva Araujo, Bruno Henrique [UNIFESP]; Scorza, Fulvio Alexandre [UNIFESP]; Cavalheiro, Esper Abrao [UNIFESP]; Arida, Ricardo Mario [UNIFESP] (Elsevier B.V., 2011-12-01)
      We conducted a study to examine whether physical exercise undertaken during the period of postnatal brain development could modify seizure susceptibility later in life. Male Wistar rats aged 21 postnatal days (P21) were ...

    • Experimental and clinical findings from physical exercise as complementary therapy for epilepsy 

      Arida, Ricardo Mario [UNIFESP]; Almeida, Antonio-Carlos Guimaraes de; Cavalheiro, Esper Abrão [UNIFESP]; Scorza, Fulvio Alexandre [UNIFESP] (Elsevier B.V., 2013-03-01)
      Complementary therapies for preventing or treating epilepsy have been extensively used. This review focuses on the positive effects of physical exercise programs observed in clinical studies and experimental models of ...

    • Favorable effects of physical activity for recovery in temporal lobe epilepsy 

      Arida, Ricardo Mario [UNIFESP]; Scorza, Fulvio Alexandre [UNIFESP]; Cavalheiro, Esper Abrao [UNIFESP] (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010-01-01)
      P>Strategies that are efficacious for preventing or treating of epilepsy have been extensively used. This review discusses the positive effects of physical exercise program in experimental models of epilepsy, and considerations ...

    • Fish oil attenuates methylmalonate-induced seizures 

      Reschke Bandero, Cristina Ruedell; Salvadori, Mirian G. S. S.; Gomes, Anajara Teixeira; Dal Ri, Nadja M. K.; Furian, Ana Flavia; Oliveira, Mauro Schneider; Rambo, Leonardo Magno; Scorza, Fulvio A. [UNIFESP]; Cysneiros, Roberta M.; Emanuelli, Tatiana; Mello, Carlos Fernando (Elsevier B.V., 2013-07-01)
      Methylmalonic acidemias are inherited metabolic disorders characterized by methylmalonate (MMA) accumulation and neurological dysfunction, including seizures. Dietary fatty acids are known as an important energy source and ...

    • From depressive symptoms to depression in people with epilepsy: Contribution of physical exercise to improve this picture 

      Arida, Ricardo M. [UNIFESP]; Cavalheiro, Esper A. [UNIFESP]; Scorza, Fulvio A. [UNIFESP] (Elsevier B.V., 2012-03-01)
      Objectives: Epilepsy is a chronic condition that may be associated with several other diseases. Psychiatric comorbidities are highly prevalent and depression is the most common type of psychiatric comorbidity in people ...

    • Impairment of Sexual Function in Rats with Epilepsy 

      Andersen, Monica L. [UNIFESP]; Alvarenga, Tathiana A. [UNIFESP]; Scorza, Fulvio A. [UNIFESP]; Matos, Gabriela [UNIFESP]; Sonoda, Eliza Y. [UNIFESP]; Hirotsu, Camila [UNIFESP]; Cavalheiro, Esper A. [UNIFESP]; Tufik, Sergio [UNIFESP] (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012-09-01)
      Introduction. Epilepsy is a chronic disease that affects men and women of all ages, with different levels of severity. Many individuals with epilepsy also suffer from impairments in sexual function. However, it is difficult ...

    • Maximal electroshock-induced seizures are able to induce Homer1a mRNA expression but not pentylenetetrazole-induced seizures 

      Cavarsan, Clarissa F. [UNIFESP]; Matsuo, Alisson [UNIFESP]; Blanco, Miriam M. [UNIFESP]; Mello, Luiz E. [UNIFESP] (Elsevier B.V., 2015-03-01)
      Objective: Homer1a is a protein that regulates metabotropic glutamate receptors involved in neural plasticity processes. Recently, we demonstrated that Homer1a mRNA is enhanced after pilocarpine-induced status epilepticus. ...

    • Neurocysticercosis: A natural human model of epileptogenesis 

      Nash, Theodore E.; Mahanty, Siddhartha; Loeb, Jeffrey A.; Theodore, William H.; Friedman, Alon; Sander, Josemir W.; Singh, Gagandeep; Cavalheiro, Esper [UNIFESP]; Del Brutto, Oscar H.; Takayanagui, Osvaldo M.; Fleury, Agnes; Verastegui, Manuela; Preux, Pierre-Marie; Montano, Silvia; Pretell, E. Javier; White, A. Clinton; Gonzales, Armando E.; Gilman, Robert H.; Garcia, Hector H. (Wiley-Blackwell, 2015-02-01)
      ObjectiveTo develop a better understanding of mechanisms of seizures and long-term epileptogenesis using neurocysticercosis.MethodsA workshop was held bringing together experts in epilepsy and epileptogenesis and ...

    • PDEI-5 for Erectile Dysfunction: A Potential Role in Seizure Susceptibility 

      Matos, Gabriela [UNIFESP]; Scorza, Fulvio A. [UNIFESP]; Cavalheiro, Esper A. [UNIFESP]; Tufik, Sergio [UNIFESP]; Andersen, Monica L. [UNIFESP] (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012-08-01)
      Introduction. There is a high prevalence of erectile dysfunction (ED) in men with epilepsy; however, few studies have been conducted concerning the treatment of ED in this neurological group. Aim. the main purpose of this ...