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ea0011p633 | Neuroendocrinology and behaviour | ECE2006

Hormone therapy effects on sleep and dreams in menopausal women

Rasanu C , Niculescu D , Botusan I , Filip O , Coculescu M

Introduction and objective: This study aims to report if hormone therapy modifies sleep architecture and dreams in menopausal women. Women with no hormone therapy for flushes usually present sleep deprivation and daily sleepiness as a result of nocturnal arousals. Estrogen and progesterone brain receptors can influence memory and cognition processes. Dreams modulators are cognition, socio-cultural factors, personality and brain physiology (REM/NREM percents, circadian influenc...

ea0002p71 | Neuroendocrinology | SFE2001


Coculescu M , Badiu C , Caragheorgheopol A , Gheorghiu M , Gussi I , Radian S , Rotarus R , Carnu R , Rasanu C , Braga R

There are difficulties in establishing the diagnosis of gonadotropinomas using serum hormonal levels, even after intravenous TRH. We evaluated the relationship between humoral (serum and cerebrospinal fluid - CSF) levels of gonadotropins and the immunohistochemical evidence in tumor tissue.Serum and CSF levels of pituitary hormones were assayed using rapid fluoroimmunometry with Europium. Immunohistochemistry (IHC) was performed with avidin-biotine. Grou...