Section I. Fever and Hyperthermia.
1. The onset of fever: new insights into its mechanism.
2. Eicosanoids in non-febrile thermoregulation.
Section II. Physiological Mechanisms in Hyperthermia.
3. Exercise and heat stress: cerebral challenges and consequences.
4. Neuropsychological determinants of exercise tolerance in the heat.
Section III. Drugs and Hyperthermia.
5. Thermophysiological responses to hyperthermic drugs: extrapolating from rodent to human.
6. Neuroleptic malignant syndrome and serotonin syndrome.
Section IV. Therapeutic Hypertermia and Consequences.
7. Radio frequency electromagnetic fields: mild hyperthermia and safety standards.
8. The effect of induced hyperthermia on the immune system.
9. Cerebral pathophysiology and clinical neurology of hyperthermia in humans.
Section V. Hyperthermia and Brain Pathology
10. Methods to produce hyperthermia induced brain dysfunction.
11. Hyperthermia and central nervous system injury.
12. Physiological and pathological brain hyperthermia.
13. Nanoparticles aggravate heat stress induced cognitive deficits, blood-brain barrier disruption, edema formation and brain pathology.
Section VI. Neurochemicals and Hyperthermia.
14. Neuropeptides in hyperthermia.
15. Interaction between amino acids neurotransmitters and opioid receptors in hyperthermia induced brain pathology.
Section VII. Hyperthermia and Gene Expression.
16. Exertional heat illness and human gene expression.
17. Cellular mechanisms of neuronal damage from hyperthermia.
18. Heat acclimation and cross-tolerance against novel stressors: genomic - physiological linkage.
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