Animal Actical

The relationship between cocaine self-administration and actigraphy-based measures of sleep in adult rhesus monkeys.

Abstract RATIONALE: Clinical trials show that chronic cocaine users suffer from sleep disturbances and preclinical research has shown that acute sleep deprivation increases the rate of cocaine self-administration in rats. OBJECTIVE: This study examined the effect of cocaine self-administration on behavioral indices of sleep and alternatively the effect of sleep disruption on cocaine-maintained responding by […]

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Physical activity level of adult cats with varied feeding frequency.

Abstract The prevalence of feline obesity is influenced by numerous factors, including inactivity and overconsumption of food. The objective of the present study was to evaluate the effect of feeding frequency on physical activity in adult cats. A total of twelve healthy adult cats were used in a cross-over study consisting of 32 d. In […]

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