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Physiology, Human

Articles on Human Physiology, which is concerned with the processes that occur in humans

Physiology, Human Articles

Effect of hyperglycemia-hyperinsulinemia on whole body and regional fatty acid metabolism
Results show that in healthy men, combined hyperglycemia-hyperinsulinemia inhibits fatty acid oxidation to a similar extent at the whole body level, across the leg, and across the splanchnic region, even when fatty acid availability is constant.

Date: 21 Jul 2006, Rating: not rated, 9 pages

Why Do We Not All Have Proteinuria? An Update of Our Current Understanding of the Glomerular Barrier
Presents an update on the glomerular barrier after the recent breakthroughs in podocyte biology; particularly discussing the role of the endothelium, which seems to be a neglected part of the glomerular membrane...

Date: 21 Jul 2006, Rating: 2.33, 11 pages

Invited Review: Aging and human temperature regulation
This mini-review focuses on the effects of aging on human temperature regulation.

Date: 21 Jul 2006, Rating: 7.29, 10 pages

New Study Seeks To Establish Mechanism Between Areas Of The Brain And Continence
When we want to go, why can we "wait"? In other words, when we sense that a bowel movement will be necessary, the body has the ability to defer that action until an appropriate time.

Date: 20 Jul 2006, Rating: 10.00

New Light On Muscle Efficiency: It Is Not The Power-plant
A recent study shows that the well-known differences between individuals in the efficiency of converting energy stored in food to work done by muscles are related to muscle fibre type composition and to the content of specific molecules in muscle.

Date: 20 Jul 2006, Rating: not rated

Muscles Are Smarter Than You Think: Acidity Helps Prevent Muscle Fatigue
Scientists have discovered the mechanism by which acidity helps prevent muscle fatigue.

Date: 20 Jul 2006, Rating: 5.00

Fat-generated Hormone Drives Energetic Capacity Of Muscle
The fat-generated hormone adiponectin plays an important role in the energetic capacity of skeletal muscle, according to a new study...

Date: 20 Jul 2006, Rating: not rated

Link Between Taste And Temperature Focus Of "Thermal Taste," A New Discovery By Yale Scientists
Manipulating the tongue's temperature can result in the same salty, sweet or sour taste caused by sugars, acids or other chemicals, a Yale study finds...

Date: 20 Jul 2006, Rating: not rated