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.

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...

Invited Review: Aging and human temperature regulation

This mini-review focuses on the effects of aging on human temperature regulation.

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.

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.

Muscles Are Smarter Than You Think: Acidity Helps Prevent Muscle Fatigue

Scientists have discovered the mechanism by which acidity helps prevent muscle fatigue.

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...

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...