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Beastly physiology: Jan. 15-22

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, January 15, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Beastly physiology: Jan. 15-22

Thanks to 'net detective Paul Blumstein

Temperature control

Lower nose temperature, colds more likely

Full, free essay from Biosci. Tech.

Zebra's stripes serve in thermoregulation

Complete, free report, graphic from NBC News


Healthy diet = healthy endothelium

Full, free article, references from J. Nutrit.

Hypothalamus, insulin, leptin, and brown fat conversion

Full, free essay, links from The Scientist

Metabolic "gridlock" in overeating

Full, free blog, link to original abstract from Sci. Am.

"Sneaky" foods can add fat

Complete, free report from About Health

Physiological bits and bytes

Sedentary life-style and mortality

Free abstract of meta-study from Ann. Int. Med.

Predicting health risks based on blood type

Short, free item from WTSP

Six heart healthy habits for women

Free audio file, link from Sci. Am.

The empire strikes back: The immune system

Pathway for initiating allergic asthma

Full, free story from Biosci. Tech.

Twin study: immune system variation and environment

Full, free essay from GEN

The boosted helper T cell and immunopathy

Complete, free report, link to original abstract from The Scientist

Block immune response, stop Type I diabetes in mice

Full, free item from GEN

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