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Physiology now: Aug. 24-31

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, August 25, 2016
Updated: Yesterday

Physiology now: Aug. 24-31

Thanks to 'net detective Tynan Becker

The empire strikes back: The immune system

Immune response in testis and epididymis

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.2164/jandrol.111.012989/pdf

Complete, free report, refs., tables from J. androl.

Age plays a significant role in dust mite allergy

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2016/08/allergy-research-response-dust-mites-age-dependent?et_cid=5495899&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5495899&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free essay from R&D mag.

Rheumatoid arthritis looks like gout in this person

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2016/bcr-2016-216967.full

Short, free item, linked cites., images from BMJ case rep.

Physiological bits and bytes

Diabetic retinopathy increasing worldwide

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2016/08/study-finds-vision-loss-due-diabetes-rising-globally?et_cid=5491987&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5491987&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free essay from Drug discov. & develop.

Cut the calories, white fat turns browner

http://www.cell.com/cell-metabolism/pdf/S1550-4131(16)30374-6.pdf

Free abstract, images from Cell metab.

A sneeze

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1501197?query=TOC

Free, short note, images, videos from New Engl. j. med.

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Physiological update: Aug. 17-24

Posted By David L. Evans, Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Updated: Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Physiological update: Aug. 17-24

Thanks to 'net detective Pat Bowne

The empire strikes back: The immune system

Melacortin: controlling inflammation, bone loss

http://www.fasebj.org/content/early/2016/08/17/fj.201600790R.abstract

Free abstract from FASB J.

Looking at T-lymphocytes

http://jonlieffmd.com/blog/producing-many-kinds-of-t-helper-cells

Full, free blog, images, links

Inflammation and circadian rhythm

http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-08/foas-wys080516.php

Press release, link from Eureka alert

Diabetes mellitus-related

Healthy and heavy? Not so much.

http://www.cell.com/cell-reports/fulltext/S2211-1247(16)31014-2

Full, free essay, linked cites., graphics from Cell rep.

Water fluoridation and diabetes mellitus

http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-08/cndi-ttr081616.php

Complete, free report from News med.

Neurobiology

Small stroke leads to alexia

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/mind-guest-blog/how-a-curious-condition-solved-a-neuroscientific-mystery/?WT.mc_id=SA_HLTH_20160823

Full, free blog from Sci. Am.

Eating shuts down obesity-preventing orexin neurons

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/eating-shuts-down-nerve-cells-counter-obesity?utm_source=Society+for+Science+Newsletters&utm_campaign=824977107a-Latest_From_Science_News&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_a4c415a67f-824977107a-104716021

Complete, free report, images, refs. from Sci. news

Olfactory receptors in bronchi

http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-08/rb-ord080816.php

Press release from Eureka alert!

Physiological bits and bytes

Melatonin and enamel development issues in mice

http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0159946

Complete, free report, graphics, linked cites. from PLoS One

Running beyond the lactate threshold?

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/the-running-blog/2013/aug/30/dean-karnazes-man-run-forever

Full, free story from The Guardian

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Modern physiology: Aug. 10-17

Posted By David L. Evans, Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Updated: Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Modern physiology: Aug. 10-17

Thanks to 'net detectives Henriette Matthews, Brian Salisbury, Judith Gibber, Jon Jackson, Pat Bowne, Mike Cunningham, and David Allard

The end of life

Incorrect diagnosis: dead? Nope

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp1606163?query=TOC

Full, free perspective item from New Engl. j. med.

On death and dying

http://biologywatcher.tumblr.com/post/119091783945/lewis-thomas-death-in-the-open

Free book review from Biologywatcher

Being mortal

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/film/being-mortal/

Free video from PBS

"Ain't the way to die" Caution: Disturbing content

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NAlnRHicgWs

Rap version of end of life issues from YouTube

No alcohol, shorter life

http://www.businessinsider.com/abstaining-from-alcohol-significantly-shortens-life-2013-12

Full, free story, links from Bus. insider

Metabolism

Physical exercise linked to lower risk of many diseases

http://www.bmj.com/content/354/bmj.i3857

Complete, free report, graphics, linked citations from BMJ

Metabolic syndrome not great at predicting heart issue

http://www.healio.com/cardiology/vascular-medicine/news/online/%7Bcaa31306-607e-41ee-984b-3ecd2665610a%7D/metabolic-syndrome-provides-minimal-prognostic-value-for-serious-adverse-events-after-acs

Full, free item, links, ref. from Helio

Should youngsters undergo lipid screening?

http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=2542617

Full, free editorial, linked citations from JAMA

Neurobiology

That article about HM: maybe not so much?

https://www.statnews.com/2016/08/09/mit-brain-science-furor/

Complete, free report, links from STAT

Tracking the progress of parkinsonism

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/08/160815142056.htm

Full, free essay, images, link from Sci. daily

Carsickness: your brain thinks its poisoned

http://www.sciencealert.com/here-s-why-you-get-car-sick-your-brain-thinks-it-s-being-poisoned

Free website from Sci. alert

Brain areas vary in their responses to sleep

http://science.sciencemag.org/content/353/6300/687

Free abstract from Science

The empire strikes back: The immune system

How anti-viral memories are made

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2016/08/how-antiviral-antibodies-become-part-immune-memory?et_cid=5469880&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5469880&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.dddmag.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f08%2fhow-antiviral-antibodies-become-part-immune-memory%3fet_cid%3d5469880%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

Full, free item from Drug discov. & develop.

Injection v nasal spray: flu vaccine results similar

http://annals.org/article.aspx?articleid=2543271

Free abstract from Ann. int. med.

Flu virus' stimulus for innate defenses

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/emergency-response-protein-against-influenza-identified-for-innate-immune-system/81253091/

Complete, free report, image from GEN

Anti-peanut allergy immunotherapy safe and effective

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2016/08/oral-immunotherapy-safe-effective-peanut-allergic-preschoolers?et_cid=5454484&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5454484&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.dddmag.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f08%2foral-immunotherapy-safe-effective-peanut-allergic-preschoolers%3fet_cid%3d5454484%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

Full, free essay, link from Drug discov. & develop.

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Modern physiology: Aug. 3-10

Posted By David L. Evans, Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Updated: Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Modern physiology: Aug. 3-10

Thanks to 'net detectives Brian Salisbury and Heiko-Gary Heisermann

Neurobiology

Two pathways to tuning cochlear cells

http://www.biotechniques.com/news/Perfect-Pitch/biotechniques-352794.html#.V6N7gdIrJaR

Full, free essay, images, links, ref. from BioTechniq.

H.M.: The man who couldn't remember

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/07/magazine/the-brain-that-couldnt-remember.html?_r=0

Complete, free report from NY times mag.

Frequency of ALS in the US

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/65/ss/ss6508a1.htm?s_cid=ss6508a1_e

Full, free story, refs., graphics from MMWR

Exercise and the brain

Physical exercise v cognitive decline

http://www.ctvnews.ca/health/exercise-increases-brain-volume-decreases-dementia-risk-study-1.3012882

Full, free essay from CTV

Running in rats does not erase memories

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/running-doesn%E2%80%99t-make-rats-forgetful

Full, free article, images, links from New sci.

The empire strikes back: The immune system

Obesity v 'flu vaccine in mice

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/obesity-weighs-down-effectiveness-of-influenza-vaccine/81253044/

Full, free essay from GEN

Macrophages promote bone regeneration on scaffolds

http://drexel.edu/now/archive/2016/July/Macrophages-Regenerate-Tissue/

Press release, image from Drexel U.

Immunology virtual lab

http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/immunology-virtual-lab?utm_source=BioInteractive+News&utm_campaign=60fc06b1af-BioInteractive_News_Vol_79_08_04_2016&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_98b2f5c6ba-60fc06b1af-69325713

Full, free lab exercise from HHMI

Immunity's dark force

Farm animals and asthma

 http://www.nejm.org/do/10.1056/NEJMdo005078/full/?query=TOC

Full, free article, video, refs., linked citations from New Engl. j. med.

Why arthritis hurts more when you awaken

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/gonna-feel-that-in-the-morning-why-arthritis-suffers-are-stiffer-when-they-wake/81253063/

Full, free essay from GEN

Autoimmunity and longevity

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2099313-autoimmune-diseases-may-be-side-effect-of-a-strong-immune-system/?cmpid=NLC%7CNSNS%7C2016-0408-newGLOBAL&utm_medium=NLC&utm_source=NSNS

Complete, free report, links from New sci.

Physiological bits and bytes

Lower systolic bp, lower cardiovascular risks

http://www.bmj.com/content/354/bmj.i4070

Full, free article, graphics, linked citations from BMJ

"Magic blood" and the Olympics

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/magic-blood-and-carbon-fiber-legs-at-the-brave-new-olympics/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20160805

Complete, free report from Sci. Am.

No increase in mortality with sickle cell trait

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/to-your-health/wp/2016/08/03/sickle-cell-trait-may-not-increase-the-risk-of-death/?wpisrc=nl_sb_smartbrief

Full, free story, link from Wash. post

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Phine physiology: July 26-Aug. 3

Posted By David L. Evans, Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Updated: Tuesday, August 02, 2016

Phine physiology: July 26-Aug. 3

Thanks to 'net detective A.J. Petto

Neurobiology

Alzheimer cortical thinning produces odor

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/sniffing-out-alzheimer-s/81253010/

Full, free essay from GEN

Low vitamin D levels and cognitive decline

http://biomedgerontology.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2016/07/12/gerona.glw128

Abstract from J. gernotol.

Breast-fed preemies, better brain outcomes

http://www.jpeds.com/article/S0022-3476(16)30411-5/pdf

Full, free article, linked citations, tables from J. peds.

Physiological bits and bytes

Where does the female orgasm come from?

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/wol1/doi/10.1002/jez.b.22690/full

Full, free essay, links, graphics from J. exp. biol.

Vaccine refusal rates

http://www.medscape.com/features/slideshow/public/vaccine-acceptance-report-2016?src=wnl_physrep_160727_mscpedit_V1&uac=146157SN&impID=1167258&faf=1#page=2

Complete, free report, links, images from Medscape

Benign adrenal tumors linked to greater diabetes risk

http://annals.org/article.aspx?articleid=2540852

Free abstract from Ann. int. med.

Matters of the heart

Couch potato reversal: brisk 1 hour walk

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2016/07/reverse-damage-sitting-take-brisk-hour-long-walk?et_cid=5415959&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5415959&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.rdmag.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f07%2freverse-damage-sitting-take-brisk-hour-long-walk%3fet_cid%3d5415959%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

Full, free story from R&D mag.

Cardiovascular issues for deep space travelers

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/29/science/apollo-astronauts-heart-risks-study.html?WT.mc_id=SmartBriefs-Newsletter&WT.mc_ev=click&ad-keywords=smartbriefsnl&_r=0

Full, free item, links from NY times

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Notable physiology news: July 19-26

Posted By David L. Evans, Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Updated: Monday, July 25, 2016

Notable physiology news: July 19-26

Thanks to 'net detective Valerie Dean O'Loughlin

Light-related

Human retina can detect single photon

http://www.nature.com/news/people-can-sense-single-photons-1.20282

Complete, free report, linked citations from Nature

Too much light weakens bones, immune system

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2097512-too-much-light-weakens-bones-and-changes-immune-system/?cmpid=NLC%7CNSNS%7C2016-2107-newGLOBAL&utm_medium=NLC&utm_source=NSNS

Full, free essay, links from New sci.

Neurobiology

A vision experiment: do you see like me?

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/shadows-in-motion-participate-in-a-visual-experiment/?WT.mc_id=SA_MB_20160720

Short, note, animation from Sci. Am.

Who's in charge in the brain?

https://theconversation.com/is-your-nervous-system-a-democracy-or-a-dictatorship-when-controlling-your-behavior-61888

Complete, free report, images, links from The conversation

Physiology and anatomy of the autonomic nervous system

http://www.comprehensivephysiology.com/WileyCDA/CompPhysArticle/refId-c150037.html

Abstract from Comp. phys.

The empire strikes back: The immune system

Antigen-presenting dendritic cell alerts to tumors

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2016/07/antigen-presenting-cell-activates-t-cells-alerting-them-tumors?et_cid=5394505&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5394505&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.dddmag.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f07%2fantigen-presenting-cell-activates-t-cells-alerting-them-tumors%3fet_cid%3d5394505%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

Complete, free report from Drug discov. & develop.

Avoiding immunity's counter attack

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/protein-central-to-immune-system-avoidance-for-brain-cancer-identified/81252995/

Full, free essay from GEN

Immunodeficiency and nodules in duodenum

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1514403?query=TOC

Short, free note, images from New Engl. j. med.

Physiological bits and bytes

Congenital heart disease and diabetes mellitus risk

http://jaha.ahajournals.org/content/5/7/e003076.abstract

Complete, free report from J. Am. heart assoc.

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Physiology for all seasons: July 12-19

Posted By David L. Evans, Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Updated: Tuesday, August 02, 2016

Physiology for all seasons: July 12-19

Thanks to 'net detectives Valerie Dean O'Loughlin and Jon Jackson

Digestive system

Drunkorexia

https://login.medscape.com/login/sso/getlogin?urlCache=aHR0cDovL3d3dy5tZWRzY2FwZS5jb20vdmlld2FydGljbGUvODY1NDg4&ac=401

Complete, free report from Medscape-- requires free login

Fecal transplants going mainstream?

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2016/07/these-days-fecal-transplantation-no-joke?et_cid=5390146&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5390146&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.dddmag.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f07%2fthese-days-fecal-transplantation-no-joke%3fet_cid%3d5390146%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

Complete, free report, image from Drug discov. & develop.

Snack better!

http://www.health.harvard.edu/staying-healthy/revamp-your-snacking-habits?utm_source=delivra&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=GB20160713-6WeekPlan&utm_id=197496&mid=21287211&ml=197496

Press release from Harvard U.

Neurobiology

Male v female brain responses

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/men-s-neural-plumbing-from-mars-women-s-from-venus/81252952/

Complete, free report from GEN

Take a "senior moment"

http://www.nsf.gov/news/mmg/mmg_disp.jsp?med_id=80992

Press release from NSF

Can physical exercise make you smarter?

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22698691

Free abstract from Neurosci.

Physiological bits and bytes

Cardiovascular issues and senior's moderate exercise

http://cardiology.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=2530563

Complete, free report, charts, linked citations from JAMA cardiol.

Gout bulla

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1512068?query=TOC

Short, free note, images from New Engl. j. med.

Bats: why don't they get Ebola?

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/why-don-t-bats-get-ebola/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20160718

Full, free blog, refs. from Sci. Am.

CAR-T lymphocytes to pursue HIV-1?

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/revisiting-car-t-cells-for-treating-hiv-shows-promise/81252966/

Full, free essay from GEN

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Physiology today: July 5-12

Posted By David L. Evans, Tuesday, July 05, 2016
Updated: Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Physiology today: July 5-12

Thanks to 'net detectives Scott Smidt and Shawn Parcells

Neurobiology

Memory functions for prions?

http://www.biotechniques.com/news/biotechniquesNews/biotechniques-361371.html

Full, free article, image, refs. from BioTechniq.

New revelations about the control of breathing in mice

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2016/07/new-model-reveals-how-brain-controls-breathing?et_cid=5376207&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5376207&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.biosciencetechnology.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f07%2fnew-model-reveals-how-brain-controls-breathing%3fet_cid%3d5376207%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

Complete, free report from Biosci. tech.

Questions about retinal connection development

http://www.biotechniques.com/news/biotechniquesNews/biotechniques-362415.html#.V4PBpdIrJaQ

Full, free story, ref. from BioTechniq.

Autonomic reserve function and Type II diabetes

http://www.physiciansbriefing.com/Article.asp?AID=712572

Short, free item from Physician's brief.

Rewards system boosts innate immunity

http://www.nature.com/nm/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nm.4133.html

Free abstract, images from Nature med.

Physiological bits and bytes

Eosinophils v potentially deadly bacterium

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/eosinophils-offer-protection-against-potentially-deadly-i-c-difficile-i-infections/81252895/

Complete, free report from GEN

Refuse to get vaccinated, start an epidemic?

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2016/07/arizona%E2%80%94site-largest-current-us-measles-outbreak?et_cid=5382043&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5382043&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.rdmag.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f07%2farizona%25E2%2580%2594site-largest-current-us-measles-outbreak%3fet_cid%3d5382043%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

Short, free item from R&D mag.

Metabolism

What is nephrotic syndrome?

http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/244631-overview

Free entry from Medscape

Nephrotic syndrome and salt retention

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4409655/

Free abstract from Adv. chronic kidney dis.

Which dietary lipids are most healthy overall?

http://archinte.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=2530902

Free abstract from JAMA

Endocrinology

Low serum testosterone and Type II diabetes

http://press.endocrine.org/doi/abs/10.1210/jc.2016-1778

Free abstract from J. clin. endocrin. and metab.

Coma due to myxedema

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2016/bcr-2016-216225.full

Short, free note, linked citations, images from BMJ case rep.

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Physiology news: June 24-July 5

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, June 24, 2016
Updated: Tuesday, August 02, 2016

Physiology news: June 24-July 5

Thanks to 'net detective Pat Bowne

Have a heart (and circulation too)

Diabetic and heart attack: great mortality risk

http://jech.bmj.com/content/early/2016/06/15/jech-2016-207402

Abstract from J. epidem. and comm. health

Pepducins and cardiomyocyte rates

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/pepducins-bias-cardiac-cell-receptor-signaling-favor-stronger-beating/81252888/

Full, free essay from GEN

Hypertension after pregnancy

http://hyper.ahajournals.org/content/early/2016/06/27/HYPERTENSIONAHA.116.07261.abstract

Free abstract from Hypertension

Neurobiology

Neuroscience collection

http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/neuroscience-collection?utm_source=BioInteractive+News&utm_campaign=7896e0d26f-BioInteractive_News_Vol_776_29_2016&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_98b2f5c6ba-7896e0d26f-69325713

From HHMI

Myelin: increasing complexity of brain

http://jonlieffmd.com/blog/new-myelin-code-adds-to-brain-complexity?utm_content=bufferb240c&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Full, free blog, images, links from website

Brain circuit for aggression in mice

http://www.nature.com/articles/nature18601.epdf?referrer_access_token=Nx1Ov2HIZIV6_56f3yUAntRgN0jAjWel9jnR3ZoTv0Omv79ZtXivuaOBR4dS0dmRnHOwqT0YTNHiBmUfqURG47cIl7BYQYgVmxmysBDeXEtRR2NUB_klEokTBHyDD1tb4MaM8a81gwL1Oh1-rNq94JSTvuh0xZ1vWo8SaywXaIq8ud_PdFm37MczRq6ycAyC2MEz2VwZymR6O-65W-f43rZjgL1Ur9puiyRnIHpa0c0ImyZfLqgZr5aZScx4vdUnGPINl96hXMlWrJUQSK7Jmk97Er02nINGstgaGdTnvDg%3D&tracking_referrer=blogs.scientificamerican.com

Full, free article, images, linked citations from Nature

The empire strikes back: The immune system

Gut bacteria: responsible for Chronic fatigue syndrome?

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/chronic-fatigue-syndrome-it-s-all-in-your-gut/81252887/

Complete, free report from GEN

Gender differences in immune response

http://journals.plos.org/plospathogens/article?id=10.1371/journal.ppat.1002710

Full, free article, linked citations, images from PLoS path.

Too clean: why lab mice have immature immunity

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/lab-mice-are-poor-models-of-the-human-immune-system/?WT.mc_id=SA_HLTH_20160628

Full, free essay from Sci. Am.

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Physiology now: June 17-24

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, June 17, 2016
Updated: Thursday, June 23, 2016

Physiology now: June 17-24

Thanks to 'net detectives Dic Charge and A.J. Petto

Physiological bits and bytes

Electrolyte balance in pro football players examined

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2902030/

Full, free essay, graphics, linked citations from J. ath. train.

HS football player dies from hyponatremia

http://www.bakersfield.com/news/2008/08/29/family-in-disbelief-that-drinking-too-much-water-killed-football-player.html

Full, free article from Bakersfield life

Neurobiology

Non-REM sleep: brain listening

http://jn.sfn.org/press/June-15-2016-Issue/zns02416006583.pdf

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Limited blood flow at first in baby rat brains

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/newborn-brain-has-learn-how-feed-itself

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Exercise benefits memory retention

http://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822%2816%2930465-1

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Sounding out words from reading and the brain

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1053811916301938

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Eats

New dietary sodium guidelines

https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/2016/06/04/fda-major-step-forward-targeting-excess-sodium-processed-foods/?utm_source=SilverpopMailing&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Nutrition%20Source%20-%20June%202016%20(1)&utm_content=

Press release, graphic, links from Harvard U.

Cholesterol fighting foods

http://www.health.harvard.edu/heart-health/5-foods-that-fight-high-cholesterol?utm_source=delivra&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=WR20160616-Cholesterol&utm_id=176222&mid=21287211&ml=176222

Press release, images from Harvard U.

Fatty diet, those pesky microbes, and hyperphagia in rats

http://www.nature.com/articles/nature18309.epdf?referrer_access_token=Mce_FrdHOx3pEfJ-3r7v09RgN0jAjWel9jnR3ZoTv0MtYE8lZDVQwquHxDM5Sb5jktI18m8XoLkyptPiEK6pQg4l1sq9dWZfx3gcl31x2qlX2vpRnVZ2pb9mkBxLmCQ5IpOMQunLqcVBJ66KZqXLjXLTHfoG8QPUIxf5xL8gYFOfwJeEKew7V_RWtvRXYpGbs8U9AKFkX8vw_1BxJSf9Q8OSd1mdI83ZDMSg2v-Pf0Z3Bu5qzQf3XIjLMQw06gMmid957KB3bOMqIi0IpaM6-Q%3D%3D&tracking_referrer=www.scientificamerican.com

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The empire strikes back: The immune system

Vaccines against zika, dengue, and more foreseen

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/vaccines-may-offer-defense-against-dengue-zika-and-chikungunya?utm_source=Society+for+Science+Newsletters&utm_campaign=38d9bdeace-Editors_picks_week_of_0613166_17_2016&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_a4c415a67f-38d9bdeace-93302309

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Mosquito saliva facilitates virus spread

http://www.cell.com/immunity/fulltext/S1074-7613(16)30205-9

Full, free article, graphics, linked citations from Immunology

HIV, toxoplasmosis, and movement disorders

http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2016/bcr-2016-215676.full

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Innate immunity: the key to inflammatory bowel syndrome?

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/unlocking-innate-immunity-s-gut-reaction-toward-inflammatory-bowel-disease/81252845/

Full, free story from GEN

Checking out T-cell activation in mice

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/visualizing-t-cells-in-action/81252837/

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Type B insulin resistance

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1508730?query=TOC

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