Birds, being homeothermic, are expected to keep their body temperatures within rather narrow limits. However, it turns out that individuals are able to use body temperature regulation in a seemingly adaptive way. Resident birds in regions with a pronounced winter, regularly reduce body temperature to save energy invested in thermoregulation. Since individuals only seem to use this possibility if they need to, an interesting future research question would be to estimate the costs of this physiological mechanism. Also in hot environments, birds are not strict in their thermoregulation but this time let their body temperature increase above their normal one of about 42 °C. We have found individuals to have body temperatures around 46.5 °C in hot conditions.. ...
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The energy expended by warm-blooded organisms, such as ourselves, to regulate our body temperature is enormous: temperature regulation is costly. For example, at low environmental temperatures, people might have to expend 1800 kcal/day, or more, solely to generate the heat necessary to maintain a body temperature of 37°C and perhaps 10% more at febrile temperatures. This expenditure of energy often amounts to over 90% of the total energy used in any given day for performing external work. The energy, of course, comes from the food we eat, and as a result, we must eat an equivalent amount of kcal of food each day just to regulate body temperature. On days when our food intake falls below our daily energy expenditure, we rely on our stores of fat for this source of energy, resulting in a loss of weight. One can calculate, approximately, the amount of energy saved by a resting human-sized organism which does not regulate its body temperature, and therefore remains at a constant environmental ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Similarity of morphine abstinence signs to thermoregulatory behaviour. AU - Wei, Eddie. AU - Tseng, L. F.. AU - Loh, Horace. AU - Way, E. Leong. PY - 1974/12/1. Y1 - 1974/12/1. N2 - THE precipitated abstinence syndrome consists of a series of behavioural events which appear in morphine-dependent organisms after the administration of narcotic antagonists. Martin1 has suggested that some precipitated abstinence signs arise because an error force is generated when a narcotic antagonist resensitises a homeostat previously altered by a narcotic. Recently, in studies on the neuroanatomical correlates of morphine withdrawal, we found that brain areas associated with the wet shake behaviour of precipitated abstinence in the rat seemed to be closely adjacent to central pathways of heat dissipation and heat gain2-4. As morphine has complex effects on central thermoregulatory mechanisms5, the possibility was considered that the generation of an error signal in central thermoregulatory ...
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Highlighted Article: A claim that zebrafish exhibit emotional fever, using behavioural thermoregulation to increase temperature in response to stress, was tested; no evidence was found for a stress-induced preference for warmer areas. ...
Background: Protection against cold is vitally important in prehospital trauma care to reduce heat loss and prevent body core cooling.. Objectives: Evaluate the effect on cold stress and thermoregulation in volunteer subjects byutilising additional insulation on a spineboard (I). Determine thermal insulation properties of blankets and rescue bags in different wind conditions (II). Establish the utility of wet clothing removal or the addition of a vapour barrier by determining the effect on heat loss within different levels of insulation in cold and warm ambient temperatures (III) and evaluating the effect on cold stress and thermoregulation in volunteer subjects (IV).. Methods: Aural canal temperature, sensation of shivering and cold discomfort was evaluated in volunteer subjects, immobilised on non-insulated (n=10) or insulated (n=9) spineboards in cold outdoor conditions (I). A thermal manikin was setup inside a climatic chamber and total resultant thermal insulation for the selected ensembles ...
The synthesis and biological evaluation on thermoregulation of 39 peptides related to bombesin (structural analogues or other naturally occurring peptides) are described. The bioassay system reported measures the ability of peptides injected intracisternally to lower body temperature of cold (4 degrees C) exposed rats. The most potent analogues of bombesin were those in which positions one to five (not included) were altered, indicating that the decapeptide C terminal was sufficient for full potency. Gln at the seventh position and Gly at the 11th position could be replaced by D-Gln and D-Ala (but not D-Pro or D-Phe), respectively, without any change in potency. Methionine at the 14 position could be replaced with its D isomer with retention of 10% biological activity. Any other alteration of the C terminus (deletions or free acid with the exception of the N-methylamide) drastically reduced the biological potency of those peptides. Among other naturally occurring peptides, alytesin was found to ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Thermoregulation of the rabbit during the late phase of endotoxin fever. AU - Vybíral, Stanislav. AU - Székely, M.. AU - Janský, Ladislav. AU - Černý, Luděk. PY - 1987/9. Y1 - 1987/9. N2 - In the late phase of the fever occurring 120 or more min after i.v. injection of endotoxin (1 ug/kg) to female rabbits, marked shifts of thresholds for respiratory evaporative heat loss and for peripheral vasodilatation to higher body core temperatures were observed. In contrast, the threshold body core temperature for cold thermogenesis was shifted downwards. As a result, the interthreshold zone was widened. Within the body temperature range of 37.4 to 39.9°C neither heat production or heat loss mechanisms were operant and the body temperature was determined mainly by passive heat transfer between the body and the environment. Outside this zone, the sensitivities of the heat and cold deference activities to changes in body core temperature appeared to be unchanged.. AB - In the late ...
Hyperthermia is a condition when body temperature is at a point of more than 40 degrees Celsius. Hyperthermia occurs when the body fails to regulate temperature so that body temperature continues to rise. The heat will be felt by people with hypertemia.. Fever is different from hyperthermia. Someone is said to have a fever when his body temperature is above 37.5 degrees Celsius and can return to the normal temperature point when you are taking heat-lowering drugs, such as aspirin or paracetamol. Fever is an increase in body temperature in a level that is fully controlled by the bodys temperature regulation system, whereas hyperthermia is an increase in body temperature outside the control of the system.. Heatstroke generally develops when a person is in a hot environment and the body is unable to cool itself effectively.. High and sustained body temperature can cause severe dehydration and permanently damage organs, such as the brain. Therefore, this condition requires immediate medical ...
The induction of a mild reduction in body core temperature has been demonstrated to provide neuroprotection for patients who have suffered a medical event resulting in ischemia to the brain or vital organs. Temperatures in the range of 32-34 °C provide the required level of protection and can be produced and maintained by diverse means for periods of days. Rewarming from hypothermia must be conducted slowly to avoid serious adverse consequences and usually is performed under control of the thermal therapeutic device based on a closed-loop feedback strategy based on the patients core temperature. Given the sensitivity and criticality of this process, it is important that the device control system be able to interact with the human thermoregulation system, which itself is highly nonlinear. The therapeutic hypothermia device must be calibrated periodically to ensure that its performance is accurate and safe for the patient. In general, calibration processes are conducted with the hypothermia ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Mathematical modeling of thermal and circulatory effects during hemodialysis.. AU - Droog, R. P.. AU - Kingma, B.R.. AU - van Marken Lichtenbelt, W.D.. AU - Kooman, J.P.. AU - van der Sande, F.M.. AU - Levin, N.W.. AU - van Steenhoven, A.A.. AU - Frijns, A.J.. PY - 2012/9. Y1 - 2012/9. N2 - Intradialytic hypotension (IDH) is one of the most common complications of hemodialysis (HD) treatment. The initiating factor of IDH is a decrease in blood volume, which is related to an imbalance between ultrafiltration (UF) and refilling rate. Impaired reactivity of resistance and capacitance vessels in reaction to hypovolemia plays possibly a major role in the occurrence of IDH. These vessels also fulfill an important function in body temperature regulation. UF-induced cutaneous vasoconstriction would result in a reduced surface heat loss and an increase in core temperature. To release body heat, skin blood flow is increased at a later stage of the HD treatment, whereby possibly IDH can ...
Neuropeptides are a diverse assemblage of signalling molecules that have key roles in the regulation of behaviour. Understanding the evolutionary relationships and functions of the plethora of neuropeptides has presented a considerable challenge to biologists. Based on presentations and discussions at a Royal Society meeting in 2017, three companion Review articles by Elphick et al., Jékely et al. and DeLaney et al. discuss advances in our knowledge of neuropeptide evolution and function and the techniques that have facilitated progress in this field of research.. ...
This paper presents an updated and augmented version of the Wissler human thermoregulation model that has been developed continuously over the past 50 years. The existing Fortran code is translated into C with extensive embedded commentary. A graphical user interface (GUI) has been developed in Python to facilitate convenient user designation of input and output variables and formatting of data presentation. Use of the code with the GUI is described and demonstrated. New physiological elements were added to the model to represent the hands and feet, including the unique vascular structures adapted for heat transfer associated with glabrous skin. The heat transfer function and efficacy of glabrous skin is unique within the entire body based on the capacity for a very high rate of blood perfusion and the novel capability for dynamic regulation of blood flow. The model was applied to quantify the absolute and relative contributions of glabrous skin flow to thermoregulation for varying levels of ...
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Water Temperature: Several studies have examined the effects of providing cool water to birds during hot weather. In most of these studies, water temperature has improved the performance of broilers and layers. Any water temperature below the body temperature of the bird will be beneficial. The water consumed will help dissipate body heat and aid the bird in body temperature regulation. However, it is very difficult to cool the water significantly when moving the water hundreds of feet down a house.. Electrolytes: During periods of potential heat stress, many producers supplement drinking water with electrolytes. Electrolytes are minerals that can be found in the blood and are important for normal cell function and growth. Electrolytes, as the name implies, help regulate nerve and muscle function by conducting electrical signals from nerves to muscles. Electrolytes are also important for the acid-base balance of the blood and fluid retention. Some of the electrolytes found in blood plasma ...
The skin is the largest organ of the body. The skin and its derivatives (hair, nails, sweat and oil glands) make up the integumentary system. One of the main functions of the skin is protection. It protects the body from external factors such as bacteria, chemicals, and temperature. The skin contains secretions that can kill bacteria and the pigment melanin provides a chemical pigment defense against ultraviolet light that can damage skin cells. Another important function of the skin is body temperature regulation. When the skin is exposed to a cold temperature, the blood vessels in the dermis constrict. This allows the blood which is warm, to bypass the skin. The skin then becomes the temperature of the cold it is exposed to. Body heat is conserved since the blood vessels are not diverting heat to the skin anymore. Among its many functions the skin is an incredible organ always protecting the body from external agents.. ...
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Mt. Adams can be extraordinarily hot once you get high enough. I over packed layers and jackets because I was expecting it, a 12,000 foot snowcap, to be cold and windy. While I could have done without most of my other layers once I got moving, it was good to be prepared. Were anything to happen on the ascent that prevented us from making our one-day summit, the layers could have saved my life. I wore an Icebreaker CoolLite tank with the Arcteryx Atom LT over it for most of the hike. The combination of the two helped keep me cool and dry once in motion, but also warm when I needed it (for example, for a 5am start at 5,600). There were times I unzipped the Atom to get a breeze, but didnt want to take it off - the Arcteryx jacket functioned exactly as I needed it to and provided awesome body temperature regulation (due to thick insulation in the front, back and arms and breathable paneling on the sides). It was the perfect mid-layer for the day. ...
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Drink water: Its a common refrain, but do you know why those two little words combine to produce such good advice?. According to The Health Benefits of Water, after oxygen, water is the human bodys most important need. Its simple and healthful, so make it a habit: drink water! Water serves many critical purposes in the human body: It carries waste and toxins from the body, participates in critical chemical reactions, lubricates and cushions joints, serves as a shock absorber inside the eyes and spinal cord, aids in the bodys temperature regulation and maintains blood volume. Researchers suspect 75 percent of Americans have mild, chronic dehydration, believed to be a common cause of daytime fatigue.. Facts on Dehydration and Drinking Water. ...
Central autonomic circuits in the brain and spinal cord are essential to vertebrate life: they control all basic bodily functions, including blood pressure, body temperature regulation, digestion, and reproduction.Edited by two experts in the field, Ida Llewellyn-Smith and Anthony Verberne, and extensively illustrated, the second edition of Central Regulation of Autonomic Functions presents the extraordinary advances that have
I am writing from Lake placid near a cozy fire next to a sound asleep and snoring William. My mom and I decided to get away for the week that the twins had off of school. Even though its very cold in the Adirondack mountains it feels wonderful to be away from the stresses of home and everyday life. Last week William and I met with Dr. Mink (his neurologist) to discuss the past few challenging months. Will has been so much more alert and happy yet still struggles more than usual with his eating skills and body temperature regulation. He is still dipping down to 92 and rarely reaching above 95 degrees F. During our appointment we discussed shunt placement (to relieve fluid pressure in this brain ventricles), g-tube placement, among other concerns. Dr. Mink does not feel that William would benefit from a shunt at this time since he does not know how quickly the fluid in his brain has been collecting. Placing a shunt would also be extremely risky for Will given how much fluid fills his ventricles ...
The HCG diet is actually not new on the scene of diet fads. Its just the one that is the latest on the radar screen. It actually has been approved by the FDA for the treatment of infertility in women, but has wide appeal for those wishing to shed those extra pounds.. The effectiveness of HCG as a diet supplement is its role in re-setting the hypothalamus and changing how the body burns fat. There are three types of fat in the body: structural fat, the fat that fills gaps to create protection around organs and bones; reserve fat, used by the body as a sort of nutritional income, as well as for fuel for muscles and body temperature regulation; and abnormal fat, which should be available for nutritional reserves, but is actually trapped. HCG unlocked the bodys ability to burn this trapped fat. Many dieters choose to supplement HCG with a 500-calorie diet and feel no hunger pains because their body is living off the calories from the trapped fat.. The health benefits of homeopathic HCG drops ...
It must be mentioned at this stage the importance of breathing through the nose. Although it may seem an obvious truth to many people, it often needs re-stating that: The nose is for breathing - The mouth is for eating.. Yes, it may be necessary to breathe through the mouth in times of extreme exertion, emergency or nasal restriction, and it is a true sign of good design that we have a backup orifice for air intake. But the mouth is only that. A reserve or emergency apparatus for breathing. The nose is the proper receptor for healthy respiration.. There are very many gross and subtle reasons that the design of the human body was included with the facility of breathing through the nostrils, and in the modern world today, it must be the singular most ignored and abused aspect of human function. Without a proper function of breath through the nostrils, no proper state of physical health can be achieved and maintained. There will not be correct body temperature regulation; there will not be the ...
A neurochemical is a small organic molecule or peptide that participates in neural activity. The science of neurochemistry studies the functions of neurochemicals. Glutamate is the most common neurotransmitter. Most neurons secrete with glutamate or GABA. Glutamate is excitatory, meaning that the release of glutamate by one cell usually causes adjacent cells to fire an action potential. (Note: Glutamate is chemically identical to the MSG commonly used to flavor food.) GABA is an example of an inhibitory neurotransmitter. Monoamine neurotransmitters: Dopamine is a monoamine neurotransmitter. It plays a key role in the functioning of the limbic system, which is involved in emotional function and control. It also is involved in cognitive processes associated with movement, arousal, executive function, body temperature regulation, and pleasure and reward, and other processes. Norepinephrine, also known as noradrenaline, is a monoamine neurotransmitter that is involved in arousal, pain perception, ...
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According to Science Daily the body may have more than one clock: Our latest research suggests that a separate but likely related clock resides in the adrenal gland. The adrenal gland is involved in several important body functions, such as body temperature regulation, metabolism, mood, stress response and reproduction. The research also suggests that other…
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Kate Leslie, Daniel I. Sessler, Andrew R. Bjorksten, Makoto Ozaki, Takashi Matsukawa, Marc Schroeder, Sean Lin; Propofol Causes a Dose-dependent Decrease in the Thermoregulatory Threshold for Vasoconstriction but Has Little Effect on Sweating. Anesthesiology 1994;81(2):353-360. Download citation file:. ...
Postoperative hypothermia increases the incidence of ischaemic cardiac events in patients at risk, but the underlying mechanism is unclear. One possibility is increased cardiac work related to the sympathoneural or adrenomedullary hormonal responses. In awake human volunteers, the present study assessed the effects of mild core hypothermia on these responses, and on the associated changes in indices of cardiac work. A total of 11healthy men were studied on two separate days. On one day, core temperature (Tc) was decreased by the intravenous infusion of cold normal saline (4°C; 60ml/kg over 30min) through a central venous catheter. On the other day (normothermic control), warm normal saline (37°C; 60ml/kg over 30min) was given intravenously. Transthoracic echocardiograms, the sympathoneural response (noradrenaline) and the adrenomedullary response (adrenaline) were evaluated before, during and after the intravenous infusions. Echocardiography was used to measure left ventricular function and ...
In Behavioral Thermoregulation by Turtle Embryos, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences in April, 2011, Wei-Guo Du, Bo Zhao, Ye Chen, and Richard Shine report that turtle embryos can move towards warmer temperatures within the egg when presented with a small, 0.8 degrees Celsius gradient. This behavioral thermoregulation may benefit the embryos fitness by accelerating the rate of development enough to decrease the incubation period by up to four and a half days. Embryos are generally thought to have little control over their surroundings.. Format: Articles Subject: Publications ...
Thermoregulation is the manner in which the body is able to maintain a consistent internal temperature, notwithstanding significant fluctuations in external temperatures caused by the environment. Thermoregulation is a primarily involuntary function, with the controls centered in the hypothalamus, the region of the brain that controls many other important systems, including the production of hormones, the chemical signals generated throughout the body in the endocrine system, as well as the function of the heart. Humans have evolved to function best at an internal temperature that can be maintained at approximately 98.6°F (37°C).. Exercise may be broadly defined as any exertion of the musculoskeletal system that goes beyond the involuntary functions of basic human metabolism, such as eating, breathing, or sleeping; exercise levels will naturally place a correspondingly greater impact on the bodys ability to regulate temperature. The impact of exercise on the thermoregulatory system will also ...
An apparatus for thermal regulation, or temperature control of intravenous fluid. The apparatus includes four subassemblies to control intravenous fluid temperature during rapid time varying fluctuations in fluid flow rates independent of ambient air temperature and initial fluid temperature. The first subassembly is an intravenous infusion subassembly containing a fluid reservoir, flexible tubing and a syringe for injecting fluid into a human. The second subassembly is a disposable heat exchange subassembly containing a wire heat exchanger and temperature and flow sensors. The heat exchanger is fabricated into the flexible tubing of the infusion subassembly. The third subassembly is a controller subassembly including a microprocessor system to control the heat exchange subassembly and power supplies. The fourth subassembly is the power supply subassembly which uses a variable voltage DC power supply to reduce low level 60 Hertz artifact signals that interfere with electronic monitoring systems such as
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TY - JOUR. T1 - The thermoregulatory effects of noradrenaline, serotonin and carbachol injected into the rat spinal subarachnoid space. AU - Lopachin, Richard M.. AU - Rudy, T. A.. PY - 1982/12/1. Y1 - 1982/12/1. N2 - 1. We have examined the effects on thermoregulation in the rat of noradrenaline bitartrate (NA), 5‐hydroxytryptamine hydrochloride (5‐HT) and carbamylcholine chloride (CCh) injected into the lumbar spinal subarachnoid space via a chronic indwelling catheter. 2. Intrathecal injections of the monoamines and CCh reproducibly affected thermoregulation, whereas injections of control solutions had no effect. 3. Intrathecal injections of NA (0·01‐0·30 μmol) produced a dose‐dependent hypothermia associated with a decrease in tail skin vasomotor tone. Shivering activity was not depressed during the hypothermia and sometimes increased. Intrathecal administration of the α‐adrenergic agonist clonidine (0·0175‐0·070 μmol) elicited changes in Tc and Tsk similar to those ...
4th International Meeting on Physiology and Pharmacology of Temperature Regulation Welcome to Brazil! It is our great pleasure and honor to invite you to participate in the 4th International Symposium on Physiology and Pharmacology of Temperature Regulation 2012 (PPTR2012) to be held in Buzios, RJ, Brazil, from March 22 (Thu) to 25 (Sun), 2012. The PPTR 2012 intends to give you the unique opportunity to review and discuss topics in the field of thermoregulation from the aspects of physiology, pharmacology and clinical medicine. The PPTR2012 aims to provide a learning environment where delegates can have access to thought leaders in the field of scientific and clinical research, in a friendly atmosphere and to return home enthusiastically motivated with an improved understanding of the science of thermoregulation and fully updated on the clinical management of patients with body temperature alterations. This meeting also encourages students to
Andrea Kurz, Olga Plattner, Daniel I. Sessler, Guenther Huemer, Gerhard Redl, Franz Lackner; The Threshold for Thermoregulatory Vasoconstriction during Nitrous Oxide/Isoflurane Anesthesia Is Lower in Elderly Than in Young Patients. Anesthesiology 1993;79(3):465-469. Download citation file:. ...
The skin is the largest organ of the body. The skin and its derivatives (hair, nails, sweat and oil glands) make up the integumentary system. One of the main functions of the skin is protection. It protects the body from external factors such as bacteria, chemicals, and temperature. The skin contains secretions that can kill bacteria and the pigment melanin provides a chemical pigment defense against ultraviolet light that can damage skin cells. Another important function of the skin is body temperature regulation. When the skin is exposed to a cold temperature, the blood vessels in the dermis constrict. This allows the blood which is warm, to bypass the skin. The skin then becomes the temperature of the cold it is exposed to. Body heat is conserved since the blood vessels are not diverting heat to the skin anymore. Among its many functions the skin is an incredible organ always protecting the body from external agents.. ...
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The Puerto Rican lizard Anolis cristatellus behaviorally regulates body temperature in an open habitat but passively tolerates lower and more variable temperatures in an adjacent forest where basking sites are few and distant. Thermoregulation may be adaptive only when costs resulting from associated losses of time and energy are low ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Thermoregulation and menstrual cycle. AU - Nagashima, Kei. N1 - Copyright: Copyright 2019 Elsevier B.V., All rights reserved.. PY - 2015/7/3. Y1 - 2015/7/3. KW - behavioral thermoregulation. KW - metabolic heat production. KW - skin temperature. KW - skin vasoconstriction. KW - thermal pleasantness. KW - thermal sensation. KW - women. UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=85015426454&partnerID=8YFLogxK. UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=85015426454&partnerID=8YFLogxK. U2 - 10.1080/23328940.2015.1066926. DO - 10.1080/23328940.2015.1066926. M3 - Article. AN - SCOPUS:85015426454. VL - 2. SP - 320. EP - 321. JO - Temperature. JF - Temperature. SN - 2332-8940. IS - 3. ER - ...
a number of studies have examined age-related differences in thermoregulatory control during prolonged exercise (range 30-90 min) in the heat [range: 30-49°C/20-60% relative humidity (RH)] (4, 11-13, 20, 23, 26, 29, 33, 34). Some studies reported no differences in thermoregulatory function (4, 20, 23, 29, 33), whereas others found significant age-related impairments in heat loss capacity (e.g., reduced local sweating rate/onset/sensitivity and/or greater increments in core and skin temperatures) (11-13, 26, 34). It is possible that these discrepancies reflect that in some studies, older adults were able to achieve heat balance, while in other studies, heat load exceeded their physiological maximal sweating capacity; hence, differences in local sweat rate and/or core temperature were evident. What these studies did not examine, however, is whether age-related impairments in heat loss capacity occur during exercise of short duration (i.e., 15 min) when the rate of heat storage has been shown to ...
The s-paired BCS superconductor with the electron density of states depending on energy in the vicinity of Fermi level is considered. The existence of such fluctuations of electron density of states may be referred to Van Hove singularities widely discussed in the literature. In the paper three types of small fluctuations of the electron density of states introduced about its average background's value are analysed: Lorentzian, triangle, and logarithmic ones. In order to calculate numerically the energy gap and critical temperature, the formalism of parametric BCS gap equations is applied. The positive fluctuations (peaks) correspond to the increase in occupied states number inducing a higher critical temperature. On the other hand, negative fluctuations, which decrease the number of occupied states, lead to a lower critical temperature. Such decrease in critical temperature can lead, at a specific choice of parameters, to the decease in superconductivity. The presence of fluctuations finds ...
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Mammals have evolved a range of behavioural and neurological mechanisms that coordinate cycles of thermoregulation and sleep. Whether diurnal or nocturnal, sleep onset and a reduction in core temperature occur together. Non-rapid eye movement (NREM) sleep episodes are also accompanied by core and brain cooling. Thermoregulatory behaviours, like nest building and curling up, accompany this circadian temperature decline in preparation for sleeping. This could be a matter of simply comfort as animals seek warmth to compensate for lower temperatures. However, in both humans and other mammals, direct skin warming can shorten sleep-latency and promote NREM sleep. We discuss the evidence that body cooling and sleep are more fundamentally connected and that thermoregulatory behaviours, prior to sleep, form warm microclimates that accelerate NREM directly through neuronal circuits. Paradoxically, this warmth might also induce vasodilation and body cooling. In this way, warmth seeking and nesting behaviour might
In the design of spacecraft, heat transfer becomes a criterion of operation to maintain structural and equipment integrity over long periods of time. The spacecraft thermal balance between cold space and solar, planetary, and equipment heat sources is the means by which the desired range of equipment and structural temperatures are obtained. With the total spacecraft balance set, subsystem and component temperatures can be analyzed for their corresponding thermal requirements. This section provides the means by which first-cut approximations of spacecraft surface, structure, and equipment temperatures may be made, using the curves of planetary and solar heat flux in conjunction with the desired coating radiative properties. Once the coating properties have been determined, the material to provide these requirements may be selected from the extensive thermal radiative properties tables and curves. These can then be cross checked to determine the degradation effects of space that may cause ...
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Introduction. Australian Ectotherms & Endotherms What are Ectotherms and endotherms? Most animals are Ectotherms. Ectotherms are animals that cannot maintain a constant body temperature which means that their metabolism rates are affected by the exterior temperature of the environment. Endotherms are animals that can maintain a constant body temperature. So, this means that endotherms can control the rate of heat exchange by: panting; sweating; by using their physical characteristics-fur, hair, feathers or body fat for insulation; or by migration, burrowing, etc (which relates to the numerous behavioural characteristics used by these animals to control heat exchange). Most mammals and birds are endotherms. Examples of ectotherms Desert Lizard (from central Australia): Desert lizards regulate their body temperatures by trying to burrow or seek shelter under rocks when trying to avoid high temperatures. Some desert lizards can alter the colour on their back in order to reflect heat or to absorb ...
Recent data obtained from Rana temporaria sartorius muscles during an isometric tetanus indicate that the time-course of phosphocreatine (PC) splitting cannot account for the total energy (heat + work) liberation (Gilbert et al. 1971. J. Physiol. (Lond.) 218:)63). As this conclusion is important to an understanding of the chemical energetics of contraction, similar experments were performed on unpoisoned, oxygenated Rana pipiens sartorius muscles. The muscles were tetanized (isometrically) at 0 degrees C for 0.6, 1, or 5 s; metabolism was rapidly arrested by freezing the muscles with a specially designed hammer apparatus, and the frozen muscles were chemically analyzed. Comparable myothermal measurments were made on frogs from the same batch. Results of these experiments indicate: (a) The energy liberation parallels the PC and ATP breakdown with a proportionality constant of 10.7 kcal/mol; (b) comparably designed experiments with sartorius muscles of R. temporaria revealed that the ratio of ...
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Avian and mammalian endothermy results from elevated rates of resting, or routine, metabolism and enables these animals to maintain high and stable body temperatures in the face of variable ambient temperatures. Endothermy is also associated with enhanced stamina and elevated capacity for aerobic metabolism during periods of prolonged activity. These attributes of birds and mammals have greatly contributed to their widespread distribution and ecological success. Unfortunately, since few anatomical/physiological attributes linked to endothermy are preserved in fossils, the origin of endothermy among the ancestors of mammals and birds has long remained obscure. Two recent approaches provide new insight into the metabolic physiology of extinct forms. One addresses chronic ( resting) metabolic rates and emphasizes the presence of nasal respiratory turbinates in virtually all extant endotherms. These structures are associated with recovery of respiratory heat and moisture in animals with high resting ...
Alzheimers disease (AD) is characterised, not only by cognitive deficits and neuropathological changes, but also by several non-cognitive behavioural symptoms that can lead to a poorer quality of life. Circadian disturbances in core body temperature and physical activity are reported in AD patients, although the cause and consequences of these changes are unknown. We therefore characterised circadian patterns of body temperature and activity in male triple transgenic AD mice (3xTgAD) and non-transgenic (Non-Tg) control mice by remote radiotelemetry. At 4 months of age daily temperature rhythms were phase advanced and by 6 months of age an increase in mean core body temperature and amplitude of temperature rhythms were observed in 3xTgAD mice. No differences in daily activity rhythms were seen in 4-9-month-old 3xTgAD mice, but by 10 months of age an increase in mean daily activity and the amplitude of activity profiles for 3xTgAD mice were detected. At all ages (4-10 months), 3xTgAD mice ...
Raising body temperature by a few degrees may produce antidepressant effects as the bodys cooling mechanisms kick in. At the US Psychiatric and Mental Health Congress in 2015, researcher Charles Raison described a study comparing the effects of exposing participants to a special heating coil in a tent that retained the heat until their body temperatures increased by a few degrees to those of a sham procedure that did not raise body temperature. Those participants whose body temperature was increased had a lower body temperature the following day, and their depression improved as their bodies cooled. These improvements lasted six weeks or more.. Depressed patients tend to have elevated body temperatures. Raison suggests that raising body temperatures even more prompts the bodys cooling mechanisms to compensate, bringing cooling activity to normal levels from the skin to the brain and improving depression.. ...
Organisms from yeast to rodents to humans all benefit from cutting calories. In simple organisms, restricting calories can double or even triple lifespan. Its not yet clear just how much longer calorie restriction might help humans live, but those who practice the strict diet hope to survive past 100.. Those on calorie restriction cut their daily caloric intake by 25 percent or more, but they also carefully track vitamins and nutrients in the diet in order to avoid malnutrition. In this study, all of those in the group practicing calorie restriction were members of the CR Society, and they refer to themselves as CRONies (Calorie Restriction with Optimal Nutrition).. A persons core body temperature is the temperature at which all of the functions in the body can operate with maximum efficiency. The temperature of the human body is not uniform throughout, and internal readings tend to be higher than those taken closer to the skin. Although the ideal core body temperature is considered to be 98.6 ...
There are limits both of heat and cold that an endothermic animal can bear and other far wider limits that an ectothermic animal may endure and yet live. The effect of too extreme a cold is to decrease metabolism, and hence to lessen the production of heat. Both catabolic and anabolic pathways share in this metabolic depression, and, though less energy is used up, still less energy is generated. The effects of this diminished metabolism become telling on the central nervous system first, especially the brain and those parts concerning consciousness;[51] both heart rate and respiration rate decrease; judgment becomes impaired as drowsiness supervenes, becoming steadily deeper until the individual loses consciousness; without medical intervention, death by hypothermia quickly follows. Occasionally, however, convulsions may set in towards the end, and death is caused by asphyxia.[52][51]. In experiments on cats performed by Sutherland Simpson and Percy T. Herring, the animals were unable to survive ...
A system for regulating a core body temperature of a person includes a pressure applicator configured to apply negative or cyclical positive pressure to a portion of the person to vasodilate blood vessels of the person within the portion, a heating device configured to supply heat to the portion of the person, and a control apparatus. The control apparatus is coupled to the heating device and includes a controller configured to vary the amount of heat supplied by the heating device. The amount of heat supplied by the heating device is varied in response to a difference in temperature between a preset temperature programmed into the controller and an actual core body temperature of the patient received by the controller from a temperature sensor on the person such that the controller maintains the actual core body temperature of the person at substantially the preset temperature.
The ups and downs of core body temperature can signal a range of health conditions. The most obvious is an infection, which causes a fever. But temperature fluctuations can also indicate insomnia, fatigue, metabolic function and depression.. Current wearable sensors can detect skin temperature, but this can change depending on how hot or cold an environment is. And oral and other thermometers that measure core body temperature are designed only for periodic use and arent meant to be strapped on for constant detection. So Ali Javey and colleagues set out to develop a convenient device to monitor core body temperature in real-time on a continuous basis.. The researchers integrated data processing circuits, a wireless module and an infrared sensor, which detects ear (and thus core body) temperature, in a 3-D printed device. The disk-like structure covers the ear and can be customized to fit the contours of a persons ear for a comfortable fit. To ensure that users can still hear clearly while ...
In order to manage the outdoor thermal environment with regard to human health and the environmental impact of waste heat, quantitative evaluations are indispensable. It is necessary to use a thermal environment evaluation index. The purpose of this paper is to clarify the relationship between the psychological thermal responses of the human body and winter outdoor thermal environment variables. Subjective experiments were conducted in the winter outdoor environment. Environmental factors and human psychological responses were measured. The relationship between the psychological thermal responses of the human body and the outdoor thermal environment index ETFe (enhanced conduction-corrected modified effective temperature) in winter was shown. The variables which influence the thermal sensation vote of the human body are air temperature, long-wave thermal radiation and short-wave solar radiation. The variables that influence the thermal comfort vote of the human body are air temperature, ...
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6 Principles of Survival - Maintain Core Body Temperature - Part 1 Shelter Shelter and Fire are ONE. Long term survival requires the proficiency of both. Maintaining Core Body Temperature is vital, and without shelter and fire t
Yogev, Daniel and Eiken, Ola and Pisot, Rado and Biolo, Gianni and di Prampero, Pietro E. and Narici, Marco V. and Mekjavic, Igor B. (2010) Effect of 21 days of horizontal bed rest on behavioural thermoregulation. European journal of applied physiology, 108 (2). pp. 281-288. ISSN 1439-6327 ...
Premature and low birthweight babies may be too immature to regulate their own temperature, even in a warm environment. Even full-term and healthy newborns may not be able to maintain their body temperature if the environment is too cold.
Helpful, trusted answers from doctors: Dr. Rochester on causes of body temperature deregulation: Low body temperature may be due to exposure to cold conditions, infections that lead to sepsis, use of alcohol or other drugs in the setting of cold conditions, adrenal, pituitary, or thyroid gland dysfunction, acute brain injuries such as stroke or trauma, spinal cord injury, or brain tumor. Low body temperature is defined as body temperature less than 36 degrees celcius or 95 degrees farenheit.
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Mammals and birds are homeothermic animals, maintaining a constant body temperature. In cold weather, they must either reduce heat loss or increase heat production. Reindeer, for example, have developed highly effective winter fur to insulate their bodies. Thick guard hairs with air-filled cavities protect woollen underfur that prevents the movement of air against their skin. Their legs are less insulated than their torso, and are maintained at a lower temperature. The nasal cavities are similarly cooled to reduce heat loss from breathing. As large animals, reindeer also have a smaller surface area to body mass ratio, which further reduces heat loss. By means of these various adaptations, reindeer can tolerate ambient temperatures at or below -30°C without needing to increase heat production.. Reindeer calves face a particular challenge at birth. They are typically born in early spring when snow still covers much of the landscape and cold rains are common. At birth, the calf may experience a ...
FIG. 1. Whole-body FDG-PET images under cold or warm condition. A: A 25-year-old male subject fasted for 12 h and was kept in an air-conditioned room at 19°C with light clothing and put his legs on an ice block intermittently (for ∼4 min at every 5 min). After 1 h under this cold condition, he was given an intravenous injection of 18F-FDG and kept under the same cold condition. One hour after the 18F-FDG injection, whole-body PET/CT scans were performed in a room at 24°C. B: Two weeks after the first examination in the cold condition (A), the same subject underwent FDG-PET/CT examination as previously, but he was kept at 27°C with standard clothing and without leg icing (warm condition) for 2 h before the examination.. ...
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Working in cold environments can be not only hazardous to your health but also life threatening. It is critical that the body be able to preserve core body temperature steady at + 37°C (+ 98.6°F). This thermal balance must be maintained to preserve normal body functioning as well as provide energy for activity (or work!). The bodys mechanisms for generating heat (its metabolism) has to meet the challenge presented by low temperature, wind and wetness - the three major challenges of cold environments.
Objective and Background:Cognitive function can be impaired after passive heat exposure and with an elevation in core body temperature (Tcore). This study examined the dynamic correlation among passive heat exposure, Tcore, and cognition.Methods:We gave the Attention Network Test of alerting, orient
The magnitude of the influence of T w on body temperature at the upper limit of the mussel bed (0.39-0.44) is surprisingly large given that these animals reach DBTM during periods of aerial exposure. M. californianus mussel beds and the underlying rock substratum appear to have a substantial thermal memory of T w caused by heat storage during low tide (28). This result suggests that T w may play an unanticipated role in determining intertidal vertical zonation. Many intertidal ecosystems are characterized by strong vertical zonation patterns, with organisms showing pronounced upper and lower limits to distributions within shores. Upper limits of zonation in the intertidal zone are usually thought to be set by abiotic conditions associated with the terrestrial climate (21, 23, 28). Our results indicate that, for the upper vertical limits of mussel beds, T w experienced during immersion has nearly as large an influence on body temperatures during emersion as T a.. The spatial variation in BTS to ...
In the present study, we demonstrate that systemic administration of α2-AR agonists reverses LPS- and central PGE2-evoked fevers and can induce a modest hypothermia in normal ambient temperatures. These effects arise from a potent inhibition of the metabolic heat production in BAT and in skeletal muscle during shivering due to an α2-AR-mediated inhibition of the populations of premotor neurons in the rRPa that are responsible for the descending excitatory drives to spinal BAT sympathetic preganglionic neurons and to spinal α-motoneurons. The catecholaminergic neurons providing the endogenous sources of adrenergic agonist for the α2-AR in the rRPa are located in the region of the caudal C1/rostral A1 catecholaminergic cell groups in the VLM. These findings explicate a novel mechanism for the inhibitory regulation of metabolic heat production and support a novel pharmacological approach to the control of excessive or neurogenic fevers that are resistant to commonly prescribed, cyclooxygenase ...
Is it normal to get lower body temperature when you have a cold? Is it even a cold? The flu? Allergies? I do have allergies, so I have no clue what I have right now. Im trying to avoid drugs at all cost. I just had a little bit of garlic and cherry wine and I feel better. Before that, my body temperature was 35.6 and I felt extremely hot. Now I dont feel so hot anymore ...
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Heat transfer during compression and expansion of gas is investigated to obtain a correlation that is easy to use in the design of the reciprocating energy conversion machines. We carried out experiments to measure the heat transfer characteristics to̸from gas during compression and expansion to obtain the correlation. These measurements were performed using a piston-cylinder assembly over a range of volume ratios, frequencies, mean pressures, gases, and internal extended surface areas. The heat transfer was estimated thermodynamically from experimental pressure-volume data. Dimensionless groups for heat transfer are discussed in order to correlate the data. The product of the dimensionless heat transfer and specific heat ratio was found to be optimal and was correlated with only the Peclet number for a wide range of conditions, even for gases having different specific heat ratios. The temperature amplitude of the center of the test space was obtained, and it is found that the penetration depth ...
For vacuum, he designed a series of glass chambers for various parts of the body. This is what the glove story reminded me of. The chamber would enclose the part with a rubber diaphragm at the opening to seal tightly around the limb. There would be a nipple on the chamber for attachment of tubing from a vacuum pump. The vacuum would cause vasodilation which would make the skin a little red, thus suggesting or imitating inflammation. The one for treating mastitis (infections of the breast) was certainly odd-looking. The one for treating the foot included a little rocker board in the sole, so that as the leg was drawn deeper into the chamber, the foot was forced into dorsiflection, stretching the Achilles tendon and associated muscles. Im sure that had some therapeutic effect in some cases ...
Two important functions of adipose tissue have been discussed earlier in this work, ie, white fat tissue storage of fatty acids and brown fat tissue use of fatty acids for energy purposes, especially heat production. Heat production in response to cold, known as cold-induced thermogenesis, is maximal in newborns who at 24 °C increase their thermometabolic ratio by 60-80%.1 Though less in adults, it can be shown to occur in men,2-4 and in normal young women.5 Some obese subjects exposed to an environmental temperature of 20 °C for 2 hours show a fall in core temperature.6,7 It is now well established that lean persons are more efficient heat producers.8 The presence of brown fat is an explanation for the increased response to cold in some individuals, while clothing, housing, and sophisticated heating techniques make heat production by the adipose tissue an unnecessary or an unrequired response to cold in others. Poverty, disease, and accidents do nevertheless expose men to cold environments. ...
NEUROTRASMETTITORI E TERMOREGOLAZIONE By G. Nistico and E. Marley. (Pp. 47; illustrated; price not stated.) Acta Neurologica: Naples. 1974. This is a reprint of a paper published in Acta Neurologica, 1974. It is primarily a review of experimental studies on the control of body temperature and the specific role of some regions of the central nervous system on thermoregulation. This paper is clearly written in Italian, and includes a considerable number of references from 1949 to 1972 with only few more recent publications. Appropriate credit has been given to the authors who identified thermosensitive neurones in the region which is often called the hypothalamic thermostat. A number ofpharmacological investigations is discussed, including some of the authors personal research in domestic fowl, on aminergic control of temperature, as well as the role of prostaglandin E in inducing fever. This article is of 47 pages, of which 9-+ pages are of references. A brief summary in English is also included.