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Bone marrow chilling could warm the body

Bone marrow chilling could warm the body

In order to keep warm during cold exposure, heat production must be increased. This can be achieved through non-shivering and shivering thermogenesis. The main tissue involved in non-shivering thermogenesis is brown adipose tissue (BAT) which is located

Body composition and left ventricular hypertrophy in athletes: the role of body cell mass

Body composition and left ventricular hypertrophy in athletes

Cardiac adaptation to intense physical training is determined by many factors including age, lifestyle, body size, training load, ethnicity and sex. Females show a lower cardiac mass than males, the main causes are a lower blood volume

The real life of crab louse

Pubic louse, also known as “crab” louse due to its form, is smaller than the head louse. It can lead to an infestation of the pubis (generally sexually transmitted), and sometimes of the eyelashes, or the body

Visceral adiposity index as a potential biomarker for cardiometabolic risks

Nowadays, obesity poses one of the greatest public health challenges worldwide. Visceral adiposity and its associated disorders including dyslipidemia, insulin resistance, diabetes and hypertension, are the key elements characterizing the cardiometabolic risk. Such risk is frequently used