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03 (S) 25(OH) D: 25-hydroxy vitamin D, BMI: Body mass index, FBS: Fasting blood sugar, HOMA-IR: Homeostatic model assessment-insulin resistance, LDL: Low density lipoprotein, HDL: High density lipoprotein, P<0.
Many homeostatic mechanisms, such as those affecting blood sugar levels, do not require split-second timing.
By reducing time in bed we're trying to increase the homeostatic drive to sleep," said Dr.
Keywords: Hepatitis C Virus (HCV), Peripheral insulin resistance (IR), Type2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), Homeostatic model assessment-Insulin resistance (HOMA-IR).
He says increased homeostatic capacity could allow people to live beyond 120 years old - the theoretical maximum human lifespan.
In a new paper, published this week in the online early edition of PNAS, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine conclude that aspirin has a second effect: Not only does it kill cyclooxygenase, thus preventing production of the prostaglandins that cause inflammation and pain, it also prompts the enzyme to generate another compound that hastens the end of inflammation, returning the affected cells to homeostatic health.
The book opens by introducing the Lovelock Gaia hypothesis and motivating glacier science as a major abiotic component of the homeostatic planetary system.
This vital or homeostatic reaction of the organism can be scientifically explained by the rebound effect of drugs, resulting in worsening of symptoms after suspension of treatment.
Environmental pollutants and chemicals adversely influence the homeostatic status of aging, frequently resulting in development of certain diseases at an earlier age than expected.
Dr Tim Wildschut co-author of the report, said: "Our study has shown that nostalgia serves a homeostatic function, allowing the mental simulation of previously enjoyed states, including states of bodily comfort - in this case making us feel warmer or increasing our tolerance of cold.
The total drive for sleep is represented by the weighted addition of both homeostatic and circadian drives, each load representing the connection strength between the respective drives and the sleep activating neuronal system in the ventrolateral preoptic area of the hypothalamus (VLPO) in the brain (Fulcher, Phillips and Robinson, 2010).
As we know, the variation can be described as random fluctuation around a homeostatic setting point.