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PHYSIOLOGY, med. jur. The science which treats of the functions of animals; it is the science of life.
     2. The legal practitioner who expects to rise to eminence, must acquire some acquaintance with physiology. This subject is intimately connected with gestation, birth, life and death. Vide 2 Chit. Pr. 42, n.

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Physiological management of the third stage of labour is situated within the paradigm that considers childbirth a normal physiological process that does not require routine intervention.
This term defines an "antioxidant" phytochemical as a nutrient only if physiological evidence exists to verify such a qualification.
The material will be augmented by the publication of quarterly issues containing new contributions from research leaders in the physiological field.
Do multidisciplinary pain clinics continue to relegate psychological pain treatment to second tier therapy once physiological reductionist treatments have proven inadequate?
Some of the physiological symptoms that patients with anxiety disorders think they suffer include, Palpitations, sweating, irregular breathing, shaking of the hands and muscular tension.
He has received several awards including the American Physiological Society 2008E.
Luecken (psychology, Arizona State University) and Gallo (Center for Behavioral and Community Health Studies, San Diego State University) outline the collection, analysis, and interpretation of physiological measures that are commonly used and broadly relevant to researchers interested in a biopsychosocial model of health and well-being.
To make sure that your are going to have a physiological response -- a release of endorphins -- happy hormones that also increase energy production -- you should be walking fast enough that your heart rate is between 65 percent and 80 percent of your maximum heart rate.
RC-1291 is a synthetic small molecule with similar physiological actions, like appetite stimulation and muscle-building effects, to those of ghrelin.
Shunting, Farmer suggests, "is an integrated way for them to meet two physiological needs: to recover from lactic acid buildup and to get ready for digesting a huge meal.
Furthermore, while fight-or-flight mode often taxes the immune system by readying the body for physiological warfare against an outside force, studies show that moderate physical activity can bolster the immune response.
This study investigated the physiological responses of female fire fighters to two 23-minute bouts of work in a 40[degrees]C (105[degrees]F) environment at an intensity of 50% of their maximal working capacity (V[O.

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