To endure prolonged fasting, animals undergo important acute physiological adjustments. However, whether severe fasting also leads to long-term metabolic adaptations is largely unknown. Forty-eight-hour fasting caused a...Read More
Diet & Nutrition
Hepatic STAMP2 mediates recombinant FGF21-induced improvement of hepatic iron overload in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.
Jul 30, 2020
Although previous studies have shown that the administration of fibroblast growth factor 21 (FGF21) reverses hepatic steatosis, the mechanism by which FGF21 exerts a therapeutic effect on nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)...Read More
Jul 27, 2020
Athletes may choose to perform exercise in the overnight-fasted state for a variety of reasons related to convenience, gut comfort, or augmenting the training response, but it is unclear how many endurance athletes use this...Read More
Stoichiometric variation within and between a terrestrial herbivorous and a semi-aquatic carnivorous mammal.
Jul 23, 2020
The elemental composition of the mammalian body is widely believed to be more or less constant within and among species, yet reliable comparisons of elemental content are lacking. Here, we examine the elemental composition of...Read More
Jul 20, 2020
Different voltages were applied to anaerobic treatment to investigate the enhancement effects and the changes of microbial community structure. The results indicated that the best appropriate voltage was 0.10 V, COD removal...Read More
Short bowel syndrome as an unusual complication of strangulated congenital diaphragmatic hernia: Case report.
Jul 20, 2020
Strangulation is a rare complication of congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH). There are few cases in the literature describing strangulated CDH. However, none of them was a recurrence of a previously repaired defect nor...Read More
Mediterranean-like mix of fatty acids induces cellular protection on lipid-overloaded hepatocytes from western diet fed mice.
Jul 16, 2020
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease remains as one of the main liver disorders worldwide. It is widely accepted that is the kind of lipid, rather than the amount deposited in the cells that determines cell damage. Cholesterol and...Read More
Nitric oxide and oxidative stress pathways do not contribute to sex differences in renal injury and function in Dahl SS/Jr rats.
Jul 13, 2020
The burden of hypertension in the United States is increasing and yields significant morbidity and mortality, and sex differences in hypertension are widely recognized. Reduced nitric oxide (NO) bioavailability and increased...Read More
Evaluation of intrinsic and extrinsic risk factors for dog visceral hemangiosarcoma: A retrospective case-control study register-based in Lazio region, Italy.
Jul 9, 2020
The genetic and breed susceptibility of visceral hemangiosarcoma in dogs has been studied, but there is no evidence of environmental risk factors as reported in human medicine. We conducted a case-control study in which the...Read More