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Actions of Caffeine in the Brain with Special Reference to Factors That Contribute to Its Widespread Use

IV. Actions of Caffeine on Brain Functions and Behavior Having discussed the molecular and neuronal actions of caffeine,... Read More

Energy intake

Energy intake total number of calories taken in daily whether ingested or by parenteral... Read More

Regulation of Organic Metabolism, Growth and Energy Balance

Organic Metabolism Events of Absorptive and Post-absorptive States. The absorptive state is the period during which... Read More

Hallucination – Are we the only ones “seeing” things or animals hallucinate, too?

Hallucination is defined as perceiving something that seems real but in fact, it is not. Some references take it as a... Read More

Intake

The process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by... Read More

Balanced diet

Definition noun A diet consisting of the adequate amounts of all the necessary nutrients recommended for a healthy growth... Read More

Plant Auxins – Phototropism & Geotropism

As with animals, plants also use a variety of hormones to control their growth and development. A family of hormones called... Read More

An introduction to Homeostasis

Researched and Written by Jonjo Minns Submitted to biologyonline.com on February 25, 2009. Published in biologyonline.com... Read More

Taurine

taurine (Science: amino acid) Is one of the most abundant amino acids in the body. It is found in the central nervous... Read More

Lamellae

Definition noun, singular: lamella (general) Thin structures resembling a plate. (cell biology) Intergrana thylakoids, i.e.... Read More

Cretinism

Cretinism (Science: endocrinology, paediatrics) Stunted body growth and mental development appearing in the first years of... Read More

BIOACCUMULATION

Bioaccumulation - a general term for the accumulation of substances, such as pesticides (ddt is an example), methylmercury,... Read More

Vegan diet

Definition noun A strictly vegetarian diet excluding all foods derived from animals Supplement A vegan diet is a strict... Read More

Diarrhea

Definition noun An abnormally frequent discharge of a loose, watery stool Supplement Diarrhea pertains to the abnormally... Read More

Laminarin

Definition noun, plural: laminarins A storage polysaccharide that is found in brown algae which is purely made up of... Read More

Vitamin B complex

Definition noun (pharmacology) A supplement containing the eight B vitamins, particularly thiamin (vitamin B1), riboflavin... Read More

Animal Water Regulation

Homeostatic control, a set environment, and how evolution and natural selection drives a species to adapt to its environment... Read More

Plant Water Regulation

A plant requires water as an essential ingredient of photolysis, the photochemical stage of photosynthesis where water is... Read More

Kidneys and Regulation of Water and Inorganic Ions

Renal Functions Kidneys remove/add substances from/to the plasma. Regulate water concentration, inorganic ion... Read More

Human Biology – Food and Digestion

Food is what is required by humans to grow and survive, and provide a 'fuel' for the energy needed in our biological... Read More

Animal Growth Hormones

Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, Ph.D. As mentioned in the previous tutorial, hormones are produced in... Read More

Coenzyme

Enzymes can break down complicated large molecules into simpler smaller ones, they can combine small molecules or atoms to... Read More

Oxygen Debt

A cumulative deficit of oxygen resulting from intense exercise; the deficit must be made up when the body returns to rest.A... Read More

Diuresis

Diuresis is the increased secretion of urine. It may also be defined as the physiologic process involved in the excessive... Read More

Equilibrium

Definition noun, plural: equilibriums or equilibria (1) The condition in which all acting influences are balanced or... Read More

Addressing the Unmet Medical Need for Safe and Effective Weight Loss Therapies

Perspective Addressing the Unmet Medical Need for Safe and Effective Weight Loss Therapies Cynthia M. Arbeeny Address... Read More

Edmonton Protocol – Possible cure for Type 1 Diabetes patients

Abstract The Edmonton Protocol is only capable of treating patients with Type 1 Diabetes since they lack the appropriate... Read More

Humans are Omnivores – Evidence

A number of popular myths about vegetarianism sprung with no scientific basis. One example of such a myth is that man is... Read More

Tear

Definition noun, plural: tears (physiology) The watery secretion of the lacrimal glands verb To pull (apart) by force or by... Read More

Tissue

Tissue Definition What is tissue in the body? The body tissue is an aggregation of cells that function together and have a... Read More

Inhale

Inhale to breathe or draw into the lungs; to inspire; as, to inhale air; opposed to exhale. Martin was walking forth to... Read More

Withdrawal

withdrawal 1. (Science: psychology) A pathological retreat from interpersonal contact and social involvement, as may occur... Read More

Diabetes

Diabetes Definition Diabetes is a metabolic disorder characterized by excessive urine excretion (polyuria) and persistent... Read More

Overview of Chirology

Psychodiagnostic Chirology (PDC) is a comprehensive diagnostic discipline applied by professional behavioral specialists in... Read More

Assimilation

Assimilation Definition What is assimilation? Assimilation in biology is defined as the process in which living organisms... Read More

Insulin

Definition noun A polypeptide hormone secreted by the beta cells of the islets of Langerhans of the pancreas to regulate the... Read More

Inanition fever

Inanition fever --> thirst fever An elevation of temperature in infants after reduction of fluid intake, diarrhoea, or... Read More

Pyruvate

Pyruvate Definition Pyruvates have been often recognized as one of the most important molecules that are frequently... Read More

Sorbitol

Definition noun plural: sorbitols sor·bi·tol, ˈsɔr bɪˌtɔl A sugar alcohol with a sweet taste, occurs naturally in... Read More

Deglutitive

Definition adjective Or, pertaining to, or relating to deglutition Supplement Deglutitive is an adjective form relating to... Read More