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Menopausal hot flushes negatively impact quality of life and may be a biomarker of cardiovascular and metabolic disease risk; therefore understanding the physiology of hot flushes is important. Current thinking is that a small elevation (∼0.03-0.05C) in core temperature surpasses a sweating threshold (that is reduced in the menopause), sweating is activated, and a hot flush ensues. Nevertheless, more recent studies examining thermoregulatory control question whether core temperature per se can explain the trigger for a hot flush. The primary aim of this study was to assess the contribution of increases in core temperature on the occurrence of menopausal hot flushes.
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Name: Menopause (New York, N.Y.)
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We follow the decay of two-dimensional Ag nanoclusters, called islands, on Cu-Ag core-shell supports by variable low temperature scanning tunneling microscopy in the temperature range between 160 and ...
A prototype of a non-fluid based mechanical toilet flush was tested in a semi-public, institutional setting and in selected peri-urban households in eThekwini municipality, Republic of South Africa. T...
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The 30-min rule has been used to maintain a core temperature (CT) of red-blood-cell (RBC) units below 10°C during transportation. We evaluated the utility of temperature-sensitive indicators (TIs) to...
The body core temperature drops during general anesthesia. To maintain homeostasis, patients require warming measures. Different methods to measure body core temperature exist, which are e...
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Core temperature should be monitored under general anesthesia. Recently developed 3M Spoton skin temeprature which is applied on temporal artery is correlated with core temperature measure...
Shivering is a physiologic response to early hypothermia in mammals. The definition of shivering is an involuntary, oscillatory muscular activity that augments metabolic heat production. ...
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ANESTHESIA achieved by lowering either BODY TEMPERATURE (core cooling) or SKIN TEMPERATURE (external cooling).
Corneal and conjunctival dryness due to deficient tear production, predominantly in menopausal and post-menopausal women. Filamentary keratitis or erosion of the conjunctival and corneal epithelium may be caused by these disorders. Sensation of the presence of a foreign body in the eye and burning of the eyes may occur.
A method of lowering core BODY TEMPERATURE by filling the STOMACH with chilled fluids.
Measurement of the temperature of a material, or of the body or an organ by various temperature sensing devices which measure changes in properties of the material that vary with temperature, such as ELASTICITY; MAGNETIC FIELDS; or LUMINESCENCE.
The temperature at which a substance changes from one state or conformation of matter to another.
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