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β₂-Adrenergic agonists augment air pollution-induced IL-6 release and thrombosis.
Acute exposure to particulate matter (PM) air pollution causes thrombotic cardiovascular events, leading to increased mortality rates; however, the link between PM and cardiovascular dysfunction isExpand
Effects of rearing temperature on sympathoadrenal activity in young adult rats.
Animals reared at 18 degrees C exhibit enhanced innervation of brown adipose tissue (BAT) and greater cold tolerance as adults, yet gain more weight when fed an enriched diet compared with ratsExpand
Effects of dietary monosaccharides on sympathetic nervous system activity in adipose tissues of male rats.
Dietary carbohydrate activates the sympathetic nervous system (SNS). As the mechanisms underlying this response are not fully characterized, studies were undertaken to compare SNS responses toExpand
The treatment of postprandial hypotension in autonomic failure with 3,4-DL-threo-dihydroxyphenylserine
Postprandial hypotension occurs commonly in patients with autonomic failure and may be due to attenuation of the normal sympathetic nervous system activation in response to meal ingestion.In aExpand
Programming of sympathoadrenal function
  • James B. Young
  • Medicine
  • Trends in Endocrinology & Metabolism
  • 1 November 2002
Environmental exposures at crucial points in development permanently alter sympathoadrenal function in mammals. The sympathetic innervation of peripheral tissues and the responsiveness of sympatheticExpand
Is obesity associated with lower body temperatures? Core temperature: a forgotten variable in energy balance.
The global increase in obesity, along with the associated adverse health consequences, has heightened interest in the fundamental causes of excessive weight gain. Attributing obesity to "gluttony andExpand
Effects of litter size on sympathetic activity in young adult rats.
  • James B. Young
  • Biology, Medicine
  • American journal of physiology. Regulatory…
  • 1 April 2002
Rearing animals in small litters induces a permanent increase in body weight and body fat. To determine whether changes in sympathoadrenal activity contribute to this effect, litter size was adjustedExpand
Racial differences in potassium disposal.
BACKGROUND African Americans appear relatively potassium (K(+))-deficient compared with Caucasian Americans whether on unregulated diets or on diets controlled for K(+) content. METHODS ToExpand
Sympathetic nervous system activity in rat thyroid: potential role in goitrogenesis.
The role of sympathetic innervation in regulation of thyroid function is incompletely understood. We, therefore, carried out studies in rats utilizing techniques of norepinephrine turnover to assessExpand
Do the obese have lower body temperatures? A new look at a forgotten variable in energy balance.
Understanding the pathogenesis of obesity is now more important than ever, given the remarkable world-wide epidemic. This paper explores the potential role of core temperature in energy balance, andExpand