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Review Article: Indigenous health in the Arctic: an overview of the circumpolar Inuit population
The health of the Inuit has undergone substantial changes over the past five centuries, as a result of social, cultural, and economic changes brought about by interactions with Europeans. ThisExpand
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FMRFamide-like immunoreactive neurons of the nervus terminalis of teleosts innervate both retina and pineal organ
The tetrapeptide FMRFamide (Phe-Met-Arg-Phe-NH2) was first isolated from molluscan ganglia. Subsequently, it has become clear that vertebrate brains also contain endogenous FMRFamide-like substances.Expand
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Prevalence of obesity and its metabolic correlates among the circumpolar inuit in 3 countries.
OBJECTIVES We investigated the prevalence of obesity and the metabolic correlates of different levels of body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference among the Inuit in 3 countries. METHODS DataExpand
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Morphology of the Spinal Cord
The adaptation to terrestrial life by amphibians involved the development of limbs and the central nervous system modifications subserving tetra-pod locomotion. Although some amphibians are limblessExpand
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Projections of the olfactory tract fibers in the nurse shark (Ginglymostoma cirratum).
Summary Five nurse sharks were killed between 6 and 43 days after the olfactory tract had been cut unilaterally. Whereas the axon degeneration was demonstrated best with the Nauta-Laidlaw techniqueExpand
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The case for strategic international alliances to harness nutritional genomics for public and personal health†
Nutrigenomics is the study of how constituents of the diet interact with genes, and their products, to alter phenotype and, conversely, how genes and their products metabolise these constituents intoExpand
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Dietary intakes vary with age among Eskimo adults of Northwest Alaska in the GOCADAN study, 2000-2003.
Dietary factors influence the development of cardiovascular disease (CVD). The diet of Alaskan Eskimos differs from that of other populations. We surveyed Eskimo adults in Northwest Alaska toExpand
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Distribution of serotonin-immunoreactive neurons in the brain of sockeye salmon fry.
The organization of the serotonergic cell groups in the brainstem of fishes and amphibians has received relatively little attention. It has been generally assumed that they are little differentiatedExpand
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Cytoarchitecture of the optic tectum of the squirrelfish, Holocentrus
The Holocentrus has large eyes and a well‐developed optic tectum. Nissl and fibers stains and various Golgi techniques show that the optic tectum of Holocentrus has six strata which can be subdividedExpand
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Recruitment and community interactions in the gocadan study
Abstract Objectives. To study heart and vascular disease in Alaskan Eskimos. To identify risk factors for CVD in Norton Sound Eskimos. Study Design. Participatory research. In this paper, proceduresExpand
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