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Gastric bypass surgery alters behavioral and neural taste functions for sweet taste in obese rats.
Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery (GBS) is the most effective treatment for morbid obesity. GBS is a restrictive malabsorptive procedure, but many patients also report altered taste preferences. ThisExpand
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Mechanisms of Glucose Homeostasis After Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery in the Obese, Insulin-Resistant Zucker Rat
Objective:Obesity-related diabetes is caused by insulin resistance and β-cell dysfunction. The current study examines changes in food intake, weight loss, body fat depots, oxygen consumption, insulinExpand
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An Empirical Comparison of Different Models of Active Aging in Canada: The International Mobility in Aging Study
Purpose Active aging is a concept that lacks consensus. The WHO defines it as a holistic concept that encompasses the overall health, participation, and security of older adults.Expand
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Bem Sex Role Inventory Validation in the International Mobility in Aging Study
Cette étude, en utilisant différentes méthodes d’analyse des facteurs, a examiné la structure de mesure de l’Inventaire des rôles sexués de Bem (IRSB). La plupart des études antérieures sur laExpand
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Validation of a Social Networks and Support Measurement Tool for Use in International Aging Research: The International Mobility in Aging Study
The purpose of this study was to develop and validate a new instrument to assess social networks and social support (IMIAS-SNSS) for different types of social ties in an international sample of olderExpand
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Recent insights into structure-function relationships of antimicrobial peptides.
The application of antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) in food preservation presents a promising alternative and offers many benefits, such as reducing the use of chemical preservatives, reducing food losses due to spoilage, and development of health-promoting food supplements. Expand
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CHAPTER 19:Value-added Uses of Eggshell and Eggshell Membranes
The chicken egg is a crucial source of high-quality human nutrition. Massive numbers of eggs are produced annually with a significant proportion (30%) being processed in industrial breaking plants,Expand
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Incorporation of full‐scale testing and nonlinear connection analyses into the seismic upgrade of a 15‐story steel moment frame building
This paper summarizes the seismic analysis and rehabilitation design of a 15-story steel moment-resisting frame building constructed with connection details that were found to be vulnerable toExpand
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Effect of freezing-thawing on concrete behavior
This study aims to determine the effect of change of temperature (freezing-thawing cycles) on the behavior of the mortar and the concrete. Also, the evaluation of the effect of air entering forExpand
Seismic Analysis and Rehabilitation of a 15 Story Pre-Northridge Steel Moment Resisting Frame Building
This paper summarizes the seismic analysis and rehabilitation design of a fifteen story steel moment resisting frame building in Oakland, California, less than five miles from the Hayward Fault. TheExpand