Brain hyperthermia as physiological and pathological phenomena

@article{Kiyatkin2005BrainHA,
  title={Brain hyperthermia as physiological and pathological phenomena},
  author={Eugene A Kiyatkin},
  journal={Brain Research Reviews},
  year={2005},
  volume={50},
  pages={27-56}
}
Although brain metabolism consumes high amounts of energy and is accompanied by intense heat production, brain temperature is usually considered a stable, tightly "regulated" homeostatic parameter. Current research, however, revealed relatively large and rapid brain temperature fluctuations (3-4 degrees C) in animals during various normal, physiological, and behavioral activities at stable ambient temperatures. This review discusses these data and demonstrates that physiological brain… CONTINUE READING

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