Circadian temperature variation and ageing

  title={Circadian temperature variation and ageing},
  author={Dietmar Weinert},
  journal={Ageing Research Reviews},
In the present paper, an attempt is made to summarize current knowledge concerning the daily body temperature rhythm and its age-dependent alterations. Homeostatic and circadian control mechanisms are considered. Special attention is paid to the circadian system, as the mechanisms of autonomic control are the topic of another contribution to this special issue. Also, the interactions of the core body temperature rhythm with other circadian functions are discussed in detail as they constitute an… CONTINUE READING

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