body temperature

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Noun1.body temperature - temperature of the body; normally 98.6 F or 37 C in humans; usually measured to obtain a quick evaluation of a person's health
temperature - the degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment (corresponding to its molecular activity)
basal body temperature, basal temperature - body temperature in the morning before rising or moving about or eating anything
vital sign - sign of life; usually an indicator of a person's general physical condition; "he was still alive but his vital signs were weak"
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"A drop in core temperature is an important part of the process to your body falling asleep and this approach is basically tricking your body into thinking it is cooler than it is.
Meanwhile, another new study found that electric fans are particularly dangerous during very hot and dry conditions, but can help lower core temperatures and heart strain in hot, humid weather.
While the cardiovascular strain and core temperature reduced with the use of fan in humid condition, it raised in the arid condition, making the participants feel hotter.
Fan use in the humid conditions (temperature at 104 F, humidity at 50% and HI at 132.8) reduced core temperature and cardiovascular strain while improving comfort.
Power analysis was conducted using the G Power package program to determine the number of observations based on an original research article (12) in the literature by analysing the vasoconstriction thresholds and core temperature gradient, and the size of the sample required was determined as 16, with effect size=0.5 (medium), a=0.05 and power=95%.
'MoovandCool lowers the body core temperature significantly and has a positive effect on heart rate and heat perception,' Dr.
The research, published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, found no woman exceeded the recommended core temperature limit of 39degC across all studies.
"Pregnant women can safely engage in: (1) exercise for up to 35 minutes at 80 to 90 percent of their maximum heart rate in 25 degrees Celsius and 45 percent relative humidity (RH); (2) water immersion (≤33.4 degrees Celsius) exercise for up to 45 minutes; and (3) sitting in hot baths (40 degrees Celsius) or hot/dry saunas (70 degrees Celsius; 15 percent RH) for up to 20 minutes, irrespective of pregnancy stage, without reaching a core temperature exceeding the teratogenic threshold," the authors write.
This study aimed to determine the effects of cooking method and final core temperature on aroma volatiles and inosinc acid content of Hanwoo brisket (deeppectoralis) to better understand how cooking method and final core temperature affect the taste and aroma of cooked deep pectoralis muscle (brisket) at molecular level.
presented a quadratic regression model to implement heart rate regulation by controlling the human core temperature [30, 31].
Critically low core temperature was significantly improved by oral progesterone.
For example, if our core temperature is up, blood will divert to the body surface, and we radiate heat to the surroundings.