Calorie restriction
Calorie restriction (CR), or caloric restriction, is a dietary regimen that is based on low calorie intake. "Low" can be defined relative to the subject's previous intake before intentionally restrict...
Insulin and Type 2 Diabetes
This video, created by Nucleus Medical Media, shows type 2 diabetes, a condition in which the level of sugar in the blood is too high. The animation begins by showing the normal physiology of food abs...
Hormesis
Hormesis (from Greek hórmēsis "rapid motion, eagerness," from ancient Greek hormáein "to set in motion, impel, urge on") is the term for generally favorable biological responses to low exposures to t...
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Insulin
Insulin (from the Latin, insula meaning island) is a peptide hormone produced by beta cells in the pancreas. It regulates the metabolism of carbohydrates and fats by promoting the absorption of glucos...
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Low-frequency collective motion in proteins and DNA
Low-frequency collective motion in proteins and DNA refers to the application of statistical thermodynamics to understand low-frequency vibrations in biomolecules.The concept of low-frequency phonons ...
Hypoglycemia
Hypoglycemia (also spelled hypoglycaemia or hypoglycæmia, not to be confused with hyperglycemia) is a medical emergency that involves an abnormally diminished content of glucose in the blood. The term...
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Insulin/IGF/Relaxin family
The insulin/IGF/relaxin family is a group of evolutionary related proteins which possess a variety of hormonal activities. Family members in human include two subfamilies:1) insulin and insulin-like g...
Insulin/IGF/Relaxin family - Wikipedia
Insulin therapy
Insulin (medication) is the use of insulin and similar proteins as a medication to treat disease. Insulin comes in a number of different types including short acting (such as regular insulin) and long...
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Blood glucose regulation
For homeostasis, insulin is the main hormone involved.Blood sugar regulation is the process by which the levels of blood sugar, primarily glucose, are maintained by the body. Glucose regulation in th...
Insulin oscillations
The insulin concentration in blood increases after meals and gradually returns to basal levels during the next 1-2 hours. However, the basal insulin level is not stable. It oscillates with a regular p...
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Radiation hormesis
Radiation hormesis (also called radiation homeostasis) is the hypothesis that low doses of ionizing radiation (within the region of and just above natural background levels) are beneficial, stimulatin...
Mithridatism
Mithridatism is the practice of protecting oneself against a poison by gradually self-administering non-lethal amounts. The word derives from Mithridates VI, the King of Pontus, who so feared being po...