The golden hamster is a relatively new animal in the experimental field. Its principle use has been in the study of virus diseases and more recently in poliomyelitis. In addition, the hamster appeared to possess desirable features for nutritional studies. Research was therefore begun in this laboratory on nutrition of...
Studies on poverty have focused predominantly on low income and food
poverty. Little or no attention has been given to the emerging problem of
adequate calorie intake accompanied by low micronutrient levels,
particularly in diets of rural households in transition and developing
economies. Micronutrient deficiencies are related to child mortality,...
The experiment under discussion was carried out in
Corvallis, Oregon, during the week beginning Sunday
April 3, 1910 with a family of six persons, consisting of
a mother, who acts as a housekeeper and housemother; a
young man, an instructor in the college; two boys, one in
college and the...
Two experiments were conducted to determine the
effects of riboflavin and pantothenic acid deficiency
on the production of clubbed down embryos in Single
Combed White Leghorn (SCWL) and Rhode Island Red (RIR)
In experiment 1, sixteen SCWL and eight RIR hens
were assigned to one of four diets calculated...
The prevalence of exercise-induced menstrual dysfunction (ExMD) ranges between 6-79% in endurance-trained women and may result from a low energy availability (EA; kcal/kgFFM/d). EA is the energy remaining after planned exercise, which is available for basic physiological processes and daily living activities. One mechanism for energy conservation may be a...