1. Forget 98.6°F. Humans Are Cooling off — Here’s Why  EcoWatch
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  5. Modern man is cooler than his Victorian forebears — 0.6C to be exact  The Times
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The “normal” body temperature of 98.6°F is actually not so normal. New research finds that the average human body temperature of Americans has dropped.The “normal” body temperature of 98.6°F is actually not so normal. New research finds that the average human body temperature of Americans has dropped.

Forget 98.6°F. Humans Are Cooling Off — Here's Why

A new study finds that the average human body temperature has declined over the last 2 centuries. This may indicate other physiological changes.A new study finds that the average human body temperature has declined over the last 2 centuries. This may indicate other physiological changes.

Body temperature: What is the new normal?

In 1851, a German physician called Carl Reinhold August Wunderlich surveyed 25,000 people in one city and established that 37°C is the standard temperature of the human body. However, recent analyses and surveys suggest that the average body temperature is now lowerIn 1851, a German physician called Carl Reinhold August Wunderlich surveyed 25,000 people in one city and established that 37°C is the standard temperature of the human body. However, recent analys…

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“Human body temperature has been declining since the Industrial Revolution: https://t.co/f0MCKm7ZyD”

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“We humans are much less inflamed than we were 170 years ago, and therefore, our body temperatures are now lower https://t.co/BjYgeoFuGP”

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For a century textbooks have said confidently that the human body functions best at a temperature of 37C.They may now have to be rewritten. A study has shown that average body temperatures have fallen in the West since the 1800s, very possibly because we suffer fewer fevers than our Victorian forebeFor a century textbooks have said confidently that the human body functions best at a temperature of 37C. They may now have to be rewritten. A study has shown that average body temperatures have...

Modern man is cooler than his Victorian forebears — 0.6C to be exact | News | The Times

A new study by a team of Stanford University School of Medicine scientists suggests that the average human body temperature in the United States has decreased over the last century by about 0.58° and 1.06° F for women and men, respectively.A new study by a team of Stanford University School of Medicine scientists suggests that the average human body temperature in the United States has decreased over the last century. By cross-checking a variety of health records, the researchers concluded that the average American's body temperature is about 0.58° F (0.03° C) and 1.06° F (0.6° C) lower for women and men, respectively, than it was in the 19th century.

Human body temperature declined over the past two centuries