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Sports-Related Concussion Negatively Affects Heart Rate, Blood Pressure

A new study finds that concussion causes short-term impairment of the cardiovascular system but that these cardiovascular symptoms typically resolve within three days of the injury.
9-Feb-2017 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Find Unhealthy Gut Microbes a Cause of Hypertension

Researchers have found that the microorganisms residing in the intestines (microbiota) play a role in the development of high blood pressure in rats. The study is published in Physiological Genomics. It was chosen as an APS select article for...
2-Feb-2017 2:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Whole-Body Heat Stress Lowers Exercise Capacity, Blood Flow in Men

Researchers have found that prolonged exposure to high temperatures can raise both the skin and core temperature, reducing blood flow to the brain and limbs during exercise and limiting the ability to exercise for long periods. The study, the first...
1-Feb-2017 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

APS Announces Move to Atypon for Journal Hosting

The American Physiological Society will move its physiology research journal titles to Atypon’s Literatum platform, the professional and scholarly publishing industry’s technologically advanced and most widely used online publishing platform for...
31-Jan-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

American Physiological Society and ADInstruments Announce Partnership to Provide Enhanced Support for Scientific Community

As part of the new partnership, ADI will expand its financial support for a range of APS early career research awards across a number of fields, including cardiovascular, respiratory, physiological genomics and neural control and autonomic...
30-Jan-2017 6:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Food and Antibiotics May Change Microorganisms in Gut, Causing IBS


A recent review of research suggests that changes to the microorganisms (microbiota) in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract may be a cause of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). The review article is published in the American Journal of...
26-Jan-2017 11:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

The Type, Not Just the Amount, of Sugar Consumption Matters in Risk of Health Problems

The type of sugar you eat—and not just calorie count—may determine your risk for chronic disease. A new study is the first of its kind to compare the effects of two types of sugar on metabolic and vascular function.
19-Jan-2017 11:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

Fit after 100: Training Helps French Bicyclist Beat His Own World Record at 103

Adults over 100 years old can still increase their athletic performance and physical fitness with regular training, researchers have found. The case study of Robert Marchand, the now 105-year-old who recently broke the 100+ cycling...
12-Jan-2017 11:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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