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Community Colleges Play Essential Role in Physiology Education

Despite community colleges serving an important role in the STEM education pipeline, physiology students and faculty at these schools are not getting the same professional development and collaboration opportunities as their counterparts at...
19-Oct-2016 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Leading Experts Convene to Discuss the Effects, Potential of Exercise Throughout the Lifespan

Hundreds of researchers on the leading edge of exercise science will meet at the Integrative Biology of Exercise meeting in Phoenix (Nov. 2–4). Symposia topics will cover brain cell stress responses, metabolic diseases, mitochondrial signaling,...
17-Oct-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Ability to Process Speech Declines with Age

Researchers have found clues to the causes of age-related hearing loss. The ability to track and understand speech in both quiet and noisy environments deteriorates due in part to speech processing declines in both the midbrain and cortex in older...
3-Oct-2016 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Interval Exercise Training Improves Blood Vessel Function in Older Adults

Researchers have found that interval exercise training (resistance-based and cardiovascular) improves endothelial function in older adults. Resistance interval training in particular could help reduce the risk of heart disease in adults with type 2...
26-Sep-2016 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Common Bacteria Show Promise for Treating Celiac Disease

Researchers have isolated an enzyme from bacteria present in human saliva that has potential as a therapy for celiac disease (CD), an autoimmune disorder that causes severe digestive and other health problems among sufferers when they consume...
2-Sep-2016 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Target Gut Bacteria to Reduce Weight Gain

Adding engineered bacteria into the guts of mice both kept them from gaining weight and protected them against some of the negative health effects of obesity. Researchers will present their findings today at the American Physiological Society’s...
24-Aug-2016 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Suspect MicroRNAs as Potential Link Between Obesity and Heart Disease

Results from a new study suggest that small molecules known as microRNAs may be part of the pathway connecting inflammation with increased heart disease risk in obese people. The new findings will be presented at the American Physiological...
24-Aug-2016 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Could the Paleo Diet Benefit Heart Health?

Findings from a small study suggest that people who followed the Paleo diet for only eight weeks experienced positive effects on heart health. Preliminary findings from this research will be presented at the American Physiological Society’s...
24-Aug-2016 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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