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Older People's Hearing Troubles May Be Because Their Brains Work With Less Information

14-Oct-2019 3:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Vaccine to Block Digestive Hormone May Slow Growth of Pancreatic Cancer

New research suggests a vaccine that blocks a digestive hormone may slow the spread of pancreatic cancer, potentially increasing survival rates. The study, published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology—Gastrointestinal and Liver...
10-Oct-2019 3:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

2019 Nobel Prize: APS Congratulates New Laureates Kaelin, Ratcliffe and Semenza

The 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded to William G. Kaelin Jr., Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza for their work on how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability. The American Physiological Society (APS)...
7-Oct-2019 4:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Pairing New Medications Could Offer Hope to Heart Disease Patients

Cardiologist Bertram Pitt, MD, sees promise in combining two new classes of medication into a treatment regimen for patients with cardiovascular disease. Pitt will discuss the advantages of this treatment plan in his plenary lecture at an American...
1-Oct-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Same Receptor, Different Effect: Research Uncovers New Sex-specific Factor in CV Disease

A common receptor may serve differentiated roles related to aging-associated cardiovascular disease in males and females. Jennifer DuPont, PhD, will present the findings of this first-of-its-kind study today at the American Physiological Society...
1-Oct-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome Accelerate Progression of Kidney Disease and Muscle Wasting

3-Oct-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Low Body Temperature During Weight Regain Conserves Energy, Maintains High Metabolism

3-Oct-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Low Estrogen in Menopause Reduces Expression of Bone Mass-regulating Protein, May Lead to Bone Loss

3-Oct-2019 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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About the American Physiological Society

Physiology is the study of how molecules, cells, tissues, and organs function in health and disease. Established in 1887, the APS was the first US society in the biomedical sciences field. The Society represents more than 11,000 members and publishes 14 peer-reviewed journals with a worldwide readership.


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