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Exercise Gives Older Men a Better Brain Boost

New research suggests that the relationship between physical and brain fitness varies in older adults by virtue of their sex. The study is published ahead of print in the Journal of Applied Physiology.
13-Feb-2019 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Flaxseed Fiber Ferments in Gut to Improve Health, Reduce Obesity

Research in mice suggests that fermentation of flaxseed fibers in the gut changes the microbiota to improve metabolic health and protect against diet-induced obesity. The study, published ahead of print in the American Journal of...
5-Feb-2019 7:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Exercise May Fight Depression in Older Adults, Study Suggests

New research suggests that exercise-induced muscle changes could help boost mood in older adults. The study is published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology—Cell Physiology.
31-Jan-2019 7:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Zinc Deficiency May Play a Role in High Blood Pressure

Lower-than-normal zinc levels may contribute to high blood pressure (hypertension) by altering the way the kidneys handle sodium. The study is published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology—Renal Physiology.
24-Jan-2019 7:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Soft Drinks + Hard Work + Hot Weather = Possible Kidney Disease Risk

New research suggests that drinking sugary, caffeinated soft drinks while exercising in hot weather may increase the risk of kidney disease. The study is published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology—Regulatory, Integrative and...
17-Jan-2019 7:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Sex Differences in ‘Body Clock’ May Benefit Women’s Heart Health

Research suggests that a gene that governs the body’s biological (circadian) clock acts differently in males versus females and may protect females from heart disease. The study is the first to analyze circadian blood pressure rhythms in female...
10-Jan-2019 7:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Exercise Following Weight Loss May Reduce Colorectal Cancer Risk, Study Finds

New research suggests that exercise is a key factor in reducing colorectal cancer risk after weight loss. According to the study, physical activity causes beneficial changes in the bone marrow. The study is published ahead of print in the American...
12-Dec-2018 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Exercise May Improve Kidney Function in Obesity, Reduce Risk of Renal Disease

Aerobic exercise may reduce the risk of diabetes-related kidney disease in some people, according to a new study. The findings are published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology—Renal Physiology and was chosen as an APSselect...
4-Dec-2018 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


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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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