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Muscle Paralysis May Increase Bone Loss

Muscle paralysis rapidly causes inflammation in nearby bone marrow, which may promote the formation of large cells that break down bone, a new study finds.
14-Dec-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

APS Launches New and Improved User Experience for Its Online Physiology Journals

To provide journal readers and authors with an upgraded user experience, the American Physiological Society (APS) is pleased to announce the transfer of its journals to a new online platform. The move transfers 13 APS physiology research journals to...
12-Dec-2017 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Early-Life Trauma May Increase Heart Disease Risk in Adults

Stress in early life may change the immune response in the kidneys, increasing the risk of heart disease later in life, according to a new study.
7-Dec-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Exercise May Help Protect Smokers from Inflammation, Muscle Damage

Regular exercise may protect smokers from some of the negative effects associated with smoking, such as muscle loss and inflammation, according to a new study.
28-Nov-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

High-Fat Diet May Change Breast Milk Makeup, Affect Baby's Health

New research suggests that following a high-fat diet during lactation—regardless of diet during pregnancy—alters RNA activity in breast milk. The changes in genetic material may increase the risk of metabolic disorders such as type 2 diabetes...
21-Nov-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Getting Enough Sleep May Help Skin Wounds Heal Faster

Getting more sleep may help wound healing, and a nutrition supplement may also help, according to a new study. The paper, published ahead of print in the Journal of Applied Physiology, was chosen as an APSselect article for November.
14-Nov-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Red Blood Cell Function, Creation and Renewal the Focus of Sickle Cell Conference Symposium

Researchers will meet to discuss the physiology, function and future of red blood cells (RBCs) in sickle cell disease (SCD) at the “Red Cell Physiology” symposium during the American Physiological Society’s Physiological and Pathophysiological...
3-Nov-2017 3:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Out of Balance: Gut Bacterial Makeup May Exacerbate Pain in Sickle Cell Disease

An overabundance of the bacteria Veillonella in the digestive tract may increase pain in patients with sickle cell disease (SCD). Researchers from Howard University will present their findings today at the American Physiological Society’s...
3-Nov-2017 3:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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