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Experts provide insights on the body's stress response during critical illness
Critical illness causes the body to initiate a stress response, which activates the hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal axis to increase the availability of the stress hormone cortisol. (2018-01-10)
Why didn't these pioneers of medicine receive a Nobel Prize?
The various physicians, surgeons and scientists described in these pages have individually and collectively made enormous contributions to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease. (2014-03-31)
Physiological societies partner with Wiley on new open access journal
John Wiley & Sons, Inc., The Physiological Society, and The American Physiological Society announced today their partnership to publish the new open access peer-reviewed journal, Physiological Reports, which will launch early next year. (2012-12-13)
Radiologists play key role in teaching physiology to medical students
In order for medical students to ultimately provide quality patient care medical schools should turn to radiologists to help them teach physiology, one of the core disciplines of medicine, according to a study in the February issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology. (2011-02-01)
UCLA brain researchers uncover new clues to SIDS
Two UCLA studies have identified brain irregularities in children with a disease that stops them from breathing during sleep. (2004-11-22)
Springer and the Physiological Society of Japan sign publishing agreement
The Physiological Society of Japan has chosen Springer to publish its official publication the Journal of Physiological Sciences, starting in January 2009 with Vol. (2008-12-16)
The physiology of champions
What could be a greater test of the limits of human physiology than the Olympics? (2007-12-20)
Swoap at Williams receives NSF and NIH awards
Steven J. Swoap, assistant professor of biology, at Williams College has been awarded $497,000 from the National Science Foundation and $95,783 from the National Institute of Arthritis and Muscoloskeletal and Skin Diseases at the National Institutes of Health. (2000-02-15)
Tropical forests and climate change focus of book
A University of California, Riverside associate professor has co-edited a just-published book on how tropical forests are responding to climate change. (2016-04-07)
Springer signs book agreement with the American Physiological Society
Springer has signed a book partnership agreement with the American Physiological Society to publish titles in three APS book series as well as individual monographs and contributed volumes. (2011-08-10)
Classical subject underpins new biomedical advances
The ancient art of physiology -- the study of how the body works and how to repair it when things go wrong--has seen an upsurge in importance as it now plays a key role in the understanding of how genes work to support the human body. (2005-03-16)
APS hosts the "Genome and Hormone" Conference
Upcoming APS Conference gathers experts from a wide variety of biomedical fields to discuss issues of genetics and the effect on gender and sex hormones. (2001-09-04)
Study explores the seasonality of hair loss
A new British Journal of Dermatology study explores the relationship between seasonality and hair loss at a population level using Google Trends data. (2017-10-24)
Champalimaud Research Symposium 2017 -- Physiology: From Development to Disease
The 2017 Champalimaud Research Symposium, with the theme 'Physiology: from development to disease' will be held in Lisbon, Portugal from the 9th to the 11th of Oct. (2017-03-03)
Keeping cool in a war zone: Device promises relief for desert soldiers
A new micro-climate system has been developed by Kent State researchers in collaboration with the US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine to keep soldiers cool. (2006-05-10)
8th edition of LSUHSC faculty's textbook published
The 8th Edition of PULMONARY PHYSIOLOGY by Dr. Michael G. (2013-04-23)
Long duration weightlessness in space induces a blood shift
In a study published today in The Journal of Physiology, researchers found that in space, the shift of blood and fluid from the lower to the upper body caused by weightlessness is much higher and the blood pressure much lower than previously thought. (2015-01-14)
Plant Physiology and TAIR partnership will provide genetic information to public database
A unique partnership has been formed between Plant Physiology and the Arabidopsis Information Resource to create an efficient mechanism that will ensure that genetic and molecular data on Arabidopsis published in the Journal are reliably captured in TAIR's public database. (2008-03-13)
Novel findings shed light on how N-type channel function is modified by lipids
The November 2009 issue of the Journal of General Physiology contains two papers by the Rittenhouse laboratory that describe novel findings on how N-type voltage-gated calcium channel function is modified by lipids. (2009-10-26)
$2,000 Katrina grants for New Orleans physiology students, post-docs offered through APS
The American Physiological Society is making $2,000 grants available to New Orleans physiology graduate students and post-doctoral fellows affected by Hurricane Katrina, which disrupted physiology courses at Tulane, LSU, Xavier and Loyola Universities. (2005-09-09)
APS sets aside $50,000 to help students, post-docs, in wake of Hurricane Ike
The American Physiological Society has established the Hurricane Ike Relief Fund to provide unrestricted grants of up to $2,000 to support physiology graduate students and postdoctoral fellows who suffered losses as a result of Hurricane Ike. (2008-10-06)
Short bouts of high-intensity exercise before a fatty meal best for vascular health
A short burst of intensive exercise before eating a high fat meal is better for blood vessel function in young people than the currently recommended moderate-intensity exercise, according to a new study from the University of Exeter. (2015-03-30)
Wake Forest University Wins $7M Grant To Study The Causes Of Alcohol Addiction
The National Institute on Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse of the National Institutes of Health has awarded a $7 million grant to Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center to study alcohol addiction. (1999-01-04)
Main regulator of membrane trafficking not what researchers once thought, scientists discover
Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas have identified a main regulator of the system that controls membrane trafficking, debunking what scientists for a decade had thought controlled this process. (2003-08-07)
New perspectives on local calcium signaling
The latest Perspectives in General Physiology series introduces the newest technologies in the field of calcium signaling, which plays a central role in many cellular processes. (2010-07-26)
Real-time Plant Physiology: ASPB extends 'open access' benefit for members
The American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) announces a groundbreaking new benefit for members of the Society who publish research papers in Plant Physiology, the most highly cited plant biology journal in the world. (2006-09-25)
Having serious fun in the MBL physiology course
In the Dec. 21 issue of Science magazine, directors of the MBL physiology course detail their winning formula for instilling in students the passion for and ability to conduct (2012-12-27)
Beetroot beneficial for athletes and heart failure patients, research finds
Researchers find the nitrate in beetroot targets fast-twitch muscles, increasing the blood flow to muscles that receive less oxygen. (2014-10-23)
Surgery in space
With renewed public interest in manned space exploration comes the potential need to diagnose and treat medical issues encountered by future space travelers. (2018-06-20)
New mathematical model could aid studies of cardiac muscle
Researchers have developed a new mathematical model that may provide a simpler and better way of predicting ventricular function during the cardiac cycle. (2010-07-26)
UTSA physiologist William Cooke named 2013 Lecture Series Speaker by Texas Sports Medicine Chapter
William Cooke, a professor in the UTSA College of Education and Human Development's Department of Health and Kinesiology, has been selected to serve as the speaker of the Texas Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)'s 2013 Lecture Tour. (2012-12-03)
New methods to explore astrocyte effects on brain function
A study in the Journal of General Physiology presents new methods to evaluate how astrocytes contribute to brain function, paving the way for future exploration of these important brain cells at unprecedented levels of detail. (2013-04-29)
Chloride increases response to pheromones and odors in mouse sensory neurons
How an individual vomeronasal sensory neuron (VSN) transduces chemical signals into electrical signals has been a mystery. (2009-12-28)
The science behind the cape
What do you have when you line up a martial artist, acrobatic gymnast, police officer, firefighter, NASCAR driver, and NFL running back? (2011-03-08)
Aberrant mTOR signaling impairs whole body physiology
The protein mTOR is a central controller of growth and metabolism. (2014-08-11)
'Transport Phenomena and Membrane Digestion in Small Intestinal Mucosa' by Pensoft
The philosophy of this monograph is to apply an interdisciplinary approach and thus outline the latest advances in such areas as absorption mechanisms of nutrients (sugars, amino acids, dipeptides) and membrane digestion in the small intestine of vertebrates. (2011-06-29)
New study ushers in spring-time for slow inactivation
The December 2009 issue of the Journal of General Physiology contains a paper by Christopher Ahern and colleagues that explores pore mutation effects in Shaker and other K+ channels using in vivo nonsense suppression technology. (2009-11-17)
Increased electrical activity in eye may relieve short-term dry eye pain
A boost of electrical activity in the eye's mucous membranes may lead to new treatments for the painful condition known as dry eye. (2018-06-06)
A protein could be a key weapon in the battle of the bulge
Researchers found that elevated levels of the neuroprotein GDNF may help fight the weight gain and health problems associated with a high-fat diet. (2014-04-01)
The Physiological Society and Wiley renew partnership
John Wiley & Sons, Inc., and the Physiological Society have announced the renewal of their publishing partnership, building on over eight years of collaboration. (2012-09-26)
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