Press releases

The Physiological Society promotes the latest research published in its three peer reviewed journals The Journal of Physiology, Experimental Physiology and Physiological Reports. We also press release research that will be presented at our upcoming scientific confererences. Please see below for a list of our press releases.

If you are looking for more information on a paper published in one of our journals, a speaker at one of our meetings or for an expert to comment on any aspect of physiology, please contact the Press Office on 020 7269 5727 or pressoffice@physoc.org.

Press releases

13 January 2017
Pregnant women over 35 years old are more likely to have complications at birth due to delayed and longer labour stages, suggests new research published in The Journal of Physiology.
30 November 2016
Menstrual cycle phase does not affect a woman’s autonomic heat responses (skin blood flow and sweating) at rest or during fixed intensity exercise.
22 November 2016
TEF vs. REF: Are Teaching and Research now Adversaries? - report draws on meetings at Labour, Conservative and SNP conferences to make recommendations to government on HE
22 November 2016
Pregnant women who lie on their backs in the third trimester may be increasing the risk of stillbirth, according to a study published in The Journal of Physiology.
17 November 2016
A new form of 3D imaging of muscles has allowed researchers to “see” inside muscle and trace long cables made up of a protein called collagen.
07 November 2016
New research has shown that the child of a slightly undernourished mother is more likely to suffer early aging of the heart.
05 October 2016
Contrary to popular belief, the researchers found that cold water immersion does not significantly reduce inflammation in muscles after resistance exercise.
24 August 2016
Scientists have found that fish oil supplements can reverse the effects of a high fat diet according to a study published in The Journal of Physiology.
28 June 2016
Scientists have discovered a new way to potentially treat muscle regeneration in patients with severe burns according to a study published today in The Journal of Physiology.
24 June 2016
Exercise and fasting do not change the location of a key enzyme involved in energy production, a study in Experimental Physiology found.