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 press@physoc.org.

Press releases

26 January 2015
London, 26 January 2015. Stress hormones in the mother can affect foetal development, according to a study published today in The Journal of Physiology.
22 January 2015
Today marks the day that - 100 years ago - The Physiological Society formally decided to admit women as members.
12 January 2015
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.
06 January 2015
Staying active allows you to age optimally, according to a study by King’s College London and the University of Birmingham.
10 November 2014
Researchers at The University of Texas have found that African Americans have impaired blood flow regulation in the brain that could contribute to a greater risk of cerebrovascular diseases.
21 October 2014
Abigayle Driscoll, 11, beat hundreds of entrants in a public vote as part of The Physiological Society's inaugural Bio-bodies bake-off competition.
27 June 2014
A high-fructose, high-fat diet can cause harmful effects to the livers of adult rats, according to new research published today [27 June] in Experimental Physiology
03 June 2014
The Journal of Physiology highlights the role of physiology in the changing theory of evolution in a special issue.
12 May 2014
Sufferers of a common sleep-breathing disorder have diminished activity among neurons responsible for keeping heart rate low, reveals a new study published today [16 May] in The Journal of Physiology.
23 April 2014
A brain pathway that underlies the emotional behaviours critical for survival has been discovered in a new study published today [23 April] in The Journal of Physiology.