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

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.
14 June 2016
Low birth weight or stress during pregnancy can lead to long-term health problems in women, according to a study published today in The Journal of Physiology.
17 May 2016
A junk food diet can cause as much damage to the kidney as diabetes, according to a study published in Experimental Physiology.
27 April 2016
Serotonin, a neurotransmitter in the brain, shortens periods of apnoea (temporary cessation of breathing) and promotes inspiration, according to a study published today in Experimental Physiology.
25 February 2016
Long-term exercise appears to be beneficial for Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) like mice, suggesting a potential of active physiotherapy for patient care; according to a study published today in The Jo
10 February 2016
Scientist have discovered a way to make neurons respond to a placebo (a medically ineffective treatment), in the same way as they would to medically effective treatment, according to a study published
09 February 2016
Mild stress stimulates the activity and heat production by brown fat associated with raised cortisol, according to a study published today in Experimental Physiology.
15 December 2015
Exercise can reduce the amount and intensity of hot flushes experienced during the menopause, according to a study published today in The Journal of Physiology.