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The Physiological Society has a membership of over 3000 scientists covering areas such as exercise performance, why we sweat, how vitamins affect our body, and the causes of obesity, cardiovascular and neurological diseases.
As well as a wealth of expertise within our membership, The Society also publishes the latest research developments in the field in its journals The Journal of Physiology and Experimental Physiology.

If you are looking for an expert on any aspect of physiology, information on one of our journals or The Society’s view on one of the policy areas we work in, please call 020 7269 5721 or email press@physoc.org

Press releases

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