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.

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Press releases

24 February 2017
Sex differences in heat loss responses are dependent on body size and not sex, meaning that larger individuals sweat more than smaller ones during cycle exercise in warm and tolerable conditions. That
16 February 2017
Obesity, or a high fat diet, can lead to changes in the immune system similar to those observed with aging. That’s what research published this week in Experimental Physiology suggests.
14 February 2017
Dietary intervention could benefit heart health in those with muscular dystrophy. That’s according to new research published in Experimental Physiology. If these findings are confirmed in humans, it c
13 February 2017
Nicotine exposure, before and after birth, can cause a child to have hearing problems due to abnormal development in the auditory brainstem.
07 February 2017
Findings published in Experimental Physiology suggest that exercise could be just as important for your heart health as cholesterol and a healthy diet.
01 February 2017
Levels of thyroid hormone in babies influence insulin-secreting cells of the pancreas, according to a new study published in The Journal of Physiology.
26 January 2017
Biological sex has little influence on how the body adapts to sprint interval training. That’s according to findings published in Experimental Physiology and carried out at McMaster University, Canada
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