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Overweight Female Kidney Donors May Be at Risk for Preeclampsia

Female kidney donors who are overweight may be at a greater risk for preeclampsia during pregnancy than those with normal body weight, according to a new study. The increased risk is due to a reduction in a type of kidney function called renal...
18-Jan-2018 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Arsenic-Tainted Drinking Water May Increase Diabetes Risk

A new study reports that chronic exposure to arsenic interferes with insulin secretion in the pancreas, which may increase the risk of diabetes.
10-Jan-2018 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Taking Folic Acid in Late Pregnancy May Increase Childhood Allergy Risk

A new study suggests that taking folic acid in late pregnancy may increase the risk of allergies in offspring affected by intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR).
21-Dec-2017 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

The Hearst Foundations Award $50K in Support to APS Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship Program

The American Physiological Society (APS) is honored to announce a new $50,000 grant from The Hearst Foundations in support of the APS undergraduate summer research fellowships (UGSRF) program that will be used to fund immersive laboratory research...
19-Dec-2017 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Muscle Paralysis May Increase Bone Loss

Muscle paralysis rapidly causes inflammation in nearby bone marrow, which may promote the formation of large cells that break down bone, a new study finds.
14-Dec-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

APS Launches New and Improved User Experience for Its Online Physiology Journals

To provide journal readers and authors with an upgraded user experience, the American Physiological Society (APS) is pleased to announce the transfer of its journals to a new online platform. The move transfers 13 APS physiology research journals to...
12-Dec-2017 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Early-Life Trauma May Increase Heart Disease Risk in Adults

Stress in early life may change the immune response in the kidneys, increasing the risk of heart disease later in life, according to a new study.
7-Dec-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Exercise May Help Protect Smokers from Inflammation, Muscle Damage

Regular exercise may protect smokers from some of the negative effects associated with smoking, such as muscle loss and inflammation, according to a new study.
28-Nov-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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