Medical research

A reference tissue atlas for the human kidney

A team of researchers including Jens Hansen, Rachel Sealfon, Rajastree Menon, and colleagues of the Kidney Precision Medicine Project, built on an existing specific human kidney tissue atlas relevant to health care at single-cell ...

Medical research

Common prebiotic fiber mitigates harm of high-salt diet in rats

New research in rats finds a diet high in the prebiotic fiber inulin offered a protective effect against the damage of a high-salt diet. The research will be presented this week at the American Physiological Society (APS) ...

Medical research

Intermittent fasting protects kidneys of obese mice

New research in a mouse model of diet-induced obesity finds that time-restricted feeding improves markers of kidney and vascular health. The research will be presented this week at the American Physiological Society (APS) ...

Oncology & Cancer

Accurate diagnosis of brain tumors using artificial intelligence

The classification of brain tumors—and thus the choice of optimal treatment options—can become more accurate and precise through the use of artificial intelligence in combination with physiological imaging. This is the ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Using math to improve your workout

Interval training is the best way to improve your cardiorespiratory fitness and overall sports performance. It works for everyone, from the elite athlete preparing for the Olympics to the regular weekend athlete to the patient ...

Oncology & Cancer

Patient-derived and mouse endo-ectocervical organoid generation

A few stem cells, various growth factors, four to six weeks of time—and, of course, a great deal of expertise—are needed to create a scaled-down but nevertheless lifelike and functional replica of a cervix in the laboratory.

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Physiology

Physiology /ˌfɪziˈɒlədʒi/ is the science of the function of living systems. This includes how organisms, organ systems, organs, cells, and bio-molecules carry out the chemical or physical functions that exist in a living system. The highest honor awarded in physiology is the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, awarded since 1901 by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. Many U.S. universities offer physiology as a major.

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