physiologyinfo.org
TODAY'S DATE: Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Welcome to PhysiologyInfo.org

Home Main Feature Document

Physiology is the study of how the body works under normal conditions. You use physiology when you exercise, read, breathe, sleep, or do just about anything. Physiology is generally divided into ten major organ systems. This website looks at each one in a bit more detail.

Ivan Pavlov begins extensive research on "conditional reflexes" involving dogs' saliva production in relation to various sounds and other visual stimuli. He is awarded the 1904 Nobel Prize for his discoveries on the neural regulation of salivary, gastric and pancreatic secretion.
  • DrDolittle.jpg
    Read Our Blog

    Why big animals do not have higher cancer risks

    I read an interesting article in Scientific American that discussed the so-called Peto’s Paradox. Dr. Richard Peto (University of Oxford) came up with the idea that if every cell has an equal probability of becoming cancerous, then larger animals would be predicted to develop cancer at higher rates than smaller animals. As it turns out,…

    View All Blog Posts
  • Press Release Image for Landing Page

    CompPhys2014: New Research and Meeting Highlights

    Released September 24, 2014 - New research, featured symposia and information on plenary sessions and workshops to be presented at the 2014 Comparative Approaches to Grand Challenges in Physiology meeting in San Diego. View the full meeting program at http://ow.ly/BEI2K.

    Learn More
  • HISTORY Logo for Landing Page
    Overview

    History of the American Physiological Society

    The American Physiological Society was founded in 1887 with 28 members. Today, the Society counts some 11,000 members, most of whom hold doctoral degrees in medicine, physiology or other health professions. Our work, then, as now, was to support research, education, and circulation of information in the physiological sciences.

    Learn More

~/Custom.Templates/Home.aspx
American Physiological Society

©2013, The American Physiological Society. All rights reserved. 9650 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20814 Webmaster@The-APS.org