2019 Press Releases


  • Soft Drinks + Hard Work + Hot Weather = Possible Kidney Disease Risk

    Released January 17, 2019 - New research suggests that drinking sugary, caffeinated soft drinks while exercising in hot weather may increase the risk of kidney disease. The study is published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology—Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology.
  • Sex Differences in ‘Body Clock’ May Benefit Women’s Heart Health

    Released January 10, 2019 - Research suggests that a gene that governs the body’s biological (circadian) clock acts differently in males versus females and may protect females from heart disease. The study is the first to analyze circadian blood pressure rhythms in female mice. The research, published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology—Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology, was chosen as an APSselect article for January.