2019 Press Releases


  • Performance-enhancing Drugs May Increase Risk of Teen Cocaine Abuse, Impair Fertility

    Released April 8, 2019 - Performance-enhancing steroid use could increase the risk of cocaine use and addiction in teens, according to a new rodent study. The combination of these drugs could also impair fertility in young women. The research will be presented today at the American Physiological Society’s (APS) annual meeting at Experimental Biology 2019 in Orlando, Fla.
  • Better Regulation of the Immune System May Minimize Preeclampsia Symptoms

    Released March 5, 2019 - Boosting the body’s levels of interleukin-4 (IL-4)—an immune system protein that controls inflammation—may help manage the pregnancy complication preeclampsia, according to a new rodent study. The research, published in the American Journal of Physiology—Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology, was chosen as an APSselect article for March.