• Older Adults: Double Your Protein to Build More Muscle:  University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences researchers find that older adults may need to double up on the recommended daily allowance of protein to efficiently maintain and build muscle. The article is published in the AJP—Endocrinology and Metabolism and is highlighted as part of the APSselect program.
  • An Interview with APS Executive Director Martin Frank, PhD:  Dr. Frank talks to International Innovation about the Society’s successes, focus on support for young and underrepresented researchers, the Living History project and the future of physiology.
  • Marion Siegman’s Living History:  International Innovation highlights renowned smooth muscle physiologist (and APS member) Marion Siegman in their “Last Word” column. Using excerpts from her Living History of Physiology interview, Dr. Siegman recounts her early career experiences in research. This is the first of a two-part feature in the magazine.
  • Mind over Matter: Can You Think Your Way to Strength?:  Ohio University researchers find that regular mental imagery exercises help preserve arm strength during 4 weeks of immobilization. The article is published in the Journal of Neurophysiology and is highlighted as part of the APSselect program.
  • Maternal Insulin Resistance Changes Pancreas, Increases Metabolic Disorders Risk in Offspring:  Researchers from the Joslin Diabetes Center and the Department of Medicine at Harvard Medical School shed light on how changes to a mother’s metabolism lead to increased risk of insulin resistance, obesity and other problems in offspring.
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