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Original Source: Evaluation of Taste Sensitivity in Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery.

Patients report changes in their perception of food tastes following cardiac surgery. This study was designed to explore changes in taste sensitivity following coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery. Detection and recognition thresholds for sweet (sucrose), salty (sodium chloride), sour (citric acid), and bitter (quinine hydrochloride) were determined using the multiple forced-choice ascending concentration series method at baseline (presurgical), discharge, 5 weeks, and 16 weeks post-CABG. Demographic...

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Smell and Taste Abnormalities

Smell and taste are intricately linked - as demonstrated by a bad cold, where the sense of smell is lost, but also the taste of foods is much diminished. Both are gradually lost with aging, but ther...

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Bariatric surgery may alter taste buds, aid weight loss

(Reuters Health) – Stomach-shrinking bariatric surgery may also foster changes in a person's taste buds, which could help them lose weight and keep it off, according to a new study.

Could a smell-emitting fork make you think there’s butter on your baked potato?

Our sense of taste and experience of flavor doesn’t just involve our taste buds, which most people know. Our sense of smell adds a lot to the equation, and one...

Are There Fewer 'Tasty' Meals After Bariatric Surgery?

(MedPage Today) -- Taste buds may be diminished by weight-loss surgery.

Exploring the tongue’s 8,000 taste buds to help the elderly

It’s been pretty well documented now that your tastes (sweet, salty, bitter, sour or umami) are divided up on the tongue – is a myth. The reality is that each...

Taste receptors for hydrogen peroxide allow worms to indirectly detect light

Human taste receptors are specialized to distinguish several distinct compounds: sugars taste sweet, salts taste salty, and acidic compounds taste sour. Now a new study from MIT finds that the worm Ca...

The Sound (And Taste) Of Music

It's said that a person can have good taste in music but what about the taste of music? What would it taste like? Experimental psychologist Charles Spence and researchers at the Crossmodal Research......

Acute Kidney Injury After CABG Versus PCI

Is there a higher risk for AKI with multivessel CABG vs PCI -- as an initial revascularization strategy? Journal of the American College of Cardiology

3 ways to use bacon as medical treatment

You might think of bacon, that thing of gustatory beauty that is salted, cured pork, as just pleasure for your taste buds, however, one of the first medical facts I learned in 2015 was that bacon has ...

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The Formation of Endoderm-Derived Taste Sensory Organs Requires a Pax9-Dependent Expansion of Embryonic Taste Bud Progenitor Cells.

In mammals, taste buds develop in different regions of the oral cavity. Small epithelial protrusions form fungiform papillae on the ectoderm-derived dorsum of the tongue and contain one or few taste b...

Role of neurotrophin in the taste system following gustatory nerve injury.

Taste system is a perfect system to study degeneration and regeneration after nerve injury because the taste system is highly plastic and the regeneraton is robust. Besides, degeneration and regenerat...

Formulation and Evaluation of Lipid Based Taste Masked Granules of Ondansetron HCl.

Various taste masking approaches comprising the excipients which delay the reach of the drug to taste buds are reported. Lipidic substances can act as release retarding agent and provides a matrix bas...

Synaptic communication and signal processing among sensory cells in taste buds.

Taste buds, sensory structures embedded in oral epithelium, show a remarkable diversity of transmitters synthesized and secreted locally. The known transmitters accumulate in a cell type selective man...

A physiologic role for serotonergic transmission in adult rat taste buds.

Of the multiple neurotransmitters and neuropeptides expressed in the mammalian taste bud, serotonin remains both the most studied and least understood. Serotonin is expressed in a subset of taste rece...

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