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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...
It is possible to increase fat taste sensitivity in taste buds, according to a new study, which may reduce intake of fatty foods - a strategy that could combat obesity.
Training our taste buds to be more sensitive to the taste of fat could be key in the battle to curb the world's growing obesity problem.
Japanese researchers developed a prototype electric fork that uses an electric current to stimulate the sense of salt on the tongue. Roselle Chen reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Patients with severe obesity who undergo CABG are three times more likely to experience postoperative infections than those of normal weight, according to study data published in the Journal of the Am...
Nearly half of patients who underwent CABG did not take necessary statins and aspirin afterward, according to data published in the American Journal of Cardiology.According to the study background, an...
Comparison of survivability and efficacy in patients with severe ischemic HF after CABG alone or CABG plus cardiac resynchronization therapy.
CHICAGO — Compared with CABG alone, CABG plus surgical mitral valve repair did not improve outcomes in patients with moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation, researchers found.In the trial, part of t...
PCI appears to be a feasible alternative to CABG in patients with unprotected left main disease with low or intermediate SYNTAX scores, but CABG confers greater survival benefit vs. PCI in patients wi...
ATP and its metabolites are important for taste signaling in taste buds, and thus a clearance system for them would play critical roles in maintenance of gustatory function. A previous report revealed...
Taste buds, the sensory organs for taste, have been described as arising solely from the surrounding epithelium, which is in distinction from other sensory receptors that are known to originate from n...
In many aquatic vertebrates, including bony and cartilaginous fishes, teeth and taste buds colocalize on jaw elements. In these animals, taste buds are renewed continuously throughout life, whereas te...
To compare the number of fungiform taste buds among patients with chronic otitis media (COM), those with pars flaccida retraction type cholesteatoma, and those with pars tensa retraction type choleste...
Uraemic symptoms including taste changes, nausea and dry retching is common in chronic kidney disease (CKD). Taste buds detect five basic tastes: sweet, salty, sour, umami and bitter. Saliva in CKD us...