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2014-06-20 23:06:36

Japanese Study Indicates Decreased Tear Film Mucin Levels in Dry Eye Similar to Computer Eye Strain Mucin Levels Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) June 20, 2014

Sweet Tooth In Gut Bacteria Helps Keep Us Healthy
2013-10-27 05:07:45

It may not be good for your health if you have too much of a “sweet tooth,” but it’s an entirely different story when it comes to some strains of gut bacteria, according to new research appearing in Friday’s edition of the open-access, peer reviewed scientific journal PLoS ONE.

2013-08-28 23:26:34

Australian scientists believe they may have found a new way to gauge the prognosis for people with peritoneal mesothelioma.

2013-04-12 16:06:55

A new technique based on atomic force microscopy was developed at the Institute of Food Research to help ‘read’ information encoded in the gut lining.

2012-07-30 12:57:20

A research team led by Xian Chang Li, MD, PhD, Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) Transplantation Research Center, has shed light on how a population of lymphocytes, called CD4+ T cells, mature into various subsets of adult T helper cells.

2012-05-03 15:10:40

New findings presented at Europe's leading breast cancer translational research conference this year shed new light on the many biological differences between individual breast cancers.

2012-04-25 12:10:36

Scientists are reporting that the mucus lining the stomachs of pigs could be a long-sought, abundant source of "mucins" being considered for use as broad-spectrum anti-viral agents to supplement baby formula and for use in personal hygiene and other consumer products to protect against a range of viral infections.

2012-03-08 15:01:28

Scientists from the Schepens Eye Research Institute, a subsidiary of Mass. Eye and Ear and affiliate of Harvard Medical School, have found for the first time that a bacterial pathogen can literally mow down protective molecules, known as mucins, on mucus membranes to enter and infect a part of the body.

2011-10-11 09:15:53

World class scientist Professor Willem M. de Vos will explain next Monday how the microbes that are closest to our hearts – gut microbes – could underpin a new way of thinking about human biology.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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