Latest Mucous membrane Stories

Researchers Discover Why Rudolph's Nose Is Red
2012-12-18 09:14:25

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Each year after Thanksgiving we are treated to an array of Christmas songs and TV specials. There are many classics out there, including Frosty the Snowman, Little Drummer Boy and Santa Claus Is Coming to Town. But do you recall the most famous of all? Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer has been heralded as a classic X-mas tune for the ages first introduced to the world in 1939 as an advertising gimmick for Montgomery Ward. But while...

2011-04-20 11:13:00

NEW YORK, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Any frequent flier knows that spending hours on a crowded plane seems like the perfect way to pick up a cold or flu. Most think that the sick feeling many experience while traveling is due to germs circulating in a small space, but it also has to do with the dry, oxygen-thin atmosphere of the cabin. Fliers can breathe easier while traveling by supporting their natural respiratory defense to combat cold and flu germs. Introducing Skycap, a...

2007-01-14 03:00:08

By Mino-Kenudson, Mari; Tomita, Shigeki; Lauwers, Gregory Y * Context.-Reactive gastropathy is the second most common diagnosis made on gastric biopsies. Increased epithelial proliferation and modifications of epithelial cytokeratin profile, distinct from those of Helicobacter pylori gastritis, have been previously reported. However, the evaluation of mucins, important components of the protective mucosal mucous layer, has not been reported. Objective.-To investigate alterations of...

Word of the Day
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'