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Latest Respiratory physiology Stories

2013-09-25 23:35:56

Avail is conducting a 24-week study to evaluate the effect of a once-daily experimental inhalation therapy on arterial stiffness compared to a placebo and another drug in

2013-08-29 23:25:37

Medgate and Vitalograph partner to streamline pulmonary function testing for occupational health clinics.

2013-08-23 10:54:24

A new study confirms that exposure to low to moderate amounts of arsenic in drinking water can impair lung function.

2013-06-24 10:31:18

When green algae "can't breathe", they get rid of excess energy through the production of hydrogen.

Efficient Hemoglobin Key To Fish Success
2013-06-17 12:26:31

The primordial oceans in Earth’s early days were a much more inhospitable than they are today, and new research suggests that fish developed a highly efficient hemoglobin-based system to deliver large amount of oxygen to their tissues.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.