Tag: "buds" at medical news
Music helps patients tune out test anxiety
...ection of available CDs. Before the procedure, ear buds
were taped to all of the participants' ears and volume set to be audible to only the patient. After the patient received his or her initial dose of medication, an investigator opened a randomized envelope to see if the music selections would be pl...
Dr. McCluskey receives top honor for young taste researchers
...ical College of Georgia neuroscientist using taste buds
as a model for studying nerve regeneration, is the...n the complex system connecting thousands of taste buds
on the tongue and palate with the brain. "Receptor cells on your tongue are part epithelial cells: t...
Sweet chemistry: Symposium explores sugar alternatives, science of taste
....m.) Wednesday, March 29 Tricking the taste buds
with sweetness enhancers Researchers at Senomyx, Inc. in La Jolla, Calif., are developing compounds that can enhance sweetness or saltiness by activating or blocking certain taste receptors. The compounds, which could help reduce the amount of suga...