Medical research

Does dietary restriction protect against age-related leaky gut?

Flies eating a Spartan diet are protected from leaky gut and the systemic inflammation associated with it as they age. Conversely, flies on a rich Atkins-like diet are more prone to developing intestinal permeability, a condition ...

Ophthalmology

Doctors remove contact lens embedded in eyelid for years

(HealthDay)—Doctors recently removed a contact lens that was embedded in a woman's eyelid for nearly three decades after she was hit in the eye while playing badminton. The case was highlighted in the Aug. 10 online edition ...

Medical research

Protecting transplanted lungs

Primary graft dysfunction (PGD)—acute lung injury that develops within 72 hours of lung transplantation—is a major cause of illness and death after transplant. The mechanisms leading to PGD are not well understood, and ...

Medical research

Gut mast cells are influenced by antibiotics

Gut microbiota can influence intestinal mast cells (MMC) activation through the ingestion of fat, according to findings published in Gastroenterology.

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Permeability

Permeability, permeable and semipermeable may refer to:

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