When Bad Tastes Good
Discovery of Taste Receptors in the Lungs Could Revolutionize Asthma Treatment
The discovery of bitter taste receptors in the lungs could lead to more advanced treatment
options for a variety of respiratory conditions, including asthma, chronic obstructive
pulmonary disease (COPD) and lung disease. To learn more about these conditions and others that
may be impacted by the results of this study, please click on the links below.
- Asthma (Adults): An
in-depth patient education report about asthma in the adult population.
- Asthma (Children): An
in-depth patient education report about asthma in the child and adolescent population.
- Asthma Calculator: Calculate
your personal risk for asthma-related symptoms.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
- Emphysema: An in-depth overview of
emphysema, including symptoms, treatment options and a Medical Center patient success story.
- Pulmonary Emphysema: A brief
overview of pulmonary emphysema, symptoms, causes and diagnosis.
- Lung Disease: A medical
encyclopedia article about lung disease, including links to more information about specific
conditions defined by this disease.
This page was last updated on: October 21, 2010.