“Most types of lung disease caused by work can be prevented, the simple steps in controlling it can reduce exposure and also its risk,” said Philip Harber, MD, professor and head of the UCLA Occupational and Environmental Medicine Division, according to Health. (more…)
The tongue is not the only organ which could taste bitter taste, lungs turned out to also have receptors to sense it. The hidden ability which was discovered accidentally proved useful for people with asthma.
The bitter taste receptors like the one in the mouth was also found in smooth muscle tissue in the lungs and along the airways. Receptor provides certain reactions when they inhale toxic compounds which generally tastes bitter. (more…)