Gallus gallus, the ancestor of domestic chickens.
- Red Raspberry (Raspberry ketone)
a widely eaten berry that has also been used for medicinal purposes throughout history. It is not know why red raspberry may have health benefits, but it may be due to antioxidant or muscle relaxant properties. Red raspberry has been used to relieve symptoms of gastrointestinal conditions, heart problems, menstrual discomfort, easing labor and delivery, […]
- Red yeast rice
Rice that has been fermented by the red yeast, Monascus purpureus. Red yeast rice has long been used in traditional Chinese medicine. More recently, it has been used to lower blood lipids, including cholesterol and triglycerides. It acts to lower cholesterol because the red yeast Monascus purpureus inhibits the action of HMG-CoA reductase, an enzyme […]
- Red-green colorblindness
28-45, 1798). It is the first recognized account of red-green colorblindness.
- Reed-Sternberg cell
A type of cell that appears in patients with Hodgkin’s disease. The number of these cells increases as the disease advances.
The recommendation of a medical or paramedical professional. If you get a referral to ophthalmology, for example, you are being sent to the eye doctor. In HMOs and other managed care schemes, a referral is usually necessary to see any practitioner or specialist other than your primary care physician (PCP), if you want the service […]