"Tears" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The fluid secreted by the lacrimal glands. This fluid moistens the CONJUNCTIVA and CORNEA.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Tears" by people in Profiles.
Peterson JL, Phelps ED, Doll MA, Schaal S, Ceresa BP. The role of endogenous epidermal growth factor receptor ligands in mediating corneal epithelial homeostasis. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2014 May 01; 55(5):2870-80.
Zhou D, Chen YT, Chen F, Gallup M, Vijmasi T, Bahrami AF, Noble LB, van Rooijen N, McNamara NA. Critical involvement of macrophage infiltration in the development of Sj?gren's syndrome-associated dry eye. Am J Pathol. 2012 Sep; 181(3):753-60.
Huang JF, Yafawi R, Zhang M, McDowell M, Rittenhouse KD, Sace F, Liew SH, Cooper SR, Pickering EH. Immunomodulatory effect of the topical ophthalmic Janus kinase inhibitor tofacitinib (CP-690,550) in patients with dry eye disease. Ophthalmology. 2012 Jul; 119(7):e43-50.
Sreebny LM, Yu A, Green A, Valdini A. Xerostomia in diabetes mellitus. Diabetes Care. 1992 Jul; 15(7):900-4.