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‘Seaweed bacteria more effective than toothpaste’


July 5th, 2012 - 5:32 am ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) Brushing teeth with an enzyme extracted from a bacteria found in seaweed could be more effective than toothpaste in the fight against tooth decay, a British ... Read more...

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Brush your teeth to avoid cancer!


June 12th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 12 (IANS) Failing to brush your teeth properly could increase the risk of dying prematurely from cancer, researchers claim.They found a link between high levels of dental plaque, ... Read more...

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Energy drinks severely damage tooth enamel: Study


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) An alarming spike in the consumption of sports and energy drinks, especially among teens, is irreversibly damaging the tooth enamel with their high acid content, says ... Read more...

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Breastfeeding key to keeping infant gut healthy


April 30th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 30 (IANS) Breast-fed babies have healthier gut than formula-fed infants, thanks to the mother's milk, which encouraged beneficial bugs to grow and protect the infants from illness and ... Read more...

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Rubbing toothpaste on gums protects against cavities


March 28th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 28 (IANS) Brushing your teeth twice daily may be sensible advice, but rubbing toothpaste on your gums after lunch also hugely lowers the risk of developing cavities."Rubbing toothpaste ... Read more...

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Katy Perry brushes six times a day


March 24th, 2012 - 8:05 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 24 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry reportedly brushes her teeth six times a day because she is scared of getting fillings.The singer is said to keep 20 ... Read more...

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Fish make sacrifices to play great dads


March 9th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 9 (IANS) Cardinal fish can go to great lengths to protect their young. That means starving or even putting up with a jealous spouse - and often, dying ... Read more...

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125 kg of ephedrine drug seized


November 17th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) A huge amount of ephedrine, a controlled drug, concealed in a sofa has been seized from a container bound for the southeast Asian nation of Laos, ... Read more...

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Dinosaur herd migrated over huge distances


October 27th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 27 (IANS) A herd of dinosaurs that lived 145 million years ago migrated huge distances to find food, a study says.Herds of Camarasaurus, a long-necked herbivore known as ... Read more...

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Exercise fights obesity by turning stem cells into bone


September 2nd, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 2 (IANS) Workouts can keep obesity at bay by turning influential stem cells into bone, not fat, boosting our capacity to make blood and improving overall health.The body's ... Read more...

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Bigger brains evolved to cope with dim light


August 8th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Human beings living at higher latitudes developed bigger brains than their equatorial counterparts to be able to see better in low light areas.Higher latitudes, characterised by ... Read more...

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Want a baby? Take good care of your gums


July 6th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) Women who want to have a baby should take good care of their teeth, because gum disease could delay your chances of conceiving, say experts.Women with ... Read more...

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Study reveals that cavities are contagious


March 29th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chicago, Mar 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has found that cavities could be transmitted between people. The research identified that the most common way that cavities could be transmitted is through ... Read more...

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Ultra-sensitive sensor to help detect cancer signs, hidden explosives


March 22nd, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): Princeton engineers have developed an ultra- sensitive sensor that could help detect a wide range of substances, from tell-tale signs of cancer to hidden explosives.The sensor, which is ... Read more...

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Fluoride layer too thin to protect teeth


March 3rd, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) Fluoride in some toothpaste and mouthwash, believed to prevent tooth decay, may actually be ineffective as the so-called protective layer it forms is too thin, scientists ... Read more...

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New 2D cloak that ‘turns underwater objects invisible to sonar’


January 6th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): A scientist has created a two-dimensional cloak that turns objects underwater invisible to sonar and other ultrasound waves.Illinois professor Nick Fang constructed the 2D acoustic cloak made of ... Read more...

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Neanderthal face is not a result of adaptation to extreme cold: Study


January 3rd, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 3 (ANI): The long held belief that the Neanderthal nose was a result of adaptations to extreme cold may not be all it seems, say researchers.The finding is based on ... Read more...

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80 percent of Delhi residents have dental ailments


December 7th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) More than 80 percent people in the capital suffer from various dental ailments - many of which can be avoided by taking some preventive measures, Delhi Chief ... Read more...

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Coming soon: a diving suit that turns humans into fish


November 22nd, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): Humans may now be able go deep inside the waters, as a US scientist has designed a scuba suit would allow us to breathe liquid like fish.Arnold Lande, ... Read more...

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Frequency of eating candy raises cavity risk rather than amount


October 24th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 24 (ANI): A paediatric dentist in the US has suggested that it is better for kids to eat a huge amount of candy at one go than at intervals if ... Read more...

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Three arrested, 61 kg hashish seized


October 4th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 4 (IANS) Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) sleuths have arrested three people in Maharashtra's Thane district and seized 61 kg Hashish (charas) worth Rs.8 million from them, an official said here ... Read more...

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Asthma ‘not linked to tooth decay’


September 17th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 17 (ANI): A new study has suggested that there is no apparent link between asthma and tooth decay.Researchers examined 27 separate studies that were reported in 29 papers published between ... Read more...

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Whales’ ’sense of smell’ may shed light on how they locate prey


August 7th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 7 (ANI): Scientists have revealed a previously undiscovered ability of bowhead whales' to smell the air - a finding that could change the understanding of how they locate prey.The whales' ... Read more...

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Katy Perry brushes her teeth at least three times a day!


July 28th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 28 (ANI): Singer/songwriter Katy Perry has revealed that she is so scared of being accused of having bad breath that she brushes her teeth at least three times a ... Read more...

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1600 years old Mayan King’s tomb discovered in Guatemala


July 20th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Guatemala City, July 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The royal tomb of an ancient Mayan king has been discovered by the archaeologists in Guatemala. The tomb is characterized with lots of carvings, ceramics ... Read more...

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Mayan King Tomb Discovered In Guatemala


July 20th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Guatemala, July 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Archaeologists have discovered a Mayan royal tomb that lay buried beneath the El Diablo pyramid in Guatemala's jungle-covered Peten area. The Mayan Royal Tomb is ... Read more...

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No more fillings: Gel regenerates teeth


June 29th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jun 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new revolutionary technology could soon lead to dentists around the world getting rid of their drills. The technology uses a new peptide which ... Read more...

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Fresh Gel That Regenerates A Tooth Could Signify The Termination Of Excruciating Fillings


June 29th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 29, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A fresh gel has emerged that ensures the development of cells inside the teeth that possess cavities. This gel could substitute the excruciating process ... Read more...

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New Gel Encourages Regeneration Of Teeth, Study Says


June 29th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A visit to a dentist might not be as painful as it was earlier if a new kind of gel that encourages regeneration of cells inside ... Read more...

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Tooth regeneration gel could make painful fillings history


June 29th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): A new gel that encourages growth of cells inside teeth that have cavities could replace the painful procedure of fillings.The new gel or thin film could eliminate the ... Read more...

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‘Delta bulrush’ plant could help ease oil spill crisis: Botanist


June 29th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): The delta bulrush plant has natural properties that could reduce the impact of the Gulf spill, according to an eminent botanist.Dr. Alfred Ernest Schuyler, the Academy's curator emeritus ... Read more...

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Possible link between preschoolers’ cavities and excess body fat


June 23rd, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 23 (ANI): A new study has indicated that there may be a possible link between dental problems and increasing obesity amongst children."Dental decay is the most common chronic disease of ... Read more...

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Turtles use ’super tongue’ to survive underwater


May 21st, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that the common musk turtle possesses an extraordinary organ that allows it to breathe underwater and stay submerged for many months - a tiny tongue ... Read more...

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Parents play vital role in maintaining child’s oral health


May 18th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): A study has shown that parents play a vital role in maintaining a child's overall health, and that educating mothers and families on oral health can help prevent ... Read more...

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Mothers’ oral hygiene affects child’s health


May 18th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) The oral health of pregnant women affects their child's future oral health and even overall health, research shows. "Ideally, the oral health education for any family will begin with ... Read more...

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