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Mutant gum disease bacteria offer clue to Alzheimer’s treatment


May 26th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 26 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Florida College of Dentistry claim that a defective, mutant strain of the bacterium that causes gum disease could provide a clue to potential ... Read more...

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Teeth may be used to reveal level of radiation exposure in bomb explosion


February 27th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): Scientists are developing tools to use teeth enamel to test how much radiation a person has been exposed to in the case of a major emergency, like a ... Read more...

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New discovery may help repair damaged tooth enamel


December 22nd, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): Scientists from University of Illinois at Chicago have made a novel discovery that may help in repairing damaged tooth enamel.They have found that a simple amino acid that ... Read more...

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Amino acid helps protein grow tooth enamel


December 22nd, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 22 (IANS) Proline, a simple amino acid that recurs at the centre of proteins found in tooth enamel, makes teeth stronger and more resilient, according to a new research. University of ... Read more...

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Pregnant women with gum disease risk developing diabetes


April 6th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 6 (IANS) Dental researchers have got evidence that pregnant women with gum disease increasingly risk developing gestational diabetes (GD), marked by an inability to transport glucose - the main source ... Read more...

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Brush teeth to keep gestational diabetes at bay


April 5th, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 5 (ANI): A new study by a New York University dental research team has discovered evidence that pregnant women with periodontal (gum) disease are more likely to develop gestational diabetes ... Read more...

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Sports drinks can cause tooth erosion


April 4th, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) Sipping sports drinks may boost your energy levels but they have a flip side - they may erode your teeth. In a study, researchers found that their prolonged consumption ... Read more...

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Sports drink consumption ’causes tooth erosion’


April 4th, 2009 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 4 (ANI): Sports drinks may boost your performance on the pitch, but they won't repeat the act for your sparkling smile, say scientists.NYU dental researchers have found that the energy-boosting ... Read more...

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White wine can leave your teeth stained


April 2nd, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 2 (ANI): Think you're doing your teeth a favor by sipping white wine instead of tea or coffee? Well, its time you rework the tooth-whitening mantra, for a new study ... Read more...

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Kids with chronic ear infections likely to be obese in adulthood


August 15th, 2008 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 15 (ANI): A new study has suggested that kids with a history of severe ear infections are at an increased risk of becoming overweight later in life. The study found ... Read more...

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Study links immune response to common mouth bacteria to Alzheimer’’s


July 28th, 2008 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29 (ANI): A new study by New York University researchers has established a link between the bodys immune response to a common mouth bacteria and Alzheimer''s disease.Dr. Angela ... Read more...

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New technique may help stop tooth decay


July 5th, 2008 - 8:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 5 (ANI): An international team of researchers have come up with a novel technique that may offer a treatment option for dental caries or tooth decay.Dental caries, or ... Read more...

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Saliva can help diagnose heart attack, says study


April 17th, 2008 - 2:10 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 17 (IANS) Early diagnosis of a heart attack may now be possible using only a few drops of saliva and a new nano-bio-chip, according to a study. The nano-bio-chip assay, ... Read more...

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A few drops of saliva may be enough to diagnose heart attack


April 17th, 2008 - 11:36 am ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 17 (ANI): A few drops of your saliva and a new nano-bio-chip may help diagnose a heart attack early.The device, the size of a credit card, can produce results ... Read more...

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Periodontal disease causes gestational diabetes in pregnant women: Study


March 25th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Mar 25 (ANI): A study at New York University has found evidence that pregnant women with periodontal (gum) disease have an increased risk of developing gestational diabetes mellitus than ... Read more...

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Black raspberry gel may help prevent oral cancers


December 7th, 2007 - 6:44 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 7(ANI): A recent research has revealed that a gel made from black raspberries may help prevent oral cancers.According to American Cancer Society statistics, oral cancer is one of the deadliest ... Read more...

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