dentistry

Fossil provides evidence of ancient dentistry


September 20th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 20 (IANS) Researchers have found evidence of ancient dentistry, following the discovery of a 6,500-year-old human jaw bone, with a tooth showing traces of beeswax filling.Researchers, led by ... Read more...

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11,000 doctors to graduate in Cuba


July 12th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, July 12 (IANS) Cuba will see about 11,000 would-be doctors from 60 countries and regions graduate from its colleges this month, the official Granma daily reported.According to Granma, 5,315 ... Read more...

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Omega-3 fatty acid boosts brainpower


June 29th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 29 (IANS) An Omega-3 fatty acid called DHA in fish boosts our memory and brainpower, says a study.Principal investigator Yves Sauve and his team from the University of ... Read more...

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Being near the sea is good for you


April 20th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 20 (IANS) Exercise in the open air is good for you, but you can only reap its full benefits if you head for the coast or the countryside ... Read more...

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Left, right arm differences in BP lowers survival chances


March 21st, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) Patients of hypertension who have different blood pressure (BP) readings from each arm have reduced chances of survival over 10 years, says a new study.National guidelines ... Read more...

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Nanocrystals make for improved dentures


January 22nd, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) A new kind of glass ceramic with a nanocrystalline structure will make for improved dental restoration owing to its high strength and optical characteristics, scientists ... Read more...

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Bogus Indian origin female dentist jailed for three years in UK


March 29th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar. 29 (ANI): An Indian origin dentist who is said to have earned almost 230,000 pounds by using a fake degree certificate to land work at a string of National Health ... Read more...

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Genghis Khan dentistry book wins award for oddest title


March 26th, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 26 (ANI): A book, titled 'Managing a Dental Practice the Genghis Khan Way', which advices dentists on how to run their practices, has won the Diagram prize for oddest book ... Read more...

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Swipe your mobile 3 times a day with saline wipes to keep it bacteria-free


March 17th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 17 (ANI): Swiping your pager or cell phone just three times with a simple tissue moistened with saline would help you get rid of most of the bacteria, according to ... Read more...

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I’m not the best dancer, just a good student: Meiyang Chang (Interview, With Images)


March 9th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) He should have been behind a dentist's chair, but fate put Chinese-India Meiyang Chang in front of an audience instead. The trained dentist who went on ... Read more...

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Aarushi case: Dental association ’shocked’ over court order


February 9th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Members of the Indian Dental Association (IDA) Wednesday expressed shock and disbelief over the CBI special court's ordering the trial of Rajesh and Nupur Talwar for the ... Read more...

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Outdoor exercise healthier than gym workouts: Study


February 7th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 7 (ANI): A new study has found that going for a run outdoors is better than exercising in the gym because it has a positive impact on mental, as well ... Read more...

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Want to be healthy? Exercise outdoor


February 6th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 6 (IANS) Exercising outdoors does seem to confer mental and physical well being. Researchers from Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry in Britain with the European Centre for Environment and ... Read more...

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Outdoors exercise benefits mental and physical well-being


February 5th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): A new analysis by the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry has suggested that there are benefits to mental and physical well-being from taking exercise in the natural ... Read more...

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Government trying to create more jobs for dentists: Azad


January 17th, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 17 (IANS) The government is seeking to create more job opportunities for dental professionals to provide employment to fresh graduates in the field, Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi ... Read more...

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20,000 dentists to reach Dubai for global meet


January 3rd, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 3 (IANS/WAM) Over 20,000 dentists from all over the world are expected to gather in Dubai in February for an international dental conference.The three-day 15th annual UAE International Dental Conference ... Read more...

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Beetroot juice could energise the elderly


December 20th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (IANS) Beetroot juice could energise the elderly to lead more active lives, says a new study.In tests, they required less energy to carry out low-intensity exercises after drinking the ... Read more...

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Beetroot juice could help people enjoy more active lives


December 18th, 2010 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): It's not only athletes who can benefit from beetroot juice's performance enhancing properties - its physiological effects could help the elderly or people with heart or lung-conditions enjoy ... Read more...

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Popular teeth-whitening methods can rob you of your smile


November 5th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 5 (IANS) Popular home treatments for teeth whitening, using baking soda, ash and hydrogen peroxide, can strip tooth enamel and cause lasting damage to the gums, dentists say. The ... Read more...

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Indian-origin woman worked as dentist with fake degree


September 30th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 30 (IANS) An Indian-origin woman in Britain worked as a dentist for nine years without having any formal qualifications, a media report said.Vinisha Sharma, 37, earned around 230,000 pounds ... Read more...

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Pilot safety protocol could help reduce dental surgery errors


August 3rd, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 3 (ANI): Dentists and pilots - both are professions that have no room for the smallest error, so a new research questioned: Why can't the same safety standards that apply ... Read more...

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Churchill’s false teeth fetch 15,200 pounds


July 30th, 2010 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) A set of gold-plated false teeth worn by British wartime prime minister Sir Winston Churchill were sold for 15,200 pounds ($23,740) at an auction in Britain Thursday. The dentures, ... Read more...

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Churchill’s dentures up for sale


July 29th, 2010 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) A set of gold-plated dentures used by former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill to disguise his childhood lisp is being auctioned in Britain. The wartime leader, who had terrible ... Read more...

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Rare genes behind high triglyceride levels in blood identified


July 26th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 26 (ANI): Scientists have identified genetic variations that increase the risk of developing a disease called hypertriglyceridemia (HTG) - which can in turn increase risk for heart disease and stroke.HTG ... Read more...

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Saliva could hold clue to cancer cure


July 4th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 4 (ANI): Scientists have developed a revolutionary saliva test that could hold the clue to a cure for cancer.According to the researchers, the test could be used for widespread early ... Read more...

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Nano-sized advance to bring diseased teeth back to life


July 1st, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) Calling it the next big treatment era in dentistry, scientists have advanced towards a treatment in which root canal therapy could bring diseased teeth back to life -- ... Read more...

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Arsenic in playgrounds not harmful to kids: Study


May 21st, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Researchers in University of Alberta have found in a study that children in playgrounds aren't at risk from pressure treated wooden playground structures.For parents who love to take ... Read more...

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Saveetha University students go on rampage


January 19th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 19 (IANS) Students of Saveetha University, one of the 44 deemed universities whose derecognition has been sought, went on a rampage on its premises near here. The students started damaging the ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian Congress to monitor varsity intake of Indian students


June 5th, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur June 5 (ANI): Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) secretary-general Dr. S. Subramaniam has said that the MIC will monitor the intake of students in local public universities this year to ensure ... Read more...

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More exercise at school means less at home


May 7th, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, May 7 (IANS) Scheduling more physical education time in schools does not mean children will increase their activity levels at home, a new study has found. The study discovered that those ... Read more...

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India announces two scholarships for Malaysians


March 5th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 5 (IANS) The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) Thursday announced two scholarships to meritorious Malaysian students for pursuing post-graduate courses. The High Commission of India said in a statement ... Read more...

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Fast food negates anti-asthma benefits of breastfeeding


January 27th, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 27 (IANS) Breastfeeding can provide infants protection against asthma or respiratory diseases but fast-food intake can negate the benefits, scientists have found.A number of findings led the University of Alberta ... Read more...

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Anne Hathaways dental disaster in France!


June 19th, 2008 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 19 (ANI): Anne Hathaways recent visit to France has left a mark on her memory for all the wrong reasons after she broke her tooth and had a not-so-pleasant ... Read more...

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Broken tooth upsets Anne Hathaway’s Lancome plans


June 18th, 2008 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 18 (IANS) Anne Hathaway was distraught when her dreams of becoming the new face of Lancome went bad after she broke her tooth just before the launch of the new ... Read more...

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Call for offering specialised courses for Malay Indians in universities


June 10th, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, June 10 (ANI): In a view of their high achievements, Malaysian Indian Congress President Samy Vellu, has urged the Malaysia Government to offer Indians courses in specialised fields such ... Read more...

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