gums

Protein loss causes old-age gum disease


April 18th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) A drop in the level of protein called Del-1 is why gum diseases become more common with old age, says a new research.Periodontitis is a gum ... Read more...

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Stinking of rotten fish, woman took 10 showers a day


April 17th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
London, April 17 (IANS) A British woman suffers from a rare metabolic disorder that makes her stink like rotten fish. Strangers shout at her in the streets and she even ... Read more...

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Juninho out of Vasco da Gama lineup


March 31st, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 31 (IANS) Vasco da Gama's veteran midfielder and club idol Juninho Pernambucano declared that he will miss his team's up-coming match in the 2012 Libertadores Cup.The ... Read more...

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Will swallowed gum stay in your stomach?


January 26th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Jan 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists have debunked the long-held believe that swallowed gum stays in the stomach for seven years. This has been a common warning that parents give their children ... Read more...

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Fighting gum disease easier when fat cells disappear


November 10th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 10 (IANS) The human body is better geared to fighting gum disease when fat cells, which trigger inflammation, go away.Inflammation that continues to brew in the body can ... Read more...

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India has lowest per capita toothbrush consumption: Survey


October 12th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Indians have a casual attitude towards brushing their teeth and most don't bother about changing their toothbrush, notes a study.India has the lowest per capita ... Read more...

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Lily Allen suffers ‘16-hour nosebleed’


January 22nd, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22 (ANI): Singer Lily Allen has revealed that she suffered from a 16-hour long nosebleed following an operation to remove all four of her wisdom teeth.The Smile hitmaker has long ... Read more...

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Lily Allen to get wisdom teeth removed


January 18th, 2011 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) British singer Lily Allen is preparing to undergo surgery to get all four of her wisdom teeth removed.The "Smile" hitmaker has long experienced problems with her gums and ... Read more...

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Chewing Gum Reduces Heartburn, Study Says


January 14th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) All those who suffer from heartburn, which may also be termed as GERD or gastroesophageal reflux disease, can now leave a sign of relief, as they ... Read more...

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Best Teeth Whitening Products: What One Should Know


January 6th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today everybody wants to be well groomed and it can not be complete without a set of white dazzling teeth. With advancements made in dental science ... Read more...

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Johnson & Johnson launches nicotine gum in India (Lead)


December 20th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 20 (IANS) Leading pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson Ltd Monday launched its nicotine gum brand Nicorette in India. The sugar-free gum helps reduce nicotine craving."Nicorette is not just a chewing ... Read more...

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Johnson & Johnson launches nicotine gum in India


December 20th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 20 (IANS) Leading cosmetics makers Johnson & Johnson Ltd Monday launched its nicotine gum brand Nicorette in India.Nicorette is a sugar-free nicotine gum that helps reduce nicotine craving."Nicorette is not ... 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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Women putting their health at risk by using DIY teeth-whitening: Scientists


November 5th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 5 (ANI): Dentists have warned that young women are jeopardising their health by using DIY teeth-whitening treatments involving baking soda, ash and hydrogen peroxide.A growing number of websites are promoting ... Read more...

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Why men are at greater risk than women for gum disease


October 27th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): University of Maryland Dental School researchers have indicated that sex hormones may be the biological reason why men are at greater risk than women for destructive periodontitis, an ... Read more...

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Willy Wonka Gum May Become A Reality


October 13th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Willy Wonka gum may not remain a fictional concept in the coming days with the development of a breakthrough technology that resorts to microscopic capsules to ... Read more...

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Oz toddler with Goldenhar syndrome doesn’t know how to eat


July 30th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 30 (ANI): A one-year-old boy from Australia has never learnt how to eat, as he suffers from a condition called Goldenhar syndrome.According to AdelaideNow, Asher White, from Encounter Bay, Adelaide, ... Read more...

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Good tooth brushing habits decreases risk of heart disease


May 30th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists said that good tooth brushing habits decreases the risk of heart diseases. They said that people who brush their teeth at least twice a day, ... Read more...

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Scientists Link Tooth Brushing Habit To Heart Disease


May 30th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar May 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Friday, a study released by a group of British researchers suggested that it has found a connection between healthy oral habits and heart diseases. It ... Read more...

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Sniffing local anaesthetic could replace needle at dentist’s


May 14th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 14 (IANS) Sniffing a local anaesthetic is likely to replace the needle used by the dentist for many procedures. Administered as nose drops or a nasal spray, it travels through ... Read more...

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Sniff of local anesthetic may replace dentist’s needle


May 14th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 13 (ANI): A new discovery may replace the needle used to give local anesthetic in the dentist's chair for many procedures.Boffins have reported that a common local anesthetic, when administered ... Read more...

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Prom Dress From Gum Wrapper


April 13th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 13, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A high school junior from Iowa, Elizabeth Rasmuson, got a matchless thought when it came to selecting a dress for her prom. She will ... Read more...

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Jack Tweed rape trial: Victim reveals her ordeal


April 13th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 13 (ANI): A court has been told that late Celebrity Big Brother star Jade Goody's widower Jack Tweed had been egged on by a pal as he raped a ... Read more...

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Bacterium can halt dengue virus transmission


April 2nd, 2010 - 3:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 2 (IANS) Researchers have found a bacterium that can stop dengue viruses from replicating in mosquitoes, Xinhua reported. "In nature, about 28 percent of mosquito species harbour Wolbachia bacteria, but ... Read more...

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Women with gum disease likely to have premature babies


March 18th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 18 (IANS) It's important to take care of the teeth and if you are pregnant, you should be doubly careful. A new study says pregnant women with gum disease are ... Read more...

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Mechanism behind early brain function deterioration in Alzheimer’s


January 9th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): Scientists from University of Central Florida have identified a mechanism responsible for early brain function deterioration in Alzheimer's patients.It is well known that amyloid-beta gums up brain cells ... Read more...

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Silvio Berlusconi to display battered face on party posters


December 30th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 30 (ANI): Silvio Berlusconi is all set use the attack on him for political gains - the Italian Prime Minister will use posters of his bloodied face for a campaign ... Read more...

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Rush to a dentist for an HIV test!


December 29th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 29 (ANI): American dentists are now offering saliva tests that can detect HIV within minutes."The surprise factor is you are offering this," the New York Post quoted Dr. Catrise ... Read more...

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World-first cure for gum disease a step closer


December 11th, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 11 (ANI): A vaccine is being developed in Australia to treat severe gum disease, peridontitis.Periodontitis, which causes gums to bleed and teeth to fall out, is an infection resulting from ... Read more...

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Bid adieu to gummy smiles


October 25th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): People whose smiles reveal excessive gum lines can now bid adieu to the problem, thanks to a new way of surgically correcting the gummy smiles.In a study, 10 ... Read more...

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HIV mother’s pre-chewed food may transmit virus to kids


July 22nd, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 22 (IANS) Researchers have uncovered the first case of HIV almost certainly being transmitted by infected mothers to children through pre-chewed food. The source of HIV in the pre-chewed food ... Read more...

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HIV can be transmitted by pre-chewed food too


July 22nd, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): First three cases of HIV infection have suggested that the deadly virus could be transmitted from mothers or other caregivers to children via pre-chewed food, according to researchers ... Read more...

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London contortionist sets new world record by holding bodyweight with mouth


May 30th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 30 (ANI): A London-based contortionist has created a new endurance world record by holding her entire bodyweight on her mouth in an arduous backbend.Twenty-eight-year-old Iona Luvsandorj, a resident of West ... Read more...

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Gum disease affects 70 percent of adult Indians


April 24th, 2009 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, April 23 (IANS) Dental diseases are rising in India with periodontitis or diseases of the gums affecting as much as 70 percent of Indians in the 30 to 55 years segment, ... Read more...

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Scarred and Shunned, the Girl Still Struggling for Survival


April 23rd, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by admin
By Anjali SinghLucknow, Uttar Pradesh (India): A lone tear drop flowing down her faceless visage is the only indication of the pain and humiliation Saukari Devi has been forced to live with ... Read more...

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