‘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...

Posted in Health |

Australia froths at Indian mouthwash advertisement

February 7th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 7 (IANS) The Australian cricket body has ordered the removal of a boundary-rope advertisement of an Indian mouthwash in Hindi after health authorities launched a probe over its ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Over 35,000 mouthwash products recalled in China

July 15th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 15 (IANS) China's quality supervisor said Friday that Procter & Gamble (P&G;) was recalling a total of 35,892 bottles of imported Oral-B mouthwash products after detecting microbial contamination, ... Read more...

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Popeye’s muscles were really down to spinach

February 2nd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): 'Superfood' spinach actually gave 'Popeye the Sailor Man' his bulging muscles, suggests a new study.The new Swedish study has suggested that after eating leafy green vegetables, a source ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Himalaya firm forays into herbal oral care segment

December 16th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 16 (IANS) India's leading herbal health and personal care company Himalaya Drug Co Thursday announced its foray into the oral care segment with a range of herbal products for treatment ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Does fluoride really fight cavities?

December 16th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): Scientists have found that the protective shield fluoride forms on teeth is up to 100 times thinner than previously believed.It raises questions about how this renowned cavity-fighter ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lying really does create desire to clean ‘dirty’ body part

September 30th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 30 (ANI): Remember when your mom asked you to wash your mouth after you talked dirty? Well, it seems she had it right. A University of Michigan study has found ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘The Code’ offers boozers a chance to kick the bottle for good

June 2nd, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 2 (ANI): A British company is providing a five-day last-ditch treatment to people wanting to kick the bottle.The Sunderland-based Aluston Health Ltd, founded by former heavy drinkers, Russell Hughes, ... Read more...

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Virus linked to some cases of common skin cancer

July 31st, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that a virus discovered last year in a rare form of skin cancer has also been found in people with a common form of skin ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New inventions may make dentists” drill and toothbrush obsolete

July 21st, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 21 (ANI): Get ready to bid adieu to the dreaded dentists drill and the floss-creating toothbrush, thanks to two radical new inventions by dental researchers that could change the ... Read more...

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