oral biology

How stress in brain increases inflammatory, behavioral responses


May 4th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Scientists from Ohio State University's Institute of Behavioral Medicine Research have discovered that a model of social stress can increase inflammation among brain cells, providing new insight into ... Read more...

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Oral vaccines are ‘alternative to jab’


February 11th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): A new study has found that oral vaccines could be used to immunise individuals against a wide range of diseases.The research found that salivary glands are able to ... Read more...

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Scientists develop new technique to reattach teeth using stem cells


September 30th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 30 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have for the first time developed and successfully tested a new approach to anchor teeth back in the jaw using ... Read more...

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High CO2 levels put oysters in trouble


August 6th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 06 (ANI): A new research has found that oysters may be in serious trouble due to high level of carbon dioxide, caused by human behaviour.Inna Sokolova, associate professor of biology ... Read more...

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Black tea has more fluoride than once thought!


July 15th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 15 (IANS) Black tea, the world's most consumed beverage, contains higher concentrations of fluoride than previously thought. Fluoride helps prevent dental cavities, but excessive consumption causes advanced skeletal fluorosis, characterised ... Read more...

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Drinking too much tea ‘can cause bone problems’


July 15th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): A new research by Medical College of Georgia has shown that black tea contains higher concentrations of fluoride than previously thought."The additional fluoride from drinking two to four ... 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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Heart attack risk increases with rise in oral bacteria


April 1st, 2009 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 1 (ANI): Scientists at the University at Buffalo have found that the risk of heart attack increases with an increase in bacteria in the mouth.The researchers have revealed that ... Read more...

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How teeth form in a single row


February 27th, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): In a breakthrough discovery, scientists have found that a system of opposing genetic forces determines why mammals develop a single row of teeth, while sharks sport several. The ... Read more...

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Simple saliva test could help detect oral cancer


October 2nd, 2008 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 2 (IANS) Clinicians could detect oral cancer with a simple test that detects proteins in saliva, according to a report.David T. Wong, associate dean for research, Los Angeles School of ... Read more...

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Simple saliva test could help detect oral cancer


October 2nd, 2008 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): A simple test of saliva proteins could soon help doctors in detecting oral squamous cell carcinoma, a form of oral cancer, according to a new study.Led by ... Read more...

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Blue light used to harden dental fillings may inhibit tumour growth


June 25th, 2008 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): A team of researchers, including an Indian scientist, has found that blue curing light used to harden dental fillings may stunt tumour growth as well.The findings are ... Read more...

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Spit tests may soon replace painful blood test pin pricks


March 26th, 2008 - 12:11 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): Painful blood tests may soon be a thing of the past when it comes to testing for cancer, heart disease or diabetes, for they may be replaced ... Read more...

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Red-wine waste could spring next-generation drugs against oral disease


January 3rd, 2008 - 2:18 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Jan 3 (ANI): A new study has revealed that specific polyphenols present in red-wine byproducts may considerably reduce the ability of bacteria to cause cavities.According to the researchers, the findings ... Read more...

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