oral diseases

Tobacco products blamed for oral diseases in Pakistan


September 10th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) Use of chewing of tobacco products and betel nuts are the main reasons behind the alarming rise in oral diseases in Pakistan, experts have said.An event ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Himachal bans gutkha, paan masala


July 13th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 13 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Friday imposed a ban on the manufacture, storage and sale of 'gutkha', 'paan masala' and their variants containing tobacco and nicotine in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Smoking zaps healthy bugs, invites pathogens


February 16th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) Smoking plays villain and causes the body to turn against its own helpful bugs, leaving smokers more exposed to disease, says new research. The mouth of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Study examines gene that may hold key to reducing spread of oral cancer


July 24th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 24 (ANI): A new research at the University of Illinois at Chicago has suggested that the spread of cancer cells in the tongue may be reduced if a gene that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Periodontal disease bacterium may reactivate latent HIV-1


April 4th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 4 (ANI): Japanese researchers suggest that periodontal disease may act as a risk factor for reactivating latent HIV-1 in affected individuals.Scientists from Tokyo-based Nihon University highlight the fact that latently ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Dieting may reduce gum disease risk in older men


December 18th, 2008 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): For older men, dieting may help cut gum disease risk more than for women, according to a new study.In the study involving 81 rhesus monkeys, dieting helped ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New species of bacteria found in human mouth


August 11th, 2008 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): Researchers at King''s College London Dental Institute have discovered a new species of bacteria in the mouth - a finding that could help scientists to understand tooth ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New bacteria found in human mouth


August 11th, 2008 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) A new species of bacteria discovered in the mouth can help scientists understand tooth decay and gum disease and enable them devise better treatment, according to a report. ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Novel technique to analyze all saliva-proteins may help detect oral cancer


March 7th, 2008 - 3:00 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Mar 7 (ANI): A new technique has been developed that can separate and analyze all proteins found in human saliva other than just soluble ones.This technique, called three-step peptide ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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...

Posted in Health Science |

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