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Scary pictures not to dissuade Russian smokers: Poll


May 13th, 2012 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Over 60 percent of Russian smokers say they will not give up their habit when grim graphic images depicting the impact of smoking on health ... Read more...

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Like India, Russia to scare smokers with grim pictures


May 11th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 11 (IANS) Emulating India, Australia and a few European Union members, Russia will have grim images depicting the impact of smoking on health appear on all cigarette packs ... Read more...

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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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Asthma linked to bacterial communities in the airway


February 18th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): A new UCSF-led study has found that asthma may have a surprising relationship with the composition of the species of bacteria that inhabit bronchial airways.This finding could suggest ... 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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New treatment to banish gum disease in 5 hours


September 26th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 26 (ANI): A remarkable treatment for gum disease that lasts four to five hours has offered new hope to those with dental woes.Gum disease, the primary cause of tooth loss, ... Read more...

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Most smokers ‘prefer dating non-smokers’


May 31st, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 31 (ANI): Most smokers like dating people who don't light up, a new Australian study has found.The survey commissioned by Nicabate for World No Tobacco Day learnt that almost four ... Read more...

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Oral bacteria in pregnant mother can cause complications


May 11th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 11 (ANI): Researchers from Case Western Reserve University have warned that even healthy expecting women can be at risk for pregnancy problems caused by oral bacteria.They have begun to ... Read more...

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Oral bacteria can target pregnancy in healthy women


May 11th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 11 (IANS) Oral bacteria can target pregnancy in healthy women, says a new study. Researchers from Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) have begun to understand how and which bacteria from ... 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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Clinical studies establish strong link between oral infections and cardiovascular disease


July 10th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): Clinical studies conducted recently have established a strong link between periodontal disease and cardiovascular disease (CVD).Marvin J. Slepian and and Neil R. Gottehrer, who will lead a ... Read more...

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History of periodontitis linked to cerebrovascular disease in men


July 1st, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): A new study has established a link between periodontitis history and cerebrovascular disease in men.Background information in a research article describing the study, published in Annals of ... Read more...

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Genetic link between dental disease, heart attack identified


May 26th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 25 (ANI): Scientists from University of Kiel, Germany have identified a genetic link between dental disease periodontitis and coronary heart disease (CHD).Dr. Arne Schaefer, of the Institute for Clinical Molecular ... 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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Prevention is key to oral health


January 2nd, 2009 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 2 (IANS) At this time of the year, many people consume much more food and sugary drinks than usual, neglecting dental health.Because oral health is rarely life threatening, it can ... Read more...

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