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Scientists clue in on why saliva glands stop working


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 3 (IANS) Researchers are one step closer to unravelling why salivary glands stop working because of disease or damage from treatment of diseases.Salivary glands are essential for lubrication, ... Read more...

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Novel procedure may treat people with cartilage injuries


April 18th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 18 (ANI): For the first time, researchers have come up with a novel mechanism to repair tissue.Scientists at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry have made star-shaped, biodegradable polymers ... Read more...

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Prostate and breast cancer usually recur in bone: Study


March 24th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): A new University of Michigan study has found that prostate and breast cancer usually recur in the bone.And now, researchers believe they know why. Prostate cancer cells specifically ... Read more...

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Using 3-D X-rays for orthodontic kids may up radiation risk


January 31st, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 31 (ANI): Researchers have indicated that some orthodontists may be exposing young patients to unnecessary radiation when they order 3-D X-ray imaging for simple orthodontic cases before considering traditional 2-D ... Read more...

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Frequency of eating candy raises cavity risk rather than amount


October 24th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 24 (ANI): A paediatric dentist in the US has suggested that it is better for kids to eat a huge amount of candy at one go than at intervals if ... Read more...

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Asthma ‘not linked to tooth decay’


September 17th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 17 (ANI): A new study has suggested that there is no apparent link between asthma and tooth decay.Researchers examined 27 separate studies that were reported in 29 papers published between ... 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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Bar big burgers, says dentist


July 9th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) A professor of dentistry in Taiwan has asked fast food chains to drop over-sized burgers due to a number of jaw injury cases. People have developed sore jaws ... Read more...

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Extracted wisdom teeth could be new stem cell reservoirs


June 26th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): The wisdom teeth that you get removed might just prove to be a treasure trove for stem cell researchers-as extracted teeth could provide a non-controversial source of stem ... Read more...

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The 6-year-old Son Of Crystal Lewis Dies During A Sitting With A Dentist


May 15th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 15, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A grief-stricken mother has proclaimed that her six-year-old son breathed his last breath during a sitting with a dentist. NBC Washington has divulged that Jacobi ... Read more...

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Crystal Lewis’ Six-Year-Old Son Dies During Dental Treatment


May 15th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Richmond, May 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to reports a 6 year old boy died at Virginia Commonwealth University's health clinic where he had gone for a dental treatment at the ... Read more...

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Crystal Lewis’s 6 YR Old Son Dies During Routine Dentistry!


May 15th, 2010 - 1:58 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Crystal Lewis lost her son, six year old Jacobi Hill, when he went in for what was supposed to be a routine dentistry procedure. Now she has asked ... Read more...

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Powerful molecule regulator in blood pressure control system discovered


March 12th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): Nitric oxide has been discovered as a powerful regulator of a molecule that plays a critical role in the development and function of the nervous system, according to ... Read more...

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Biomarkers in saliva for early-stage pancreatic cancer detection found


February 17th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb. 17 (ANI): A team of researchers has found biomarkers in saliva for early-stage detection of pancreatic cancer.In the new study, the multidisciplinary group of investigators from the UCLA School of ... Read more...

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Fluoridated toothpaste best for usage by children


January 21st, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): Studies have found that using toothpastes that contain fluoride with a minimum concentration of 1,000 parts per million can help in preventing tooth decay in children.But a second ... Read more...

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New discovery may help reverse cleft palate before birth


December 2nd, 2009 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): Cleft palate is one of the most common congenital birth defects in humans, and current surgical treatments are often complex. Now, researchers from USC School of Dentistry have ... Read more...

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Scientists identify 50 microRNAs in saliva that may help diagnose oral cancer


August 26th, 2009 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 26 (ANI): At least 50 microRNAs present in human saliva may prove helpful in detecting oral cancer, according to a study conducted in America.The findings of the study have ... Read more...

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Diets bad for the teeth may be harmful for the body too


July 10th, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): Dental disease may be a warning that the high-glycemic diet that led to dental problems in the short term may, in the long term, cause harm to the ... Read more...

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New nanotechnology technique may boost longevity of dental fillings


July 2nd, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): A novel nanotechnology technique can boost the longevity of dental fillings, claims a Medical College of Georgia (MCG) researcher.The tooth-coloured fillings are usually more attractive than silver ones, ... 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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Clean mouth can help preserve memory


June 20th, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 20 (ANI): Keeping your teeth brushed and flossed can help preserve memory, say researchers.The study at West Virginia University has found a link between gum disease and memory loss."Older people ... Read more...

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Scientists create cool plasma packs to fight tenacious biofilm infections


June 11th, 2009 - 11:06 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): A team of researchers from the University of Southern California School of Dentistry and Viterbi School of Engineering have come up with cool plasma packs that may provide ... Read more...

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Colour-changing oral strip may revolutionise gum disease diagnosis


April 11th, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 11 (ANI): A simple colour-changing oral strip can help detect gum disease in a patient more quickly and easily than traditional screening methods, according to researchers at Temple University.Periodontal, or ... Read more...

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Colour-changing strip can reveal gum disease in a jiffy


April 11th, 2009 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 11 (IANS) About 80 percent of adults suffer from some kind of gum disease, which causes tooth loss. Gum diseases are also linked to heart disease, diabetes and cancer. Temple University ... Read more...

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Gene therapy may safely regenerate gum tissue


April 8th, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 8 (ANI): University of Michigan scientists have moved a step closer to using gene therapy to regenerate tooth-supporting gum tissue.The researchers say that they have developed a method of ... Read more...

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Gene therapy effective against gum disease


December 12th, 2008 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): Gene therapy has found to be effective in impeding the development of periodontal disease, the leading cause of tooth loss in adults, according to researchers.With the help ... Read more...

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A daily cup of black tea can stop tooth decay


December 6th, 2008 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 6 (ANI): Drinking a cup of black tea a day can help prevent tooth erosion, suggests a new research.According to researchers, the beverage protects teeth from rotting and has ... Read more...

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Green tea may delay onset of type-1 diabetes


October 24th, 2008 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 24 (IANS) A powerful antioxidant in green tea may prevent or delay the onset of type-1 diabetes, according to a study.Researchers were testing EGCG, green tea's predominant anti-oxidant, on a ... Read more...

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Green tea may help prevent or delay onset of type 1 diabetes


October 24th, 2008 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 24 (ANI): Researchers at Medical College of Georgia have found that a powerful antioxidant in green tea may help prevent or delay the onset of type 1 diabetes. The findings ... 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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Breakthrough in what lies behind cleft palate formation


August 12th, 2008 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 12 (ANI): Experts at the University Of Southern California School Of Dentistry claim to have identified an alternate pathway the leads to palate development. Yang Chai, a professor and ... Read more...

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Aspirin may help fight against osteoporosis


July 10th, 2008 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): An aspirin a day may keep osteoporosis at bay, at least that''s what a new research suggests. Researchers at the University of Southern California, School of Dentistry have ... 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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Protein HtpG indicates healthier teeth and gums


April 24th, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Michigan have found that presence of certain antibodies indicate healthier teeth and gums.According to researchers, antibodies present in people with good oral ... Read more...

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