Tag Archive | "inflammation"

Exercise can lower the risk of developing these 13 cancers

Thursday, May 26, 2016

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Source: www.scienceworldreport.com Author: Elaine HannahFirst A new analysis implies that physical activity can reduce the risk of developing 13 of the 26 cancers that have been reviewed. Medscape reports that the review was printed online in JAMA Internal Medicine on May 16, 2016. It was led by Steven C. Moore, Ph.D., National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, […]

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Smoking with a hookah is linked to serious oral problems

Thursday, November 5, 2015

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Source: www.youthhealthmag.com Author: staff Many people who use a hookah to smoke tobacco think it is a safer way to smoke and that they are reducing their risk. Not so. A new study suggests that using a hookah is associated with serious conditions of the mouth, head, and neck. Researchers from Rutgers University in New […]

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B.C. detection test being used to catch oral cancer in early stages

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

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Source: www.cbc.ca Author: staff Doctor says oral cancer is among the deadlier diseases yet rarely talked about. The Canadian Cancer Society estimates 4,400 people will be diagnosed with oral cancer this year. The deadly disease can often go undiagnosed because it is tough to screen for dormant symptoms. But now, researchers at the University of […]

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Study finds how T cells cause inflammation with oral candidiasis

Thursday, March 12, 2015

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Source: www.drbicuspid.com Author: Donna Domino, Features Editor Ohio dental researchers have found a method to study how T cells cause inflammation during oral candidiasis infections, according to a new study in the Journal of Visualized Experiments (February 18, 2015). The discovery could lead to new therapies or drugs that may improve the functioning of weakened […]

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Study links gum disease, HPV-status of head and neck cancer

Friday, June 22, 2012

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Source: www.buffalo.edu/ubreporter Author: Sara R. Saldi Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), once almost exclusively associated with cancer of the cervix, is now linked to head and neck cancer. Furthermore, according to a new UB study just published in the Archives of Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery, a JAMA publication, gum disease is associated with increased odds of […]

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Berry Nutrition

Sunday, February 19, 2012

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Source: www.foodproductdesign.com Author: Marie Spano, M.S., R.D., Contributing Editor Nutritionally speaking, good things come in sweet—and tart—little packages. Research is discovering berries pack a nutritional punch due to their vitamin, fiber and antioxidant content. Botanically speaking, berries are indehiscent fruits (they don’t need to be opened to release their seeds) that ripen through the ovary […]

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Emerging indications: antioxidants for periodontal disease

Saturday, January 21, 2012

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Source: http://www.dentistryiq.com Author: Edward P. Allen, DDS, PhD Since approximately 10 to 15 percent of adults worldwide suffer from periodontitis at one time or another(1), oral health professionals are constantly challenged with treating patients for existing conditions and helping them prevent future occurrences. Root planing, scaling, and in severe cases, surgical intervention are part of […]

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If teeth could talk…

Monday, January 2, 2012

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Source: wsj.com Author: Melinda Beck The eyes may be the window to the soul, but the mouth provides an even better view of the body as a whole. Some of the earliest signs of diabetes, cancer, pregnancy, immune disorders, hormone imbalances and drug issues show up in the gums, teeth and tongue — sometimes long […]

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CU Med School prof seeing red over wine benefit study

Sunday, November 20, 2011

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Source: www.aurorasentinel.com Author: Sara Castellanos There’s a reason Robert Sclafani always chooses red wine over white wine, and it’s not just because he thinks it tastes better. Sclafani, a professor of biochemistry and molecular genetics at the University of Colorado’s School of Medicine, prefers the darker of the two wines because of its health benefits. […]

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Scientific website features research on inflammation, oral and systemic disease, and antioxidants

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

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Source:  dentistrytoday.com Author: staff Inflammation, oral disease and systemic disease. The popular press—newspapers, magazines, TV, and the Internet— as well as professional medical and dental publications are tracking the subject and the number of articles is increasing with each passing day. To keep up with the proliferation of research studies and publications, a new website, […]

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