News tagged with cavities
Gene mapping reveals architecture that controls expression of genes responsible for our sense of smell
Within the nasal cavity, millions of sensory neurons in a postage-stamp-sized patch of tissue called the olfactory epithelium control our sense of smell. Thanks to the exquisitely controlled expression of ...
Genetics May 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Removing a child's ruptured appendix sooner rather than later significantly lowers hospital costs and charges, according to a recently published study.
Pediatrics Apr 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Frida Kahlo's many haunting self-portraits have been studied by experts for decades, have attracted worldwide attention and have sold for millions of dollars at auction. Yet, despite the fact that Kahlo's work focuses largely ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Apr 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(AP) -- A new report says dental therapists worldwide including those in rural Alaska, offer safe, competent care in locations with rare access to dentists.
Dentistry Apr 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Not only do regular dental exams help keep your teeth and gums healthy, they can help detect oral cancer, the Academy of General Dentistry says.
Cancer Apr 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The chemical (S)-N'-nitrosonornicotine, or (S)-NNN, which is present in smokeless tobacco products, is a strong oral carcinogen, according to results presented at the AACR Annual Meeting 2012, held here March 31 - April 4.
Health Apr 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Among patients with a high risk of recurrence of a gastrointestinal stromal tumor following surgery for its removal, patients who received imatinib (a drug to treat certain cancers) for 3 years instead of 1 had improved recurrence-free ...
Cancer Mar 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Do you really want to avoid cavities in your teeth? Try massaging them with a high-fluoride toothpaste after lunch.
Dentistry Mar 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Just like a road atlas faithfully maps real-word locations, our brain maps many aspects of our physical world: Sensory inputs from our fingers are mapped next to each other in the somatosensory cortex; the ...
Neuroscience Mar 19, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 5 |
Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have demonstrated that cancer of the appendix is different than colon cancer, a distinction that could lead to more effective treatments for both diseases.
Cancer Mar 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
In the United States alone, approximately 6 million people suffer from an irregular heartbeat called atrial fibrillation (AF), and since the incidence increases with age, it is predicted that 15.9 million ...
Cardiology Feb 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the University of Granada and the university hospital Virgen de las Nieves in Granada have developed a new radiotherapy technique that is much less toxic than that traditionally used and only targets cancerous ...
Cancer Feb 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
RMIT University researchers have developed computer models to design more effective nasal sprays to provide alternate drug delivery to needles or pills.
Medications Feb 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Highly elevated platelet levels fuel tumor growth and reduce the survival of ovarian cancer patients, an international team of researchers led by scientists at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer center reports in ...
Cancer Feb 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at Yale School of Medicine have, for the first time, described the genetic basis of endometriosis, a condition affecting millions of women that is marked by chronic pelvic pain and infertility. ...
Genetics Feb 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |