News tagged with dental medicine
Are you wrecking your teeth without even knowing it? For instance, chewing on ice or opening stuff with your teeth may be convenient but using your teeth as tools can cause them to crack or chip.
Dentistry May 03, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 1
IQ directly relates to how students perform on tests in the first two years of dental school. But emotional intelligence (EI) trumps IQ in how well dental students work with patients, report researchers from Case Western ...
Dentistry Apr 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Thinking about death can cause us to feel a sort of existential angst that isn't attributable to a specific source. Now, new research suggests that acetaminophen, an over-the-counter pain medication, may help to reduce this ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Blood on your toothbrush can be a warning sign of gum disease. And, if you are overweight, it can indicate other serious health issues, such as diabetes, heart disease and high blood pressure.
Dentistry Mar 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Postmenopausal women who have smoked are at much higher risk of losing their teeth than women who never smoked, according to a new study published and featured on the cover of the Journal of the American Dental Association by res ...
Dentistry Mar 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Benefits, challenges of making health care safer and better: Study reviews a national initiative to 'retool'
Safety and quality seem like obvious goals for health care education. But improving the way budding doctors and nurses are taught, bringing those professions together in the classroom and clinical settings, and measuring ...
Health Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Infection-causing bacteria are the bad guys of the health-care world, but dental detectives track them down
It began as a routine investigation. There were five disinfectants in town—ecofriendly types. Claimed they could wipe out bacteria in dental clinics. Tufts researchers had to figure out whether the cleaners ...
Dentistry Nov 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Imagine a world where you could never dine away from home, wear makeup, smell of sweet perfumes or eat a large percentage of food on store shelves. According to allergists at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology ...
Immunology Nov 08, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Pacifiers are universally popular with new parents and their infants, but there's one big problem with them: They can get dirty. Very dirty.
Pediatrics Nov 03, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1
Can you bite into an apple? If so, you are more likely to maintain mental abilities, according to new research from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Oct 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Rising rates of mouth cancer mean that it's more important than ever that dentists and members of the dental team can promote prevention, detect warning signs and refer patients appropriately.
Cancer Sep 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A mother's emotional health and education level during her child's earliest years influence oral health at age 14, according to a new study from Case Western Reserve University's School of Dental Medicine.
Dentistry Aug 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Women, keep those toothbrushes and dental floss handy. A comprehensive review of women's health studies by Charlene Krejci, associate clinical professor at the Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine, has ...
Dentistry May 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) and S. aureus-secreted enterotoxins (SE) are frequently found in patients with atopic keratoconjunctivitis (AKC), particularly in those with corneal ulcerat ...
Inflammatory disorders Apr 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The culprit behind a failed hip or knee replacements might be found in the mouth. DNA testing of bacteria from the fluid that lubricates hip and knee joints had bacteria with the same DNA as the plaque from patients with ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Apr 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |