A 33-year-old Polish man received a face transplant just three weeks after being disfigured in a workplace accident, in what his doctors said Wednesday is the fastest time frame to date for such an operation. ...
Surgery May 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers from Japan recently published a paper in PLoS One describing their successful growth and transplantation of new teeth created from the stem cells of mice.
Medical research Jul 13, 2011 | 4.9 / 5 (23) | 8 |
The shape of a man's face can help predict his sporting acumen, according to a study on Wednesday that found Japanese baseball players whose faces were relatively broad rather than long were most likely to ...
Other Apr 09, 2013 | 2.5 / 5 (8) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Two groups working independently have found that patients who suffer from nighttime teeth grinding, a condition known as nocturnal bruxism, found relief after being injected in their temple ...
Medications May 01, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Japanese bio engineers have succeeded in growing a tooth from cells implanted into a mouse kidney, using a technique that could create replacement organs faster than previously tested methods.
Dentistry Jul 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
Scientists have developed a new method of replacing missing teeth with a bioengineered material generated from a person's own gum cells. Current implant-based methods of whole tooth replacement fail to reproduce a natural ...
Dentistry Mar 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—There's a link between depression and anxiety symptoms and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder pain, a condition that affects the jaw, according to a new study.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Described as a "big step forward" for research and treatment of Parkinson's disease, new research from Mayo Clinic in Arizona and Banner Sun Health Research Institute suggests that testing a portion of a person's saliva gland ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Jan 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Researchers at the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine have identified a genetic variation that raises the risk of developing serious necrotic jaw bone lesions in patients who take bisphosphonates, a common class ...
Cancer Jan 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Adelaide scientists have found that mice with gum disease develop worse arthritis.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Oct 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Using a novel surgical approach, it's possible to rebuild a functional lower jaw and mouth, and preserve a patient's ability to eat and speak after removing an invasive facial tumor, according to a new report from Henry Ford ...
Surgery Sep 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at Seattle Children's Research Institute and their collaborators have discovered a pair of defective genes that cause a rare congenital malformation syndrome that can make it impossible for the ...
Pediatrics May 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(AP)—A Virginia man who received a full-face transplant says he's now able to walk past people without a second look.
Other Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
It is now possible to use dental X-rays to predict who is at risk of fractures, reveals a new study from researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy reported in the journal Nature Reviews Endocrinology.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0