News tagged with saliva

Dim the lights on teen night owls

Dim lights, board games and no bedside electronics: an old-fashioned sleepover? Not exactly. This overnight takes place at the University of California, Berkeley, and involves dozens of undergraduate research assistants, ...

Sep 26, 2013
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Saliva samples can reveal serious illnesses

Current research at Malmö University's Faculty of Odontology in Sweden shows that cancer and other serious illnesses leave traces of their presence in patients' saliva. In the future, it may be possible to detect serious ...

Jul 31, 2013
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Optimists better at regulating stress

It's no surprise that those who tend to see a rose's blooms before its thorns are also better at handling stress. But science has failed to reliably associate optimism with individuals' biological stress response – until ...

Jul 23, 2013
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