Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Bacteria in the mouth linked to pulmonary fibrosis survival

Bacteria in the mouth may play a role in survival from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), finds a new study led by researchers from the University of Michigan and the University of Virginia.

Diabetes

Gargling away the 'bad' bacteria in type 2 diabetes

There is growing evidence that ongoing inflammation in the mouth, such as that seen in gum disease, in addition to causing bad breath is associated with serious diseases such as Alzheimer's disease or type 2 diabetes. Now, ...

Dentistry

Future dental health needs among the elderly

As the proportion of elderly individuals in the population continues to grow, the demand for various medical treatments may also increase. This includes the need for dental health services. But what kind of dental care will ...

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