Arthritis & Rheumatism

Gum disease may lie at the root of some arthritis flareups

It's a well-documented medical mystery: Patients with gum disease are less likely to respond to rheumatoid arthritis treatments. But new research may help explain this link between gum disease and an otherwise disparate condition. ...

Medications

Antibiotics for acne: Study shows why one works best

A new study brings precision to the understanding of which antibiotics work best for acne treatment and why. This is important for two key reasons. Acne affects nearly everyone at some point in lifeā€”it is, in fact, the ...

Overweight & Obesity

Gut microbes influence binge-eating of sweet treats in mice

You just meant to have a single Oreo as a snack, but then you find yourself going back for another, and another, and before you know it, you have finished off the entire package even though you were not all that hungry to ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study sheds new light on the link between oral bacteria and diseases

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have identified the bacteria most commonly found in severe oral infections. Few such studies have been done before, and the team now hopes that the study can provide deeper insight ...

Medical research

Understanding oral bacteria to help fight periodontal disease

Using the extremely brilliant light of the Canadian Light Source at the University of Saskatchewan, researchers from Wilfrid Laurier University have advanced our understanding of how a specific group of bacteria in the human ...

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