Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A healthy color: Testing for gum disease

Researchers at Temple University Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry found that a color-changing oral strip is as effective in detecting periodontal disease as traditional methods, and is easier and less costly to administer.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Screening helps prevent diabetes blindness

(PhysOrg.com) -- A diabetes sufferer whose sight was saved thanks to a pioneering new treatment method has hailed the Newcastle University and National Health Service experts who helped him.

Oncology & Cancer

Drug kills cancer cells by restoring faulty tumor suppressor

A new study describes a compound that selectively kills cancer cells by restoring the structure and function of one of the most commonly mutated proteins in human cancer, the "tumor suppressor" p53. The research, published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Fracture prediction methods may be useful for patients with diabetes

Use of established fracture prediction methods in older patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) found that scores from these methods were associated with hip and nonspine fracture risk, and a certain score associated ...

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