Navigation Links
Go green for healthy teeth and gums
Date:3/5/2009

CHICAGO (March 5, 2009) With origins dating back over 4,000 years, green tea has long been a popular beverage in Asian culture, and is increasingly gaining popularity in the United States. And while ancient Chinese and Japanese medicine believed green tea consumption could cure disease and heal wounds, recent scientific studies are beginning to establish the potential health benefits of drinking green tea, especially in weight loss, heart health, and cancer prevention. A study recently published in the Journal of Periodontology, the official publication of the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP), uncovered yet another benefit of green tea consumption. Researchers found that routine intake of green tea may also help promote healthy teeth and gums. The study analyzed the periodontal health of 940 men, and found that those who regularly drank green tea had superior periodontal health than subjects that consumed less green tea.

"It has been long speculated that green tea possesses a host of health benefits," said study author Dr. Yoshihiro Shimazaki of Kyushu University in Fukuoka, Japan. "And since many of us enjoy green tea on a regular basis, my colleagues and I were eager to investigate the impact of green tea consumption on periodontal health, especially considering the escalating emphasis on the connection between periodontal health and overall health."

Male participants aged 49 through 59 were examined on three indicators of periodontal disease: periodontal pocket depth (PD), clinical attachment loss (CAL) of gum tissue, and bleeding on probing (BOP) of the gum tissue. Researchers observed that for every one cup of green tea consumed per day, there was a decrease in all three indicators, therefore signifying a lower instance of periodontal disease in those subjects who regularly drank green tea.

Green tea's ability to help reduce symptoms of periodontal disease may be due to the presence of the antioxidant catechin
'/>"/>

Contact: Meg Dempsey
meg@perio.org
312-573-3242
American Academy of Periodontology
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Green Tea May Brew Up Healthier Skin
2. Lettuce, leafy greens and E. coli
3. Houston Texans Star Players Ahman Green and Matt Schaub Help Easter Seals, Avondale House and Local Families Tackle Autism
4. ComPsych(R) Corp. Announces Health at Work(SM) Award Winners: Sprint, Erie Insurance, City of Naperville and Green Hills Public Library
5. Statement by Robert Greenstein, Executive Director of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, on the New Congressional SCHIP Agreement
6. Green Seal Ramps Up Environmental Standard for Household Cleaners
7. PureCart Systems of Green Bay, Wis., is an Honored Recipient of an iParenting Media Award
8. Kaiser Permanente Named Green Electronics Champion by EPA, Green Electronics Council
9. Walgreens Launches New Health Essentials Catalog and Website for AARP Members Featuring More Than 20,000 Health-Related Products
10. Green Pet Products Introduces a New, Innovative Process to the Small Animal and Bird Litter/Bedding Category
11. A History of Philanthropy Made Green-certified Legend Homes an Easy Choice for Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/29/2015)... John A. Gennaro, FACHE, MBA, MHSA -- Brings ... Veterans Affairs (VA) is pleased to announce the appointment ... the Cincinnati VA Medical Center (CVAMC). Gennaro will oversee ... Veterans annually and an operating budget of over $387 ... two-division campus located in Cincinnati, Ohio and Fort Thomas, ...
(Date:5/29/2015)... Dot Hill can mark one more item off ... Lake Prince Woods retirement community is the oldest woman to ... , “It was great fun!”, she exclaimed. “I’ve always wanted ... to so they thought this would be ok.” , “We put ... wind tunnel,” she described. “I don’t remember it being noisy, ...
(Date:5/29/2015)... Jan Wooden Howse lost her husband and her son, yet ... does no wrong. , It’s fitting, then, that her new ... “God Does No Wrong.” It focuses on what happens when ... , “My story has a positive message about channeling the ... something healing,” Howse said. , “God Does No Wrong” immortalizes ...
(Date:5/29/2015)... May 29, 2015 A group of doctors ... joined the national effort to teach this “new math” to ... U.S. have been “sickened” by the recent implementation of Common ... or hate it, Common Core is now a reality in ... Parents are now seeking ways to improve common core ...
(Date:5/29/2015)... 2015 The print component of “Skin ... of approximately 250,000 and an estimated readership of 750,000. ... social media strategy, and across a network of top ... version of the campaign, click here. , ... Inside, the actress, model and producer details her skin ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:VA Healthcare System of Ohio Network Announces New Medical Center Director 2Health News:Indoor Skydiving Brings Thrills to Seniors 2Health News:Turning grief from a child’s passing into virtue 2Health News:Doctors Discover a Cure for the Common Core 2
... new type of stem cell discovered in the prostate ... cancer, according to a new study by researchers at ... Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Led by Michael ... at Columbia University Medical Center, the researchers found the ...
... 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - The following two issuers (HTDS) ... that further to their previous news releases announcing their ... OTCBB both issuers have retained an SEC qualified auditor ... firm, Mina Mar Group is providing this notice to ...
... , More than 1.3 million Americans go on ... , WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 Leading opponents of government-run health ... for Policy Analysis (NCPA) and Salem Radio Network delivered the more than ... to Congress at a rally held on Capitol Hill. , , ...
... , , , , ... Education Verification (OEV) Program meets the new CMS requirements for verification calls. ... multiple carriers and a variety of plan types. , , ... enrolled members to confirm their intent to enroll in the plan, ensure ...
... ... Cell and Drug DevelopmentTM" including products for use in cancer stem cell research. ... newly developed drugs that block a biological pathway (hedge hog) that drives the proliferation ... ...
... , , ROCHESTER, ... Innovation will host Transform, a collaborative symposium on innovations ... http://centerforinnovation.mayo.edu/transform . Transform will feature nationally recognized ... in health care delivery models, including Web-based tools. The ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:New type of adult stem cells found in the prostate may be involved in prostate cancer development 2Health News:Hard to Treat Diseases, Inc. (HTDS) and Landstar Inc (LDSR) Retain Auditors 2Health News:Hard to Treat Diseases, Inc. (HTDS) and Landstar Inc (LDSR) Retain Auditors 3Health News:National Center for Policy Analysis and Salem Radio Network Deliver Million-Plus Signature Petition Opposing Government Run Health Care 2Health News:National Center for Policy Analysis and Salem Radio Network Deliver Million-Plus Signature Petition Opposing Government Run Health Care 3Health News:DSS Research Announces Outbound Education and Verification Program Meets New CMS Requirements 2Health News:Vitro's Cancer Stem Cell Therapy Complements New Hedge Hog Drugs 2Health News:Vitro's Cancer Stem Cell Therapy Complements New Hedge Hog Drugs 3Health News:Vitro's Cancer Stem Cell Therapy Complements New Hedge Hog Drugs 4Health News:Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation Collaborative Symposium on Innovations in Health Care Experience 2Health News:Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation Collaborative Symposium on Innovations in Health Care Experience 3Health News:Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation Collaborative Symposium on Innovations in Health Care Experience 4
(Date:5/29/2015)... British Columbia and MENLO ... -- DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQX: DMPI) ... on developing and commercializing proven cancer therapies in ... at the American Association of Cancer Research ... on the potential for its lead product candidate ...
(Date:5/29/2015)... INDIANAPOLIS , May 29, 2015  Eli Lilly ... AZN ) today announced that they have entered ... and preliminary efficacy of AstraZeneca,s investigational anti-PD-L1 immune checkpoint ... Lilly,s VEGF Receptor 2 antiangiogenic cancer medicine. The planned ... patients with advanced solid tumors. The Phase ...
(Date:5/29/2015)... , May 29, 2015  World-renowned prostate surgeon and New ... on the benefit of MR/Ultrasound Fusion-Guided Biopsy for ... Prostate Cancer Center at Lenox Hill Hospital is ... System in New York City . We,ve ... risk prostate cancers. The use of an MRI makes for ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:DelMar Pharmaceuticals Presents Additional Data on the Potential of VAL-083 in the Treatment of Temozolomide-Resistant Glioblastoma Multiforme 2DelMar Pharmaceuticals Presents Additional Data on the Potential of VAL-083 in the Treatment of Temozolomide-Resistant Glioblastoma Multiforme 3DelMar Pharmaceuticals Presents Additional Data on the Potential of VAL-083 in the Treatment of Temozolomide-Resistant Glioblastoma Multiforme 4DelMar Pharmaceuticals Presents Additional Data on the Potential of VAL-083 in the Treatment of Temozolomide-Resistant Glioblastoma Multiforme 5Lilly and AstraZeneca to Collaborate on Immuno-Oncology Combination Clinical Trial in Solid Tumors 2Lilly and AstraZeneca to Collaborate on Immuno-Oncology Combination Clinical Trial in Solid Tumors 3Lilly and AstraZeneca to Collaborate on Immuno-Oncology Combination Clinical Trial in Solid Tumors 4Lilly and AstraZeneca to Collaborate on Immuno-Oncology Combination Clinical Trial in Solid Tumors 5Lilly and AstraZeneca to Collaborate on Immuno-Oncology Combination Clinical Trial in Solid Tumors 6Lilly and AstraZeneca to Collaborate on Immuno-Oncology Combination Clinical Trial in Solid Tumors 7Lilly and AstraZeneca to Collaborate on Immuno-Oncology Combination Clinical Trial in Solid Tumors 8Lilly and AstraZeneca to Collaborate on Immuno-Oncology Combination Clinical Trial in Solid Tumors 9Lilly and AstraZeneca to Collaborate on Immuno-Oncology Combination Clinical Trial in Solid Tumors 10Lilly and AstraZeneca to Collaborate on Immuno-Oncology Combination Clinical Trial in Solid Tumors 11Lilly and AstraZeneca to Collaborate on Immuno-Oncology Combination Clinical Trial in Solid Tumors 12Lilly and AstraZeneca to Collaborate on Immuno-Oncology Combination Clinical Trial in Solid Tumors 13Lilly and AstraZeneca to Collaborate on Immuno-Oncology Combination Clinical Trial in Solid Tumors 14MR/Ultrasound Fusion-Guided Biopsy Better Able to Detect Aggressive Prostate Cancer, New Study Says 2
... Mass., April 9, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Echo,Therapeutics ... results,from its human feasibility study of the ... permeation medium for its,Symphony(TM) tCGM System, a ... development for diabetes home use and hospital ...
... April 8, 2008 The Association,for Professionals in ... L. Stricof, MT, MPH, of Albany, NY, has ... DeMille Achievement Award.,APIC presents the annual award to ... the ideals of Carole DeMille, a pioneer,in infection ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Echo Therapeutics Announces Positive Results with the Prelude(TM) SkinPrep System, the Next-Generation Skin Permeation Medium for its Symphony(TM) Transdermal Continuous Glucose Monitoring System 2Echo Therapeutics Announces Positive Results with the Prelude(TM) SkinPrep System, the Next-Generation Skin Permeation Medium for its Symphony(TM) Transdermal Continuous Glucose Monitoring System 3Echo Therapeutics Announces Positive Results with the Prelude(TM) SkinPrep System, the Next-Generation Skin Permeation Medium for its Symphony(TM) Transdermal Continuous Glucose Monitoring System 4Echo Therapeutics Announces Positive Results with the Prelude(TM) SkinPrep System, the Next-Generation Skin Permeation Medium for its Symphony(TM) Transdermal Continuous Glucose Monitoring System 5New York Infection Prevention Expert Named Recipient of Carole DeMille Award 2
... As the cornerstone of the revolutionary ... N-595 Pulse Oximeter combines Nellcor's best-in-class ... monitoring platform. The motion-tolerant OxiMax N-595 ... most advanced signal processing technology, which ...
The Model 340 is intended for continuous pulse oximetry and has visual and audible alarms to aid with patient monitoring....
A pocket-sized pulse oximeter. Perfect for the physician's office, emergency medicine, hospitals and clinics, and home health care....
... The Autocorr Pulse Oximeter with SAC ... unique patented software to extract SpO 2 ... in a new way. This cost-effective ... study functions as standard features, and a ...
Medicine Products: