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Stopping harmful oral bacteria in its path is goal for Case Western Reserve researcher

... a common bacterium that's harmless in a mother's mouth but can turn deadly when it reaches an unborn ... nucleatum , that creates havoc once it leaves the mouth and enters the blood stream. She has discovered ... connect with receptors on epithelial cells in the mouth and later the endothelial cells of the placenta. ...

Dry mouth linked to prescription and over the counter drugs

... of dentists say patients complaining about dry mouth are taking multiple medications, according to a ... sensitivity in one or more teeth) are also dry mouth symptoms. Over time, xerostomia sufferers may ... Approximately two-thirds consider dry mouth to be a very serious condition, as it relates to ...

New treatment for receding gums: No pain, lots of gain

... to the gum tissue removed from the roof of the mouth for use as a graft," he continued. Traditional ... surgically excising tissue from the roof of the mouth (the palate) to replace the gum tissue lost ... removing tissue from the roof of the mouth extends recovery time and is a major source of ...

Watson Launches GELNIQUE(TM) (oxybutynin chloride) Gel 10%, First and Only Topical Gel for Overactive Bladder (OAB)

... be linked to unwanted side effects such as dry mouth and constipation. In clinical trials, GELNIQUE users reported low levels of dry mouth (6.9%) and constipation (1.3%). In a Phase ... events (>2% and greater than placebo) were dry mouth and application-site reactions (5.4%). ...

Acid Drinks Blamed for Increase in Tooth Erosion

... juices and soft drinks. Holding them in the mouth to enjoy the flavor or the fizzing increases ... when you drink a large amount and hold it in your mouth to savor the flavor," Pierson said. Other ... public water use a fluoridated toothpaste and mouth rinse. Another way to help stop erosion is to ...

New Data Presented at AUA's Annual Conference Prove GELNIQUE(TM) (oxybutynin chloride) 10% gel is an Effective, Safe Option for Female Overactive Bladder (OAB) Patients

... events (>2% and greater than placebo) were dry mouth (7.4% vs. 2.8% for placebo) and application-site ... be linked to unwanted side effects such as dry mouth and constipation. In clinical trials, GELNIQUE users reported low levels of dry mouth (6.9%) and constipation (1.3%). In a Phase ...

Survey shows Americans may be missing direct route to head and neck cancer care

... can save lives. Symptoms can include: a mouth sore that bleeds easily and doesn't heal; a lump or thickening anywhere in your mouth or neck; soreness or swelling in the mouth that doesn't go away; prolonged hoarseness of ...

Acupuncture eases radiation-induced dry mouth in cancer patients

... debilitating symptoms of xerostomia - severe dry mouth - among patients treated with radiation for head ... asking patients to rate the dryness of their mouth and other related symptoms; and the Patient Benefit Questionnaire, inquiring about issues such as mouth and tongue discomfort; difficulties in speaking, ...

NorthShore University HealthSystem Only Hospital in the Region to Use Incisionless Procedure to Reduce Weight Regain

... procedure uses instruments inserted through the mouth to reduce the size of a patient’s stomach ... and surgical tools are inserted through the mouth and into the stomach pouch. The tools are used to ... difficult. Revising the gastric pouch through the mouth from the inside avoids these problems.” ...

Top Ten Budget Tips to Keep Your Teeth Healthy at Home

... the chance of enamel wear. Instead, swish your mouth with water or chew sugar-free gum to activate your saliva and rid your mouth of the acids that can damage your enamel. ... sugar and carbohydrates feed the bacteria in your mouth that cause tooth decay. And sweet treats are not ...

Gallbladder removal through vagina offers minimally invasive alternative

... In NOTES cases, surgeons use the vagina or mouth in patients to remove organs such as the ... perform NOTES to remove a gallbladder through the mouth of a patient in August 2007. They are the only ... performing gallbladder removal through both the mouth and vagina, and will begin utilizing NOTES for a ...

Scientists develop new tool to improve oral hygiene

... dental product to identify plaque build-up in the mouth before it is visible to the human eye. The ... light at its tip, which, when shone around the mouth and viewed through yellow glasses with a red ... tooth decay and plaque but these often stain the mouth and taste unpleasant. The new product, known as ...

CAPHOSOL results in minimal oral mucositis and pain in head/neck cancer patients

... to occur below the surface of the skin in the mouth (oral mucosa). Visible signs of oral mucositis ... of the mucosa. Oral mucositis can cause mouth pain, xerostomia (dryness of the mouth or throat), difficulty eating and drinking, as ...

Halloween Candy: It's Not How Much Kids Eat, It's When

... Prolonged exposure to acid in the mouth is the culprit, pediatric dentist says ... Cavities are most likely to develop when your mouth is exposed to the acid created by bacteria during ... taking in other liquids that will help wash the mouth out," he said. But if you snack during the ...

Dental Crown in Mexico -- Medical Tourism Corporation Assists US Teen with Huge Savings

... Corporation arranged teenager Andy Gobienko's mouth restoration dentistry in Mexico at fraction of ... of that in the US. The entire cost of Andy's mouth restoration was not more than $1,500." ... "Yes, the first day it hurt really bad. My mouth was so sore. The next day it did hurt, but not ...

An Oral Approach to Heart Disease

... Researchers study interaction of mouth bacteria and blood cells THURSDAY, ... of the genes of streptococci often found in the mouth has identified a number of proteins responsible ... a strong relationship between infection in the mouth and gums and other things in your health, such as ...

Surgeons Use USGI Medical's EndoSurgical Operating System to Complete Live Incisionless Appendectomy at Leading NOTES Conference

... U.S. to remove a patient's appendix through the mouth in late March, his 22nd "incisionless ... EOS to close the gastrotomy through the patient's mouth following a NOTES appendectomy, another ... one of the body's natural orifices, such as the mouth or vagina, to remove a diseased organ such as an ...

Batted Balls Threaten High School Baseball Players

... the very least, players should consider wearing mouth guards, said study author Christy Collins, ... the players -- especially pitchers -- should wear mouth guards to protect their teeth, Collins said. ... type of protective equipment, although we know mouth guards are effective, and they're widely ...

FDA Approves AstraZeneca's Seroquel(R) for Maintenance Treatment in Bipolar Disorder

... for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder were dry mouth (9%-44% vs 3%-13%), sedation (30% vs 8%), ... in bipolar mania were somnolence (34% vs 9%), dry mouth (19% vs 3%), asthenia (10% vs 4%), constipation ... in clinical trials for schizophrenia were dry mouth (12% vs 1%), constipation (6% vs 5%), dyspepsia ...

New Word of Mouth Research Finds Moms Buzzing About Brands

... pregnant and new moms have over 109 word of mouth conversations per week about products, services ... and new moms engage in one-third more word of mouth conversations per day than the total public or ... other moms. The BabyCenter/Keller-Fay Word of mouth Marketing Study, conducted in the first quarter ...

Mouth Swab May One Day Diagnose Lung Cancer

... harmful genetic modifications in a total of 1,774 mouth and lung tissue samples taken from 127 chronic ... of this kind was present almost equally in both mouth and lung tissue. In theory, this makes oral ... between the molecular changes in the cells in the mouth and the lungs. They're clearly correlated with ...

Turn that frown upside down -- healthy gums are something to smile about

... the patients smile: the horizontal width of the mouth in millimeters, the open width of the mouth in millimeters, and the number of teeth shown. In ... number of times the patient covered his or her mouth while watching the segment. Individual ...

Watch Your Mouth: Michigan Association of Endodontists Offers Four Part Series on Keeping Your Teeth Healthy

... bacteria and their byproducts in the mouth may cause these diseases to worsen, which can, in ... heart problems may be made worse because the mouth isn't healthy." Medications can also have a ... tooth when chewing, but will keep bacteria in the mouth from entering the root canal system," he ...

The price paid for higher energy is highly dangerous to teeth

... very severe dental issues that would require full mouth rehabilitation to correct, says Dr. Martin. ... Use a straw positioned at the back of the mouth so that the liquid avoids the teeth Rinse the mouth with water after drinking acidic beverages ...

The Disappearing Toothbrush: Survey Reveals Kids' Top Excuses to Avoid Brushing

... protects teeth against cavities and cleans the mouth beyond brushing alone. It works like a magnet to ... -- leaving proof in the sink of a cleaner mouth for parents and kids to see. "Every day I treat ... to protect teeth against cavities and clean the mouth beyond brushing alone. It works like a magnet to ...

A Reminder to Parents: Early Dental Visits Essential to Children's Health

... are particularly susceptible to tooth decay. mouth Protectors Any child involved in a recreational ... should wear a mouth guard. There are "stock" mouth guards available in stores and a better-fitting ... by your dentist. Ask your dentist about using a mouth protector. National Children's Dental Health ...

FDA Approves ASMANEX (R) TWISTHALER(R) (Mometasone Furoate Inhalation Powder) for the Once Daily Maintenance Treatment of Asthma in Children Ages 4-11

... the airways that transport air from the nose and mouth to the lungs.(1)(5) Asthma symptoms, such as ... or trauma, they may need steroids by mouth again. Inhaled steroids including ASMANEX ... of the mouth. Patients should rinse their mouth after using ASMANEX. Patients should contact ...

American Tailgaters Association, ESPN's Sean Salisbury and George Foreman Unite in the Fight Against Pediatric Cancers Around Super Bowl XLII

... ESPN analyst and former NFL Quarterback. "The Big mouth Dreams Come True Foundation is dedicated to ... of us can do." About the Sean Salisbury Big mouth Dreams Come True Foundation Founded by Sean ... quarterback and current ESPN NFL analyst, the Big mouth Dreams Come True project has been established ...

Owners Reminded That Pets Need Dental Care, Too

... Emerging science is showing that the mouth is a window into the health of the human body ... and oral exams. This protocol for a healthy mouth doesn't simply apply to humans. Many pet owners ... or chewing habits, pawing at the face and mouth and depression. If inflammation of the gum is ...

Tooth Decay Is Kids' Stuff

... parents need to teach their children that a clean mouth is just as desirable as clean ears or hands or ... But if left to decay, those teeth can fill the mouth with bacteria that could harm the permanent teeth ... how to brush and floss and also how to keep their mouth clean by watching what they eat. This care can ...

California Dental Hygienists Offer Health Tips for Weekend Warriors & Fitness Buffs

... Offer Advice on Everything from Sports Drinks to mouth Guards GLENDALE, Calif., Oct. 23 ... racing or working out to rinse the mouth after you consume a gel, drink, or bar. ... casual weekend warrior should invest in a plastic mouth guard. "It's a small price to pay to protect ...

Oral Sex Implicated in Some Throat and Neck Cancers

... may also be at the root of many cancers of the mouth and throat, new research suggests. Although ... the rate of certain cancers in the throat and mouth hasn't dropped, according to research published ... up to 50 percent of nonsmokers with throat and mouth cancers were infected with HPV, according to the ...

Kansas Delegation: GAO Report Short on Expertise, Long on Errors; NBAF Critical to Protect Nation's Food Supply

... the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) analysis of whether Foot and mouth Disease (FMD) research can be conducted as safely on the mainland as on ... the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) analysis of whether Foot and mouth Disease (FMD) research can be conducted as safely on the mainland as on ...

Pre-chewed Food Could Transmit HIV

... in the three cases suggests that one factor aiding such transmission was mouth bleeding in the caregiver, as well as in the infant due to teething or ... studied, HIV transmission was likely enabled by bleeding gums or open mouth sores. "Importantly, this report does not challenge the accepted ...

Los Angeles Cosmetic Dentist Sam Muslin's Breakthrough Procedure: Face Lift Dentistry

... technologies to ensure the complete health and optimal appearance of the mouth and face. Los Angeles cosmetic dentist Sam Muslin, DDS, MAGD, ... their Dental Face Lift has had a huge impact on their life. When their mouth is in perfect shape, they look and feel younger and healthier. Each Dental ...

SoundBite(TM) Hearing System by Sonitus Medical Receives First Acceptance for Publication in Otology & Neurotology Journal

... deafness." Sonitus Medical is developing a nearly invisible In The mouth (ITM) hearing and communication platform that relies on the principle of ... Relying on the principle of bone conduction, this nearly invisible in the mouth (ITM) hearing communication platform is initially intended as a simple and ...

Hispanic Dental Association and Oral Health America Celebrate National Smile Month, June 1-30

... that families and caregivers understand the importance of caring for our mouth as a part of every family's daily routine," said Beth Truett, President ... special needs, this means taking the time to help them maintain a healthy mouth in a healthy body." National Smile Month will be launched at the Dr. ...

Healthy Gums and a Healthy Heart: The Perio-Cardio Connection

... released clinical recommendations encourage cardiologists to examine the mouth and periodontists to ask questions about heart health CHICAGO, June 1 ... that physicians managing patients with cardiovascular disease evaluate the mouth for the basic signs of periodontal disease such as significant tooth loss, ...

Male or female? Coloring provides gender cues

... his Universit de Montral team found the luminescence of the eyebrow and mouth region is vital in rapid gender discrimination. "As teenagers, ... says Dupuis-Roy. "However, it is the opposite for the mouth. A woman's mouth is usually redder. Our brain interprets this characteristic as female." ...

National study finds youth baseball-related injuries down 25 percent

... breakaway bases, helmets with properly-fitted face shields, mouth guards and reduced-impact safety baseballs have all been shown to reduce ... the number of baseball-related injuries should continue to decrease. mouth guards, in particular, should be more widely used in youth baseball." ...
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