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WBC linked with periodontitis

...cally engineered mice had lost 27 percent of their alveolar bone whereas the normal mice had no bone loss. The loss of alveolar bone, which anchors teeth in place, is an indication of periodontitis. The scientists also supplied...

Post-Menopausal Status May Cause Tooth Decay

...studies has proved that loss of each millimeter of alveolar bone loss increases the risk of tooth loss. Periodontal disease is the major cause of alveolar bone loss and the health of the teeth depends upon the integrity of the alveolar bone holding the to...

New Insight In Periodontal Disease In Postmenopausal Women

...ticipants lost one tooth. Their research says that alveolar bone loss is one of the most important predictor o...aid that periodontal disease is the major cause of alveolar bone loss in patients who are over the age of 35yrs. Researchers are of the opinion that estrogen de...

Drugs Used In Osteoporosis Can Help Prevent Periodontal Bone Loss

...ght minimize tooth loss and the destruction of the alveolar (jaw) bone.' The details of the study appear in the current issue of the Menopause journal. Contact: Susan Griffith susan.griffith@case.edu 216-368-1004 Case Western Reserve University Medindia on osteoporosis: Osteoporosis is often known as ...

Link between Periodontal Bacteria and Heart Disease Established

...rt disease." It was also found that the extent of alveolar bone loss was significantly greater among subjects with ACS. Seventy-seven percent of the participants in the ACS group and 42 percent in the control group demonstrated evidence of periodontitis. The extent of bone loss was more severe in the ACS gro...

Study Establishes Link Between Heart Disease And Periodontal Bacteria

...ACS). The study also revealed that the degree of alveolar bone loss was significantly greater among those with ACS than in the non-ACS group. Seventy-seven percent of the study participants in the ACS group showed signs of periodontitis while only 42 percent in the control group demonstrated evidence of the...

Cancer Affects Mature Muscle Fibers

...nal Academy of Sciences.The researchers focused on alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma, a subtype of rhabdomyosarcoma, t...gene complexes created fatal conditions similar to alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma. For technical reasons, the researchers then focused on PAX7-FKHR, and saw new cell...

Mature Muscle Fibers Can Revert to Become Cancerous

... Academy of Sciences. The researchers focused on alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma, a subtype of rhabdomyosarcoma, t...gene complexes created fatal conditions similar to alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma. For technical reasons, the researchers then focused on PAX7-FKHR, and saw new cell...

Lungs repair themselves

...the increase in elastin expression occurred on the alveolar walls, the same area where elastin occurs during the lung's development in children. This shows the lung is attempting to repair the elastic fibers in end-stage emphysema, the authors concluded. Source-Eurekalert...

Breastfeeding Mothers Need Calcium to Guard Against Periodontal Diseases

...ity in Japan to find out whether lactation affects alveolar bone loss, the bone surrounding the roots of teeth...dition to increased attachment loss, and increased alveolar bone loss. Those groups that were lactating saw even greater attachment loss and bone loss. "We kn...

Cells in the Lung Clear the Air to Prevent Lung Damage

... observed that immune cells in the lungs (known as alveolar macrophages) of mice resistant to lung damage caus...xpressed more of a protein known as MARCO than the alveolar macrophages of mice susceptible to ozone-induced lung damage. Consistent with a role for MARCO in pr...

Patients Own Dental Plaque may Cause Ventilator-associated Pneumonia

...ery third day thereafter, up to 21 days. Bronchial alveolar lavage samples also were collected from those susp...A profiles of pathogens in plaque and in bronchial alveolar lavage samples were identified using a process called pulsed-field gel electrophoresis. Results sh...

Post Menopausal Women are Prone to Gum Disease

...oral X-rays. Investigators used a measure called alveolar crestal height to determine the amount of oral bon... of the bone, the more bone has been lost. Loss of alveolar crest bone eventually can lead to tooth loss. The association between bacterial infection and oral...

Men With Chronic Gum Disease at Higher Risk of Tongue Cancer

...ses history and progression. "The mean [average] alveolar bone loss was significantly higher in cancer cases...status and the number of teeth, each millimeter of alveolar bone loss was significantly associated with a 5.23fold increase in the risk of tongue cancer. Other ...

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