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One...just one cigarette can spoil the heart function.

...roup left with smoking and the other with nicotine gums for 15 minutes.Doppler echocardiogram was done before and after the process , and was found that , in the cigarette group, there were differences in several measures of heart blood flow, but no changes were noted in the second group, before or after ...

The mouth-heart connection

Infected gums may raise the risk of heart disease through causin...ection shows that looking after the health of your gums could be vital for the health of your heart....

The mouth-heart connection

Infected gums may raise the risk of heart disease through causin...ection shows that looking after the health of your gums could be vital for the health of your heart....

Periodontitis a common problem in patients with arthritis

...signs of periodontal disease, such as red, swollen gums that bleed easily. The earlier you detect periodontal disease and treat it, the better off you are."...

Inflammation may help battle infection in gums

Inflammation in the gums as suggested in today's other news article, leads ...have long been cautioning that inflammation of the gums is a sign of periodontal diseases are now puzzled by a recent research study which indicates that ch...

New genital gel could empower women against the AIDS epidemic

...III clinical trials in Southern Africa. Carraguard gums up the surface of virus and vaginal cells to create a physical barrier against infection. Other products being tested, such as Buffergel, instead increase acidity to oust the virus. However, some of the other candidates in this category like the sper...

Less is more for preserving teeth and gums

...o brush too hard for too long, to the detriment of gums and even enamel, according to university researche...le University. "You could actually be harming your gums and possibly your teeth. Prof Heasman, whose school of dental science reported three years ago tha...

Heart disease diagnosed by dentist?

...ll health," he said. If bacteria in the infected gums dislodge, they can enter the bloodstream, attach to blood vessels and increase clot formation. That in turn decreases the blood flow to the heart, increasing chances of a heart attack and aggravating high blood pressure....

A Simple Blood Test Can Predict Gum Disease

... is a chronic bacterial infection that affects the gums and bones supporting the teeth. // New research shows a blood test can not only reveal the general health of patients but may also predict periodontal disease risk. Researchers from Japan studied more than 7,450 men and women. Participants received...

Vaccine to cure smoking

...e till six months, without any urge to use chewing gums or nicotine patches. If successful in all the continuing third phase of the trial, then the vaccine will go a long way in decreasing the risks of cancer and other diseases suffered by smokers....

Raisins for your gum care

...acid also blocks the bacteria from adhering to the gums and this prevents them from causing cavities. If the bacteria adheres to the tooth surface, then after a meal, which contains sugars, the bacteria releases acids that attack the enamel of the tooth. Researchers said that in spite of being sweet, rai...

Risks of heart attack related to bacteria in gum plaque

...eriodontal infection can cause inflammation of the gums that cause opening of pores in the blood vessels of the area around the infection. This makes it easy for the bacteria to travel to other parts of the body by the bloodstream and succeed in causing health problems away from the place of infection. ...

New Oral Rinse For Gingivitis Approved By FDA

...st everybody. Gingivitis is an inflammation of the gums haracterized as swollen, red, or bleeding gums. It is believed that plaque-forming bacteria that live in the mouth and on the tooth surfaces are a cause of gingivitis and substances released by the bacteria cause the gum inflammation. Reduction in th...

Quit smoking to save your teeth

...plaque formed on the teeth. The bacteria cause the gums to be inflamed and move away from the teeth. Over ...isease than non-smokers as their smoking makes the gums more vulnerable to infections. Researchers had observed the oral records of 49 smokers with gum dis...

Gum disease may be caused by blood clotting gene

...se and a "control" group of 75 people with healthy gums were screened for two variations of fibrinogen genes that increase levels// of the protein. Fifty-one percent of people with gum disease had one or both gene variations, compared with 30% of the control group. The findings, which were present...

Younger People More Susceptible To Gum Disease

...l disease, characterized by bacteria attacking the gums and the hidden roots // of teeth is associated with an early onset, contrary to the existing belief that it develops only after mid 30s. Inflammation in the mouth caused by such infections can lead to similar inflammatory disorders in other parts of...

Quit smoking for healthier gums

...inctive brownish black discoloration and harms the gums as well. The frequency of tooth loss in chronic smokers' has been well documented. The reason for this is that smokers' are more prone to develop chronic periodontitis, the disease that affects the gums, thereby weakening their hold on the teeth. Con...

Dental health neglected by over 60 % of Indians

...h as cavities, stained teeth, bleeding and swollen gums is over 75 %. The awareness of the public though remains much less, with more than 60 % of them having a carefree attitude. The key to effective treatment is early diagnosis and intervention and can be achieved by mass screening programs or a regula...

Hate flossing? No problem, Waterpik? Dental Water Jet will do the needful

... to gum problems including bleeding gums, receding gums and bad breath. New research presented today at ...aning plaque and debris and thus reducing bleeding gums that are a sure indicator of underlying gum disease. The device also massages and stimulates gums th...

Sunlight For Healthy Gums And Teeth

Much like plants, our teeth and gums are photosensitive says an article published in th... chances of developing inflammatory disease in the gums increase many folds. For low Vitamin D levels trigger the levels of cytokines, the proteins that pro...

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