Tag: "gum" at biology news
Renegade RNA -- Clues to cancer and normal growth
... in cancer and normal development, latch on to and gum
up larger strands of RNA that carry instructions for making the proteins that do all the cell's work. They are, says Joshua Mendell, M.D., Ph.D., an assistant professor in the McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine at Hopkins, like "molecular...
Xylitol reduces risk of cavities
... is used in sugarless sweets, above all in chewing gum
and lozenges. The dissertation studies what effec...children aged 7?2, the subjects were asked to chew gum
three times a day, with a total daily dose of 6.0 grams of xylitol. The amount of plaque and the pr...
Edible coatings will be the packaging of the future
...milk serum (whey protein isolate or WPI), mesquite gum
and starch - with the objective of evaluating thei...f samples of milk serum protein films, of mesquite gum
and of starch, and stored them for six months at different humidity levels. The first conclusion f...
Report focuses on the role good microbes play in future medicine
... in humans and animals from diarrhea and eczema to gum
disease and autoimmune disorders, according to a r...ent the growth of bacteria that cause cavities and gum
disease. Probiotics also help prevent disease by interacting with and strengthening the immune syst...
Protein-coated dental implants could improve bone regeneration
...be a key advancement in treating tooth loss due to gum
disease, researchers say. In laboratory tests, M...eth and bone is a common and devastating result of gum
disease. Dr. Wikesjö, who came to MCG this year from Temple University in Philadelphia, is researc...
Friendly bacteria in chewing gum that bites back
A chewing gum
containing good bacteria that can destroy the bad ...e shops soon reports Marina Murphy in C&I. The gum
is one of several products being developed by German chemical company BASF using the bacteria Lactob...
Genes discovered that allow gum disease bacterium to invade arteries
...ble explanation for a perceived connection between gum
disease and heart disease. Scientists from the Un...mas gingivalis, an important bacterium that causes gum
disease, is also linked to cardiovascular disease. In this study we have identified and studied fou...
First human study confirms that immune cells can be a primary cause of bone loss in gum disease
...eria is protective or pathogenic in the context of gum
disease. Periodontal disease is an infection of th...es our hypothesis that immune cells are harmful in gum
disease," said Dr. Kawai. "It's a groundbreaking discovery because it truly gives a new understandin...
Researchers test new way to quit smoking
...f they begin using replacement nicotine patches or gum
in the weeks before they quit cigarettes. That's ...e participants will be offered nicotine patches or gum
two weeks before they attempt to quit; the other half will begin using the patches or gum
on the day...
Bacteria feed on smelly breath (and feet)
...tongue, tooth plaques (supra-gingival plaques) and gum
edge (sub-gingival plaques) of volunteers. They in...hy volunteers and those suffering from progressive gum
disease (periodontitis), a condition which is often associated with smelly breath. However, no asses...
UF Researchers Map Bacterial Proteins That Cause Tooth Loss
...iodontal disease, their symptoms ranging from mild gum
irritation to complete tooth loss. People with pe...gingivalis when grown in a medium containing human gum
cell proteins with the proteins produced by the bacteria when grown in a neutral medium. Bacterial p...
Controversial drug shown to act on brain protein to cut alcohol use
...ts. We can only hope that anti-alcoholismpatchs or gum
will be available in a close future; it would help fix aproblem that we've been struggling with for ages. A naturally occurring hallucinogen advocated by some clinicians as apotent anti-addiction drug has been rigorously studied for the firsttime, co...