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Tooth loss linked to slower walking speed cognitive decline

Tooth loss linked to slower walking speed, cognitive decline

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you've ever wondered, "Where on Earth did I put my dentures?" there's now a scientific reason behind why you did it. New research published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics...

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2014-12-09 08:28:54

The Ageless Smile via eAppliance NEW YORK, Dec. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Full-length wear-free teeth are a testimony to ageing well and holding onto youth.

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Cydcor helps raise more than $500,000 and funds a third medical mission WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Dec.

dentures
2014-12-03 03:00:21

The latest research from the University of Adelaide challenges current thinking on whether many people with tooth loss really need dentures.

2014-11-27 23:05:16

A Las Vegas female podiatrist tells women how to avoid suffering from burning and aching feet in spite of all the extra walking and standing they do during the Holiday Season. (PRWEB)

2014-11-26 23:08:07

For a limited time, bunion sufferers can take advantage of special holiday pricing when purchasing directly from the Bunion Bootie website. San Luis Obispo,

2014-11-24 23:03:56

Hair loss practice selects new company name that celebrates accomplishments of leading doctor in order to help patients relate more personally to staff. Beverly


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Liver
2013-04-30 14:18:06

The liver is the organ in charge of processing, neutralizing and excreting certain secretions for the metabolic processes. Formation and Orientation The liver is considered to be both the largest internal organ and the largest gland in the human body. It is situated just below the diaphragm, to the right of the stomach and on top of the gallbladder. There are two ways blood can travel to and from the liver: the hepatic artery and the portal vein. The hepatic artery carries blood solely...

Kidney
2013-04-30 13:58:54

Kidneys are the organs in the body that regulate blood pressure, electrolytes, acid-base homeostasis and other homeostatic functions. Formation and Orientation Kidneys can be found in the abdominal cavity, one on each side of the spine in the retroperitoneum, located at the back of the abdominal cavity. Kidneys are usually 11 to 14 centimeters long, six centimeters wide and four centimeters thick. The parenchyma of the kidney is made up of the renal cortex and the renal medulla....

Eye
2013-04-30 13:41:59

1. vitreous body 2. ora serrata 3. ciliary muscle 4. ciliary zonules 5. canal of Schlemm 6. pupil 7. anterior chamber 8. cornea 9. iris 10. lens cortex 11. lens nucleus 12. ciliary process 13. conjunctiva 14. inferior oblique muscle 15. inferior rectus muscle 16. medial rectus muscle 17. retinal arteries and veins 18. optic disc 19. dura mater 20. central retinal artery 21. central retinal vein 22. optic nerve 23. vorticose vein 24. bulbar sheath 25. macula 26. fovea 27. sclera 28....

Esophagus
2013-04-30 13:37:01

The esophagus is the muscular tube that is located between the pharynx and the stomach that aids in digestion during swallowing. Formation and Orientation The esophagus is composed of four separate layers; the mucosa, submucosa, muscularis externa and the adventitia. The mucosa includes the stratified squamous epithelium, lamina propria and muscularis mucosae. The submucosa houses the esophageal glands and connective papillae. The muscularis externa is composed of three sublayers The...

Ear
2013-04-30 13:31:11

The ear is an organ from the auditory system that collects sounds, and also balances and enables body position. Formation and Orientation The ear can be broken down into the inner and outer ears. The outer part of the ear is the visible flap (auricle) and ear canal which collects sounds which create pressure that echoes through the middle ear. The inner ear, however, is embedded in the temporal bone. There are hollow areas of the inner ear that are filled with liquids and hair cells...

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