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2011-05-22 00:02:23

Wound Rinse Removes Bacteria and Biofilms Without Damaging Tissue (PRWEB) May 20, 2011 Synedgen will report recent data from its studies of a new wound rinse at a poster session May 23 at ASM 2011, the annual meeting of the American Society for Microbiology in New Orleans. The poster, Novel Antibacterial Chitosan Derivatives with Residual Activity Reduce Multi-Drug Resistant Biofilms and Remove Bacteria from Abraded Skin, highlights the antibacterial and biofilm-reducing activity of...

2011-01-24 17:02:00

ORANGE, Calif., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- You've heard the advice before: Brush your teeth, eat right and see your dentist regularly. Yet as we age, those basics may get brushed aside as other health concerns demand attention. That can put seniors at risk of developing more serious health issues, says Dr. Louis Amendola, Chief Dental Director of Western Dental Services, Inc. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100804/LA45125LOGO) "As we learn more about the aging process,...

2010-07-01 07:15:00

NEW YORK, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- DeepSea Gold Laboratories announced today the release of ExtraRobusteen(TM), a new kind of medicinal mouthwash, which makes it possible to overcome practically any oral disease, mouth pain, gum inflammation, swelling, and bleeding. The well-known fact is that periodontosis is not curable. The salient fact is that it's not true anymore. ExtraRobusteen(TM) kills all the harmful germs that cause oral diseases. According to the American Dental Association, it...

2010-05-10 14:13:36

Healthy pregnant women can be at risk for pregnancy problems caused by oral bacteria. Researchers from Case Western Reserve University have begun to understand how and which bacteria from the 700 species living in the mouth are responsible for the increasing numbers of preterm and stillbirths. Yiping Han, from the department of periodontics in the School of Dental Medicine, led the study that found several new bacteria originating in the mouth travel through the blood to cause an inflammatory...

2009-10-27 17:03:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Halloween would not be Halloween without candy and sweets, but it is important to remember that the threat of cavities and tooth decay never takes a break. It is unrealistic for parents to expect their children not to indulge a little this time of year, but there are several tips the California Dental Association recommends to promote good oral health now and through the year. Offer healthier alternatives to candy - This does not have to mean...

2009-02-26 06:35:00

Avoid Expensive Dental Procedures during Tough Times 30,000+ Dentists Converge in Chicago February 27-March 1 CHICAGO, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Chicago Dental Society surveyed more than 300 members to find out how the economy is affecting dental care. More than half say their patients are putting off needed dental work. More than 40 percent of dentists report that visits for preventative dental care are also on the decline. Taking care of your teeth now can prevent expensive...

2008-09-11 21:00:08

Bad dental hygiene leads to bleeding gums which let in around 700 types of bacteria, it has emerged.These go straight to the bloodstream and are now known to be "independent factors" in causing heart disease no matter how fit and healthy the person is.Professor Howard Jenkinson from the University of Bristol, working with the Royal College of Surgeons made the discovery after examining how harmful bacteria interact with blood cells.He will explain the findings in detail today to members of...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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