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2013-10-22 23:29:49

Salimetrics, the leading brand of saliva-based research tools and services, today announced the opening of their new Technology Center in Carlsbad, California. This expansion to the biotechnology hub located in North San Diego County, California enhances the opportunity for Salimetrics to collaborate with leading biotech scientists in the development of new and novel salivary biomarkers that will benefit the Salivary Bioscience research community. Carlsbad, California (PRWEB) October 22,...

2013-10-21 23:25:03

Salivary gland surgeon Babak Larian, MD, FACS, Director of the CENTER for Advanced Salivary Gland Cancer, discusses the importance of early detection of, and treatment for, salivary gland cancer in response to Choi In-ho’s death. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 An article published on KoreaTimes.co.kr recently announced the death of the popular Korean novelist Choi In-ho. He had been battling salivary gland cancer since 2008. In response, Babak Larian, MD, FACS, renowned...

2013-10-16 23:04:40

The Salimetrics educational team announced today the release of their new video on collecting saliva sample from infants. The video, available via YouTube, allows researchers studying infant and child health via saliva to emulate proper saliva-collection procedures. State College, PA (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Salimetrics, the provider of world-class, saliva-based tools and services for better salivary bioscience research, invites researchers to view a new Infant Saliva Collection Video via...

2013-10-02 12:25:48

Concerned about the effect of stress on your health and well-being? If your answer is "yes," then Arizona State University Professor Doug Granger is doing research that could impact you. Granger is pioneering the field of interdisciplinary salivary bioscience using spit. Spit conjures a variety of saying and images for most people, but for Granger and colleagues spit is also serious business. "The use of oral fluid as a research and diagnostic specimen has tremendous potential," says...

2013-10-01 12:20:01

Tokyo, Oct 1, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - A research group headed by Professor Takashi Tsuji of Tokyo University of Science have successfully regenerated fully functional bioengineered salivary and lacrimal (tear) glands. The results signify a substantial advance in the development of next generation organ replacement regenerative therapies. The results are published in the scientific journal Nature Communications.Organ replacement regenerative therapy has been proposed as having the potential to...

2013-09-30 23:43:05

The Salimetrics assay for cortisol is superior to all other commercially available products, according to a recent study published in the journal Psychoneuroendocrinology. This study, which compared results from cortisol immunoassays to the results of cortisol tandem mass spectrometry, found significant differences among the products. (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 German scientists were seeking to compare studies that used different assays. In their study, published in the January 2013...

2013-09-05 23:04:05

With the Salimetrics salivary interleukin-6 (IL-6) assay kit, researchers now have an accurate way to measure IL-6 in saliva, aiding studies that examine topics such as oral inflammatory diseases, stress and its effects on health, and the nature of relationships between salivary and circulating inflammatory biomarkers. The new salivary IL-6 assay utilizes Salimetrics reagents that improve the accuracy of results in saliva. State College, PA (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 Salimetrics has...

2013-08-13 23:24:58

Award of a $1.3 Million Dollar Grant for Saliva Stress Test Development Vancouver, WA (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 Oasis Diagnostics® Corporation, a leader in the development and commercialization of oral sample collection systems for nucleic acids, proteins and small molecules for laboratory and point-of-care applications, has secured Phase II Federal funding to complete the development of its rapid, fully quantitative stress test that detects levels of the hormone cortisol in saliva,...

2013-08-02 23:21:38

Thousands of Sjögren’s patients will evaluate the MedActive® Oral Relief Continuum™. Spring Hill, FL (PRWEB) August 02, 2013 MedActive Oral Pharmaceuticals, with help from 3,000 Sjögren’s Foundation members, recently launched a month long Oral Relief Protocol Trial Evaluation to support continued research into xerostomia relief. Xerostomia, commonly referred to as “dry mouth,” is caused by salivary gland dysfunction, one of the symptoms associated with...

Evidence Of Serious Disease May Be Found Via Saliva Test
2013-07-30 10:07:33

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A recent study from Malmo University's Faculty of Odontology discovered serious illnesses, such as cancer, leave evidence of their existence in saliva. This new information could lead to future tests that allow for early detection of diseases by using a simple saliva sample. Professor Bjorn Klinge, of the Department of Periodontology said, "An early diagnosis has significant implications for both patients and healthcare." In...


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Salivary glands
2013-03-04 15:44:29

Salivary glands are glands that produce both saliva and the enzyme that turns starch into maltose, called amylase. Formation and Orientation There are five separate glands that make up the salivary gland system. First, the parotid gland is the largest of the salivary glands, secreting saliva through Stensen’s ducts to help with the breakdown of food in the mouth (mastication). The submandibular glands are situated beneath the lower jaws over the digastric muscles. This gland secretes...

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