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Cancer Link To Heavy Cell Phone Use
2013-07-30 05:05:24

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online By analyzing the saliva of frequent cell phone users, researchers from Tel Aviv University (TAU) have discovered new evidence suggesting the mobile devices could increase a person's risk of developing cancer. Dr. Yaniv Hamzany of TAU's Sackler Faculty of Medicine and the Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Department at the Rabin Medical Center in Israel selected saliva for analysis due to the proximity of a cell phone to the...

2013-06-18 23:24:53

A larger diameter infant swab with increased strength that will allow for greater fluid capacity is now available from Salimetrics. Salimetrics is offering its redesigned infant swab to make it easier to collect sufficient saliva volume for laboratory analysis. State College, PA (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 The new swab, designed for infants up to six months, produces increased fluid retention through the tip allowing for faster collection of infant saliva. Samples collected using the Salimetrics...

2013-05-27 23:03:00

Dr. James Wells, a leading dentist serving the Charlotte, NC community, announces his new "Better Health - Better Teeth Program". Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) May 27, 2013 A leading dentist serving the Charlotte, NC community is challenging traditional weigh management companies like Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig and the South Beach Diet. He believes the strong message with all these diet programs, as well as most of the popular diets on the market today, suggests frequent eating as part of their...

2013-05-06 23:04:41

TheraBreath.com is offering a Mother's Day special featuring a 20 percent discount on all orders (of $25 or more) of their oral hygiene products purchased online beginning May 6, 2013 through May 13, 2013. This is one of TheraBreath's biggest sales events of the year and also includes free shipping for Canada and the U.S. (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 In honor of mothers all over the world, TheraBreath.com is offering a Mother's Day special featuring a 20 percent discount on all orders (of $25 or...

2013-04-25 23:02:50

To celebrate National Sense of Smell Day on April 27, TheraBreath is holding a huge blowout sale at all Target retail locations. TheraBreath is keeping the sales prices a secret due to the already high demand for TheraBreath® products, so be sure to visit a Target store to take advantage and save money on these premium oral health products. (PRWEB) April 25, 2013 National Sense of Smell Day is April 27 and TheraBreath® wants to ensure that everyone benefits from this lesser known...

2013-04-22 14:20:17

Researchers have shown for the first time that it is possible to reduce the distressing symptoms of dry mouth in patients treated with radiotherapy for head and neck cancers if the radiation dose to a salivary gland (called the submandibular gland) on the opposite side to the tumor is kept to the minimum. The largest study yet to show a correlation between radiation doses to the submandibular glands and their output of saliva was presented today (Saturday) at the 2nd Forum of the European...

Head, Neck Cancer Patients May Find Cure For Dry Mouth With New Technique
2013-04-21 06:28:19

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Head and neck cancer patients who experience dry mouth after being treated with radiotherapy can have that symptom reduced if the radiation dose to a salivary gland on the opposite side of the tumor is minimized, researchers from the Netherlands claim in a new study. Dr. Chris Terhaard, an associate professor and radiation oncologist at the University Medical Center (UMC-Utrecht) in The Netherlands, and colleagues discovered a...

2013-03-12 23:04:50

California Dental Association supports National Nutrition Month. Sacramento, Calif. (PRWEB) March 12, 2013 The California Dental Association is supporting March´s National Nutrition Month with a reminder that proper nutrition directly affects your overall health and your oral health, too. Tooth decay is the single most common chronic childhood disease, but making nutritious diet choices can help keep teeth and gums healthy. “The choices you make in your diet play a role in the...

2013-02-09 23:01:26

Bel Marra Health, who offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, is reporting on a new study that explains how a new saliva test is making breakthroughs in Parkinson´s disease. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) February 09, 2013 Bel Marra Health, who offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, is reporting on a new study that explains how a new saliva test is making breakthroughs in Parkinson´s disease. As Bel Marra...

2013-01-29 23:02:52

Salimetrics will present two Spit Camp Workshops as part of the 2013 SRCD Preconference on April 17th, 2013. These enhanced workshops will be presented by Douglas Granger, PhD, Director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Salivary Bioscience Research at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, and educate attendees on the basics of incorporating salivary analytes into their research. (PRWEB) January 29, 2013 Researchers attending the 2013 SRCD biennial meeting or in the Seattle,...


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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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Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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