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2011-12-01 08:00:00

Psychobiological studies investigating the nature of the stress response and its relations to human health and development have routinely measured salivary cortisol to assess the response of the

2011-11-06 08:00:00

The School of Business at the Portland State University and Salimetrics, LLC are collaborating to present a lecture-based “Spit Camp Workshop,” which will be held at the Portland State University

2011-09-23 07:00:00

In a new study published online in the journal Emotion, salivary levels of the steroid hormones progesterone and cortisol were measured to provide biological evidence for the existence of a relationship

2011-09-22 07:05:00

The USF College of Nursing and Salimetrics, LLC are collaborating to present a lecture-based “Spit Camp Workshop,” which will be held at the University of South Florida, College of Nursing,

2011-09-14 07:00:00

Oasis Diagnostics has received a grant from NIH to develop a point of care test that will determine from saliva specimens how stressed an individual is, in 15 minutes or less.

2011-08-31 23:26:54

A new saliva test can measure the amount of potential carcinogens stuck to a person's DNA — interfering with the action of genes involved in health and disease — and could lead to a commercial test to help determine risks for cancer and other diseases.

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2011-08-16 06:59:20

New parents have one more reason to pay attention to the oral health of their toothless babies.

2011-08-11 09:24:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leading dental and pharmacy organizations are teaming up to promote oral health and raise public awareness of dry mouth, a side effect commonly caused by taking prescription and over-the-counter medications.


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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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lahar
  • A volcanic mudflow.
The word 'lahar' comes from Javanese.
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