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2011-05-04 21:26:25

For patients suffering from cancer in the mouth or throat, a recent study shows that a treatment called submandibular gland transfer will assist in preventing a radiation-induced condition called xerostomia.

2011-03-18 15:02:45

Saturday, March 19, during the 89th General Session & Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research, held in conjunction with the 40th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Dental Research and the 35th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for Dental Research, lead researcher A.N.M. Nazmul-Hossaini will hold an oral presentation on a study titled "Validation of Salivary-Biomarkers for Sjögren's Syndrome Detection in US Population."

2011-03-11 08:00:00

ORANGE, Calif., March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For years, dentists have told patients to avoid foods that can harm their oral health. However, researchers are also looking at how including beneficial foods and beverages can improve your teeth and gums.

2011-02-15 00:02:50

Saliva-Based RNA Collection Product Facilitates Investigation into Human Stress Experienced in Ground Based Facilities Mimicking Spaceflight Conditions Ottawa, ON (Vocus/PRWEB) February 14, 2011 DNA Genotek, a leading provider of products for biological sample collection, stabilization and preparation, today announced that VITO (Flemish Institute for Technological Research), has selected Oragene•RNA for a series of biomonitoring research projects.

2011-01-18 14:47:00

Be careful who you kiss! CHICAGO, Jan.

2010-11-18 16:48:06

Dr. Rohan Walvekar, Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Director of Clinical Research and the Salivary Endoscopy Service at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans, has reported the first use of a surgical robot guided by a miniature salivary endoscope to remove a 20mm salivary stone and repair the salivary duct of a 31-year-old patient.

2010-10-30 00:00:41

St. Louis is the “Spit Capital” of the World Local company collects more than 500 liters of human saliva every year St. Louis (PRWEB) October 29, 2010 Cities all over the world are known for their industry, Detroit is the “Motor City”, Pittsburgh is the “Steel City” and now St.

2010-10-14 13:27:35

Creamy. Gritty. Crunchy. Slimy. Oral texture perception is a major factor contributing to each person's food preferences.

2010-10-04 16:59:37

With the worrying rise of antibiotic-resistant superbugs like MRSA, scientists from a wide range of disciplines are teaming up to identify alternative therapies to keep them at bay.

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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
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).