Tag: "coral" at medical news
Gingivitis vs. gum disease: What's the difference?
...DS, spokesperson for the AGD. Healthy gums appear coral
pink, firm and form a sharp point where they meet the area of the tooth. When excessive amounts of bacteria and food debris build up in the spaces between the teeth and gums, plaque is formed, a sticky material that develops typically on the lower ex...
Soaking in the genius of Mother Nature
... most obvious problem is that ripping up chunks of coral
reef to secure marine sponges is illegal in many places and not a good environmental practice. But even if the marine sponges were readily available, they produce lamellarins in such infinitesimal quantities as to make the prospect of collecting and...
Microbes and the dust they ride in on pose potential health risks
..., has been determined to cause Sea Fan disease in coral
reefs throughout the Caribbean. Desert dust exposure has also been identified as a source of terrestrial disease outbreaks including: Aspergillosis in animals, and Coccidioidomycosis. Aspergillosis is a mold-like infection of the lungs that affects ...
Scientists declare global warming and human impacts are combining destructive forces on coral reefs
...l for humanity to reduce the damage it is doing to coral
reefs. Reefs are the foundations of tropical marin...ussed breakthroughs in understanding the health of coral
reefs and addressed the serious degradation that coral
reefs are suffering at the hands of human bei...