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Common Dental Bleaching Ingredient May Promote Growth Of Precancerous Oral Lesions, UB Dental Researchers Find
...d researcher on the study. "Therecent increase in oral
use of hydrogen peroxide, especially with the adve...-percent hydrogen peroxide as arinse or to debride oral
wounds. Lesions in the hamsters' left cheek pouches, not subject to hydrogenperoxide, serve...
First Evidence Found Of Link Between Gum Disease And High Alcohol Consumption, Low Dietary Antioxidants
...dies were Mieko Nishida and MineTezal, students in oral
biology; Alex W. Ho, statistician; Robert Dunford,senior programmer, and Robert J. Genco, D.D.S., Ph.D., SUNY DistinguishedProfessor and chair of the Department of Oral Biology. Both studies were supported by grants from the U.S. Public HealthServic...
Dental Researchers Retract Statement Indicating Hydrogen Peroxide May Be Cancer
...r hydrogen peroxide-containing pharmaceuticals and oral
precancerous lesions orfrank cancerous lesions in humans. "Briefly, this study utilized the hamster buccal-cheek-pouch model, andconsisted of painting cheek pouches of the animals bilaterally with DMBA (0.5%9,10-dimethyl-1, 2-benzantracene),...
A Note of Caution: Be Careful When Mixing Grapefruit Juice With Rxs
...tions. Grapefruit juice is known to improve the oral
absorption of several importantmedications on the market by decreasing levels of an intestinal enzyme, known asCYP3A4, that would otherwise breakdown drug molecules before they reach theblood stream. These drugs include antihypertensive calcium chann...
IOM Report Offers New Look At U.S. Vaccine Priorities
... alternatives to injectable vaccines, for example, oral
drops andnasal sprays. Finally, the report notes, successfully introducing vaccines intoadolescent populations will require acknowledging that that this age group maybe sexually active and at risk for certain infectious diseases. Vaccines are one of...
BioNumerik Reports Data On Two Novel Supercomputer Engineered Anticancer Agents At 90th Annual Meeting Of The AACR
... camptothecins, known as Karenitecins,demonstrates oral
antitumor activity and high potency Philadelphia...hecinsand has been designed to avoid problems with oral
bioavailability, unfavorablemetabolism, toxicity and drug resistance that have been associated with ...
Artery Temperatures Identify Hot Spots On Plaque That May Rupture And Trigger Heart Attack
...rt disease -- an average of 0.65° F above the oral
temperature. In patients with stable angina, unstable angina, and an acute heart attack, thetemperatures of their plaques were consistently higher than the uniformtemperatures of their healthy artery walls. The temperature differences between healthy...
AAPS Workshop To Address Regulatory Issues
...ts, to assure quality of dosage forms intended for oral
inhalation andnasal drug administration; Review a...endial issues as they relate to quality aspects of oral
inhalationand nasal drug delivery. For more information on this workshop, including a complete prel...
The Merck Manual Turns 100
...elines for asthma, a description of a new class of oral
drugs for asthma,and a chapter on smoking cessation. In 1899, tobacco also was listed as a suggested treatment for nymphomania "so asto cause nausea; effectual, but depressing." Nymphomania is no longerclassified as a condition warranting medical in...
Areca (Betel) Nuts Could Damage Your Health
...world wide is linkedto several damaging effects on oral
and general health report Chetan Trivedy andcollea...lopment of a potentially malignant disorder of the oral
cavity and a highincidence of oral
cancer in the Indian subcontinent and among Indian immigrants. Th...
Compound That Mimics Insulin Might Lead To Pill For Diabetes, As Reported In The 7 May Issue Of Science
...use they are resistant to itseffects (type II). An oral
drug that could trigger the same set of reactions inplace of insulin could therefore be a boon for people with either form of thedisease. In order to avoid or delay the serious complications their disease can cause,diabetics must carefully control th...
The 'Break Even' Cost Of Kidney Transplants Is Shrinking
...sly in the hospitalfollowing the operation. Better oral
anti-rejection medications are nowavailable which patients can take at home. In addition, the increased use ofliving donor kidneys can reduce costs, since those kidneys tend to functionbetter right after the transplant than those from cadaver donors....
Ordinary Touches Multiply Into Severe Pain For Fibromyalgia Patients
...e next four years. Donald Price, a UF professor of oral
andmaxillofacial surgery, and Charles Vierck, a UF professor of neuroscience,are collaborating on the research. Their goal is to develop a betterunderstanding of the condition, with an eye toward improving diagnostictests and treatments. An estimated...
Research Shows That Noncompliance Is Responsible For Half The Cases Of Nonresponse To Antihypertensive Drug Treatment
...mpiles the dosing histories of patients prescribed oral
medications. TheMonitor, developed by AARDEX Ltd., registers dosing times and dates. The datain the microchip are periodically transferred to a computer for analysis by thepatients' caregivers. The (Swiss) research team consisted of Drs. Burnier, M...
No link between oral contraceptives and myocardial infarction
...cardial infarction (heart attack) in women who use oral
contraceptives, say researchers in this week's BMJ...Of these women 87 per cent had not been taking any oral
contraceptives but 88 per cent had one or more known cardiovascular risk factors. The authors also ...
Tobacco chewers quit after "teachable moment" in dental chair
... dental hygienists can use toconnect the patient's oral
health problems to tobacco use," says Judy A.Andre...t's message that smokeless tobacco use has harmful oral
effects givesthem the means to follow through with their quit attempt," says Andrews. Theresults of...
Researchers identify a simple, affordable drug regimen that is highly effective in preventing HIV infection in infants of mothers with the disease
...ectiousDiseases (NIAID), demonstrate that a single oral
dose of the antiretroviral drugnevirapine (NVP) gi...apine at the onset of labor, followed by a 2-mg/kg oral
dose given totheir babies within three days of birth; or a 600-mg dose of AZT at the onset oflabor, ...
Financial stress doubles periodontal disease risk
... risk factors for periodontal disease, such aspoor oral
hygiene and infrequent professional care, can be c...ant for people to dowhat they can to protect their oral
health." Genco and his colleagues are following more than 1,400 people between the agesof 25 and 74 ...
Researchers seek postmenopausal women smokers for hormone, heart disease study
...armfuleffects in smokers from certain discontinued oral
contraceptives high inestrogen. The UNC-CH researchers are conducting their study to learn whether womensmokers, who are at increased risk of cardiovascular disease, could benefit evenmore than nonsmokers from supplemental estrogen, as the re...
Simple test predicts ability to grow new blood vessels: Breakthrough in battle against heart disease, diabetes, cancer
...e to find a simple delivery method thatinvolves an oral
pill. "The body has the ability to heal itself. Our goal is to help it do thatmore easily," he said....
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