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A group at Queen Mary University of London have now developed a very fast dissolving 'bioactive' glass which they are putting in toothpaste to repair decayed teeth.   Most people regard glass as being chemically stable and inert, and this is certainly the case for the type of glass used in windows, which thankfully doesn't dissolve when it rains.   However, a group at Queen Mary Univ...

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Αρθρο του Δρ. Γίωργου Βασιλείου | Bright Smile Dental Center Η φροντίδα των δοντιών του παιδιού πρέπει να είναι από τις προτεραιότητες κάθε γονέα, καθώς απ’ αυτά εξαρτώνται σε μεγάλο βαθμό τόσο η γενική υγεία όσο και η ανάπτυξη της...

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Cancer is on the rise and the need to be empathetic when giving a patient their diagnosis and throughout treatment is imperative. Now, a collaborative study, with a Huddersfield professor, has enabled future doctors to experience some of the challenges patients living with skin cancer can face to develop a greater empathy for their patients.   Professor Nigel King is an Associate Dean of Re...

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Children's mental state plays an important factor in their developmental growth. After recent storms devastated parts of the U.S. -- Hurricane Harvey in Texas, Hurricane Irma in Florida and the Caribbean and Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico -- all contributing to massive evacuations of children and families, which children need more attention or support services in the aftermath of these storms and...

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O  Παθολόγος, Δρ. Μιχάλης Σαββίδης απαντά σε 23+1 καίριες ερωτήσεις των ασθενών που πάσχουν από αρτηριακή υπέρταση.    1.  Τι θεωρείται αρτηριακή υπέρταση; - Η συστηματική άνοδος της πίεση σε επίπεδα...

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Comparing food allergies: Animals and humans may have more in common than you think. Not only people, but mammals like cats, dogs and horses suffer from symptoms and problems of food intolerance and allergies. Scientists have now condensed the knowledge about human and animal food allergies and intolerance into a new European position paper. It highlights the strong similarities in symptoms and t...

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For most of us, getting the flu is a miserable inconvenience, but for some it can be dangerous, even deadly. Pregnant women and young babies are among those most at risk for complications from the flu, and while doctors have long recommended flu shots for protection, experts weren't exactly sure how the shots affect pregnancy. Repeated flu shots weaken your body's initial response -- but does it...

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Adding another reason for doctors to avoid the overuse of antibiotics, new research shows that a reduction in the variety of microbes in the gut interferes with the immune system's ability to fight off disease.   Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have found that antibiotic use made neutrophils, a type of immune cell, less effective in fighting infections and weake...

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  For the study, researchers analyzed data from community and academic hospitals in 26 states, focusing on hospitalizations for acute gastroenteritis among children under 5 years old, to estimate the impact of rotavirus vaccination nationwide. They compared periods before and after vaccination licensure in 2006, excluding the first year during which vaccine coverage rates were low and unev...

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A group of U of T researchers have demonstrated that the space under our skin might be an optimal location to treat type 1 diabetes (T1D).   The new study, led by researchers in the University of Toronto's Institute of Biomaterials & Biomedical Engineering (IBBME), involved transplanting healthy pancreatic cells under the skin to produce insulin for blood glucose regulation.   "T...

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