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New Bladder Cancer Drug, Skin Cancer Facts, Advanced Stage Colorectal Cancer, and More in the Cancer News Source

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Human Teeth Carry Secrets That Tell the Story of Humanity Through Our Fragile Relationship with the Sun

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The story of humanity’s vital – and fragile – relationship with the sun has been locked inside our teeth for hundreds of thousands of years. A new method is starting to tease out answers to major questions of evolution and migration, using clues hidden just under the enamel.

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Second Annual In Motion: 5K Run-Walk-Fun Takes Place at ADHA’s 94th Annual Conference this June

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The American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) is proud to bring back the In Motion: 5K Run-Walk-Fun on Thursday, June 15 as part of its 94th Annual Conference taking place in Jacksonville, Fla. In addition, ADHA is launching a virtual fun run so that people from all over the U.S. can help raise funds for the Institute for Oral Health (IOH), ADHA’s foundation which serves to support, empower and advance dental hygiene professionals.

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Grape Seed Extract Could Extend Life of Resin Fillings

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A natural compound found in grape seed extract could be used to strengthen dentin — the tissue beneath a tooth’s enamel — and increase the life of resin fillings, according to new research at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry.

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Firsthand Accounts of Genocide Survivors Are Chronicled by Baylor University’s Institute for Oral History

As a boy, Albert Cheng thrived in the lush jungle of Cambodia, playing and hunting with slingshots and a bow and arrow. The lessons he learned helped him years later during imprisonment and interrogation by the Khmer Rouge. He is among survivors who have shared their stories with Baylor researchers.

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Dry Socket: A Common—and Painful—Complication of Wisdom Teeth Surgery

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Having wisdom teeth surgery can be a real pain, but if your healing regimen goes awry, you can find yourself in a world of hurt. An expert from the Texas A&M College of Dentistry explains this uncomfortable complication and how to avoid it.

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Research Examines Effects of Early Preventive Dental Care in Medicaid-Enrolled Children

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Contrary to prevailing wisdom, preventive visits to a dentist for children under 2 years old may not reduce the need for more care later, at least among those children enrolled in Medicaid in Alabama, according to a study published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics.

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New $1.5 Million NIH Grant Targets Oral Complications of HIV

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More than a third of HIV patients develop oral conditions from immune systems compromised by the virus and its treatment, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH)







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