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Released: 21-Feb-2024 2:05 PM EST
Long COVID can happen to anyone. Keep up with the latest research on Long COVID on Newswise
Newswise

Stay informed! These are the latest research articles on "Long COVID" from the Coronavirus News Source on Newswise.

Newswise: Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine Appoints Howe Associate Dean for Clinical Operations and Patient Care
Released: 15-Feb-2024 9:05 AM EST
Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine Appoints Howe Associate Dean for Clinical Operations and Patient Care
Stony Brook University

Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine has appointed Brian J. Howe, DMD, MS, as its new associate dean of clinical operations and patient care. Dr. Howe most recently served as a clinical associate professor in the Department of Family Dentistry, as well as the director of clinics, at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry in Iowa City, Iowa.

Released: 14-Feb-2024 10:05 AM EST
Study finds patients happy to get support on how to lose weight during routine dental appointments
Loughborough University

As public health experts search for new ways to tackle the obesity crisis, a Loughborough University study has found that patients would welcome support from their dentist on weight management.

Released: 13-Feb-2024 11:05 AM EST
Life doesn't stop at age 65. Get the latest on seniors and healthy aging in the Seniors channel
Newswise

Below are some of the latest research and features on this growing population of older adults in the Seniors channel on Newswise.

Released: 8-Feb-2024 2:05 PM EST
Baby’s First Tooth? Time for a Visit to the Dentist
Tufts University

Cheen Loo, professor and chair of pediatric dentistry at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, offers advice on dental care for young children

Newswise: The Medical Minute: Tooth trouble linked to heart trouble
Released: 7-Feb-2024 6:05 PM EST
The Medical Minute: Tooth trouble linked to heart trouble
Penn State Health

Medical science says a lot about how cardiovascular health is influenced by what you put in your mouth. But what about the mouth itself? A Penn State Health heart surgeon offers his views on dental health and hearth health.

Released: 7-Feb-2024 5:00 PM EST
AANA Emphasizes Access to Safe Dental Anesthesia Care in Recognition of National Children’s Dental Health Month
American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, and the American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology (AANA) reminds parents and caregivers of the importance of not only knowing how to keep your child’s teeth healthy, but also ensuring that they have access to safe dental anesthesia care.

Released: 30-Jan-2024 10:05 AM EST
Oral health indirectly influences subjective psychological well-being in older adults
Okayama University

Researchers have found that oral condition affects psychological well-being through its influence on nutritional status and environmental characteristics.

Released: 19-Jan-2024 1:05 PM EST
Don't wait for an emergency to get the latest emergency medicine news
Newswise

Find the latest research and features on emergency medicine in the Emergency Medicine channel on Newswise.

       
Released: 17-Jan-2024 10:05 AM EST
Brush biopsy enables early detection of oral cancer without surgery
University of Illinois Chicago

A new test invented by University of Illinois Chicago researchers allows dentists to screen for oral cancer with a simple brush

Released: 18-Dec-2023 9:30 PM EST
Toothbrushing tied to lower rates of pneumonia among hospitalized patients
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Researchers have found an inexpensive tool that may help reduce rates of pneumonia for hospitalized patients—and it comes with bristles on one end.

Released: 12-Dec-2023 8:05 AM EST
Preapproval Requirement for Oral Anticancer Drugs May Interfere with Treatment
Harvard Medical School

The use of prior authorizations by insurance companies for certain oral cancer drugs can lead to significant delays in patients’ obtaining the medication and make it more likely that some would discontinue the drug, according to a new study from Harvard Medical School researchers.

Newswise: ASH: Targeted oral therapy reduced disease burden and improved symptoms for patients with rare blood disorder
8-Dec-2023 11:00 AM EST
ASH: Targeted oral therapy reduced disease burden and improved symptoms for patients with rare blood disorder
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

The targeted therapy bezuclastinib was safe and rapidly reduced markers of disease burden while also improving symptoms for patients with a rare blood disorder called nonadvanced system mastocytosis.

Released: 7-Dec-2023 2:15 PM EST
Looking for unique stories about the winter holidays? Check out the Winter Holidays channel
Newswise

It's the moooost wonderful time...of the year! Are you looking for new story ideas that are focused on the winter holiday season? Perhaps you're working on a story on on managing stress and anxiety? Perhaps you're working on a story on seasonal affective disorder? Or perhaps your editor asked you to write a story on tracking Santa? Look no further. Check out the Winter Holidays channel.

       
Released: 6-Dec-2023 11:05 AM EST
How to Prevent “Wine Teeth” This Holiday
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

A Rutgers dental expert offers advice for healthy white teeth during the holiday season – and beyond

Released: 29-Nov-2023 12:05 PM EST
Workplace culture is very different these days. Find out how different by exploring the "In the Workplace" channel
Newswise

The latest articles on occupational medicine, workplace culture, and the labor market are in the "In the Workplace" channel on Newswise.

       
Released: 27-Nov-2023 9:05 AM EST
Oral delivery a possibility for silica-based C’Dots
Cornell University

Ultrasmall fluorescent core-shell hybrid silica nanoparticles – known as Cornell Prime Dots, or C’Dots – are among the nanocarriers for therapeutics that were thought to be viable only by injection, but new Cornell research has shown the potential for their oral administration.

20-Nov-2023 11:05 AM EST
Obesity may not be the only factor to link ultra-processed foods to higher risk of mouth, throat and oesophagus cancers
University of Bristol

Eating more ultra-processed foods (UPFs) may be associated with a higher risk of developing cancers of upper aerodigestive tract (including the mouth, throat and oesophagus), according to a new study led by researchers from the University of Bristol and the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC).

Released: 21-Nov-2023 3:45 PM EST
It's not over until it's over. Keep up with the latest COVID research in the Coronavirus channel.
Newswise

Stay informed! Keep up with the latest research on the COVID-19 virus in the Coronavirus channel on Newswise.

Released: 15-Nov-2023 11:20 AM EST
From Farm to Newsroom: The Latest Research and Features on Agriculture
Newswise

The world’s total population is expected to reach 9.9 billion by 2050. This rapid increase in population is boosting the demand for agriculture to cater for the increased demand. Below are some of the latest research and features on agriculture and farming in the Agriculture channel on Newswise.

31-Oct-2023 11:05 AM EDT
Good news, bad news on dental pain care seen in new study
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Americans who have a tooth pulled or another painful dental procedure in the U.S. today are far less likely to get opioid painkillers than they were just a few years ago, a new study shows. But the COVID-19 pandemic seems to have thrown a wrench into the effort to reduce opioid use in dental care.

Newswise: Is Age Just a Number When it Comes to Oral Health?
Released: 2-Nov-2023 10:05 AM EDT
Is Age Just a Number When it Comes to Oral Health?
Tufts University

While gradual changes to the teeth and mouth are still part of normal aging, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine experts say today’s dental medicine means older mouths can still be healthy mouths.

Newswise: Getting X-rays at the Dentist? It’s Safer Than You Realize
Released: 30-Oct-2023 2:15 PM EDT
Getting X-rays at the Dentist? It’s Safer Than You Realize
Tufts University

Since dental X-rays became commonplace some seven decades ago, dentists and hygienists have been draping their patients with protective gear to shield them from the possibility of radiation exposure to body parts other than the jaw. But experts in dental radiology at Tufts University say it’s time to hang up those lead aprons for good.

Released: 26-Oct-2023 8:30 AM EDT
Announcing the ADA Forsyth Institute: A World-Class Organization for Oral Health Research and Innovation
American Dental Association (ADA)

The American Dental Association (ADA) and the Forsyth Institute today announced the formation of the ADA Forsyth Institute.

Released: 27-Sep-2023 12:50 PM EDT
Stay informed on women's health issues in the Women's Health channel
Newswise

Below are some of the latest headlines in the Women's Health channel on Newswise.

Newswise: American Dental Hygienists’ Association Partners with Colgate® for October’s National Dental Hygiene Month 2023
Released: 25-Sep-2023 5:05 PM EDT
American Dental Hygienists’ Association Partners with Colgate® for October’s National Dental Hygiene Month 2023
American Dental Hygienists' Association and Colgate® Oral Pharmaceuticals

The ADHA® renews its partnership with Colgate® Oral Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for National Dental Hygiene Month 2023, to honor all dental hygienists throughout October. This year’s theme, "Everyday Extraordinary," celebrates dental hygienists who transform everyday tasks with extraordinary expertise.

Newswise: Poor oral health could lessen survival from head and neck cancer
15-Sep-2023 2:10 PM EDT
Poor oral health could lessen survival from head and neck cancer
University of North Carolina Health Care System

An international study has revealed strong associations between oral health and survival among people diagnosed with head and neck cancer. Specifically, better oral health, as evidenced by the number of natural teeth and dental visits prior to the time of diagnosis, was associated with increased survival.

Newswise: New at-home test for gingivitis protects oral health
Released: 8-Sep-2023 10:05 AM EDT
New at-home test for gingivitis protects oral health
University of Cincinnati

Engineers at the University of Cincinnati have developed a new device that can warn consumers about early risks of tooth decay from diseases such as gingivitis and periodontitis.

Released: 7-Sep-2023 10:05 AM EDT
Study: Is Teledentistry Here to Stay?
University at Albany, State University of New York

A new UAlbany School of Public Health study examines the rise of teledentistry — including ways that it has proven effective, barriers to service access and comparisons across states

Released: 6-Sep-2023 8:05 AM EDT
Early findings suggest clinical and lab-based approach critical to tracking head and neck cancer recurrence
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Early findings of two studies from the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center shed light on new ways to anticipate recurrence in HPV-positive head and neck cancer sooner.

Newswise: “Gates of Heaven” calcium channel drives oral cancer pain and growth
Released: 5-Sep-2023 5:05 PM EDT
“Gates of Heaven” calcium channel drives oral cancer pain and growth
New York University

An essential protein that acts as a gatekeeper for calcium entering cells promotes the growth of oral cancer and generates pain, according to a new study published in Science Signaling led by researchers at NYU College of Dentistry.

Released: 25-Aug-2023 2:20 PM EDT
New Guideline Details Dental Pain Management Strategies for Pediatric Patients
American Dental Association (ADA)

Acetaminophen or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like ibuprofen are recommended as first-line treatments for managing short-term dental pain in children under age 12, according to a new clinical practice guideline.

Released: 23-Aug-2023 1:25 PM EDT
Toppling siloes to link electronic dental and health records
Regenstrief Institute

A new study reports on linking electronic health records and electronic dental records to provide better care and outcomes for individuals with Sjögren's disease.

Released: 18-Aug-2023 10:10 AM EDT
A simple mouth rinse could spot early heart disease risk
Frontiers

What if we could identify the earliest warning signs of cardiovascular disease from a simple saliva sample? Scientists think they have found a way to do so. Gum inflammation leads to periodontitis, which is linked with cardiovascular disease.

Released: 15-Aug-2023 12:00 PM EDT
American Dental Association Science & Research Institute Receives Grant to Study IBD Symptoms through Saliva Testing
American Dental Association (ADA)

The American Dental Association Science & Research Institute, in collaboration with the University of North Carolina Center for Gastrointestinal Biology and Disease, was recently awarded a $130,000 grant from the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation.

Released: 8-Aug-2023 3:05 PM EDT
Mind what you eat and drink. Food and Water Safety stories for media.
Newswise

The latest headlines from the Food and Water Safety channel on Newswise.

       
Released: 8-Aug-2023 12:05 PM EDT
Dentists could soon have a new AI co-pilot to detect tooth decay
University of Surrey

An artificial intelligence (AI) platform could allow dentists and dental students to read radiograms (X-rays) with higher accuracy, helping them to better detect tooth decay and gum diseases.

   
Released: 8-Aug-2023 9:55 AM EDT
Squeeze a little science onto your toothbrush
Ames National Laboratory

Ames National Laboratory partnered with the Colgate-Palmolive Company to improve stannous fluoride, an FDA approved ingredient that prevents tooth decay and plaque formation, and combats gum disease.

   
Newswise: Sylvester Researcher, Collaborators Receive NIH Grant to Study New Technology for At-Home Cancer Care
Released: 4-Aug-2023 10:05 PM EDT
Sylvester Researcher, Collaborators Receive NIH Grant to Study New Technology for At-Home Cancer Care
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

Researchers with Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and collaborating organizations will study how new technology can help cancer patients manage symptoms and related stress from cancer treatment while at home.

Newswise: New Study Explores the Role of Metformin in Ameliorating HMGB1-Mediated Oxidative Stress in Periodontitis
Released: 3-Aug-2023 1:00 PM EDT
New Study Explores the Role of Metformin in Ameliorating HMGB1-Mediated Oxidative Stress in Periodontitis
Chinese Academy of Sciences

A recent study reveals that Metformin, a common drug used to manage Type 2 Diabetes, could offer new hope for treating periodontitis, a chronic inflammatory disease affecting oral tissues. The study explored the effects of Metformin on HMGB1 (High Mobility Group Box 1), an inflammation mediator implicated in oxidative stress during periodontitis.

Newswise: Pandemic Sparks Key Innovations in Digital Orthodontics at SLU’s Center for Advanced Dental Education
Released: 25-Jul-2023 2:45 PM EDT
Pandemic Sparks Key Innovations in Digital Orthodontics at SLU’s Center for Advanced Dental Education
Saint Louis University

The COVID-19 pandemic galvanized researchers at Saint Louis University's Center for Advanced Dental Education to explore key innovations in digital orthodontics and general dentistry. Now, dental professionals from various countries are traveling to SLU to learn more about two technological advancements not available anywhere else in the world.

Released: 24-Jul-2023 1:25 PM EDT
How Mindfulness Can Ease Your Dental Anxiety. Even if You Don’t Love Meditating
Tufts University

Tufts University School of Dental Medicine faculty member and mind-body wellness expert, Christina DiBona Pastan, shares tips on how adults and kids can feel calmer when visiting the dentist.

Released: 18-Jul-2023 10:50 AM EDT
Smiles all round: clinical trial shows that a toothpaste containing synthetic tooth minerals can prevent cavities as effectively as fluoride
Frontiers

Brushing twice a day keeps the dentist away – but can we improve on the toothpaste we use to maintain clean teeth, preventing medical issues that spiral from poor dental health? Most toothpastes use fluoride, a powerful tool for oral hygiene.

Released: 17-Jul-2023 12:05 PM EDT
متلازمة الفم الحارق: لماذا يُعالج الأطباء ألم الحرق بالمزيد من الحرارة
Mayo Clinic

تشيع هَبَّات الحرارة وتقلبات المزاج ومشكلات النوم مع اقتراب المرأة من سن نقطاع الطمث وتجاوزه. حالة أخرى أقل شيوعًا ولكنها مؤلمة يمكن أن تصيب النساء في فترة ما قبل انقطاع الطمث وبعد انقطاع الطمث هي: متلازمة الفم الحارق.

Released: 17-Jul-2023 11:25 AM EDT
Síndrome da ardência bucal: por que os médicos às vezes “combatem o fogo com fogo”
Mayo Clinic

Ondas de calor, alterações de humor e problemas de sono são problemas comuns quando a mulher se aproxima ou passa pela menopausa. Muito menos comum, mas tão perturbadora, é outra condição que pode afetar mulheres na perimenopausa e pós-menopausa: a síndrome da ardência bucal.

Released: 17-Jul-2023 11:05 AM EDT
Síndrome de la boca ardiente: por qué los médicos a veces combaten el fuego con fuego
Mayo Clinic

Los sofocos, los cambios del estado de ánimo y los problemas para dormir son frecuentes a medida que una mujer se acerca a la menopausia y pasa por esta etapa. Mucho menos frecuente pero igual de molesto es otra afección que puede afectar a las mujeres perimenopáusicas y postmenopáusicas: el síndrome de la boca ardiente.

Released: 14-Jul-2023 12:55 PM EDT
Link between oropharyngeal cancer and sexual behavior
Universität Leipzig

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a ubiquitous virus, and most people are infected at some point in their lives. HPV can infect epithelial cells of the skin and mucosa at various sites.

Newswise: UW-developed dental lozenge could provide permanent treatment for tooth sensitivity 
Released: 10-Jul-2023 1:05 PM EDT
UW-developed dental lozenge could provide permanent treatment for tooth sensitivity 
University of Washington

The peptide-guided treatment builds new mineral microlayers that penetrate deep into the tooth to create effective, long-lasting natural protection. The ultimate goal is to provide easily accessible relief for the millions of adults worldwide who suffer from tooth sensitivity.

Released: 10-Jul-2023 11:50 AM EDT
Burning mouth syndrome: Why doctors sometimes fight its fire with fire
Mayo Clinic

Hot flashes, mood swings and sleep problems are common as a woman approaches and passes menopause. Much less common but as disruptive is another condition that can afflict perimenopausal and postmenopausal women: burning mouth syndrome.

Released: 7-Jul-2023 8:25 AM EDT
The American Dental Hygienists’ Association Announces 2023 Class of Fellows
American Dental Hygienists' Association

The American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA®) is proud to announce its 2023 Class of Fellows. In this inaugural year of the ADHA Professional Fellows Program, 162 ADHA members representing forty-two states make up the first class with this earned distinction. The distinction honors their ongoing commitment to their education, to the practice of dental hygiene, and to their stellar reputation in areas of ethics, professional responsibility and professional standards.



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