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Promising cell-based therapy for bone regeneration using stem cells from deciduous teeth, dental pulp and bone marrow
Cell Transplantation, Vol. 20, pp. 1003–1013, 2011    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail
A team of Japanese researchers writes, "We attempted to regenerate bone in a significant osseous defect with various stem cells from deciduous teeth, extracted from puppies, and grafted them into a parent canine mandible as an allograft, parent dental pulp, and bone marrow by tissue engineering and regenerative medicine technology using platelet-rich plasma as an autologous scaffold and signal molecules." More

University of North Carolina team reports link between protein overexpression and head and neck cancer outcomes    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
A team of University of North Carolina scientists report that in laboratory studies, overexpression of a specific protein could be used as a prognostic marker and as a guide for therapeutic choices for patients with head and neck cancer. Their findings appear in the Sept. 9, 2011 online issue of the journal Clinical Cancer Research. More

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Cultural views of cleft lip/palate vary outside Western world
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One person's flaw may be another person's strength, according to a study of cultural perceptions of cleft lip and cleft palate. In the Western world, many people with these facial anomalies experience social and emotional difficulties because of the importance placed on appearance. In other parts of the world, a range of views are influenced by religion, superstition and cultural prejudices. More

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Diabetes leads to oral health problems
Dentistry IQ    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
According to researchers, oral health of diabetes patients are closely connected with heart disease and cancer risk. The researchers said that swelling in gums can increase the severity of diabetes, deaths from oral cancer and pre-malignancies. It can also raise heart disease risk. Diabetes is a long lasting problem and improper control can increase the development of gum disease. More
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New standard for HPV testing could improve diagnosis of head and neck cancers
Wellcome Trust    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
A team of U.K. researchers has identified the most accurate test for identifying HPV-related head and neck cancers, which they hope will become the diagnostic standard and have immediate clinical impact. More

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Patch works as delivery method for oral cancer
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For decades fenretinide has been an anti-cancer agent without a home. This synthetic derivative of Vitamin A has, until now, not performed too well in the body, with complications including low bioavailability and rapid drug elimination from the body, along with toxicity. Now, researchers at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center in Columbus have found what they think is the perfect use for fenretinide, and the perfect way to deliver it. More

Nonprofit helps cancer survivors smile again
Las Vegas Review-Journal    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail
Painful surgery. Endless clinic appointments. Chemotherapy sessions that last for hours. Hair loss. Radiation treatment that brings burns and fatigue. Raven Burroughs knew all of those would be part of her battle after being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009. More

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How to know if wisdom teeth really need to be removed
The Huffington Post    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
There is ongoing debate regarding the need to extract wisdom teeth. Numerous scientific publications have aimed to clarify when it is medically appropriate to extract wisdom teeth, while many non-surgeons and patients have argued that there are too many unnecessary extractions. More

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