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Prostate Disease Linked to Gum Disease

July 16, 2010
by ken


About 8% of the population suffers with prostate disease,or prostatitis. Researchers at Case Western Reserve University have found that patients with prostatitis have a lower clinical attachment level (CAL) between gums and teeth. The link stems from inflammation levels in prostatitis patients. Participants in the study who had severer prostatitis showed signs of periodontits, as well.Read the full report in the Journal of Periodontology.

Source: http://www.case.edu/think/breakingnews/prostatediseaselink.html

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