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March 14, 2012 News ClinicalResearch

Groundbreaking Research Offers Potential for New Therapeutics

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From the Harvard School of Dental Mediine: New research by HSDM’s Malcolm Whitman, PhD, a professor of developmental biology, and Tracy Keller, PhD, an instructor in developmental biology, and colleagues may lead to new therapeutic approaches for diseases involving autoimmunity, metabolic signaling,

January 22, 2012 News PeriodontologyResearchSystemic links

Association between chronic periodontitis and rheumatoid arthritis: a hospital-based case–control study

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Abstract Rosamma Joseph, Sreeraj Rajappan, Sameera G. Nath and Binoy J. Paul  RHEUMATOLOGY INTERNATIONAL DOI: 10.1007/s00296-011-2284-1 Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and chronic periodontitis are the most common chronic inflammatory diseases with remarkable pathological and clinical similarities. A lot of similarities exist between RA and periodontitis at cellular and molecular

December 23, 2011 News FluorideResearchTooth decay

Cochrane Issues Study on Fluoride Supplements

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From Dental IQ December 22, 2011 According to the Cochrane Oral Health Group, fluoride supplements failed to reduce tooth decay in primary teeth, permanent teeth cavity-reduction is dubious and health risks are little studied. “When fluoride supplements were compared with

December 17, 2011 News Computer softwareResearch

Connecting the Dots: Finding Patterns in Large Piles of Numbers

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Don’t want the academics in Canada to feel left out. Rebecca J. Rosen – from the Atlantic – DEC 16 2011 A new program can find and compare relationships in complicated data without having to be asked specific queries Are there subtle

November 9, 2011 News Infection controlPathologyPrivacy issuesResearch

AIDS: Pioneering dentist looks back on early hysteria around HIV and AIDS

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By Tully Satre In 1998, Mayor Richard M. Daley completed a multi-million dollar restoration on Halsted Street with nearly two-dozen rainbow-linked bronze pylons. One of the unique charms of the city in the past decade and a half has been

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There is a god; we made the New York Times Sunday Review

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IT’S become commonplace to criticize the “Occupy” movement for failing to offer an alternative vision. But the thousands of activists in the streets of New York and London aren’t the only ones lacking perspective: economists, to whom we might expect

August 12, 2011 News Research

Scientists unlock secrets of enamel formation

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If they can do this, how come they can’t figure out how Palin and Bachman and Rob Ford were cloned from stem cells provided by Grover Nordquist, but I digress…….. From Dental Tribune – August 12, 2011 PITTSBURGH & ANN

August 10, 2011 News Evidence based dentistryFluorideResearchRestorative

A recent study supports the use of fluoride-releasing dental restoratives

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From Dental Healthub Imaging Wednesday, August 10, 2011 A recent study published in Prilozi (2011, 32(1):283-94;http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21822195) suggests that fluoride-releasing conventional glass ionomer, resin modified glass-ionomer, compomer and glass ionomer cement restorations help to reduce secondary caries in permanent immature and

August 4, 2011 News ImplantologyNew TechnologiesPharmacologyResearch

Gunslinger research called out……

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Wall Street Journal – August 3, 2011 – by Ron Winslow – Medtronics and Infuse in the news. Medtronic Inc. said Wednesday that it is giving Yale University a $2.5 million grant to conduct an ambitious,independent review of the safety and