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December 4, 2019 News News

New Study Explores the Link Between Obesity and Gum Disease

by Case Western Reserve University

Obesity and gum (periodontal) disease are among the most common non-communicable diseases in the United States—and studies show these chronic conditions may be related. This new study explores the effect of obesity on non-surgical periodontal care and evaluates potential pathways

October 29, 2019 News News

Soft Drinks Found To Be The Crucial Link Between Obesity And Tooth Wear

by King's College London

A new study published today in the journal Clinical Oral Investigations, has found that sugar-sweetened acidic drinks, such as soft drinks, is the common factor between obesity and tooth wear among adults. Scientists from King’s College London found that being overweight

January 15, 2012 News General News

Dana-Farber scientists discover hormone that triggers fat to burn energy

by ken

By Carolyn Y. Johnson, Globe Staff Boston scientists have discovered a hormone that is secreted by muscles during exercise and boosts the amount of energy the body burns, a finding that could lay the basis for new drugs for obesity,

May 8, 2011 News General News

Baby bottle use linked to childhood obesity and dental problems

by ken

By Stacey Doyle – HULIQ – May 8, 2011 Childhood development experts suggest weaning a child off the bottle by the age of 12 to 14 months. Temple University researchers agree with this time table, stating the age is “unlikely