PerioSciences and Boston Dentist Team Up to Provide Dental Screening and ...
Gum disease, cavities (sans x-rays), cracked teeth or fissures, pain issues—anything that might keep a player off the field is noted. In particular ... OralCancerFoundation.org), more than 43,000 people will be diagnosed with oral or pharyngeal cancer ...
PR Newswire (press release) - Fri, 27 Feb 2015 07:00

Molecular Testing Shows Bacterial Cause of Sore Throat as Common as Strep
NEW YORK(GenomeWeb) – Molecular testing has revealed that an anaerobic bacterium called Fusobacterium necrophorum, also referred to as fuso, may be present as often as group A and group C/G Streptococci in pharyngeal swabs from young adult patients ...
GenomeWeb - Mon, 23 Feb 2015 07:22



Mystery Illness Causes Paralysis In 107 Children
“As these cases of respiratory illness decline, we have seen a similar rapid decline in the [incidence of AFM].” Additionally, some, but not all, of the children have tested positive for EV-D68 from a nonsterile site on a nasal pharyngeal swab or stool ...
Pharmacy Practice News - Tue, 10 Feb 2015 09:35

Dysphagia: prevalence, management and side effects
The swallowing control centre is situated in the medullary area of the brain stem and receives not only sensory input from the mouth and pharynx regarding the bolus, but also the respiratory centre and coordinated swallowing and breathing, and from ...
Nursing in Practice - Tue, 24 Feb 2015 02:07

Free oral cancer screening offered Feb. 13
BULLHEAD CITY — Thunder Mountain Dentistry is offering free oral cancer screenings on Friday from 8 a.m. until noon. “The free screenings are part of our effort to increase community awareness of the disease,” said Dr. C. Orjuela Mercadeo, of Thunder ...
Mohave Valley News - Sun, 08 Feb 2015 00:31

BMC swine flu detection faulty
The loopholes in their treatment have come to light even when 352 patients have been detected with the disease in the state and 51 have died. The city has seen 14 new cases on Saturday, raising the number of affected patients from 76 to 90 and over ...
The Asian Age - Fri, 13 Feb 2015 17:18



Taste receptors for hydrogen peroxide allow worms to indirectly detect light
The C. elegans worm has a very simple and thoroughly mapped nervous system consisting of 302 neurons, 20 of which are located in the pharynx, the feeding organ that ingests and grinds food. Bhatla found that one pair of pharyngeal neurons, known as the ...
Phys.Org - Fri, 30 Jan 2015 04:22

There is More to Your Mouthwash Than a Minty Taste
They can help reduce tooth plaque or gingivitis, inflammation of the gum which can lead to gum disease. They can also help neutralize the acidity of the mouth to lessen the decay process. They may hydrate individuals who suffer from dry mouth, and help ...
Wall Street Journal - Mon, 12 Jan 2015 12:59


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