Dental care ranks as a top concern for seniors
Studies show a possible link between oral infections and systemic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and respiratory infections. The incidence of oral and pharyngeal cancers is higher among older adults than for other age groups. Many older ...
Arizona Daily Star - Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:08

Tobacco-Free Dental Clinic - IDA (NSB) commitment to Health
The IDA (NSB) works closely with government agencies, public health leaders and others to prevent oral (mouth) and pharyngeal (throat) cancers and other oral diseases associated with tobacco use. These efforts include: • educating the public about the ...
MorungExpress - Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:26



The Sorry State of Dental Care in the United States
Not only did the sweeping changes put an end to exclusions for pre-existing conditions, but healthcare reform also designated 10 “essential benefits” that insurers must include in their plans, such as treatment for mental health problems and drug and ...
Healthline - Sat, 18 Oct 2014 06:08



Extinguish Indigestion: 6 Ways To Treat The Uncomfortable Ailment Without ...
In less common cases, it is caused by a disease or a stomach ulcer, or simply a problem with the way an individual digests food. Because it is often a sign of a more serious condition, it's wise to always mention indigestion to your ... In a 2001 study ...
Medical Daily - Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:03



Pediatric medicine's damaging oversight
In the British Medical Journal, Dr. Hill noted that “children, the victims of nasal and pharyngeal obstructions ... frequently evince a marked inability to fix their attention on their lessons or work for any length of time.” His description of the ...
The Columbiachronicle - Mon, 13 Oct 2014 04:14



Lord Winston warns risk of Ebola spreading could dramatically increase if airborne
At the moment the disease is passed through bodily contact or fluids such as blood and sweat. ... 'We know perfectly well that it is not airborne at the moment, and we know that the pharyngeal and upper respiratory tract cells are unlikely to harbour ...
Daily Mail - Tue, 14 Oct 2014 14:10

Ebola 'could mutate into airborne virus' ministers are warned
Express.co.uk - Tue, 14 Oct 2014 13:37

Dysphagia and swallowing disorders
Dysphagia is mostly common in neurological diseases, including stroke (40-58% in acute settings), dementia, Parkinson's disease (around three out of five of individuals with subjective dysphagia in formal assessments),1 chronic obstructive pulmonary ...
Nursing in Practice - Thu, 16 Oct 2014 04:48



Innovative Urine Test Detects Pediatric Sleep Disorder Often Misdiagnosed as ...
Obstructive Sleep Apnea is a common sleep disorder resulting from the collapse of the pharyngeal airway during sleep, often hundreds of times per night, depleting blood oxygen saturation and contributing to a host of serious health problems. Pediatric ...
Marketwired (press release) - Thu, 02 Oct 2014 02:56


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