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$2 million for research into oral disease

A collaborative research project that could significantly improve our understanding of the role of Candida albicans in gum and jaw disease has been awarded $2 million by the US National Institutes for Health (NIH).



Combined oral contraceptive pill helps painful periods

A large Scandinavian study, that has been running for 30 years, has finally provided convincing evidence that the combined oral contraceptive pill does, indeed, alleviate the symptoms of painful menstrual periods reports scientists from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.



New oral formulations of inecalcitol

Soft gelatin capsules, tablets or drinking solutions optimized for the delivery of high doses of inecalcitol



Reducing spread of oral cancers

The spread of cancer cells in the tongue may be reduced if a gene that regulates cancer cell migration can be controlled, according to new research.



Chip checks for oral cancer

The gentle touch of a lesion on the tongue or cheek with a brush can help detect oral cancer with success rates comparable to more invasive techniques, according to preliminary studies.



Medical study: Failure of oral contraceptives in obese women

Researchers have identified a potential biological mechanism that could explain why oral contraceptives may be less effective at preventing pregnancy in obese women.



Oral contraceptives impair muscle gains

A team of researchers has now examined the effects of OC on female muscle mass, and found that oral contraceptive use impairs muscle gains in young women, and is associated with lower hormone levels.



Oral health affects overall health

Scientists report new studies on the connection between oral disease and systemic disease, specifically between periodontal disease and infant prematurity, diabetes, or stroke.



Colgate and Omron join in marketing and developing Oral Care products including Electric Toothbrushes

Colgate and Omron join in marketing and developing Oral Care products including Electric Toothbrushes



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