Tooth loss in middle age linked to increased CVD risk

Dental

Losing two or more teeth during middle age is associated with increased cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk, according to recently presented findings at the American Heart Association’s Epidemiology and Prevention | Lifestyle and ...

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Periodontitis May Increase Cancer Risk

March 22, 2018 Health Day News

Periodontal Health, Dental

Individuals with periodontitis have an increased total cancer risk, according to a study published online in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute....

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The Connection Between Cardiovascular Disease and Sleep Apnea: An Expert Interview

Sleep Apnea

A growing body of research has examined the relationship between sleep-disordered breathing and cardiovascular disease (CVD). Various findings have demonstrated that obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is linked with a higher incidence of ...

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Many of us are setting our children up for poor oral health

Pediatric Dental, Invest In Your Child, Children

A Bendigo-based expert is not at all surprised by new research showing many parents are inadvertently setting their children up for a lifetime of poor oral health....

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Oral sex is causing an oral cancer epidemic in men by outwitting natural defenses

Dental, Women's Health, Preventive Health, Men's Health

Five years ago, when actor Michael Douglas candidly revealed that his throat cancer was linked to having oral sex, two things happened....

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Fresh awakening: Women, too, suffer sleep apnea

Sleep Apnea, Adult Sleep Issues, Women's Health

During her worst spells of sleep apnea, Jenn Foisy was lucky to escape mishap. Many mornings she awoke exhausted, her mind cloudy, her body starved of true rest, and got behind the wheel....

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Named Unexpected Cause of Breast Cancer

March 01, 2018 Nash Konston

Dental

A new study shows that women are more likely to suffer from breast cancer if they have problems with teeth and gums....

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Exploring sleep problems in children with developmental disabilities

Children, Pediatric Sleep Issues

Existing studies that have identified an increased risk of sleep problems in children with intellectual disabilities have often included, in one group, children with neurodevelopmental disorders caused by different genetic syndromes or ...

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Skipping CPAP May Mean Return to the Hospital for Apnea Patients

Sleep Apnea

If people with sleep apnea who've been hospitalized for any reason don't use their breathing treatments when they return home, they're much more likely to end up back in the hospital....

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