bacteria

The ability of infectious bacteria to form biofilms - which are responsible for two thirds of human infections - makes them particularly difficult to treat. And when these bacteria are also resistant to antibiotics, the medical challenge is even tougher.

 

 UK, May 15, 2014 - Research involving dental cavities and periodontal diseases had an unintended result: the development of a  technique that could locate the potential source of an infection by overtaking the normal processes of pathogens.Researchers from The University of Nottingham and G.S.K Consumer Healthcare developed this technique.

 

UK, May 13, 2014 - Scientists could have found a new renewable energy source - and they haven't had to look further than our mouths.

 

ADA, USA, April 28, 2014 - Cleveland—Two bacteria prevalent in periodontal disease form small fatty acids that incite growth of deadly Kaposi's sarcoma-related lesions and tumors in the mouth, said Case Western Reserve University researchers who discovered the potential connection.

 

USA, April 27, 2014 - Wisdom teeth eruption or removal has become a young adults right of passage into adulthood in recent years.

 

USA, April 16, 2014 - Every once in a while I get a request from someone to share an article they’ve written. When it’s about dental health, especially relating to kids and families.We eat a lot of sugar too much.

 

USA, March 30, 2014 - Scientists at Forsyth, along with a colleague from Northwestern University, have discovered that the protein, Transgultaminase 2 (TG2), is a key component in the process of gum disease.

 

USA, March 27, 2014 - Regular dental checkups are essential to maintaining oral health.

 

CLEVELAND, USA, March 24, 2014 - A U.S. research project has shown that Pichia, a beneficial fungal yeast, inhibits growth of the harmful fungal yeast Candida, which also causes oral thrush.

 

February 26, 2014 - Researchers from Case Western Reserve University have discovered how byproducts in the form of small fatty acids from two bacteria prevalent in gum disease incite the growth of deadly Kaposi's sarcoma-related (KS) lesions and tumors in the mouth.

 
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