• 08 JAN 15
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    Loss of Teeth Linked to Physical, Mental Decline in Study

    Loss of Teeth Linked to Physical, Mental Decline in Study

    Older adults who have lost all their teeth have faster decreases in memory and walking ability than people who still have at least some of their teeth, a new study says. The findings suggest that total tooth loss could provide an early warning of increased risk of physical and mental decline in older people, the

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    • 08 JAN 15
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    Colon Cancer Linked to Mouth Infection, Gum Disease?

    An infection from a common type of mouth bacteria can contribute to colorectal cancer, a new study suggests. The bacteria, called Fusobacterium nucleatum, can attach to colon cells and trigger a sequence of changes that can lead to colon cancer, according to the team at Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine. The researchers also

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