Did you know? Diabetes can affect your oral health

Diabetes is a disease in which the body's ability to produce or respond to the hormone insulin is impaired which elevates the level of glucose in blood. People who have diabetes know that this disease can lead to impairment of the eyes, nerves, kidneys and heart. What they don't know is that diabetes can also hamper their oral health

Did you know? Diabetes can affect your oral healthThey say, ‘Every human being is the author of their own life.’ Your lifestyle and your habits contribute a lot towards living a healthy life. A busy lifestyle, long working hours can have a negative impact on your health and it can even affect your immunity. A poor immune system can lead to diabetes as […]

Periodontal disease in older women is associated with an increased risk for cancer, says study

Previous studies have suggested a link, but this new analysis, in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention, offers additional evidence on specific cancers

Periodontal disease in older women is associated with an increased risk for cancer, says studyResearchers followed more than 65,000 women, average age 68, participating in a larger health study. They gathered information on periodontal disease with self-reports, and over an average of eight years of follow-up, they found 7,149 cancers. The study controlled for race, age, family history of cancer, smoking and other variables. Gum disease was associated with […]