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From the Editor

Our cover story this week is on dental disorders. Teeth are a very important part of the human body. They are the body's hardest and most durable organ. Poor oral health can lead to pain and tooth loss and such other decay that affects one's self esteem and ability to eat properly. Tooth decay is the disease of one's teeth resulting in…
What are the most common dental problems?

What are the most common dental problems?

Tammy Davenport   Dental problems are never any fun, but the good news is that most of them can be easily prevented. Brushing twice a day, flossing daily, eating properly and regular dental check-ups are essential steps in preventing dental problems. Educating yourself about common dental problems and their causes can also go a long way in prevention.…
Oral pain, tooth pain, and injuries

Oral pain, tooth pain, and injuries

Dentist Steven E. Roth, DMD, answers questions about oral pain, toothaches, and mouth injuries. Question: I had my teeth cleaned yesterday and when I woke up today, I found a “bubble” inside my gum, on top of my wisdom tooth. Now it has doubled in size. I can only open my mouth about 2 inches and it hurts to swallow. I can’t close…
WHO on oral health

WHO on oral health

Key facts •    Worldwide, 60–90% of school children and nearly 100% of adults have dental cavities. •    Dental cavities can be prevented by maintaining a constant low level of fluoride in the oral cavity. •    Severe periodontal (gum) disease, which may result in tooth loss, is found…
Oral surgery

Oral surgery

Impacted teeth Wisdom teeth, otherwise known as third molars, are the last set of teeth to develop. Sometimes these teeth emerge from the gum line and the jaw is large enough to allow room for them, but most of the time, this is not the case. More often, one or more of these third molars fails to emerge in proper alignment or fails to fully emerge…
Does your child have an iron deficiency?

Does your child have an iron deficiency?

Kadakkal Radhakrishnan, M.D. Iron is an important micronutrient in the human body and an essential nutrient for your little one's development. That being said, an iron deficiency can have many implications on your children's overall health and growth – and can even lead to anemia. So what is iron, exactly? Iron is an important component…
Brain response to hearing one's own name found to be diminished in adults with autism

Brain response to hearing one's own name found to be diminished in adults with autism

Previously, research has shown that children at risk of an autism diagnosis respond less to hearing their own name. Now, a new study from the research group EXPLORA of Ghent University shows for the first time that the brain response to hearing one's own name is also diminished in adults with an autism diagnosis. The study was conducted by Dr.…
FAQ on fatty liver (Hepatic Steatosis)

FAQ on fatty liver (Hepatic Steatosis)

Fatty liver, or hepatic steatosis, is a term that describes the buildup of fat in the liver. It’s normal to have some fat in your liver, but too much can become a health problem. The liver is the second largest organ in the body. Its function is to process everything we eat or drink and filter any harmful substances from the blood. This process…
Common mistakes when trying to lose weight

Common mistakes when trying to lose weight

Losing weight can seem very tough. Sometimes you may feel like you are doing everything right and yet unable to achieve satisfying results. It is important to understand the cause of weight gain and know how to lose weight in a healthy way. This will help you control your weight in the long run.   Why you are not losing weight despite your diet…
How contagious is flu?

How contagious is flu?

 Lisa Ryan Even though all we want to do right now is focus our energy on the Olympics (and more specifically, that insane triple axel), we can’t stop thinking about this year’s deadly — and ongoing — flu season. We are constantly inundated with articles about people succumbing to flu-related illnesses (or losing limbs…
New antibiotic family discovered in dirt

New antibiotic family discovered in dirt

US scientists have discovered a new family of antibiotics in soil samples. The natural compounds could be used to combat hard-to-treat infections, the team at Rockefeller University hopes. Tests show the compounds, called malacidins, annihilate several bacterial diseases that have become resistant to most existing antibiotics, including the superbug…
Widely used COPD meds tied to increased fracture risk

Widely used COPD meds tied to increased fracture risk

Many patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are placed on powerful inhaled corticosteroid therapy to ease symptoms. But new research suggests the treatment might raise their odds for bone fractures. Still, the Canadian study wasn't able to prove cause-and-effect, and the overall risk remained small, said one expert not connected…
FDA approves of Firvanq (vancomycin) for treatment of Clostridium Difficile associated Diarrhea and S. Aureus Colitis

FDA approves of Firvanq (vancomycin) for treatment of Clostridium Difficile associated Diarrhea and S. Aureus Colitis

CutisPharma announced recently that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Firvanq (vancomycin hydrochloride) for oral solution, for the treatment of Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea and enterocolitis caused by Staphylococcus aureus, including methicillin-resistant strains. “We are pleased to announce the FDA approval…
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Published by the Editor on behalf of Independent Publications Limited at Media Printers, 446/H, Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1215.
Editorial, News & Commercial Offices : Beximco Media Complex, 149-150 Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1208, Bangladesh. GPO Box No. 934, Dhaka-1000.

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