28 Nov
London’s Mayor announces junk food advertising ban on the tube

The Mayor of London has announced plans to implement a ban on junk food advertising on the tube. Under new guidelines, adverts for products that are high in fat, salt, and sugar will not be permitted on the underground. The ban will also include overground stations and bus stations and…

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28 Mar
The reasons why a trip to the dentist could save your life

Most people know that taking a trip to the dentist every 6-12 months can keep decay and gum disease at bay, but did you know that dental checks can save your life? It may seem a little dramatic to suggest that five minutes in the chair could make the difference…

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21 Mar
New study links dental problems to elevated diabetes risk

A new study has linked poor dental health to an elevated risk of diabetes. The findings of a research project conducted in the US suggest that dental health issues may be a risk factor for diabetes. Lead author of the study, Raynald Samoa, from the City of Hope National Medical…

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21 Dec
Study finds link between gum disease bacteria and rheumatoid arthritis risk

New research has suggested a link between gum disease and rheumatoid arthritis. Scientists have discovered that bacteria associated with gum disease could also increase the risk of rheumatoid arthritis. Professor Felipe Andrade, from John Hopkins University, explained that the findings may bring us closer to establishing the root causes of…

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05 Dec
Would you buy a Dyson toothbrush? Innovative inventor reveals latest project

When you hear the name Dyson, you probably think of hoovers, but that could be able to change. Sir James Dyson, one of the world’s most prolific inventors, has revealed that his latest project is a state of the art toothbrush. The Dyson firm, which is owned by the innovative…

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30 Nov
Public Health Wales issues warning over rising mouth cancer rates

Figures released by Public Health Wales show that mouth cancer is becoming increasingly prevalent. The latest statistics show an increase in the number of recorded cases; however, there has been an improvement in one-year survival rates. There has been little change in five-year survival figures. The report also revealed that…

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