Monthly Archives: March 2012

Inflammation key to understanding periodontal disease

By Nancy A. Melville, DrBicuspid.com contributing writerFebruary 15, 2012 -- In the quest to better understand the causes of periodontal disease, researchers are making big strides on two key fronts: understanding the nature of the bacteria that stimulate gingival inflammation, and the genetic and...
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Big Downsides to Super-Sized Meals

You usually watch your diet. But today you’re at a wedding, overindulging in fatty and caloric foods. Can one super-sized meal hurt? It might, recent research has found.Large fatty meals can have a variety of immediate adverse effects, which are most risky if you...
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THE LOWDOWN ON CALMING DRINKS

After more than a decade of guzzling Red Bull and other supercharged beverages, are Americans ready to slow down? Many marketers are betting on it with their bevy of so-called “calming” or “anti-energy” drinks.Dozens of these non-alcoholic products have appeared in the past few...
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Take a Good Look at Your Smile

A tour of your mouth can provide clues to your overall health.By RealAge.comPage 1 of 2 Pick up a mirror and put on your biggest grin. Does your smile telegraph gorgeous health and vitality? Or is it revealing troubles underneath? Turns out beauty and health...
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