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If You Have These Marks on Your Teeth, You Could Have This Autoimmune Disorder

Those spots may seem insignificant, but health experts say they could be a sign of a severe digestive disorder. Only_NewPhoto/Shutterstock Your mouth is a window into your health, according to the American Dental Association. Two examples are links between gum disease and heart troubles, and poor oral health as a potential early indicator of Alzheimer’s. Now,… Read More »

Malaria drugs for mosquitoes could help prevent the disease in humans

Mosquitoes are becoming resistant to insecticidesStephen Morrison/EPA/REX/Shutterstock By Yvaine Ye Giving mosquitoes antimalarial drugs could stop the spread of malaria in humans. The approach laces mosquito nets with the drugs, so that when mosquitoes land on them any malaria parasites they are carrying are killed. Malaria kills hundreds of thousands of people every year. Besides… Read More »

Improved stem cell approach could aid fight against Parkinson’s

Scientists have taken a key step towards improving an emerging class of treatments for Parkinson’s disease. The advance could markedly improve a next generation of therapies for the condition, which affects around one in 350 people in the UK. It could aid development of the promising treatment-; known as cell replacement therapy -; which was… Read More »