Monthly Archives: July 2015

Diabetes & Periodontitis – A Deadly Combination

People are unaware that diabetes mellitus, either type 1 or type 2, goes hand in hand with increased susceptibilities to oral health problems. Even diabetics themselves know little about the risks of bacterial infections such as Porphyromonas gingivalis, a primary … Continue reading

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Research provides a window into the depressed mind – but could this really help to improve the view from the inside?

The science blogosphere has been awash this past week with articles exploring a link between depression and damage to part of the brain known as the hippocampus. News outlets, such as IFLS, are claiming that: “Depression Damages Parts of the … Continue reading

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Why do mangos taste like pines?

Having grown up in a South Eastern European country, where fruits are abundant and make up probably about half of our diet during the summer, I’m used to many different kinds of fruit. However, a banana was probably the most … Continue reading

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