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Untreated gum problems may lead to organ failure, cancer

Untreated gum problems may lead to organ failure, cancer

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 17:13

Do your parents nag you to brush your teeth before going to bed and after meals? If yes, then pay heed to their words as it can save you from the terrible consequences six-year-old Shivam Vatsayan had to face only because he skipped brushing his teeth.

MERS: Know all about the novel virus

MERS: Know all about the novel virus

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 17:44

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is viral respiratory illness that first surfaced in Saudi Arabia in April 2012. It is caused by a coronavirus called MERS-CoV.

Now, bacteria in saliva can help doctors identify pancreatic cancer

Last Updated: Monday, May 19, 2014, 18:42

Researchers at San Diego State University have identified that saliva can help doctors identify pancreatic cancer in a patient.

Gum disease bacteria could also cause heart disease

Last Updated: Monday, May 19, 2014, 12:28

Researchers have shown that the same bacteria that cause gum disease also promotes heart disease.

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