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Mouth bacteria change diet as per body health

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 13:04

In what could lead to better ways to prevent or even reverse the gum disease periodontitis and diabetes, researchers have found that bacteria inside your mouth drastically change how they act when you are sick.

Oetzi the Iceman had gum disease!

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 12:29

Oetzi the Iceman, Europe`s oldest known natural mummy of a man who lived around 3,300 BCE, indeed suffered from periodontitis, examination of its non-human DNA confirmed.

World`s oldest wet mummy Otzi suffered from periodontitis

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 10:41

The 3D computer tomography reconstructions give an insight into the oral cavity of the Iceman and shows how severely he was suffering from advanced periodontitis.