Drinking green tea can be relaxing and also good for your teeth
A study examining the dental health of 940 men noted that those who drank green tea regularly had better oral health than those who did not drink. Men aged 49-59 years were examined on three indicators of gum disease, and researchers observed that for every cup of green tea consumed per day there was a decrease in all three indicators. "Any new study that turns attention to oral health care is a step in the right direction, "says Dr. Nigel Carter, executive director of the British Dental Health Foundation. "In any study involving a relatively small number of people, we can not be sure of the results, but since tea is relatively inexpensive and readily available, we should be aware of such studies, and we of the foundation will continue to follow and report on these stories. "
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Defects and orofacial and craniofacial conditions were highlighted in July during the National Month of Awareness and Prevention of Craniofacial Fissures and Injuries. Fissure is a birth defect in which parts of the face that form the upper lip remain separate, rather than joining before birth, according to the American Dental Association.
The National Agency of Sanitary Surveillance (Anvisa) registered, this Monday (15) the first self-test to detect exposure to the virus of AIDS. The product is intended for the general public and can be sold at pharmacies and drugstores throughout the country. According to the agency, the examination detects the presence of the HIV virus antibody from the collection of blood drops, and the result takes 15 to 20 minutes to quit.