Health

Drug abuse may cause tooth decay, gum disease: study

Melbourne: People who are addicted to drugs have more tooth decays and gum disease, but are less likely to receive dental care, a new study has found. Drug use affects oral health through direct physiological routes such as dry mouth, an increased urge for snacking, clenching and grinding of teeth, and chemical erosion from applying cocaine to teeth and gums, ...

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Tooth loss, gum disease may up death risk in older women

New York: Postmenopausal women suffering from periodontal diseases like gum disease or tooth loss may be at a greater risk of death, a new study has found. Researchers from the University at Buffalo in the US analysed the health information of about 57,001 women, 55 years and older. In the 6.7-year follow up of postmenopausal women studied, researchers found that ...

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ABOUT HAIR LOSS

Losing 50-100 strands per day is a normal phenomenon and nothing to be worried about but when this number increases, you must take it as a warning sign as you could be suffering from hair loss. Hair loss is caused due to a variety of reasons but the good news is you can arrest it even with home remedies if ...

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Home remedies for beauty

Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder, but that is not something that stops us from trying to perfect the flaws we perceive we have. While there are a number of products out there to fix every beauty problem you have ever had, there are natural ways to achieve the same results. Especially in a country like India, where ...

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Drinking tea may prevent you from diabetes

After understanding the health benefits of a cup of tea, a study finds that drinking tea can prevent diabetes. It is because natural plant compounds in tea leaves may block the absorption of sugar in the blood. The findings, appeared in Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition, indicated that polyphenols — natural plant compounds which are found in tea —significantly ...

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