• Why switching asthma inhaler could be better for you and the planet

    Added On : 7th February 2022

    The current aerosol asthma inhalers we use are cheap but, because of the gases they contain, are one of the NHS's biggest contributions to climate change. Other countries think alternatives are superior - and some patients in the UK who have switched say they are controlling their asthma better. So, could millions of people be prescribed different inhalers?

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  • 'Ice-cream toothache': Cold food and drinks pain explained

    Added On : 28th March 2021

    Scientists believe they have worked out why biting down on ice or drinking something really cold causes excruciating pain for some people.

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  • Lassa fever 'at risk' Britons sent home from Sierra Leone

    Added On : 26th November 2019

    Three British nationals have been brought back to the UK from Sierra Leone for medical assessment after coming into close contact with two people diagnosed with Lassa fever.

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  • Charcoal toothpastes 'don't whiten teeth'

    Added On : 15th May 2019

    Charcoal-based toothpastes, which claim to whiten teeth, are a "marketing gimmick" which could increase the risk of tooth decay and staining, says a review in the British Dental Journal.

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  • Could having wisdom teeth out lead to opioid addiction?

    Added On : 5th December 2018

    “This work raises two really important related but separate questions: Do we need opioids, and do we need the procedure?” asked the researcher.

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  • Oral Health Month, an oral care awareness campaign launches in KSA with the support of more than 3,200 dentists giving residents access to free dental checkups

    Added On : 21st April 2017

    The Saudi Dental Society and Colgate have partnered to launch a nationwide awareness campaign, Oral Health Month, with the support of over 3200 dentists across the Kingdom. The campaign offers free dental checkups across the country alongside an interactive roadshow across three cities, to drive home the message among Saudi citizens about the benefits of a preventive approach to oral health.  

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  • Volunteer dentists donate skills to put smiles on 10,000 patients in Jeddah

    Added On : 26th March 2017

    JEDDAH: Every year, the last week in March is observed by GCC countries as “Oral Health Week” as part of a plan to promote preventive measures to reduce the incidence of oral and dental disease.

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  • Saudi dentists committed to upgrading care, says Orthodontic Society president

    Added On : 26th February 2017

    JEDDAH: The president of the Saudi Orthodontic Society (SOS) said Saturday at the 11th International Orthodontic symposium that it is his organization’s mission to upgrade the level of orthodontic care to reach excellence and raise the level of awareness in the population.

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  • More Evidence Ties Gum Health to Stroke Risk

    Added On : 24th February 2017

    Image result for More Evidence Ties Gum Health to Stroke RiskStudy shows increasing risk of brain blockage with more severe gum disease

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  • Wearing a confident smile for SR8,500

    Added On : 23rd August 2016

    JEDDAH: A well-aligned set of all the 32 teeth are an important part of one’s personality, especially for those seeking jobs in the defense or civil sectors. To gain that confident smile, such people are ready to shell out large sums of money to dental specialists, says a report.

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