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Tiny silica particles could be used to repair damaged teeth, research shows

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Researchers at the University of Birmingham have shown how the development of coated silica nanoparticles could be used in restorative treatment of sensitive teeth and preventing the onset of tooth decay.
Date:
16/09/2015
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Acetic acid, found in vinegar, shown to be effective against bacteria found in burn wounds

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Highly diluted acetic acid, an active ingredient of household vinegar, has been shown to be an effective alternative agent to prevent infection and kill bacteria found in burn wounds.
Date:
15/09/2015
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences

Smokers at higher risk of losing their teeth, research shows

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A new study has confirmed that regular smokers have a significantly increased risk of tooth loss.
Date:
14/09/2015
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Programme to promote healthy lifestyles for children launches in Guangzhou, China

Programme to promote healthy lifestyles for children launches in Guangzhou, China
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A public health programme hoping to develop health knowledge and healthy lifestyles among Chinese children for the purpose of promoting healthy nutritional and weight status has officially launched in Guangzhou, China.
Date:
07/09/2015
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Vice Chancellor

Life-size T-Rex offers a 'roarsome' start to the University of Birmingham's annual Community Day

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From circus performances, learning to HAKA, funfairs and face painting, to feeling a liver and discovering how the brain works; the sixth annual Community Day kicks off with a bang on Sunday 6 September on the University of Birmingham's Edgbaston campus.
Date:
01/09/2015
Categories:
Arts and Law, Corporate Services, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences
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