Navigation Links
Dental Care Linked to Heart Health in Older Women
Date:10/5/2010

TUESDAY, Oct. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Older women who get regular dental care are about one-third less likely to suffer from heart disease than those who don't, new findings suggest.

The study doesn't prove that dental care directly improves the heart health of women by lowering the risk of conditions like heart attack and stroke, and dental care seemed to have no benefit for men at all in terms of heart disease, but even so, the study authors were still impressed by the findings.

The study, which was released online Sept. 29 in advance of publication in an upcoming print issue of Health Economics, analyzed the medical records of nearly 7,000 people aged 44 to 88 who had participated in another study. The data from that study had been collected between 1996 and 2004.

The authors of the new study came to their conclusions after reviewing the data and adjusting the numbers so they wouldn't be thrown off by large or small numbers of people who were, among other things, overweight or users of alcohol and tobacco.

"We think the findings reflect differences in how men and women develop cardiovascular disease," study co-author Dr. Stephen Brown, a obstetrician/gynecologist resident at West Virginia University, said in a news release from the University of California at Berkeley. "Other studies suggest that estrogen has a protective effect against heart disease because it helps prevent the development of atherosclerosis. It's not until women hit menopause, around age 50 to 55, that they start catching up with men."

Dr. Maria Emanuel Ryan, a professor of oral biology and pathology at Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, N.Y., said she has seen signs of a link between dental care and heart disease in her own practice. The study, she said, "confirms the findings of some of the studies conducted in the insurance industry, which suggest that the medical costs for cardiac care and diabetes are reduced in patients w
'/>"/>

Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Human Dental Technology Leads to Breakthroughs for Pet Dental Health at Sergeants Pet Care Products, Inc.
2. Pet Dental Month Prime Time To Schedule Preventive Annual Cleaning For Pets
3. 1Dental.com Enhances Dental Plan Benefits With New Fee Schedule
4. Pacific Dental Services Gives Smiles to More Than 400 Children
5. California Dental Association Foundation Expands Care to States Underserved Communities
6. Celebrate National Childrens Dental Health Month by Taking Care of Tiny Teeth
7. At Risk Children Receive Free Dental Services at Communities In Schools Clinic
8. Pew Report: California Off Track in Providing Children with Dental Health Care They Need
9. Pew Report Finds Majority of States Fail to Ensure Proper Dental Health & Access to Care for Children
10. Pew Report: Colorado on Track in Providing Children with Dental Health Care They Need
11. Pew Report: Connecticut is a National Leader in Addressing Childrens Dental Health
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Dental Care Linked to Heart Health in Older Women
(Date:8/23/2014)... August 23, 2014 Teen drug and ... It’s no different in Wilmington, NC. Substance abuse can ... falling victim to drug and alcohol dependency in higher ... looking to overcome substance abuse, but don’t know where ... treatment facility can be a challenge because most treatment ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... 23, 2014 2014 Deep Research ... professional and in-depth research report on the Glucose ... information, including Glucose Meter definition, classification, application, and ... This research covers the international market analysis, including ... covering macroeconomic environment & economic situation analysis. The ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... Top 10 Best SEO Hosting (Top10BestSEOHosting.com) ... and highly recommended FatCow ( http://www.top10bestseohosting.com/go/FatCow.com/ ) and ... Top 10 Best SEO Hosting states, “It is ... supplier. Actually, these companies have outperformed their competitors ... support. People can get the best web hosting ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... With the stage set for the National Association ... which will be held in Boston August 23-26 - ... online opinion section, Podium. The op-ed “ To ... Steven C. Anderson, IOM, CAE, president & CEO of ... University School of Pharmacy – Worcester/Manchester. , Offered ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter ... growing number of Americans on work disability chronically use ... Researchers found that between 2007 and 2011, about 44 ... were prescribed narcotic painkillers each year. And the percentage ... 2007 to 23 percent in 2011. Experts ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Troubled Teens Wilmington Helpline Guides Adolescents to the Path of Recovery 2Health News:Glucose Meter Industry Global (Europe, Asia, NA, ROW) Analysis Now Available at ReportsnReports.com 2Health News:Glucose Meter Industry Global (Europe, Asia, NA, ROW) Analysis Now Available at ReportsnReports.com 3Health News:FatCow Reviews Released by Top10BestSEOHosting.com 2Health News:The Boston Globe Publishes Value of Pharmacy Op-ed as NACDS Total Store Expo Begins 2Health News:The Boston Globe Publishes Value of Pharmacy Op-ed as NACDS Total Store Expo Begins 3Health News:Many U.S. Workers on Disability Use Narcotic Painkillers, Study Finds 2Health News:Many U.S. Workers on Disability Use Narcotic Painkillers, Study Finds 3Health News:Many U.S. Workers on Disability Use Narcotic Painkillers, Study Finds 4
... , ... Strategy to Address Lung Cancer , WASHINGTON ... Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) praised the growing coalition of national ... a better public health strategy to address the nation,s most ...
... ... , ... December 8, 2009 -- Many parents dread the holiday season as they struggle with ... worried and isolated. Rather than celebrating the holiday season, parents are concerned about ...
... ... Shepherd, Finkelman, Miller & Shah, LLP ( ... a law firm with offices in California, Connecticut, ... a lawsuit seeking class action status in the ...
... , ... & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG ) today ... and chief executive officer of WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE: ... The appointment is effective immediately. , (Photo: ...
... a potential personalized treatment target for the most common form ... Cancer Cell , the research team describes finding that ... type of cancer was overexpressed in papillary serous ovarian ... found evidence suggesting possible mechanisms by which MAGP2 may promote ...
... behavior, but not aggression, researchers say, , TUESDAY, Dec. ... but the male sex hormone actually encourages a sense ... does not cause aggression, said lead researcher Michael Naef, ... of London. But it does lead to "status-seeking behavior ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Lung Cancer Alliance Praises Growing National Coalition 2Health News:Lung Cancer Alliance Praises Growing National Coalition 3Health News:Book Offers Help for Parents Struggling with Difficult Teens During the Upcoming Holidays 2Health News:Securities Class Action Filed by Shepherd, Finkelman, Miller & Shah, LLP on Behalf of Hemispherx Biopharma Securities Purchasers Between February 18, 2009 and November 2, 2009 2Health News:Securities Class Action Filed by Shepherd, Finkelman, Miller & Shah, LLP on Behalf of Hemispherx Biopharma Securities Purchasers Between February 18, 2009 and November 2, 2009 3Health News:Securities Class Action Filed by Shepherd, Finkelman, Miller & Shah, LLP on Behalf of Hemispherx Biopharma Securities Purchasers Between February 18, 2009 and November 2, 2009 4Health News:Procter & Gamble Announces Appointment of Director 2Health News:Possible ovarian cancer treatment target identified 2Health News:Testosterone Gets Bad Rap: Study 2Health News:Testosterone Gets Bad Rap: Study 3
(Date:8/22/2014)... , August 22, 2014 ... TVs Today Lincor announced general availability of ... solution that delivers a range of education, entertainment and ...      (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140822/702945) , " ... point of care patient engagement to bedside smart devices, ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... 2014 /PRNewswire/ - SQI Diagnostics Inc. (TSX-V: SQD), ... proprietary technologies and products for advanced microarray diagnostics, ... Master Service Agreement to contract with a UK-based ... During the initial phase of this agreement, SQI ... prototype of one of the customer,s assays, operational ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... --  Memorial Hermann Health System and The University ... new partnership to provide a new level of specialized breast ... the greater Houston area. ... provider of professional breast radiology services for five of Memorial ... The Woodlands , Northeast, Southwest and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Lincor Unveils Next Generation TV-based Patient Engagement Solution 2SQI Diagnostics Contracted to Automate Pathogen Detection Assays 2SQI Diagnostics Contracted to Automate Pathogen Detection Assays 3Memorial Hermann, MD Anderson join forces to provide enhanced breast imaging services throughout the Greater Houston Region 2Memorial Hermann, MD Anderson join forces to provide enhanced breast imaging services throughout the Greater Houston Region 3Memorial Hermann, MD Anderson join forces to provide enhanced breast imaging services throughout the Greater Houston Region 4
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
Medicine Products: