Researchers at the Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP) in Brazil have found that oral health deteriorates in morbidly obese people on a diet in preparation for bariatric surgery and patients who have undergone the procedure. The study, published in the Journal of Oral Rehabilitation and Clinical Oral Investigations, found that patients had increased caries, gingivitis, and periodontitis rates. The researchers stress the importance of participation by a dentist in the assessment of bariatric patients.
Researchers at NYU College of Dentistry have developed a single score to describe the level of cytokines in the saliva, and this score is linked with the severity of clinical gum inflammation. The study, could lead to new ways to diagnose and treat gum disease.
In a clinical study with over 2,000 chest X-rays, radiologists demonstrated superior performance to AI in identifying lung diseases. While AI exhibited moderate to high sensitivity, it generated more false positives than radiologists, particularly in cases with multiple findings. The study’s conclusion emphasized that AI should not autonomously diagnose lung diseases but rather function as […]
One of the most crucial roles in the domain of manuscript publishing is that of the editor. While a manuscript undergoes a series of steps that finally leads to its publication in a journal of the author’s choice, editing is the first stage that breathes life into a raw document. An editor polishes the knowledge […]