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Scientists Link Poor Oral Health to Diabetes

Scientists Link Poor Oral Health to Diabetes

Researchers, in a new study, found that people with Type 2 diabetes are twice more likely to lose teeth on average than people who do not have diabetes. Findings of the study were reported in the journal Preventing Chronic Disease.

The authors of the study said that vision problem or amputations are well-known risks associated with diabetes, but according to the study, people with Type 2 diabetes are at high risk of losing teeth.

Overdose drug makes woman who has never felt pain sensitive to a hot laser beam

Overdose drug makes woman who has never felt pain sensitive to a hot laser beam

According to scientists, after an experiment that leads to new ways of treating people who have chronic pain, a 39-year-old woman felt pain for the first time ever in her life. The woman, who wanted her name to remain hidden, was born with a condition due to which she never feel any kind of pain, but a drug, usually given for the treatment of drug addiction, made her responsive to a hot laser beam.

Japanese Probe Akatsuki Enters Orbit around Venus in Second Attempt

Japanese Probe Akatsuki Enters Orbit around Venus in Second Attempt

Only lucky space agencies get second chance during space exploration, and the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is one of them. The agency announced that its Akatsuki spacecraft has successfully entered orbit around the planet five years after missing a shot.

New Experiment Aims To Study How Apes Embrace Social Technology

New Experiment Aims To Study How Apes Embrace Social Technology

In an experiment, backed by musician Peter Gabriel, researchers will provide chimpanzees all over the world with video-conferencing equipments to study whether or not apes use the social technology to communicate with other chimpanzees.

Check What’s Similar between Strange Creature and Queen from Star Wars Movie

Check What’s Similar between Strange Creature and Queen from Star Wars Movies

According to scientists, who discovered fossils of a rare creature in Spain’s Cuenca province, they have found something common between the creature that roamed Europe about 15 million years ago and queen from the Star wars movie.

The creature was named Xenokeryx amidalae, meaning ‘strange horn of Amidala’, referring to the Star Wars character Queen Amidala, a role played by actress Natalie Portman.

Restaurant Group says NYC Salt Warning Labels are Confusing and Misleading

Restaurant Group says NYC Salt Warning Labels are Confusing and Misleading

Two days after the Board of Health enacted salt warning labels rule, restaurateurs sued it by saying the law may mislead customers. Now, the rule will be headed for a court fight, and court will decide what to do next.

The National Restaurant Association filed a lawsuit against the city Board of Health-approved rule on Thursday in a Manhattan court, two days after the new rule took effect. As per the law, the state restaurants have to put salt-shaker icon on every menu item.

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