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Blocked salivary glands by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Thu 23 Feb 2012 10:27am This article outlines the symptoms and treatment of an obstructive swelling of the salivary glands. Treatment for salivary gland stones may not be necessary as these often pass with time but surgery can be used in some cases. The sali ... Read on »
Meal Time Syndrome and Blocked Salivary Glands by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Tue 24 Sep 2013 3:04pm Consultant Oral Surgeon, Mr Cyrus Kerawala explains how there are over 600 minor salivary glands throughout the lips, mouth and throat along with six major salivary glands; the parotid, the submandibular and the sublingual. Any of these salivary glands can become blocked for a number of reasons,and altho ... Read on »
Lupus Overlap Diseases: What are Some Common Diseases Associated with Lupus? by Molly Patient Expert Posted Wed 10 Apr 2013 11:52am Lupus Overlap Diseases: What are Some Common Diseases Associated with Lupus? Some lupus (SLE) patients have been told by one physician that they have lupus, while told by another physician that they have, for example, scleroderma or another related disorder.  How and why does this happen?  Although lupus most ... Read on »
Infectious Prions in Pre-Clinical Deer and Transmission of Chronic Wasting Disease Solely by Environmental Exposure by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Tue 16 Jun 2009 5:27pm PLoS ONE. 2009; 4(6): e5916. Published online 2009 June 16. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0005916. PMCID: PMC2691594 Copyright Mathiason et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original a ... Read on »
regarding salivary gland issues by Joan H. Patient Expert Posted Mon 30 Jul 2007 12:00am From time to time (like today!) I get an email or a comment asking for good information about salivary gland damage from RAI, RadioActive Iodine treatment for thyroid cancer. Unfortunately, post-RAI salivary issues are a lot more common than your doctor may let on. For the most part, the first flare up is (more) severe. Some ... Read on »
Potent Inhibitory RNAs for Non-Surgical Treatment of Salivary Gland Cancers by nih.gov Posted Wed 28 Sep 2011 8:00pm Description of Invention: In the U.S., approximately 40,000 cases of head and neck cancer, including salivary gland tumors, are diagnosed each year. Surgery with post-operative radiotherapy is the most common treatment for salivary gland tumors. However, complete removal is difficult due to the three-dimensional growth patter ... Read on »
Smokeless Tobacco Not a Risk Factor for Cancer of the Salivary Glands by Brad R. Posted Tue 08 May 2012 10:02pm Two celebrities -- Adam Yauch ("MCA" of the Beastie Boys) and Tony Gwynn (Hall of Fame baseball player) -- were recently reported to have suffered salivary gland cancer. This has prompted questions about tobacco use as a possible risk factor. Cancer of the salivary gland is exquisitely rare. For perspective, data from the Sur ... Read on »
Collagen-Induced Platelet Aggregation Inhibitor from Mosquito Salivary Glands by nih.gov Posted Mon 30 Jul 2012 8:00pm Description of Invention: Exposed collagen in injured blood vessels provides a substrate for platelets to adhere and aggregate initiating the first step in thrombosis, the formation of blood clots inside a blood vessel. Despite the essential role of platelets in vascular injury, excessive platelet aggregation may also result ... Read on »
Mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma (MALT) of salivary glands and scleroderma: a case report by Jan Posted Tue 09 Mar 2010 12:00am By Monika Prochorec-Sobieszek and Colleague Abstract The connection between scleroderma and lymphoma is uncommon and its pathogenic relationship is a much debated subject. We describe the case of a patient with mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma (MALT) of both parotid glands without clinical signs of Sjögrens syndrome who s ... Read on »
First Gene Therapy Study in Human Salivary Gland Shows Promise by Medline Plus Posted Tue 06 Nov 2012 8:27am Source: National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research - Related MedlinePlus Page: Head and Neck Cancer Read on »