Your Health For Tag "studies show"

  • Do You Have the Candy Corn Gene?
    Oct. 22, 2013

    Do You Have the Candy Corn Gene?

    General oral health

    Does Halloween candy call your name? If you're powerless against the sweet stuff, it may not be your fault. Scientists at York University recently discovered a gene that affects how much a person desires sweet or fatty foods. It has to do with the pleasure receptors in the body. The hedonic system – the part... More »

  • Tooth “Tattoos” May Help Detect Disease
    Jul. 18, 2013

    Tooth “Tattoos” May Help Detect Disease

    General oral health

    Just when you thought you'd seen every type of tattoo out there, a new version is on the horizon. This one, however, could help prevent pain instead of causing it. Researchers at Princeton University are working on a technology that “tattoos” – no needles involved – a graphene sensor onto tooth enamel. The sensor is... More »