Brush Your Teeth To Reduce The Risk Of Heart Disease, University of Otago Study

Published: Sep 11, 2008

ScienceDaily (Sep. 11, 2008) — Heart disease is the leading cause of death worldwide. However, many people with cardiovascular disease have none of the common risk factors such as smoking, obesity and high cholesterol. Now, researchers have discovered a new link between gum disease and heart disease that may help find ways to save lives, scientists heard September 9, 2008 at the Society for General Microbiology's Autumn meeting being held at Trinity College, Dublin.

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