Oral/Maxillofacial Pathology Articles

February 23, 2001

 

80 Nobel Laureates Back Stem Cell Research - Yahoo/Reuters

Stepping into a heated political and ethical debate, 80 U.S. Nobel laureates have signed a letter to President George W. Bush urging him to not block the first flow of federal grants for research on human embryo cells, The Washington Post reported Thursday...

 

Medical research under threat after Alder Hey scandal - British Medical Journal

Uncertainty over the legal and ethical implications of retaining human tissue is endangering several medical research programmes, leaving pathologists "in a hiatus" over the status of archived slides and tissue blocks, and putting postmortem diagnoses back 30 years, it was claimed this week...

 

February 22, 2001
A review of saliva: Normal composition, flow, and function - Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry

An adequate supply of saliva is critical to the preservation and maintenance of oral tissue. Clinicians often do not value the many benefits of saliva until quantities are decreased. Much is written on the subject of salivary hypofunction, but little attention is paid to normal salivary flow and function

 

Treatment of HIV-associated multicentric Castleman's disease with oral etoposide - American Journal of Hematology

Multicentric Castleman's disease (MCD) is a lymphoproliferative disorder that can be defined based upon both clinical and pathological characteristics. The clinical features of this frequently fatal disease include fever, generalized lymphadenopathy, fatigue, splenomegaly, hepatomegaly, and pancytopenia. Recently, severe forms of this disease have been diagnosed in HIV positive patients...

 

Freestanding and multiunit immediate loading of the expandable implant: An up-to-40-month prospective survival study - Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of an expandable implant design for immediate and delayed loading and for freestanding and multiunit situations...