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A new study seems to have found an association between dental radiographs and the development of benign brain tumors. This finding calls for reflection on the advantages and disadvantages of using this type of dental evidence, especially in children. Read on and find out everything.
Some dentists ask their patients to take radiographs of the jaw and teeth, to verify that everything is in order and no cavities or other problems hidden in the mouth. However, x-rays or X-rays should be applied with care, especially when it comes to children, as they emit radiation and it is known that excessive exposure to these X-rays can cause cancer.
Does this mean that you should never make an X-ray anywhere in the body? Well, no. Definitely, the answer to this question is negative. X-rays can see if there is a broken bone, for example, in the case of teeth, help detect hidden caries or other problem could not be otherwise. However, not abuse. Read the rest of this entry »
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There may be a moderate protective effect of high intake of vegetables, but with regard to the intake of fruits, fiber and meat consumption results are still inconclusive
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