All posts tagged oral cancer

Married couples more likely to seek cancer help

As oral cancer rates spike among women in Ireland, researchers find that married couples are more easily encouraged by their spouses to seek medical care when problems arise. People who are married are also better at sticking with medication. In […]

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Mouth cancer deaths predicted to rise by 2030

Mouth cancer related deaths are expected to rise between now and 2030, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Mortality rates are predicted to increase by almost a quarter

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Oral health infographic highlights bad habits

Cork practice Dervla Leavy Dental Care has created an infographic to show how poor oral health can have a negative impact on general health. Dervla Leavy of Dervla Leavy

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Dentists band together for mouth cancer awareness

Free mouth cancer screenings took place in dental practices across Ireland last week to raise awareness of the deadly disease. The free exams were in support of Mouth Cancer

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What role can dentists play in curbing alcoholism?

Alcohol is killing one person per hour and sending 1.2 million to hospital each year in the UK and Northern Ireland, figures reveal. Substance abuse charity Alcohelp is calling

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Dental exams unearth 22 mouth cancer cases

Recent free dental examinations in Ireland have unearthed 22 cases of mouth cancer among the public. The dental examinations are part of an ongoing initiative to increase Irish public

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Mediterranean diet lowers mouth cancer risk

A Mediterranean diet can significantly lower the risk of developing mouth cancer, research has found. The study found that patients who had a diet consisting of fruits, vegetables, legumes,

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