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Cellphone Use Linked to Excess Saliva

Cellphone Use Linked to Excess Saliva

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A recent study shows a link between heavy cellphone use and saliva production. Scientists at the Vidhya Shikshan Prasark Mandal’s Dental College and Research Centre in India have found that the gland responsible for saliva production is larger in people who talk a lot on cellphones. Patrick Jones has the juicy details in this Buzz60.

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3:14AM PDT on Jul 21, 2012

guess thats why people can talk SO much over the phone!

9:06PM PDT on Jul 20, 2012

Another video? A warning that I was only going to get a video would have been appreciated.

6:57AM PDT on Jul 20, 2012


8:31PM PDT on Jul 19, 2012

Thanks Chris for the video. Interesting.

8:29PM PDT on Jul 19, 2012

So, yakking excessively ( and loudly) on a cell phone can make you look like a drooling idiot? So what else is new? I wonder what other kinds of growths cell phone radiation might be encouraging...

7:15PM PDT on Jul 19, 2012

Good grief.

7:12PM PDT on Jul 19, 2012

An interesting story. You know, though, the cell phone that woman is holding is the spitting image of one I used to own...

3:42PM PDT on Jul 19, 2012

lol, I think that's talking too much in general, cell phone or not

1:32PM PDT on Jul 19, 2012

Sleep with cellphone on is bad for sleeping too...light sleep vs deep sleep

1:18PM PDT on Jul 19, 2012

Wow. I only use about 100 minutes a month on a cell phone. Yet my dentist has to keep the suction going when working in my mouth, because of my saliva production. I don't think the two are cause and effect in my case.

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