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Can Spit Predict Heart Attacks & Cancer?

Your spit is a treasure trove of information that soon could diagnose everything from high blood pressure to cancer. What's more, saliva is so easy to collect, that someday patients will be able to…

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Cellphone Use Linked to Excess Saliva

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 …

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Why Am I Always Thirsty?

Q: I am constantly thirsty but I've been tested for diabetes and I don't have it. What else could it be? A: Kudos for you for knowing that excessive, chronic thirst is an indicator of diabetes. Mo…

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