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Whitening strips may damage teeth: study

Teeth-whitening products used to maintain a dazzling smile may cause hidden tooth damage, research suggests. Studies have found that the active ingredient in over-the-counter whitening strips, hydrogen peroxide, fragments dentin protein. Dentin lies beneath the tooth’s enamel outer layer and provides it with support. It is sandwiched between the enamel and connective tissue that binds… Read More »

Funding Gap Leaves Women Scientists at a Lifelong Disadvantage: Study

FRIDAY, March 15, 2019 — Women scientists get less early-career research funding from the U.S. government than men, which can put them at a disadvantage for the rest of their careers, a new study says. Researchers analyzed grants given by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) to 53,000 first-time principal investigators (57 percent men… Read More »

Sex hormones for gender transitioning hike risk of stroke, heart attacks, study finds

As doctors consider how young is too young to give sex hormones to children who say they are transgender, more research is linking gender-affirming hormone therapy with an increased risk of strokes, blood clots and heart attacks. A new analysis found that trans women — people born male who identify as female — on hormone therapy… Read More »