News: oral health
Children’s oral health under the microscope
Researchers from the University of Adelaide will conduct a wide-ranging nationwide study on the extent and causes of tooth decay in Australian children and the mental health, education and financial impacts that it has.
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Nation-leading dental trailblazer humbled by royal invitation
University of Adelaide titleholder and alum Dr Trudy Lin says she is incredibly humbled and honoured to be invited to pay her respects to Queen Elizabeth II.
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Study reveals Indigenous Australians at higher risk of HPV throat cancers
Researchers from the University of Adelaide have found that throat cancers caused by human papilloma virus (HPV), a common sexually transmitted disease, are 15 times more prevalent in Indigenous Australians than young non-Indigenous Australians, and five times the prevalence reported in a systematic review involving the US, Brazil, Mexico and Finland.
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One in three Australian adults has untreated tooth decay
A third of Australian adults aged 15 years or more has untreated tooth decay, results of a national oral health study led by the Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health (ARCPOH) at the University of Adelaide show.
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