Rajagiri Round Table: Educating India- Listening to Innovative Teachers-76th Rajagiri Round Table  |  Cover Story: A New Era of Instructional Design  |  Best Practices: Continental Hospitals Set up a Super Specialty Clinic in IIT Hyderabad  |  Science Innovations: New cancer treatment developed by MIT  |  Leadership Instincts: Disappearance of Women researchers in Authorship during Pandemic  |  Technology Inceptions: MIT developed a New Successor for Mini Cheetah Robot  |  Science Innovations: IISc team develops novel computational model to predict ‘change blindness’  |  Science Innovations: Immune System Responds Better to Vaccination in Morning Hours  |  Teacher Insights: Training in Childhood Education, New Pedagogy Enabled Innovation in Teaching  |  International Policy: UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education 2021  |  Leadership Instincts: UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education 2021  |  Health Monitor: Intensive therapy better for Cerebral Palsy  |  Parent Interventions: Intensive therapy better for Cerebral Palsy  |  Science Innovations: Intensive therapy better for Cerebral Palsy  |  International Edu News: TutorComp- a new platform for online tutoring in UAE.  |  
August 16, 2021 Monday 09:33:25 AM IST

Tooth Loss Leads to Cognitive Decline

Tooth loss is a risk factor for cognitive impairment and dementia, according to a study by researchers at New York University. However, this risk was not significant among older adults with dentures. Timely treatment with dentures is found to protect people against cognitive decline. One in six adults above the age of 65 or above has lost all their teeth. Missing teeth can lead to nutritional deficiency as it makes chewing of some foods difficult. Gum disease can also lead to cognitive decline. In addition, tooth loss may reflect life-long socioeconomic disadvantages that are also risk factors for cognitive decline. It underscores the need to maintain good oral health to preserve cognitive function.
https://www.readwhere.com/magazine/rajagiri-media-trust/Pallikkutam/31905?refquery=Pallilkutam

Comments