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What is complex odontoma?

In this photograph taken on July 22, 2014, Indian dentists display teeth removed after operating on seventeen year old Ashik Gavai at JJ Hospital in Mumbai.  Surgeons in Mumbai have removed 232 teeth from the mouth of an Indian teenager in what they believe may be a world-record operation, the hospital said. Ashik Gavai, 17, sought medical help for a swelling on the right side of his lower jaw and the case was referred to the city's JJ Hospital, where they found he was suffering from a condition known as complex odontoma, head of dentistry Sunanda Dhivare-Palwankar told AFP. AFP

The United States’ National Center for Biotechnology Information defines complex odontoma “as an agglomerate of all the dental tissues that are characterized by normal histodifferentiation but abnormal morphodifferentiation producing little or no resemblance to normal tooth form.”

Posted: July 24th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Legalizing sex work would slash HIV toll—study


Scrapping laws that ban sex work would slash the number of HIV infections over the next decade, according to a study presented at the world AIDS forum on Tuesday.

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

The latest US social media fitness sensation is Filipino

“WHEN I moved to LA, I used fitness to meet new people, and build friendships and relationships,” said Liane V. RAY TRAJANO

She’s taking Western social media by storm, and she’s 100-percent Filipino.   Social media star Liane Valenzuela, a.k.a. Liane V, is a United States-born, 5’3” performer with golden tan skin, long wavy hair, a shapely bod and flat abs. She sings and cowrites most of her songs; she writes and acts in comedy skits; she [...]

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Health and Wellness,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Simple, proven weight-control strategies to jump-start a lifestyle change program

ELIMINATE unhealthy foods out of sight and make healthy foods always available at home. COACH4HEALTHYLIVING.COM

There are simple and proven weight-control strategies that you can adapt to jump-start a lifestyle change program. These are not dependent on fads and do not leave you feeling deprived.

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Health and Wellness,Photos & Videos | Read More »

For Lita Puyat, happiness is losing 85 lb–and dancing the salsa

LITA Puyat . photos taken in 2007 and after. losing 90 lbs last year have inspired.netizens

Lita Puyat made a name in the 1990s as one of the country’s top photographers. After living in Australia to pursue a culinary career and undergoing a lifestyle change, she has to reintroduce herself to people. After losing 85 lb, she is unrecognizable to most.

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Headlines,Health and Wellness,Photos & Videos | Read More »