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Tag: Saliva

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Mark Taylor On Penalty For Saliva Usage: ICC Has To Try & Be Lenient

Sydney: Former Australia captain Mark Taylor feels there has to be a fair bit of leniency shown to players on the issue of saliva ban, which has been put forward by the International Cricket Council (ICC) in the wake of coronavirus pandemic. The ICC recently introduced the system of issuing two warnings per innings to […]

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ICC Bans Saliva On Cricket Ball, Issues Interim Changes To Playing Regulations

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has confirmed interim changes to its playing regulations, which include the ban on the use of saliva to shine the ball and allowing home umpires in international series. The ICC Chief Executives’ Committee (CEC) ratified recommendations from the Anil Kumble-led Cricket Committee, aimed at mitigating the risks posed by the […]

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Saliva Can Predict Excess Body Fat In Teenagers

Rio de Janeiro: In addition to keeping the mouth moist and protecting us against germs, saliva can also be used for early detection of the risk of developing diseases associated with surplus body fat, a new study suggests. For the findings, published in the journal Nutrition Research, the researchers in Brazil performed a study in […]

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Saliva Test Can Detect Mouth, Throat Cancer Early

New York: A non-invasive saliva test can detect human papilloma virus-16 — the strain associated with oropharyngeal cancer (OPC) — showing promise for earlier and easier detection of mouth and throat cancer, report researchers. The novel technique detected OPC in whole saliva in 40 per cent of patients tested and 80 per cent of confirmed […]

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Breast milk, saliva can boost oral health in babies

Sydney: Besides being a source of nutrition, breast milk also plays an important role in shaping a healthy oral microbiome in babies, suggests a study. The study, led by Queensland University of Technology (QUT), showed that the growth of some microbes was inhibited for up to 24 hours following breast milk and saliva mixing. This […]

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