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    The Connection between Mouth Bacteria and Inflammation in Heart Disease

    In a review article published in Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism on April 16, researchers summarize the latest clinical evidence supporting a link between oral infections, which are caused by the bacteria in our mouth, and heart disease, and they emphasize the important role of inflammation in both of these conditions.

    In a review article published in Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism on April 16, researchers summarize the latest clinical evidence supporting a link between oral infections, which are caused by the bacteria in our mouth, and heart disease, and they emphasize the important role of inflammation in both of these conditions.

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    Forsyth Study Details How Gum Disease Treatment Can Prevent Heart Disease

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 14 – A new study from the Forsyth Institute is helping to shed more light on the important connection between the mouth and heart.

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 14 – A new study from the Forsyth Institute is helping to shed more light on the important connection between the mouth and heart.

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    Forsyth Japanese Alumni Reunion

    On March 10th, Forsyth held its Japanese Alumni Meeting at its headquarters in Cambridge, Mass. The event took place in conjunction with the International Association for Dental Research Annual meeting in Boston, and brought together prominent members of the research community.

    On March 10th, Forsyth held its Japanese Alumni Meeting at its headquarters in Cambridge, Mass. The event took place in conjunction with the International Association for Dental Research Annual meeting in Boston, and brought together prominent members of the research community.

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    Significant Research from the Forsyth Institute Explains Why Popular Antacids May Increase Chance of Bone Fractures

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 26, 2015 – Newly published research from the Forsyth Institute details a discovery explaining why the 100 million Americans estimated to be taking prescription and over-the-counter antacid and heartburn medications may be at an increased risk of bone fractures.  

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 26, 2015 – Newly published research from the Forsyth Institute details a discovery explaining why the 100 million Americans estimated to be taking prescription and over-the-counter antacid and heartburn medications may be at an increased risk of bone fractures.  

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    ​$4.8M MLSC grant to fund Mass. Host-Microbiome Center

    The Forsyth Institute and Brigham & Women’s Hospital were awarded over $4.8 million to fund the creation of the Massachusetts Host-Microbiome Center, which will accelerate practical understanding of how personal microbial communities interact to promote health or cause disease.

    The Forsyth Institute and Brigham & Women’s Hospital were awarded over $4.8 million to fund the creation of the Massachusetts Host-Microbiome Center, which will accelerate practical understanding of how personal microbial communities interact to promote health or cause disease.

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    Don't Miss Forsyth at IADR Boston

    Join us at the International Association for Dental Research Annual Meeting on March 11 - 14, 2015.

    Join us at the International Association for Dental Research Annual Meeting on March 11 - 14, 2015.

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    Fighting Co-Infection in HIV/AIDS Patients: Forsyth Institute Research Team Identifies Bacteria Previously Not Known to Reside in Healthy Mouths

    A research team from The Forsyth Institute has identified for the first time the presence of a group of bacteria that was not previously believed to reside naturally in the mouths of healthy individuals.

    A research team from The Forsyth Institute has identified for the first time the presence of a group of bacteria that was not previously believed to reside naturally in the mouths of healthy individuals.

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    Clinical Impact of Periodontal Research: The Legacy of Anne Haffajee

    Prior to the Forsyth HSDM Reception at IADR, please join colleagues at the Clinical Impact of Periodontal Research: The Legacy of Anne Haffajee. This Symposium will take place on Friday, March 13 from 3:30 p.m. – 545 p.m. in meeting room 302, Hynes Convention Center.   

    Prior to the Forsyth HSDM Reception at IADR, please join colleagues at the Clinical Impact of Periodontal Research: The Legacy of Anne Haffajee. This Symposium will take place on Friday, March 13 from 3:30 p.m. – 545 p.m. in meeting room 302, Hynes Convention Center.   

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    Forsyth Research Featured in Boston Magazine

    Learn more about the role of inflammation in the body.

    Learn more about the role of inflammation in the body.

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    Science Speed Dating

    Join us for a lively discussion and lunch on Thursday, March 25 at noon. The session will focus on five key areas of research:

    • Inflammation
    • Cancer
    • Infectious Disease
    • Salivary Diagnositcs
    • The Microbiome

    This is a fun way for the lay person to learn more about Forsyth and its science. Guests will rotate between five tables to get to know a scientist and his or her area of research. To RSVP contact Kate Hutchinson at 617-892-8599.

    Join us for a lively discussion and lunch on Thursday, March 25 at noon. The session will focus on five key areas of research:

    • Inflammation
    • Cancer
    • Infectious Disease
    • Salivary Diagnositcs
    • The Microbiome

    This is a fun way for the lay person to learn more about Forsyth and its science. Guests will rotate between five tables to get to know a scientist and his or her area of research. To RSVP contact Kate Hutchinson at 617-892-8599.