Dental researchers discover why some people are more susceptible to chronic inflammatory diseases

July 26, 2021

Contact: Steven Lee, 210-450-3823, lees22@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO – Dentists aren’t known to tell people not to brush, but that’s what happened on the way to a breakthrough. After asking study participants not to brush half their teeth for three weeks, researchers discovered that genetic differences make some people more susceptible to chronic inflammatory diseases that […]








New paper provides a link between common chemicals and ‘unexplained’ chronic illnesses

June 28, 2021

Contact: Steven Lee, 210-450-3823, lees22@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO – Could your new home with its fresh paint, carpet and cabinets, as well as pesticides used around the place, cause a range of illness due to chemical intolerance? A new paper provides a long-awaited link between exposures to common chemicals and so-called unexplained illnesses. It also for […]