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How pipeline programs can increase diversity in dentistry – Medical Xpress

2018 graduates of NYU College of Dentistry’s Saturday Academy. Credit: NYU College of Dentistry The field of dentistry has a diversity problem. Despite calls for a more diverse workforce, only 15.2 percent of dental school applicants in 2016 were underrepresented minorities, according to the American Dental Education Association. Having more dentists from diverse backgrounds benefits… Read More »

Medical News Today: The key to myasthenia gravis progression may be hidden in serum

Researchers have identified previously undetectable biomarkers that could help diagnose and direct the treatment of a rare autoimmune disease. New research finds clues to myasthenia gravis progression in blood serum. Autoimmune conditions are a class of disease in which a person’s immune system produces antibodies to attack tissues in the body. There are many types… Read More »

Medical News Today: Alternate-day fasting has health benefits for healthy people

A new study shows that strict alternate-day fasting may be a valid alternative to counting calories and may have similar results, while also benefitting various biological processes. Fasting may have benefits for healthy people, new research suggests, although there are some caveats. People often alter their diets — in order to lose weight, improve their… Read More »