When saliva meets acid: chemical warfare at the oesophagogastric junction
- Impairment of Salivary Epidermal Growth Factor Secretory Response to Esophageal Mechanical and Chemical Stimulation in Patients with Reflux Esophagitis. Rourk, R. M.; Namiot, Z.; Sarosiek, J.; Yu, Z.; McCallum, R. W. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Feb1994, Vol. 89 Issue 2, p237
Objectives: It has been demonstrated recently that salivary epidermal growth factor (sEGF) output in healthy individuals is strongly and significantly influenced by esophageal intraluminal mechanical and chemical stimuli. Therefore, we have studied the impact of intraesophageal mechanical and...
- Saliva testing. // Total Health;Dec98/Jan99, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p11
Provides information on the use of saliva testing to help diagnose a variety of systemic diseases and medical conditions. Sample of systemic diseases diagnosed by saliva testing; Advantages of saliva testing.
- Elevated salivary levels of oxytocin persist more than 7 h after intranasal administration. Van IJzendoorn, Marinus H.; Bhandari, Ritu; Van der Veen, Rixt; Grewen, Karen M.; Bakermans-Kranenburg, Marian J. // Frontiers in Neuroscience;Dec2012, Vol. 6, p1
We addressed the question how long salivary oxytocin levels remain elevated after intranasal administration, and whether it makes a difference when 16 or 24 IU of oxytocin administration is used. Oxytocin levels were measured in saliva samples collected from 46 female participants right before...
- Diurnal changes in the total antioxidant activity of human saliva. M. Borisenkov; L. Erunova; E. Lyuseva; N. Pozdeeva // Human Physiology;May2007, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p375
AbstractÂ Â Twenty-four-hour monitoring of saliva antioxidant activity was performed in eight women and four men 18â€“60 years old. Its maximum, detected at 6 a.m., was more than twice as high (p
- HUMAN SALIVA. WAINWRIGHT, W. W. // Journal of Dental Research;Oct1939, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p441
The article presents a study which examines the rate of flow of activated saliva. The effect of the rate of flow of activated saliva upon its composition is noted, mentioning previous research which has demonstrated that effect. Data collected from a previous study is analyzed, noting the...
- Leukocyte Myeloperoxidase and Salivary Lactoperoxidase: Identification and Quantitation in Human Mixed Saliva. Thomas, E. L.; Jefferson, M. M.; Joyner, R. E.; Cook, G. S.; King, C. C. // Journal of Dental Research;Feb1994, Vol. 73 Issue 2, p544
Human salivary lactoperoxidase (HS-LP) is synthesized and secreted by the salivary glands, whereas myeloperoxidase (MPO) is found in PMN leukocytes, which migrate into the oral cavity at gingival crevices. HS-LP levels vary with changes in salivary gland function, but increased numbers of...
- Israeli Division 28th Annual Meeting June 30-July 1, 1994 Jerusalem, Israel. // Journal of Dental Research;Apr1994, Vol. 73 Issue 4, p880
Abstracts are presented for several articles, including "Is Labial Biopsy The 'Gold Standard' For Juvenile Sogren Syndrome?," "Correlation Between Salivation and Lacrimation: Diagnostic Predictor," and "Saliva in Alcoholics."
- HUMAN SALIVA. BECKS, H.; WAINWRIGHT, W. W. // Journal of Dental Research;Oct1939, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p447
The article presents a study comparing the rate of flow of resting and activated saliva. The rate of flow is compared for a group of 30 individuals from whom resting saliva is collected for 15 minutes before chewing paraffin in order to produce activated saliva. The group of 30 is separated into...
- ESTIMATION OF SALIVARY PHOSPHATASE. RAE, JAMES J. // Journal of Dental Research;Oct1941, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p453
The article discusses a technique to estimate salivary phosphatase. The enzyme phosphatase is one of the prime factors in controlling ossification and decalcification in the human body. The author proposes a rapid method of estimating this substance in saliva which involves using a phenolic...