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Romans had less gum disease than modern Britons

Romans had less gum disease than modern Britons

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The Roman-British population from c. 200-400 AD appears to have had far less gum disease than we have today, according to a study of skulls at the Natural History Museum led by a King's College London periodontist. The surprise findings provide further evidence that modern habits like smoking can be damaging to oral health.
Pioneering gloves seek to tackle skin disorders

Pioneering gloves seek to tackle skin disorders

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King's researchers have been awarded over £1.6m to design and test pioneering, high-tech gloves for people suffering from debilitating genetic skin disorders that affect the hands.
Protecting health workers combatting Ebola

Protecting health workers combatting Ebola

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A leading nursing journal, hosted at King's, has published an important editorial, calling into question international guidelines on the use of face-masks to protect people from contracting Ebola.
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