In two thousand and four Doctor Paul Ritker was named by time magazine as one of the one hundred most influential people in the world now how does one get considered for a list of the most influential people in the world well for starters you must do something trans formative change the world in a way that is likely to have long term implications fifteen years ago it was known but often ignored that more than half of the first heart attacks occurred in people with normal cholesterol levels 7 more than ten years ago doctorate chris started the series of studies that demonstrated quite convincingly than me that inflammation was a major factor in miocardial and strokes the data even indicated that the risk student elevated inflammation wasn’t least is great as the risk to the elevated ldl cholesterol as you might imagine this revolutionary finding was not welcomed by everyone the doctorate permit criticism not with the argument but with more and more evidence in the past ten years doctor richter has truly transform medicne as a direct result of his determined efforts elevated inflammation is now recognized as a critical factor in the major chronic diseases of aging doctor richter is very much
Preterm Birth and Gum Disease
This is a video about a mother that found her child was killed by her gum disease. Also the FDA cleared laser procedure that reverses gum disease LANAP.
According to a new study out of Australia published in Obstetrics & Gynecology. It says it takes 2 extra months for a woman to become pregnant if she has gum disease. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/07/07/gum-disease-pregnancy-chances_n_890529.html?ref=fb&src=sp
This is a video regarding a lady that took a bacterial culture from her baby and found the bacteria, that killed her child, genetically identical to the bacteria in her gum disease.
Successful Periodontal Therapy May Reduce the Risk of Preterm Birth, According to Dental Study http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/09/100915080444.htm ScienceDaily (Sep. 15, 2010) – A collaboration led by a periodontal researcher from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine has found a possible link between the success of gum-disease treatment and the likelihood of giving birth prematurely, according to a study published in the journal BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. While a number of factors are associated with an increased rate of preterm birth, such as low body-mass index, alcohol consumption and smoking, the study adds to the body of research that suggests oral infection may also be associated with such an increase. The study looked at 322 pregnant women, all with gum disease. Half the group was given oral-hygiene instruction and treated with scaling and root planning, which consists of cleaning above and below the gum line. The second half received only oral-hygiene instruction. The incidence of preterm birth was high in both the treatment group and the untreated group: 52.4 percent of the women in the untreated control group had a preterm baby compared with 45.6 percent in the treatment group. These differences were not statistically significant. However,