Taste disorder ’s management: a systematic review
ConclusionImproving oral hygiene may promote taste ability. Zinc may prevent and alleviate taste disorder in patients undergoing head and neck radiotherapy.Clinical relevanceThe systematic review provided evidence about the clinical efficacy of oral procedures, zinc supplementation, and palliative cares in dysgeusic patients. Further research is needed to find effective treatments with low adverse effects. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - May 14, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Protective effect of extract of Ginkgo biloba 761 against frostbite injury in rats [letter] - Dong C.
I read with great interest the article by Aizawa et al. entitled “Protective Effect of Extract of Ginkgo biloba 761 against Frostbite Injury in Rats.”1 I clearly see that the area of frostbite wounds is significantly reduced under the protective eff... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Protective effect of extract of ginkgo biloba 761 against frostbite injury in rats - Reply - Aizawa T.
I appreciate Dr. Dong ’s interest in our article titled “Protective Effect of Extract of Ginkgo biloba761 against Frostbite Injury in Rats.”1 The comparison between group II (200 mg/kg extract of Ginkgo biloba 761) and group V (12 mg/kg of superoxi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Synthetic Biology Powerhouse Ginkgo Bioworks Pledges $25 Million In Resources To Projects That Combat Coronavirus
$4.2 billion synthetic biology powerhouse Ginkgo Bioworks is giving $25 million worth of resources in their $400 million R&D facility to public and private teams working to cure, prevent and treat the novel coronavirus. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 20, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alexandra Sternlicht, Forbes Staff Source Type: news

This Biotech Company Is Giving $25 Million In Resources To Projects That Combat Coronavirus
$4.2 billion synthetic biology powerhouse Ginkgo Bioworks is giving $25 million worth of resources in their $400 million R&D facility to public and private teams working to cure, prevent and treat the novel coronavirus. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 20, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alexandra Sternlicht, Forbes Staff Source Type: news

An adult case of generalized convulsions caused by the ingestion of Ginkgo biloba seeds with alcohol - Azuma F, Nokura K, Kako T, Kobayashi D, Yoshimura T, Wada K.
A 64-year-old woman developed symptoms of vomiting and tonic-clonic convulsions 9.5 h after eating 50 roasted Ginkgo biloba seeds with 100 g of alcohol. The intravenous administration of pyridoxal phosphate effectively improved the symptoms. Blood samples ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Ginkgo's Extreme Longevity Credited to Immune System
Genes related to the immune system stay active throughout the tree's life. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 15, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Half of Middle-Aged Americans Think They Will Develop Dementia Half of Middle-Aged Americans Think They Will Develop Dementia
Roughly half of middle-aged Americans believe they ' re"somewhat" or"very likely" to develop dementia, a survey suggests, and many try to beat the odds with supplements like ginkgo biloba and vitamin E that aren ' t proven to help.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Half of middle-aged Americans think they will develop dementia
(Reuters Health) - Roughly half of middle-aged Americans believe they're "somewhat" or "very likely" to develop dementia, a survey suggests, and many try to beat the odds with supplements like ginkgo biloba and vitamin E that aren't proven to help. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

As Made-To-Order DNA Gets Cheaper, Keeping It Out Of The Wrong Hands Gets Harder
Labs are churning out more and more synthetic DNA for scientists who want to use it to reprogram cells. Some say the technology has outpaced government safety guidelines put in place a decade ago.(Image credit: Tim Llewellyn/Copperhound Pictures/Ginkgo Bioworks) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - September 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nell Greenfieldboyce Source Type: news

Home Remedies: Can ginkgo biloba prevent memory loss?
Ginkgo biloba extract, derived from the leaves of the Ginkgo biloba tree, is often touted as a memory aid. But it appears unlikely that Ginkgo biloba extract can slow or prevent age-related memory problems, or memory loss associated with mild cognitive impairment or Alzheimer's disease. Several small, early studies showed modest improvements in cognitive function for older [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - July 23, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Ginkgo Biloba Doesn't Work For Anything. It's Just A Tree
Gingko biloba is widely sold as a supplement to improve memory or fend off dementia. The problem is, it doesn ' t work, not even a little bit. Save your money. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 28, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Steven Salzberg, Contributor Source Type: news

Microbe-Hacker Ginkgo Bioworks Pushes Further Into Medicine With Acquisition Of Genome Mining Platform And Antibiotics Discovery Deal With Roche
Gene-hacking unicorn Ginkgo Bioworks pushed further into medicine with the acquisition of Warp Drive Bio ' s genome mining platform and its antibiotics discovery deal with Roche. " This is a big part of the future of Ginkgo, " CEO Jason Kelly told Forbes. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 15, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Amy Feldman, Forbes Staff Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Ginkgo seeds may help keep skin blemish-free, but there's a catch
Ginkgo seed extracts can fight bacteria that harm the skin, but researchers are still a long way from developing them into safe products. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Ginkgo seed extracts show antibacterial activity on skin pathogens
(Emory Health Sciences) Extracts from the seeds of the Ginkgo biloba tree show antibacterial activity on pathogens that can cause skin infections such as acne, psoriasis, dermatitis and eczema. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - April 18, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news