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UAlbany gets ‘dry mouth’ grant

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The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $2.5 million grant for research into “dry mouth” to be done by faculty at the University at Albany. The research will try to develop improved treatment for xerostomia, or “dry mouth,” which results from a lack of saliva. Sufferers can experience a variety of conditions, from oral and dental infections and loss of taste to difficulties with swallowing, digesting and speaking. The condition can be caused by ...

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