NIOM at NSFT winter meeting -

The Norwegian Society of Pharmacology and Toxicology (NSFT) will hold its annual winter meeting at Beitostølen, Norway, 23-26 January 2020. Among NIOMs representatives you can find this trio: Bergitte Olderbø, Solveig Uvsløkk, og Mathias Fon. Bergitte, Solveig, and colleagues, are there with the poster: “The in vitro toxicity of a dental resin monomer varies among […]

NIOM to present at two seminars at the Swedish Annual Dental Congress -

Thousands of dental professionals, academics and researchers are swarming into Stockholm for the Swedish annual dental congress and Swedental trade fair, held Nov. 16-18 2016.

The safety of dental amalgam and alternative dental restoration materials for patients and users -

The European Commission asked its independent Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR) to provide a risk assessment on dental amalgam and alternatives such as resin-based composites, glass ionomer cements, ceramics and gold alloys to update the SCENIHR’s 2008 Opinion in light of new developments and data.

Scientific Opinion on the safety of dental amalgam and alternative dental restoration materials for patients and users -

In the light of new developments and studies on dental amalgam a request was submitted by the Commission to update the SCENIHR opinion produced in 2008 on the safety and performance of both dental amalgam and possible alternatives, such as resin-based composites, glass ionomer cements, ceramics and gold alloys.

Cell toxicity of 2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate (HEMA): the role of oxidative stress -

In this study, the viability of human lung epithelial cells, BEAS-2B, was investigated after exposure to this monomer. Exposure to HEMA reduced the viability of the BEAS-2B cells as a result of increased apoptosis, interruption of the cell cycle, and decreased cell proliferation.