Australia restricts use of saliva, sweat to shine ball
Australian Institute of Sport (AIS), in consultation with medical experts, sporting bodies and governments, has come up with guidelines
Chewing gum can help deliver vitamins
The researchers used an identical gum product without vitamin supplements as a placebo in the study.
E-cigarettes raise risk of mouth cancer by damaging DNA
Vaping may raise levels of DNA-damaging chemicals like formaldehyde in saliva, which can put users at greater risk of oral, throat cancer.
City upbringing may increase mental illness risk: study
Children raised in a rural environment, surrounded by animals and bacteria, grow up to have more stress-resilient immune systems.
Laser-based saliva test to help diagnose diseases early
The proteins in the liquid scatter the light, which is registered by the detector.
Rodents are 68 per cent better at sniffing out tuberculosis than swab tests
Study says rodents were able to do it by learning specific odour which is emitted by tuberculosis-infected mucus.
Saliva prevents traveller's diarrhoea: study
When examined under the microscope, significantly fewer bacteria were able to attach to the tissue in the presence of histatin-5.
Find out about sex habits women dislike
Here are habits women find completely unappealing while having sex.
Small molecules in spit may help diagnose concussions: study
These microRNAs could correctly identify if a participant would have prolonged symptoms or not.
Protein in tears, egg whites may help generate electricity
The discovery may have wide reaching applications and could lead to further research in the area of energy harvesting.