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Jan 20 2015

Dental Research Seminar

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Date: January 28, 2015 (Wednesday)

Time: 12:45 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.

Venue: Lecture Theatre II, G/F, The Prince Philip Dental Hospital

 

Presenter: Miss Zhan Jingyu, PhD Candidate (12:45 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.)

Title: Use of sucrose substitutes in the prevention of dental caries

 

Abstract: The important role sucrose plays in the initiation and progression of dental caries has been shown in laboratory and human studies. A reasonable approach to prevent caries is to substitute sucrose in food and drinks with less cariogenic sweetening substances. At present, there are a number of sucrose substitutes in the market which are non- or low-cariogenic. Isomaltulose (alpha-D-glucopyranosyl-1, 6-fructose) is a natural sugar with a sweet taste which can provide energy and does not induce side effects, such as diarrhea, even when ingested in large quantity. It cannot be easily fermented by plaque bacteria and may be less cariogenic than sucrose. Findings of the series of laboratory studies we have conducted to investigate the cariogenicity of isomaltulose will be reported.

 

Presenter: Miss Wen Weiye, PhD Candidate (1:15 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.)

Title: Family-centered oral health promotion for new parents and their infants: a randomized controlled trial

 

Abstract: Early childhood caries (ECC) is a global health problem that causes pain and infection to the children affected. It is a common disease among preschool children in Hong Kong (31%-42% for 3-5 years old). ECC is found to be associated with a higher risk of dental caries in the primary and permanent dentitions and has negative effects on the nutrition, growth and development and general health of the children affected. We are now conducting a 4-year randomized controlled trial of family-centered oral health promotion for new parents aiming to increase the proportion of parents brushing their infants’ teeth, establishing proper feeding and dietary habits, reducing the transfer of MS (the main kind of cariogenic bacteria) from the parents to their infants and then reducing the risk of early childhood caries (ECC) at 3 years. We also aim to improve the oral hygiene status of the new parents and prevention of oral diseases among themselves.

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Jan 20 2015

EBL Scheduled Downtime on January 25, 2015.

There is a scheduled downtime for EBL (http://library.hku.hk/record=b4671050) on Sunday, January 25, 2015.

This downtime is required to address a critical hardware issue on one database.

Downtime will be 2 – 4 hours on Sunday January 25, 2015 from 8:00 a.m.

 

 

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Jan 19 2015

Access Highly Cited Sociology Research articles

Please click here to access free highly cited articles from Routledge diverse portfolio of Sociology journals.

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Jan 19 2015

South China Morning Post withdrawn from WiseNews 1 January 2015

As per the new arrangement between the publishers of South China Morning Post and WiseNews, SCMP will be withdrawn from WiseNews effective from 1st January 2015. Users can access the historic archive (from 1903 onward up to 10 years ago ) via ProQuest’s historical newspapers, and the current 10 years up to today via SCMP.com.

 

 

 

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Jan 16 2015

Discover Politics and International Relations Open Access Articles

Please click here to access all articles that have been recently published on an open access basis in Routledge Politics and International Relations journals.

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Jan 15 2015

New additions for social sciences at HKU Libraries

Every Wednesday, the new titles for the current week are put on New Book Display, G/F, Main Library.

Click on the links below to find the new additions for social sciences for the current week and the past three weeks:

Users can also subscribe to RSS feeds to receive the latest updates.

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Jan 15 2015

牙科新聞

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1 – 15 January 2015

香港

  1. 加醫科牙科生學額  [蘋果日報] 2015-01-15 A14 要聞
  2. 研究:提子乾可防蛀牙  [晴報] 2015-01-12 P33 副刊
  3. 易誘敏感牙齒 刷牙飲食陋習  [星島日報] 2015-01-12 E08 健康港 Kk
  4. 小心護理嬰兒出牙不適  [成報] 2015-01-12 A08 醫健 育嬰百科
  5. 初生女嬰驚見兩牙  [太陽報] 2015-01-10 A24 國際
  6. 寵物牙患影響深遠  [信報財經新聞] 2015-01-10 C03 寵愛有家 仁心仁述 姜紀茹
  7. 箍牙的最佳時機  [信報財經新聞] 2015-01-08 C02 健康生活 有齒人生 張嘉熙
  8. 美國權威醫學期刊報告:全效牙膏含三氯沙 高露潔或致肝癌 [蘋果日報] 2015-01-03 A02要聞

 

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Jan 14 2015

New Acquisitions Hightlights

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MCQs for dentistry/ Kathleen FM Fan, Judith Jones, Barry F. A. Quinn.

D 617.602 J7

 

The new edition of this essential revision book has been expanded and updated to include a wealth of new material, making it an excellent revision aid for dentistry students of all levels. Authored by experienced academics and organised by key subject areas, this book is the perfect tool to help build confidence and prepare for multiple choice question examinations. The new edition includes: – Over 400 questions – Subject-based chapters, providing a focused revision plan – detailed explanations for each answer overleaf – practical tips on MCQ exam technique.​

 

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OSCEs for dentistry/ Kathleen FM Fan, Judith Jones.

D 617.602 F19

 

The new edition of this indispensable revision book has been expanded and updated to help you get through your dental OSCE exams. Featuring over 150 OSCE stations covering the areas in which you will be tested, it provides detailed explanations taking you through what is required to pass the exam – developing your understanding and exam skills, and building confidence for success. Eleven chapters of subject-based stations allow focused revision, and a mock exam provides a realistic sample of questions so you can practice the OSCE format. Each station details allocated timing, allowing you to prepare for the constraints of the exam. Radiographs and colour photographs are included throughout, to illustrate certain cases. This new edition provides essential preparation for your Objective Structured Clinical Examination.

 

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SAQs for dentistry/ Kathleen FM Fan, Judith Jones.

D 617.602 F19 s

 

Build confidence for exam success with PasTest. SAQs for Dentistry 2e delivers subject-based chapters with completely updated questions to provide valuable revision practise for students taking their undergraduate and postgraduate examinations in dentistry. Following on the success of the first edition, the authors have once again produced high quality short answer questions with detailed explanations to test knowledge recall, application of knowledge and understanding principles. As you work through the book you will become familiar with the various question formats encountered in dental exams from the more traditional note writing to filling in blanks enabling you to consolidate knowledge and approach each question with confidence. The aim of this new edition is to help candidates assess their knowledge and identify the areas that need more revision. SAQs for Dentistry 2e is also a valuable tool providing examination practice.

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Jan 13 2015

Law journals – Table of Contents (K-L)

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Selected Law Journals: Table of Contents

      This list covers top ranked (A or A*) law journals selected from the ARC (Australian Research Council) ranked journal list and Asian law related journals of interest to the HKU community. Table of contents from the latest issues are harvested as they become available. To view current issues of journals, click individual journal titles. This list is based on selections made by Law Faculty members and may include journals not subscribed to by HKUL. To obtain articles not available in HKUL, use e-form to request for interlibrary loan.

      This list is provided by Lui Che Woo Law Library, HKU Libraries. If you have any queries, please email us at lawlib@hku.hk.
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    Jan 13 2015

    Law journals – Table of Contents (M)

    Published by at 11:33 am under Law
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    Selected Law Journals: Table of Contents

        This list covers top ranked (A or A*) law journals selected from the ARC (Australian Research Council) ranked journal list and Asian law related journals of interest to the HKU community. Table of contents from the latest issues are harvested as they become available. To view current issues of journals, click individual journal titles. This list is based on selections made by Law Faculty members and may include journals not subscribed to by HKUL. To obtain articles not available in HKUL, use e-form to request for interlibrary loan.

        This list is provided by Lui Che Woo Law Library, HKU Libraries. If you have any queries, please email us at lawlib@hku.hk.
        Tips on accessing from a Publisher’s website

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