News tagged with tongue

Location of oral cancers differs in smokers, nonsmokers

The location of oral cancers differed in smokers and nonsmokers with nonsmokers having a higher proportion of cancers occur on the edge of the tongue, according to a study published online by JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & ...

Nov 06, 2014
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Tripped tongues teach speech secrets

Tongue twisters are not just fun to say; it turns out that these sound-related slip-ups can also open windows into the brain's speech-planning processes. A team from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) will report ...

Dec 04, 2013
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Novel surgery removes rare tumor, rebuilds face and jaw

Using a novel surgical approach, it's possible to rebuild a functional lower jaw and mouth, and preserve a patient's ability to eat and speak after removing an invasive facial tumor, according to a new report from Henry Ford ...

Sep 07, 2012
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