News tagged with head

HPV may lurk in your throat

Human papilloma virus (HPV), the culprit behind cervical cancer and some forms of head and neck cancer may hide in small pockets on the surface of tonsils in people not known to carry the virus. The finding, reported by University ...

Jan 31, 2018
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Smart baby pillows for flat head syndrome prevention

Babies are born with highly malleable skulls, and therefore lying on their backs to sleep may lead to some positional flattening or molding of the head. A team of students at UNIST has recently introduced a smart baby pillow ...

Jan 24, 2018
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Hits, not concussions, cause CTE

Researchers have identified evidence of early Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) brain pathology after head impact—even in the absence of signs of concussion. Early indicators of CTE pathology not only persisted long ...

Jan 18, 2018
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Head

In anatomy, the head of an animal is the rostral part (from anatomical position) that usually comprises the brain, eyes, ears, nose and mouth (all of which aid in various sensory functions, such as sight, hearing, smell, and taste). Some very simple animals may not have a head, but many bilaterally symmetric forms do.

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