Inflammatory disorders

Predictors of diagnostic delay in psoriasis identified

Diagnostic delay is common for patients with psoriasis and is increased for men and with psoriasis in specific areas, according to a study recently published online in the British Journal of Dermatology.

Oncology & Cancer

Consumer Health: 4 types of head and neck cancers

Head and neck cancers account for nearly 4% of all cancers in the U.S., according to the National Cancer Institute. These cancers are more than twice as common among men as women, and are diagnosed more often among people ...

Oncology & Cancer

Getting ahead of head and neck cancer

Many symptoms of head and neck cancer are hard to miss—a lump in the neck, persistent hoarseness, a mouth sore that doesn't heal—which is good news for early detection as long as symptoms aren't dismissed.

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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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