Health

Gum disease is linked with heart attacks and diabetes

A large study has found that people with a prior heart attack or diabetes are more likely to have gum disease than their healthy counterparts. The research is presented at EuroPerio10, the world's leading congress in periodontology ...

Dentistry

Tongue and lip piercings may damage teeth and gums

Oral piercings should be removed to save teeth and gums, urged dental professionals displaying an e-poster at EuroPerio10, the world's leading congress in periodontology and implant dentistry organized by the European Federation ...

Oncology & Cancer

Mayo Clinic Minute: Improved treatments for head and neck cancer

April is Sexually Transmitted Infections Awareness Month. About 70% of cancers in the oropharynx, which includes the tonsils, soft palate and base of the tongue, are linked to the HPV virus, according to the Centers for Disease ...

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