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 ...

Surgery

Experts sound alarm over baby tongue surgery

Lea had no problems breastfeeding her newborn son when she took him to see an osteopath in Paris, who nonetheless recommended surgery to cut a "too thick" strip of tissue under his tongue.

Neuroscience

Moral disgust leaves us with a 'bad taste'

When we witness behaviors that violate shared moral norms, our brain inhibits the neurons that control our tongue movements—just as it does when something tastes bad. An international research group led by the Universities ...

Oncology & Cancer

Detecting tongue cancer

Progress in image processing has allowed many advances in medicine. Work published in the International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Technology now shows how an efficient and optimized system for image processing ...

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