Mouth

Ability to smell food through mouth may decline with age

Human beings not only pick up aromas through the nose, but also through the mouth while chewing the food. Retronasal smell, which is smelling from behind the nose comes into play when food is chewed and volatile molecules are released in the process.

Apr 28, 2016, 00:21 AM IST

Mouth, tongue exercises can curb your noisy 'snores'

To all the nose noise makers of the night! A new study has found that you can control your snores with help of mouth and tongue exercises.

May 08, 2015, 11:35 AM IST

Dental care cuts prostate symptoms

Treating gum disease can offer relief to men suffering from a prostate condition that makes urination difficult, new research has found.

May 06, 2015, 11:30 AM IST
'NH10' will grow via word of mouth: Krishika Lulla

'NH10' will grow via word of mouth: Krishika Lulla

Krishika Lulla, who is one of the producers of Anushka Sharma starrer "NH 10", hopes the movie finds a strong audience through a positive word of mouth.

Mar 14, 2015, 15:52 PM IST

How mucus in mouth naturally fight cavities

Salivary mucins, key components of mucus, actively protect the teeth from cavity-causing bacteria, new research shows.

Nov 12, 2014, 11:34 AM IST

Food pipe tissue grown from stem cells

Using a simple technique known as multiple combinations of cell populations, researchers have grown tissue of the oesophagus (food pipe).

Oct 19, 2014, 12:29 PM IST

Mouth bacteria changes its diet when you are sick

Bacteria inside the mouth change their metabolism when a person is diseased, according to a new study which may lead to better ways to prevent gum disease, diabetes and Crohn`s disease.

Aug 13, 2014, 21:46 PM IST

Gum disease bacteria could also cause heart disease

Researchers have shown that the same bacteria that cause gum disease also promotes heart disease.

May 19, 2014, 12:28 PM IST

Acidity in mouth spoils teeth: Report

Mouth acidity, caused by sugary foods, fizzy drinks and other acidic food items, can damage the teeth by softening their roots, a study by leading oral hygiene brand Pepsodent said Friday.

Nov 15, 2013, 19:19 PM IST

Rod shoved into mouth of woman while resisting rape in Delhi

A 24-year-old woman was critically injured here after a man inserted an iron rod into her mouth during a rape attempt, police said Tuesday.

Feb 05, 2013, 18:29 PM IST

`Running around with toothbrush in mouth is dangerous`

Running with scissors is dangerous but speeding with a toothbrush could be more hazardous.

Aug 30, 2010, 13:41 PM IST

`Running around with toothbrush in mouth is dangerous`

Running with scissors is dangerous but speeding with a toothbrush could be more hazardous.

Aug 30, 2010, 00:00 AM IST

Mouth can indicate body’s overall health

The mouth or oral cavity area is an excellent indicator of the whole body’s health, says a University of Maryland Dental School professor.

Nov 15, 2009, 12:22 PM IST

Mouth can indicate body’s overall health

The mouth or oral cavity area is an excellent indicator of the whole body’s health, says a University of Maryland Dental School professor.

Nov 15, 2009, 00:00 AM IST