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8 hrs ago | Medical Daily

Children To Gain Weight Following Tonsil Surgery: Consider Healthier Options Rather Than Ice Cream

For children who have their tonsils removed, the only silver lining to look forward to is the promise of all the ice cream they can eat, but parents may want to think about a healthier option.


Related Topix: Stanford University, Medicine

9 hrs ago | HON

Tonsillectomy May Spur Weight Gain in Kids, But Won't Cause Obesity: Study

Some children gain weight after having their tonsils removed, but this weight gain is typically confined to younger, underweight children and doesn't seem to add to obesity rates, a new study finds.


Related Topix: Medicine, Mount Sinai, NY

19 hrs ago | CiteULike

Clinical Practice Guideline: Acute Otitis Externa

Otolaryngology -- Head and Neck Surgery , Vol. 150, No. 1 suppl. , pp. S1-S24, doi:10.1177/0194599813517083 Objective This clinical practice guideline is an update and replacement for an earlier guideline published in 2006 by the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation.


23 hrs ago | CiteULike

Otitis Media With Effusion

The clinical practice guideline on otitis media with effusion provides evidence-based recommendations on diagnosing and managing OME in children.


Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Nursing, Audiology

Wed Apr 16, 2014


Placing Donor Windpipe First in Patient's Arm Helps With Transplant

Doctors in Belgium say they've successfully transplanted windpipes in six patients by first placing donor tissue in the patients' arms.


Related Topix: Medicine, World News, Belgium,


How can music make your ears bleed?

A concert by reggae veterans UB40 in Cambridge has hit the headlines after fans walked out, complaining it was too loud.


Related Topix: Ub40, Reggae, Medicine

The Review

In-office procedure may provide sinus relief

Dr. David Kanagy, an otolaryngologist with the Alliance Community Medical Foundation, is offering sinus sufferers some relief using an in-office balloon sinuplasty procedure.


Related Topix: Medicine, Alliance, OH

Tue Apr 15, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

UK otolaryngologist works to address rural disparities of pediatric hearing loss

Dr. Matthew Bush will tell you two things about himself-that he is Appalachian by birth and that he is fascinated with the anatomy and physiology of hearing.


Related Topix: Audiology, Medicine, University of Kentucky, Charleston, WV, Marshall University, Huntington, WV

The Darien Daily Voice

Norwalk Doctor Schools Seniors On Balance In Darien

DARIEN, Conn. Falls are one of the leading causes of deaths for people over 65, and Norwalk Dr. Robert Weiss recently sat down with a group of local senior men to discuss balance and how they can prevent dizziness problems.


Related Topix: Darien, CT, Medicine, Norwalk, CT

Mon Apr 14, 2014


Backus to host head and neck cancer screening

The William W. Backus Hospital will host its third annual Head and Neck Cancer Screening from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 24 in the hospital's main lobby conference rooms 1, 2 and 3. Several members of the Backus medical staff will be performing the screenings including ear, nose and throat specialists Dr. Gregory Lesnik, Dr. Thomas Lesnik and Dr.


Related Topix: Medicine

Prince George Citizen


A woman uses a cotton swab to clean her ear in North Vancouver, B.C. Sunday, April 13, 2014.


Related Topix: Canada, Family, Kids, Medicine

The Daily Record

Region briefs April 14: Charm, Orrville

Kurt Garren, MD, will present "How Allergies Affect our Lifestyle and What We Can Do To Control Them" on April 21 at Keim Lumber in Charm at 6 p.m. Garren will discuss the different types of allergies, how they affect people, how they can be diagnosed and how to treat them.


Related Topix: Orrville, OH, University of Notre Dame, Medicine

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Daily Record

Holmes doctor offering new sinus release treatment

MILLERSBURG, Ohio -- A minimally invasive sinus procedure has become available in Holmes County.


Related Topix: Millersburg, OH, Holmes County, OH, Medicine

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Psychology Today

Missing from the Medicare Story

This week we all were treated to the sordid details about who rakes in the big bucks from Medicare.


Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine, Palm Beach, FL, North Palm Beach, FL, Audiology

The Medical Minute: Spotting Oral Cancer

NFL Hall of Famer and former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly started treatment this week for a second bout with oral cancer , a disease that accounts for about 8 percent of all malignant growths in the United States.


Related Topix: Oral Cancer, Health, Medicine

Fri Apr 11, 2014


UK Otolaryngologist Works to Address Rural Disparities of Pediatric Hearing Loss

Dr. Matthew Bush will tell you two things about himself--that he is Appalachian by birth and that he is fascinated with the anatomy and physiology of hearing.


Related Topix: Audiology, Medicine, University of Kentucky, Charleston, WV, Marshall University, Huntington, WV

Thu Apr 10, 2014


Complications common for adults after tonsillectomy

Adults have a high rate of complications after getting their tonsils removed, so plan for adequate recuperation after the surgery, researchers say.


Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, Eastern Virginia Medical School

Business Journal

Best Doctors: Wichita's top doctors in cardiovascular disease,...

The Wichita Business Journal is again recognizing some of the Wichita area's most outstanding physicians through the Best Doctors program.


Related Topix: Wichita, KS

Wed Apr 09, 2014


Dr. Paul Drago: Extraordinary Otolaryngologist

Dr. Paul Drago has been a practicing physician for 25 years. He completed his Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology at the University of Maryland with an honors G.P.A. of 3.9. As an undergraduate, Paul Drago M.D. was in the Freshman Honor Society, Alpha Lambda Delta and the National Honor Society, Phi Kappa Phi.


Related Topix: Medicine, Ohio State University, Yale University, Louisiana State University, Turbeville, SC, Rock Hill, SC

Experts deliberate the consequences of untreated sleep apnoea in children in the UAE

Dubai, UAE: Obesity is known to be one of the contributing factors in sleep apnea.


Related Topix: Sleep, Medicine