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2011-11-15 20:29:49

Large, population specific community-based screening may increase awareness of the dangers of smoking and reduce at-risk behaviors.

2011-09-20 00:05:18

A preliminary study suggests that a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technique called SWIFT (sweep imaging with Fourier transform) appears feasible to help provide a three-dimensional assessment that may aid in detecting involvement of the jawbone by oral cancer.

2011-08-16 13:37:56

During thyroidectomy (surgery to remove the thyroid gland), the technique surgeons use to identify an important nerve appears to make a difference in terms of complications such as impairment of the parathyroid glands (which make a hormone that controls calcium levels).

2011-08-16 13:36:31

The Sinonasal Outcome Test-16 (SNOT-16) appears to be effective in assessing how well treatments improve the disease specific quality of life (QOL) of adult patients with acute rhinosinusitis (inflammation of the sinuses).

2011-08-01 12:52:20

Tobacco related disease is a primary source of mortality for African American men.

2011-06-15 20:38:15

A multidisciplinary clinical practice guideline, "Polysomnography for Sleep-Disordered Breathing Prior to Tonsillectomy in Children" will be published as a supplement to the July issue of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery.

2011-06-01 15:03:32

Fatigue and poor health, anxiety and depression (physiological, affective and cognitive factors) may have a major impact on patients with functional dysphonia (FD), leading to time off work, reduced activity, and social withdrawal, all of which could further perpetuate and/or cause anxiety, low mood, fatigue and reduced voice use.

2011-05-02 16:38:46

Though there have been significant improvements in the treatment of head and neck cancer, there is still a lack of data on the experience of end of life care for head and neck cancer patients.

2011-04-13 21:10:58

Surgical approaches that reduce incision size and recovery time from thyroid surgery work well in children, physician-scientists report.

2011-04-01 15:22:17

In recent years reimbursement for surgical services has declined, failing to keep up with inflation and economic growth.


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