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2014-08-28 23:18:30

Advanced Surgical Procedures Introduced for Spinal Treatment Houston, Texas (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Spine Guide has built a reputation for itself as a prominent online source of information on spinal health. Now, the e-health site will offer new surgical procedures for back pain, or people suffering from back pain symptoms. Spine Guide specializes in three types of back surgery: sciatica surgery, cervical/neck surgery, and lumbar spine surgery. Some of the most common back pain symptoms...

2014-05-12 23:00:55

Dr. Babak Larian of the CENTER for Advanced Head & Neck Surgery in Beverly Hills announces May 16 trip to Guatemala with a team of expert surgeons. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 Dr. Babak Larian of the CENTER for Advanced Head & Neck Surgery in Beverly Hills announced today that he will embark on his 12th medical mission in Guatemala on May 16. The purpose of the trip is to address medical conditions in an underserved community near the town of Chichicastenango. Local...

2013-12-20 13:27:32

Investigators Add Immune System Dimension to Discussion of Microbiota and Disease Scroll down to listen to an explanation of how scientists think the microbiome, disease, and the immune system are related. Saint Louis University researchers have analyzed the microbiomes of people with chronic rhinosinusitis and healthy volunteers and found evidence that some chronic sinus issues may be the result of inflammation triggered by an immune response to otherwise harmless microorganisms in...

2012-07-26 23:00:59

Studies suggest that at least 80% of people will suffer from a spine problem at some point in their lives and of those who have lumbar spine surgery, failed back syndrome can affect as many as 10 to 40 percent of patients. Dr. Kaixuan Liu, founder of Atlantic Spine Center in New Jersey, offers tips and suggestions for patients who´ve had a failed back or failed neck surgery. Edison, NJ (PRWEB) July 26, 2012 How to reduce the chances of failed back surgery syndrome or failed neck...

2012-06-19 09:35:08

Among patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinomas, a history of chronic inflammation in the mouth (periodontitis, i.e. gum disease) may be associated with an increased risk of tumors positive for human papillomavirus (HPV), according to a report published Online First by Archives of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery, a JAMA Network publication. The National Cancer Institute has reported a steady increase in the prevalence of oropharyngeal cancers in the United States...

2012-05-22 08:53:21

Treatment for Bell palsy (a condition involving the facial nerve and characterized by facial paralysis) with the corticosteroid prednisolone within 72 hours appeared to significantly reduce the number of patients with mild to moderate palsy severity at 12 months, according to a report in the May issue of Archives of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery, a JAMA Network publication. The cause of Bell palsy is unknown but one theory is that a reactivation of latent herpes simplex...

2012-04-19 20:53:59

Mount Sinai School of Medicine researchers have found that targeted swallowing exercises can help alleviate swallowing dysfunction — a debilitating side effect in people undergoing chemoradiation therapy (CRT) for head and neck cancer. The study, published in the April issue of Archives of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery, a JAMA Network publication, suggests that clinicians should consider giving all patients undergoing CRT an exercise regimen to improve their quality of...

2012-03-19 23:01:53

The first national treatment guideline for sudden hearing loss, a frightening condition that sends thousands in the U.S. to the emergency room each year, was published this month in the journal Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery. The guideline was developed by a 19-member panel led by Robert J. Stachler, M.D., an otolaryngologist in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) March 19, 2012 The first national...

2012-03-19 19:31:01

Patients with obstructive sleep apnea who undergo surgery for their condition should be closely monitored after their procedures are performed but may not need to be in an intensive care unit, according to a report published Online First by Archives of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Surgical procedures in patients with sleep apnea (a sleep disorder characterized by pauses in breathing) have traditionally been considered dangerous and...

2011-09-14 22:12:54

The human papillomavirus (HPV) is more likely to be found in tumors of laryngeal cancer patients who are male and those with private health insurance, according to a new study from researchers at Henry Ford Hospital. The study also reveals that laryngeal cancer patients with Medicare, who tend to be 65 and older, have a lower prevalence of HPV, suggesting that HPV infection may be closely tied to age and changes in sexual behavior with younger generations. "Our study is an important...


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.