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2011-09-07 12:45:02

Children who have their adenoids surgically removed do not get fewer upper respiratory tract infections such as sinusitis and colds.

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.

2011-02-02 10:00:00

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Children who undergo the surgical removal of their tonsils (tonsillectomy), with or without the removal of their adenoids (adenoidectomy), are at increased risk for becoming overweight after surgery, according to new research. Childhood obesity has shot through the roof over the past two decades, with recent data suggesting that as many as 33 percent of American children are overweight and 17 percent obese. Obese children are at increased risk of becoming obese adults,...

2011-02-01 13:13:37

Tonsillectomy is the most common major surgical procedure performed in children.

2011-01-03 14:08:26

A multidisciplinary clinical practice guideline, "Tonsillectomy in Children" will be published in the January issue of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery (watch for a new cover and publisher in that issue of the journal).

2010-04-06 11:49:36

The physical, medical and social problems associated with mouth breathing are not recognized by most health care professionals

2009-10-08 09:51:22

Obesity in children significantly increases the risk of major and minor respiratory complications following surgery to correct sleep disordered breathing (SDB).

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2007-08-12 11:50:00

As medical studies are beginning to confirm, the removal of a child's tonsils can, in some cases, significantly improve, even cure, severe hyperactivity often diagnosed as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD.

2006-05-16 07:26:57

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Children younger than


Latest Pharyngeal tonsil Reference Libraries

Tonsil
2013-01-18 11:24:15

The tonsil is an organ that functions within the lymphatic system. It is a mass of lymphoid tissue located in the throat as a first line defense against pathogens as they are inhaled or ingested. Types and Locations The most commonly spoken of tonsil is the palatine tonsil. These tonsils are located in the back of the throat on each side of the oropharynx. Adenoids are the second most commonly spoken of and also referred to as pharyngeal tonsils. They are located on the roof of the...

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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.