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2014-11-08 03:00:59

Surgical removal of the tonsils and adenoids in children suffering from sleep apnea is associated with decreased asthma severity, according to the first large study of the connection, published in the journal PLOS Medicine.

2014-04-18 11:27:46

Weight gain in children after they have their tonsils removed (adenotonsillectomy) occurs primarily in children who are smaller and younger at the time of the surgery, and weight gain was not linked with increased rates of obesity.

Over-The-Counter Painkillers Just As Effective As Prescription Drugs For Tonsillectomy Pain
2013-10-02 07:14:16

After having your tonsils removed, traditional wisdom says you should eat all the ice cream you want and take a prescription pain killer. A new study from the Henry Ford Hospital, however, reveals how an over-the-counter pain reliever is just as effective.

2013-10-01 23:02:30

You may be able to eat all of the ice cream you want after having your tonsils removed, but researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit say you don’t necessarily need a prescription to reduce

Childhood Sleep Apnea, Behavior Lessened After Common Tonsil Surgery
2013-05-22 05:37:28

Removing the adenoids and tonsils with obstructive sleep apnea lead to measurable improvements in behavior, quality of life, and some symptoms, though no noticeable improvements in attention or executive functioning were detected.

2013-04-11 15:01:20

Rates of surgery to correct childhood squint in England have tumbled over the past 50 years.


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