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2012-10-19 16:56:30

The number of children admitted to hospital in England for acute throat infections increased by 76 per cent between 1999 and 2010.

2012-09-26 22:55:35

Tonsillectomy is exceedingly common, with a reported increase in tonsillectomy rates in children younger than 15 years from 287,000 to 530,000 per year over the past decade.

2012-06-06 23:01:15

Mercy Research & Development has pioneered the Adjustable Tongue Blade to update the common tonsillectomy procedure.

2012-05-07 13:34:02

The American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) has released updated Clinical Indicators for the public and physicians.

2012-04-10 10:25:54

The American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology (ASPO) will hold its annual meeting, April 18 –April 22, during the 2012 Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings (COSM) - a joint meeting of eight otolaryngological societies in San Diego, CA.

2012-03-24 04:36:10

Patients who have undergone sinus surgery can safely take an alternative pain medication that does not cause the side effects of narcotics such as fentanyl and Vicodin.

2011-07-25 11:09:00

MANCHESTER, England, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Medical Defence Union (MDU), the UK's leading medical defence body, has published its response to the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) consultation 'Solving disputes in the county courts'. The report commented on 'the viability and fairness' of introducing a 'fast track' claims process for clinical negligence claims [http://www.jmw.co.uk/services-for-you/clinical-negligence ], especially against primary care and independent...

2011-06-21 02:04:32

A review of tonsillectomy-technique studies found that some new methods have advantages over traditional methods, but others are equivalent.

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.

2011-05-17 06:00:00

HOUSTON, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Snoring Center(SM), the nation's leading provider of minimally invasive, office-based treatment for snoring and sleep apnea, is proud to announce the appointment of Dr.


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