The USPSTF recommends against screening for thyroid cancer in asymptomatic adults.
The American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery foundation has released an updated clinical guideline for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo.
Discussions between patients and personal health care providers about hearing loss symptoms, tests, and ways to protect hearing might help with early diagnosis of hearing loss.
The guideline aims to help clinicians identify patients with cerumen impaction who may benefit from intervention.
Prolonged breastfeeding and low rates of URIs have been linked to decreased instances of acute otitis media in infants.
Adenosine found to aggravate ragweed-induced allergic lung inflammation
The proposed model has been presented to the World Health Organization groups in charge of International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11) revision.
Odds of hearing loss up for HAART-naive patients, and those receiving first- or second-line HAART
F. Necrophorum bacteria was found in 20.5% of patients with sore throat symptoms and about 9% in those without sore throats.
For girls, but not boys, there was a significant morphine effect for postoperative nausea and vomiting and prolonged post-anesthesia recovery unit stay.
HIV-positive patients demonstrated worse higher- and lower-frequency hearing, even after accounting for other factors.
Children who were assigned agave nectar or a placebo coughed less often and less severely compared with children who received no treatment.
When health providers worked together, a patient regained his hearing.
Study authors found that a throat culture may be useful after a negative RADT finding.
Approximately 90% of epistaxis cases seen can be treated successfully by primary-care providers. The remainder of cases require an otolaryngologist referral.
Novel combines device combines features from conventional cochlear implants and hearing aids to treat adults with adults with severe bilateral sensorineural hearing loss at middle and high frequencies.
What is the best way to handle ear fungus that is resistant to ketoconazole?
Outcomes better with eardrops than with oral antibiotics or observation.
Use a cold saline mist daily and during any acute episode of bleeding.
This home ready can aid patients with recurrent cerumen impaction.
Children with acute otitis media have more office visits, increased outpatient health care costs and higher patient medication costs.
Insufficient evidence to weigh the benefits, harms of primary care screening for asymptomatic adults.
Were antibiotics the right decision in this clinical scenario?
More stringent AOM diagnostic criteria suggest uniform antimicrobial treatment for patients younger than 2 years, regardless of laterality or severity.
What treatments are available for patients suffering from chronic tinnitus?
A simple technique can help stifle patients' gag reflex.
A 12-hour nasal decongestant spray can help provide relief for kids with eustachian tube dysfunction.
What is the best way to differentiate tonsillopharyngitis from a peritonsillar abscess?
Adding docetaxel to two-drug chemotherapy may become the standard of care for head and neck cancers.
Inadequate levels of folic acid, passive smoking were significantly associated with age-related hearing loss.